Accession 2022.02 - Ken Imai accession

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CA EAL F002-2022.02


Ken Imai accession


  • 1953-2009 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

  • 20cm of textual records
  • 27 black & white photographs
  • 86 colour photographs
  • 1 colour polaroid
  • 20 colour negatives
  • 1 CD-R
  • 1 DVD-R
  • 1 resin award

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Shin Imai.

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Scope and content

The majority of the material covers the period when Rev. Canon Imai led the St. Andrew’s congregation in Toronto. Photos of the congregation and special events are included. Some of his written work is also present, offering an insight into his relationship with religion and community. The material also reflects how the Japanese Canadians who relocated to Toronto after internment created community.

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System of arrangement

Due to the small volume of material, files were not intellectually arranged into series. Material from the photo album at risk of damage have been removed and placed into folders with the title of the page number they were removed from. Attempts have been made to describe the arrangement of these images on the page in the file level description.
Titles, unless given in square brackets, have been taken from the original material / containers.

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No restrictions.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Japanese

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The creation of this finding aid was made possible with generous funding from the Frank H. Hori Charitable Foundation, as well as other grants and donations.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created February 3, 2023 by E Carroll.




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