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Southeast Asian Archive, UC Irvine
Southeast Asian Archive
The UCI Libraries, P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Phone: (949) 824-3947
Fax: (949) 824-2472
Email: spcoll@uci.edu
Collections with online items: 16
Physical collections: 48
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Bonner (Mitchell I.) Photographs and Ephemera

This collection comprises approximately 3,000 photographs and slides taken by Mitchell Bonner between 1975 and 2001, as well as printed ephemera collected by him through 2014. The images document Iu Mien, Lao, Khmer, Vietnamese, and Cambodian community social and cultural...

 
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Carrier (Joseph M.) Collection on the Chieu Hoi Program and Vietnamese Conflict

This collection contains interview transcripts, published and unpublished reports, research notes, working papers, maps, clippings, correspondence, memoranda, and statistical data gathered by Joseph M. Carrier primarily while he was employed as a Rand Corporation counterinsurgency specialist with the Chieu Hoi...

 
Chan (Sucheng) Interviews and Clippings

This collection consists of 82 audio tapes (71 mini-cassettes and 11 cassettes) containing interviews with Cambodian-Americans, conducted by Audrey U. Kim in 1995 and 1996 for the book published by the University of Illinois in 2003. Also included are approximately...

 
Chang (Paokong) Papers

This collection is comprised of records collected by University of California, Irvine student Paokong Chang documenting the Southeast Asian refugee experience in America, with a special focus on the Hmong population. The bulk of the collection contains photocopies of original...

Cleary (Guire) and Jade B. Ngoc Le Collection of Hmong and Iu Mien Refugee Artifacts

This collection is comprised of 55 artifacts collected by Guire Cleary and Jade B. Ngoc Le from Southeast Asian refugees. Cleary is a Franciscan friar of the Episcopal Church who served as assistant director of the Tolstoy Foundation in San...

 
Collection of Vietnamese Stamps and Currency

This collection comprises the stamp and currency collection of Diana Do, a member of the Vietnamese American Coalition and Vietnamese Language Committee in Irvine, California in the 1990s. The collection includes three stamp albums of South Vietnamese stamps dating from...

 
Cooke (Letha) Clippings on Southeast Asian Communities in Central California

This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings documenting Southeast Asian communities, primarily Hmong, Lao, and Cambodian, in the Fresno and Tulare County areas of Central California. Clippings were collected by longtime Tulare resident Letha Cooke for approximately 30 years and...

 
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Danh (Binh) photographs from the Pulau Bidong Series

The collection comprises seventeen black and white photographs taken in 2002 by Binh Danh during a visit to Pulua Bidong, an abandoned island off the coast of Malaysia, where Dahn's family lived as refugees before immigrating to the United Sates.

 
Dinh (Anh-Thai Quang) Photographs of Refugee Camps in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong

This collection consists of 497 scanned photographs of refugee camps and cemeteries in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong taken by Anh-Thai Quang Dinh in 1988 and 2007.

 
Do (Dinh Tuan) Collection of Vietnamese Periodicals.

The collection comprises periodicals collected by Do Dinh Tuan and published outside of Vietnam in the Vietnamese language. Do collected a broad spectrum of titles that document the concerns and interests of the Vietnamese emigrant community following the collapse of...

 
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Fort Chaffee Photographs of Vietnamese and Cambodian Refugees

This collection is comprised of black and white photographs and negatives taken of Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees living at Fort Chaffee, a military base in Arkansas. The photographs document the daily life of the refugees, including the arrival of refugees...

Frank (Anne) Photographs of Southeast Asian American Communities

The collection is comprised of photographs of businesses and cultural festivals within Southeast Asian American communities. The photographs were taken by Anne Frank, librarian of the Southeast Asian Archive at the University of California, Irvine. The communities include those in...

 
Freeman (James) files

This collection is comprised of materials collected by James Freeman, a professor of anthropology at San Jose State University. Correspondence and reports of organizations and individuals involved in refugee issues and reports from refugee camps are included, as are handwritten...

 
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Government of Free Vietnam Publicity and Organizational Materials

This collection consists of newspapers, propaganda videos and publications, and printed by-laws produced by the Government of Free Vietnam (GFVN), an Orange County-based group whose purpose is to dismantle the communist government of Vietnam and replace it with a democratic...

 
Guttridge Postcard Collection

This collection comprises more than two hundred postcards collected by Dr. Denis C. Guttridge. It contains a wide range of images of places, people, events, and activities pertaining to Southeast Asia, and particularly to the former French colonies of Indochina...

 
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Hà (Kim) Papers

Collection comprises the holograph manuscript of (English translation published as ) by Kim Hà, correspondence and newspaper articles relating to the book, other articles written by Hà and others on the subject of Vietnamese land refugees, audio recordings of her...

 
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Jung (John) Collection on Indochinese Refugee Resettlement Program

This collection comprises materials collected by California State University, Long Beach Psychology Professor Emeritus John Jung that document Southeast Asian refugee resettlement efforts during the mid to late 1970s in California and includes minutes, agendas, handbooks, fact sheets, correspondence, newsletters,...

 
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Khmer Arts Records

Khmer Arts is a nonprofit organization focusing on classical Cambodian dance based in Long Beach, California and Takhmao, Cambodia. This collection consists of 93 videorecordings of Khmer Arts Ensemble rehearsals and performances on digital video (DV) tape and DVD.

 
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Le (Tony D.) Letters and Photographs

This collection comprises photocopies of letters and photographs documenting the refugee experience of Tony D. Le and his sister, who spent time in Phanat Nikhom refugee camp in Thailand and Bataan refugee camp in the Philippines before arriving in the...

Le (Van) Files on Southeast Asian Refugees

This collection is comprised of publications and other printed ephemera on Southeast Asian refugees in California and the United States that were accumulated during the course of his work by Van Le, a consultant in bilingual resources at the California...

Ly Kien Truc Photographs of the Hi-Tek Demonstrations

This collection consists of 98 color photographic prints taken by Ly Kien Truc, publisher of , a bi-weekly Vietnamese magazine. The photographs are of the 1999 demonstrations over the posting of a portrait of Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese...

 
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Marshall (Brigitte) Files on Southeast Asian Refugees.

This collection consists of printed materials, audio and videocassettes, and photographs taken by Brigitte Marshall, who worked as a volunteer in refugee camps in Thailand and as an English-language teacher in California. All materials relate to Southeast Asian refugees, principally...

 
Merrifield (Micael) Files on Southeast Asian Community Resettlement in Orange County

Micael (Michael) Merrifield (1945- ) is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. This collection includes Merrifield's research files for his dissertation project on Southeast Asian resettlement in Orange County, California, and videotapes...

 
Mien Needlework Group costumes

This collection comprises four traditional Mien costumes created by the Mien Needlework Group that incorporate imported fabric, silver thread, and silver metal adornments. It includes one adult male costume, one adult female costume, and two children's costumes.

Morrison (Gayle) Files on Southeast Asian Refugees

This collection contains materials acquired by Gayle Morrison during the time she served with the Lao Family Community, Inc., and the Governor's Task Force regarding issues of Southeast Asian refugees living both in the United States and in camps located...

 
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Nguyen (Duc) Video Footage for Bolinao 52

The collection consists of video recordings and transcripts of interviews for the documentary film , directed by Duc Nguyen. The film tells the story of a group of Vietnamese boat people who were stranded in the Pacific Ocean for 37...

 
Nguyen (Khanh Van Thi) Narrative on Operation Frequent Wind

This file consists of a typed essay by Khanh Van Thi Nguyen about her experience during the fall of Saigon, Vietnam and subsequent airlift evacuation to the USS Midway as part of Operation Frequent Wind in 1975. The document, written...

 
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Orange County Social Services Agency Records

This collection of records of the Orange County Social Services Agency (OCSSA) includes documents related to the administration of government refugee assistance programs. The materials consist of administrative papers, correspondence, data and statistics, reports, legislative documents, memoranda, notes, proclamations and...

 
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Photograph Album of International Women's Day Parade in Saigon, Vietnam

This photograph album contains 24 black-and-white photographs of ceremonies held in Saigon, Vietnam for International Women's Day in 1959. The celebration honored the heroic, first-century Trung sisters. Created by the organizing committee of the event as a keepsake, the album...

Project Ngoc Records

This collection contains materials relating to the activities of Project Ngoc (1987-1997), a non-profit humanitarian group consisting mainly of college students. Materials from Project Ngoc include correspondence, records of meetings and activities, and photographs and slides documenting travel to refugee...

 
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Radio Free Asia Vietnamese broadcasts

The collection is comprised of broadcast transcripts and audio recordings of the Radio Free Asia (RFA) Vietnamese radio programs for the years 1997-2002 (later years are retained by RFA). The broadcast transcripts include a morning and evening broadcast for each...

Refugee Forums, Collection on

This collection consists of the administrative files of the Refugee Forum of Orange County (RFOC), and the California State Refugee Forum (CSRF), and other documents relating to these organizations. These forums enable service providers for Southeast Asian and other refugees...

 
Refugee Nation videorecordings and promotional materials

This collection comprises 4 video recordings of , a national theater project that explores the Laotian refugee experience.

 
Ridgeway (James) files on Southeast Asian refugees

This collection is comprised of materials collected by James Ridgeway that document refugee social services and educational organizations. The materials focus on organizations in Texas, the second most populous state after California for Southeast Asian refugees. An extensive list of...

 
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Saint Anselm's Cross-Cultural Community Center records

This collection is comprised of ephemera, correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings that document the history of Saint Anselm's Cross-Cultural Community Center, located in Garden Grove, California. St. Anselm's provides services to Amerasians and other Southeast Asian American communities in Orange...

 
Scire (John) Photographs of Vietnamese Refugees at Camp Pendleton

This collection comprises 43 photographs taken of Vietnamese refugees and their living areas at the San Onofre camp within Camp Pendleton, California in 1975. The photographs, taken by former South Vietnamese Air Force Lieutenant and pilot trainee Tran qui Hung...

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center Records

This collection consists of the organizational files of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), a national organization created to further the development of nonprofit organizations led by and for Southeast Asians, and to aid in the adjustment of Southeast...

 
Southeast Asian Archive Collection of Serials

The Southeast Asian Archive collection of serials is an artificial collection created by the UCI Libraries Special Collections and Archives department. The collection contains over 400 titles published in North American, European, and Southeast Asian countries. The serials have been...

Southeast Asian Archive Vertical File Collection

The vertical file is an eclectic accumulation of thousands of miscellaneous items that document the life of Southeast Asian American communities. Here can be found information on a wide range of topics such as cultural events, pertinent issues of the...

Southeast Asian Genetics Program records

This collection comprises records produced by the Southeast Asian Genetics Program (SEAGEP), including correspondence and manuscripts, grant applications, research data regarding birth defects and genetic blood disorders, literature on Southeast Asian and Cham communities, SEAGEP publications, and video productions by...

 
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Tran (Paul) Files on Southeast Asian Refugees

This collection contains correspondence, audiovisual materials, publications of organizations, artifacts, artwork, and other documents related to Southeast Asian refugees. Materials from the refugee camps convey the struggles and issues faced by the refugees. Organizational materials focus on anti-Communist activities and...

 
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University of California, Irvine, Class Project on Asian American Studies Field Research

This collection is comprised of digital JPEG photographs and accompanying photograph inventories in Word created by undergraduate UCI students in Asian American Studies 100W (Research Methodologies/Field Research), taught by Linda Võ in Winter 2014. Photographs are the product of the...

University of California, Irvine Class Project on the Southeast Asian American Experience

The collection is comprised of student projects from the Southeast Asian American Experience class (course number 151H) taught by Linda Vo. The class was first offered in 2003 within the Asian American Studies Program at the University of California, Irvine....

 
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Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association Collection

The collection is comprised of organizational records and materials documenting events sponsored by the Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association (VAALA). Items include those from the Fresh off the Boat (F.O.B.) art exhibit that presented works by 40 visual and...

 
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Walsh (Robert) Files on Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement and Education

This collection comprises materials accumulated during Walsh's involvement with the Overseas Refugee Program for Southeast Asian refugees in the Philippines and Thailand, and also materials that he collected regarding the education and resettlement of Southeast Asians in the United States....

 
Wilson (Thomas Joel) Files on Vietnamese Refugees

This collection contains Vietnamese refugees' stories written or collected by Thomas Joel Wilson, and letters from Wilson, as founder of Project Ngoc and chairman of Project Deliverance, related to the refugee camps in Southeast Asia.

 
Wright (Wayne) Collection

This collection is primarily comprised of Cambodian newspapers and magazines, and printed material documenting Cambodian-American student education. The collection also contains Wayne Wright's Master of Arts thesis.

 
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Yasumura (Hach) Collection

This collection contains materials collected by Hach Yasumura in Sacramento, California on Southeast Asian issues between 1975-2002. There are newsletters, correspondence of refugee agencies, and reports on Mutual Assistance Associations (MAAs) in California. Books and magazines on Vietnamese, Laos, Cambodian,...