Happy 1st Birthday, OC & SEAA Center!

One year ago today, on May 13, 2015, we celebrated the grand opening of the Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive (OC & SEAA) Center at UCI Libraries to provide a collaborative space with services and resources to guide users seeking to document and study the history of the Orange County area and its changing demographics.
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1992 - First Vietnamese American elected to public office

A guest post from SCA intern Samantha Noelle Hilton, a MLIS graduate student at Simmons College.

For the past semester, I have been processing the Tony Lam papers. Tony Lam is significant in the history of Orange County and has dedicated his professional and political life to the local community. In the spirit of this election year, I thought I’d share some of my favorite items from the collection: Tony Lam’s campaign materials.

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Collections at Work: The Southeast Asian Archive (SEAA)

Archival collections are put to use in a variety of intellectual and creative ways, and we’re on a mission to share them with you!  A few weeks ago, UCI undergraduate students Andy Le and Joey Vongpanya visited Special Collections and Archives to film an assortment of materials from our Southeast Asian Archive (SEAA) collections.  They incorporated the visual and contextual richness of SEAA into the YouTube video Where I'm From by SEARCH, a
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Recent Additions to the Southeast Asian Archive

Below are minimally processed archival collections from the Southeast Asian Archive collections that have recently been made available for researchers. These collections are available to researchers in the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room on the fifth floor of Langson Library. For additional information please contact the Special Collections and Archives staff at spcoll@uci.edu or (949) 824-3947.

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Project Ngoc: A Living Legacy

You are invited to a special champagne brunch and 25th anniversary program honoring the work and impact of Project Ngoc.

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