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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 26 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Guevara Filipino American event programs and flyers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 803
Content Description The collection consists of materials from participation in activities of the Philippino-American community in Houston, Texas. These include programs of galas and other events; a media kit of the Fil Am Press; the Philippine Centennial Review; information about the Philippine Cultural Center, Inc.; Newspapers; a national convention [program; items related to Filippino American World War II veterans; and an oath of commitment to the Filippino American Council of South Texas.
Dates: 1991 - 2014

Betty Fong Chinese-American family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 851
Content Description 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

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
Content Description 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
Scope and Contents 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. People pictured include C.Y. Chu, Albert Gee, Mr. Parker Gee, Ms. Wanto Chu, Mabel Gee, Mrs. Wing Hon (mother of Judy Gee Chong), Theresa Gee (mother of Rogene Gee Calvert), Helen Gee (wife of Shelton Gee), Shelton Gee, Mamie Gee (wife of Judge Ron Lew,...
Dates: 1917 - 1971

Dr. Ed Chen collection of oral history interviews of Asian American Houstonians

 Collection
Identifier: MS 646
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews either created or maintained by Dr. Edward C. M. Chen, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans in Houston.
Dates: circa 1980s

Dr. George C.Y. Chiou ophthalmology career publications and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 852
Content Description The collection consists of records, news coverage, and materials from the career of Regents Professor Emeritus Dr. George C. Y. Chiou. It includes a plaque on which is mounted a cover of the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology, Dr. Chiou having been the founding editor. There are also three bound volumes: the second edition of Ophthalmic Toxicology, edited by Dr. Chiou (1999); volume 20 of the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2004); and The Vision of Innovation, The Challenge [sic]...
Dates: 1979 - 2019

Edward C.M. Chen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 561
Overview Materials related to the Edward C.M. Chen family in Houston, Texas, including Chinese language instruction materials by Edward K.T. Chen, newspaper columns written by Edward C.M.Chen, and newsclippings and photocopies of images featuring the Chen family and other Chinese Americans in Houston and Texas. (1 box)
Dates: 1920-2010