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07. Asian American community

 Record Group
Identifier: 07
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 43 Collections and/or Records:

Edward C.M. Chen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0561
Abstract

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

Bobby Joe Moon family genealogy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0581
Abstract

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

Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0556
Abstract Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

Lowe Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract

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: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0606
Abstract

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

Gordon Quan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0618
Abstract

This collection consists of business papers, articles, photographs, and awards created by or about Gordon Quan, immigration lawyer and former Houston City Council member. Also included are articles and items about the Houston community in general and the Houston Asian American community specifically.

Dates: 1982-2012

Zoroastrian Association of Houston oral history interviews and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0624
Abstract

This is a collection of oral history interviews of members of the Zoroastrian Association of Houston (ZAH), conducted by fellow members of the ZAH.

Dates: 2014 - 2016

Rice University Vietnamese Student Association records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0372
Abstract

This collection consists of awards and scrapbooks from the Vietnamese Student Association.

Dates: 2004 - 2019

Helen Wong Hom World War II Chinese American scrapbook and printed materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0641
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.

Dates: 1944 - 1947

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0646
Abstract

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