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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 44 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Lawrence Chan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0766
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of the Senate bill which authorized his permanent residency in the U.S., clippings of news articles on Dr. Chan's work, a copy of an honorary degree from the University of Hong Kong, and publications of papers that he co-authored.

Dates: 1977 - 2016

Cawas Mody Zoroastrian Religious Artifacts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0705
Content Description

The collection contains Mody's personal prayer cap and beads; his book of daily prayers; his copy of Hymns of Zarathustra by Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin; his copy of Textual Sources for the Study of Zoroastrianism by Mary Boyce; his copy of Zoroastrianism by Annie Besant; and an obituary of Mody in the Lawrence Journal-World, as well as a program for his celebration of life ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: 1952 - 2018

Judge Toni Ingversen Asian American Heritage Association event photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0777
Abstract Judge Toni Ingversen was born in Manila, in the Philippines. Her family came to the U.S. in 1953; she grew up in Florissant, Missouri, receiving her bachelor's in political science from the University of Missouri at St. Louis in 1968 before moving to Houston, where she earned her doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Houston in 1973. This collection includes color photograph prints (approximately 120) of gala events during Judge Ingversen's presidency of the Asian American Heritage...
Dates: 1993 - 1994

Eufemia Chua Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan Houston newsletters and clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0778
Abstract

This collection consists of programs, newsletters, and clippings. These items were collected by Eufemia Chua during her time serving in leadership roles with the Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan Houston (PNAMH). The items included are from the years 1980, 1988, and 1996.

Dates: 1980 - 1996

Anthony Guevara Filipino American event programs and flyers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0803
Abstract

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

Vietnamese Culture and Science Association event programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0824
Abstract

The collection consists of programs from annual Youth Excellence Recognition Award luncheons, the 25th anniversary celebration of the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association, newsletters of the association, and a program from a 2004 national conference of the National Alliance of Vietnamese American Service Agencies.

Dates: 1999 - 2018

Flor Guinhawa Filipino-American history books and gala programs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0846
Abstract

21 bound event programs, 2006-2016, and 12 books to be cataloged separately with the following note: Gift: Donated by Flor Guinhawa, of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce Texas, via the Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University.

Dates: 2006 - 2016

Betty Fong Chinese-American family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0851
Abstract

The collection contains family photos of the Gor, Chow, and Fong families, with 2 pages of biographical information.

Dates: 1931 - 1976

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0852
Abstract

The collection consists of records, news coverage, and materials from the career of Regents Professor Emeritus Dr. George C. Y. Chiou.

Dates: 1979 - 2019

Linda Wu and Janita Gee records of the Gee family in Houston

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0878
Abstract

This collection includes sources which document Gee restaurants and/or events, the family of Jane and Albert Gee, and activities of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (Houston Chapter). Formats include photos (circa 75), letters, plaques, awards, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, brochures, pamphlets.

Dates: 1955 - 2011