Below are minimally processed archival collections from the Southeast Asian Archive collections that have recently been made available for researchers. These collections are available to researchers in the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room on the fifth floor of Langson Library. For additional information please contact the Special Collections and Archives staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 824-3947.
MS-SEA018, Wayne Wright 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. Extent 1.0 linear feet.
MS-SEA030, Hach Yasumura 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, Hmong, and Mien cultures are also contained in the collection. Extent 5.0 linear feet.
MS-SEA034, John Scire Photographs
This collection contains photographs taken of Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees and their living areas at Camp Pendleton, California in 1975. The photographs also document childrens’ activities at the military base. Extent 0.2 linear feet (1 box).
MS-SEA037, Sucheng Chan 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 Not Just Victims: Conversations with Cambodian Community Leaders in the United States published by the University of Illinois in 2003. Also included are approximately 170 newspaper clippings indexed by Sucheng Chan covering 1978-1980, regarding events in Vietnam and Cambodia as well the experiences of refugees from those countries. Extent 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes).
MS-SEA039, John Jung Collection on Indochinese Refugee Resettlement Program
This collection comprises materials collected by California State University, Long Beach Psychology Professor Emeritus John Jung that document Indochinese refugee resettlement efforts during the mid to late 1970s in California and includes minutes, agendas, handbooks, factsheets, correspondence, newsletters, directories, reports, and anthropological survey materials from the US government and other organizations that were supporting refugee settlement in Southern California. Extent 0.4 Linear feet (1 box).
MS-SEA043, 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.