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asian-american. Asian American community

 Record Group
Identifier: asian-american
Archival collections featuring the Asian American community particularly in Houston, featuring formats such as oral history, family photographs, Miss Chinatown records, and more.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Guevara Filipino American event programs and flyers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 803
Overview The collection consists of materials from participation in activities of the Philippino-American community in Houston, Texas spanning the years 1991 to 2014.
Dates: 1991 - 2014

Bapsi Sidhwa papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 885
Overview The Bapsi Sidhwa papers comprise the books, drafts, notes, and personal papers of the acclaimed American-Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa. Known for her captivating novels exploring mainly women’s issues in the Indian subcontinent, Bapsi has made her mark with her deeply insightful prose and outspoken voice.
Dates: 1943 - 2018

Betty Fong Chinese-American family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 851
Overview The collection contains family photos of the Gor, Chow, and Fong families, with 2 pages of biographical information.
Dates: 1931 - 1976

Bobby Joe Moon family genealogy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 581
Overview Family trees, notes, photographs, correspondence and newsclippings documenting the family history of Bobby Joe Moon, a Houstonian of Chinese American descent.
Dates: circa 1930-2010

Charles C. Winnia Philippine American War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 132
Abstract: The Charles C. Winnia Philippine American War papers, 1883-1929, consist of eight boxes of correspondence, personal papers, and papers relating to Winnia's military career; photographs, post cards and other miscellaneous items; newspapers and newspaper clippings. Oversize material includes military maps and commissions.
Dates: 1883 - 1929

Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 606
Overview This collection contains correspondence, programs, and other papers regarding or created by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA), related to the national organization or to the Houston Lodge specifically, as well as personal papers of Edward K.T. Chen. It also contains a variety of materials about Asian-Americans and Chinese-Americans. (3 boxes)
Dates: 1953-2015

Christy Poisot Filipino-American materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 912
Overview The materials in this collection reflect the activities of the Houston Filipino American community, over several generations. These activities include political and historical achievements, such as Filipino American WWII Soldier Recognition project materials, Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act celebrations; celebrating Filipino American History Month; as well as cultural resources such as a community cookbook, and a Filipino American history book. The collection also...
Dates: 2014 - 2018

Chuan-Hua Gershom Lowe, National Party, Chinese diplomat papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 588
Overview The collection consists of the correspondence, papers, and selected books accumulated and saved by Chuan-Hua Gershom Lowe throughout his lifetime as student, journalist, Chinese embassy official, librarian, husband, and father. Lowe was born in China in 1902, earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Chicago, lived again in China, in Burma, in India, in Argentina, in Canada, and again in the U.S., dying in 1996.
Dates: 1923-1996; bulk 1940-1996; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

C.Y. Chu Chinese American photographs, and trade and immigration documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 683
Overview Financial records documenting the career and activities of C. Y. Chu. Also included are C. Y. Chu's 1917 middle school diploma, a 1926 U.S. Dept. of Labor return permit, and more.

Photographs of family events and business gatherings.
Dates: 1917 - 1971

Cybil Pallugna-Saenz "Halo Halo TV” recordings of Filipino-American events in Houston

 Collection
Identifier: MS 949
Overview Possibly the first Filipino TV show in Houston, “Halo Halo TV” now exists as a web series, “Halo Halo Houston”--both focusing on Filipinx culture within the Houston Metropolitan area. Donated by the producer of the show, Cybil Pallugna-Saenz, this collection contains original recordings for the show, which made great strides of Filipino media representation in the early 2000s.
Dates: 2002 - 2005