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East Asian Library, University of Southern California
East Asian Library
Doheny Memorial Library, 1st floor
Los Angeles, California 90089-1825
Phone: (213) 740-1772
Email: None
Collections with online items: 1
Physical collections: 24
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1988 Seoul Olympics ephemera and printed materials

The 1988 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad) were held in Seoul, South Korea from September 17 to October 2, 1988. This collection consists primarily of ephemera and realia related to the Olympic Games, as...

 
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Ahn (Philip) Papers

Philip Ahn was a Korean American actor, WWII veteran, and USC alum. This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within...

 
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China Society of Southern California records

The China Society of Southern California was founded in 1935 as a non-profit cultural organization and is the oldest Sino-American organization of its kind in the United States. The records of the China Society consist primarily of correspondence, board meeting...

 
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Drake (George F.) papers

George F. Drake is an American Korean War veteran and activist. This collection comprises primarily DVDs, CDs, and CD-Rs created and collected by Drake and pertaining to orphans during the Korean War. It also contains correspondence, clippings, and documents relating...

 
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Hoose (Saidee Pettus) papers

Saidee Pettus Hoose was an American missionary who, along with her husband, worked and lived in China beginning in 1916. This small collection consists of correspondence, clippings, biographical materials and a few pieces of ephemera relating to the personal and...

 
Hyun (David) Papers

David Hyun, son of Reverend Soon Hyun, was the first ever-Korean American architect and a self-described essayist. He is best known for his 1978 design of the Japanese Village Plaza in downtown Los Angeles, as part of a revitalization of...

 
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Jolly (Thesa) family papers

Thesa Jolly was an American volunteer of the Peace Corps in Korea from July 1972-1974. Her father, Donald Jolly, was a Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. This small collection comprises primarily correspondence, clippings, brochures,...

 
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Kim (Ronyoung) and Richard Hahn Papers

Ronyoung Kim was a Korean American author, best known for her novel "Clay Walls." Her husband, Richard Hahn, was a doctor and writer as well. This collection comprises primarily biographical materials, writings, academic papers, printed materials, photographs, and correspondence created...

 
Kim (Yin) Papers

Yin Kim was a first-generation Korean American WWII veteran, dentist, and USC alum. This small collection consists of photographs and biographical materials related to Kim, as well as to his family members Earl Kim, Sung Kwon Kim, Hye Won Kang,...

 
Kim (Young Oak) Biography papers

Young Oak Kim was a Korean American United States Army officer, civic leader, and humanitarian. This collection comprises military documents and audiovisual materials relating to Kim's service in World War II and the Korean War, collected as well as created...

 
Korean American Leftists in the 1950s collection

The United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) was an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor from 1933 to 1940 and the U.S. Department of Justice from 1940 to 2003. This small collection comprises government documents from the INS...

 
Korean National Association in Hawaii and related lawsuits collection

By the year 1905 more than 7,000 Koreans populated the Territory of Hawaii. In 1909, the Korean National Association in Hawaii was established, along with a main headquarters in San Francisco, with a purpose for uniting all Koreans in the...

 
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Lee (Sammy) Papers

Sammy Lee was a two-time Korean American Olympic gold medal winning diver, physician, and USC alum. This small collection consists of awards, certificates, audiovisual materials, scrapbooks, copies of a biography, and other various ephemera documenting Lee's life and career.

 
Loureiro (Pedro) Papers

Pedro Loureiro is a Navy historian, curator, archivist, and USC alum who has concentrated much of his research on pre-War Japanese espionage and relations with the United States. This collection comprises primarily reports, memos, and correspondence relating to the United...

 
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McCune (Shannon) papers

Shannon Boyd-Bailey McCune was an American geographer born in Korea to Presbyterian missionaries. This collection comprises primarily photographs, negatives, and slides as well as research, essays, and various publications relating to the geography and cartography of Japan and Korea. It...

 
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Oh (K.S.) family papers

The K.S. Oh family papers is a small collection comprised of biographical and genealogical materials of the Oh family, primarily relating to professor of dermatology and medical missionary Kung Sung, as well as his grandson and creator of the materials...

 
Oliver (Robert T.) papers

Robert T. Oliver was an American author, professor, specialist in Asian rhetoric and communication, and advisor to South Korean President Syngman Rhee. This small collection consists of his professional and personal correspondence during his life and career, as well as...

 
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Paik (Edward) papers

Edward Paik was a Korean American food service equipment sales supervisor, Kitchen Specialist, and U.S. Air Force Surplus Property Disposal Specialist. This collection comprises primarily photographs and printed materials created and collected by Edward Paik. It also contains ephemera in...

 
Paik (Irvin) papers

The Irvin Paik papers include correspondence, article typescripts, subject files, scripts, photographs, news clippings, slides, and audiotapes created by television and film editor Irvin Paik during a period (early 1970s) when he was actively involved in several organizations (East-West Players,...

 
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Shon (Mary) papers

Mary Shon was a Korean-American social worker, teacher, and USC alum. This small collection consists primarily of yearbooks from Union Christian College and the Presbyterian Theological Seminary of Korea. The collection also contains a photo album, a photo book on...

 
Sunoo (Sonia) papers

Sonia Shinn Sunoo was a Korean American teacher, researcher, and writer. This small collection consists primarily of Sunoo's oral history interview transcripts with early Korean immigrant picture brides (mail order brides). The collection also contains research materials regarding this topic...

 
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Whitehouse (Jack) papers

Jack Whitehouse was a public relations executive, consultant, writer, and editor. This collection comprises primarily film reels and video recordings relating largely to the Japanese Steel Industry, one of Whitehouse's clients. It also contains correspondence, speeches, annual reports, press kits,...

 
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Zainichi Korean collection

The Zainichi Korean collection is comprised of research files of Yondaru Kimu. Yondaru Kimu is a second-generation Korean and a researcher of modern Korean history, particularly the history of Koreans. Koreans are Korean migrants and their descendants from Joseon who...

Zhang (Ailing) papers

Zhang Ailing (Cheng Ailing, Eileen Chang) was a Chinese author whose well-known literary texts include The Rogue of the North, The Golden Cangue, and The Rice Sprout Song. Her works, considered to be among the best Chinese literature of the...