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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 646
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Ed Chen and fellow members of the Chinese American community in Houston. Also included are several recording the KPFT "Echoes of China" radio program produced by Andy Lai, dating from 1980-1981.

Dates

  • circa 1980s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be obtained through the Woodson Research center, Fondren Library, Rice University, woodson@rice.edu.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Edward Chen was born and raised in Houston, Texas, a third generation Chinese American. He attended Rice University and later earned a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Houston. He went on to work in the chemical industry, becoming Chief Chemist at Signal Chemical Company.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 boxes and digital objects)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This material was donated by Dr. Ed Chen in 2010.
Title
Guide to the Dr. Ed Chen collection of oral history interviews of Asian American Houstonians, 1980s
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Focke
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA