Glossary

Below you will find a selection of terms, groups, and individuals affiliated with the Komagata Maru story. Please click on any of the glossary keywords to see a selection of material containing that term as well as a brief definition of how that term relates to the Komagata Maru or South Asian Canadian history.

Steele, Arthur Tilton, 1872-1961

Immigration investigator in San Francisco; worked with William Charles Hopkinson.

Stevens, H. H. (Henry Herbert), 1878-1973

Conservative MP, Vancouver (1911-1917).

Swadesh Sewak (newspaper)

Newspaper, Vancouver (Punjabi), ca. 1910. Editor, Baboo Harnam Singh, also Guran Ditt Kumar. Also written Sevak.

Taylor, Frederick Wellington "Cyclone"

Hockey player (Vancouver Millionaires). Immigration Officer.

The Aryan (newspaper)

Newspaper in Vancouver or Victoria, 1911-1912. Sundar Singh, editor.

The Comrade (newspaper)

Newspaper (English), Delhi, India.

The Hindustanee (newspaper)

"Official organ of the United India League." Vancouver, 1914-1915. Husain Rahim, editor. Also written Hindustani.

The Second Echo of the Ghaddar

Ghadar Party booklet on the subject of the Komagata Maru. Also Ghadar, Gadar, etc.

The World (newspaper)

See Vancouver World (newspaper).

Transportation

Refers to material about transportation.

Tupper, Charles Hibbert, 1855-1927

Lawyer, Vancouver.

United India League, Vancouver

Organization. Published The Hindustanee (newspaper).

Vancouver

See City of Vancouver.

Vancouver Conservative Association

An organization related to the provincial Conservative Party.

Vancouver Sun (newspaper)

Newspaper, Vancouver, 1912-present. Also The Sun.

Vancouver World (newspaper)

Newspaper, Vancouver, 1888-1924 (then bought by The Vancouver Sun).

Varma, Chagan Khairaj

See Rahim, Husain.

Victoria Daily Colonist (newspaper)

Newspaper, Victoria, 1858-present.

Vincent, William H.

Chairman of the Komagata Maru Committee of Enquiry (India).

Voting rights in B.C.

Refers to material about the movement to win the right to vote (franchise) by the Indian community, and other communities, in British Columbia. The right to vote was taken away from the Indian community in 1907 and was won back again in 1947.