Overview of the Paula Gillett collection

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Overview of the Paula Gillett collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Paula Gillett collection
Dates: 1982-1986
Collection Number: 87012
Creator: Gillett, Paula, collector.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Autobiographical essays by immigrant and refugee children in California public schools, relating to their lives in their native countries, their journeys to the United States, and their experiences in adjusting to life in the United States and to American schools. Many of the children came from East Asia and Southeast Asia.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paula Gillett collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

Autobiographical essays by immigrant and refugee children in California public schools, relating to their lives in their native countries, their journeys to the United States, and their experiences in adjusting to life in the United States and to American schools. Many of the children came from East Asia and Southeast Asia.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Children of immigrants.
Asian Americans.
Education--California.
Refugees.