Southeast Asian Archive

The Beginnings of Activism for the Department of Asian American Studies at UCI

Submitted by quezadad on Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:13

By Justine Trinh, Special Collections and Public Services Library Assistant Lead and recent UCI undergraduate with a bachelor's degree in Classics, Mathematics and Asian American Studies. Accepted into the Department of Asian American Studies @ the University of California, Irvine's 4+1 program, where she will begin her M.A.

1992 - First Vietnamese American elected to public office

Submitted by kspring on Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:15

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.

Collections at Work: The Southeast Asian Archive (SEAA)

Submitted by sseltzer on Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:35
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

New Finding Aid Posted: Guide to the Southeast Asian Archive Collection of Serials (MS-SEA047)

Submitted by sseltzer on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 09:58
The Guide to the Southeast Asian Archive Collection of Serials (MS-SEA047) is now available through the Online Archive of California (OAC).  The collection contains over 400 titles published in North American, European, and Southeast Asian countries. The serials have been added to the archive's vertical files.

Recent Additions to the Southeast Asian Archive

Submitted by smacleod on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 10:59

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 or (949) 824-3947.