Our Team

UCI Libraries Department of Special Collections & Archives (which includes the Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center) strives to strengthen our collections, cultivate non-custodial partnerships, and enrich the UCI, Orange County, and global scholarly community. We aspire to curate and disseminate a cohesive mosaic of historical information, in response to critical scholarship and with an eye toward future generations. We seek to be at the heart of the global scholarly endeavor through community-centered partnerships, robust research support, and creative teaching and learning resources.

We trust in community expertise and lived experience as the impetus for building impactful community-centered archives.

For general inquiries, please write to us at spcoll@uci.edu or call our reference desk at 949-824-3947. To reach the Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center, please email ocseaa@uci.edu or call 949-824-4968.

 

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Audra Eagle Yun

Head, Special Collections & Archives
University Archivist

aeyun@uci.edu
(949) 824-2263

ORCID 0000-0002-6284-0123

I can help you with:

  • potential donations of manuscripts, archives, and personal papers, rare books, and transfers of university records
  • community-centered partnership planning 
  • gifts-in-kind and philanthropy to support Special Collections & Archives

 

Anastasia Armendariz

Rare Books & Special Collections Librarian
(949) 824-4967

I can help you with:

  • research support and instruction using rare books and special collections
  • organizing special events and programs
  • planning exhibits and/or loans for exhibitions of rare books and special collections
Schedule Appointment

 

SCA staff Krystal Tribbett

Krystal Tribbett

Curator for Orange County Regional History
Research Librarian for Orange County

ktribbet@uci.edu
(949) 824-9027

I can help you with:

  • researching Orange County regional history materials and/or Orange County research topics
  • instruction on Orange County materials or research skills in regional history
  • donating materials to the Orange County Regional History collections
  • planning programming events at the OC&SEAA Center
Schedule Appointment

 

Christina Woo

Interim Research Librarian for the Southeast Asian Archive and Asian American Studies
(949) 824-4968

I can help you with:

  • researching the Southeast Asian Archive materials and/or Asian American Studies research topics

SCA staff Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez

Elvia Arroyo-Ramírez

Digital Archivist
elvia.ar@uci.edu
(949) 824-9846

I can help you with:

  • understanding how we preserve and provide access to digital archival materials
  • transferring your digital administrative records, publications, or student organization records to the University Archives
  • transferring your digital records to the Southeast Asian Archives, Orange County Regional History, Critical Theory, Performing Arts, and Literature
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Jolene Beiser

Collections Archivist
jbeiser@uci.edu
(949) 824-6573

I can help you with:

  • finding archival materials from UCI Special Collections - including Southeast Asian Archives, Orange County Regional History, Critical Theory, Performing Arts, and Literature
  • evaluating your materials for donation once you've completed an agreement with a Special Collections curator
  • understanding how we process physical archival materials after they've been donated to UCI Special Collections & Archives
  • reviewing unprocessed collections for researcher access
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Hanako Ishizuka-Gunderson

Public Services Assistant
hredrick@uci.edu

What I do:

  • assist with instruction and outreach activities
  • coordinate reference and research services
  • provide administrative support to the department
  • supervise student assistants

 

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Charla DelaCuadra

Manuscripts Processor
cdelacua@uci.edu

What I do:

  • accession and process Orange County Regional History collections, Southeast Asian collections, and other manuscript collections in all formats, including digital, for public use
  • provide access to collections through the creation and publishing of finding aids
  • supervise student assistants

 

Digital Archives Processor

[In Recruitment]
 

What I do:

  • accession and process university records and faculty collections in all formats, including digital, for public use
  • provide access to collections through the creation and publishing of finding aids
  • supervise student assistants

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Jackson Bui

Technical & Access Services Assistant
jacksonb@uci.edu

What I do:

  • process monographs and serials
  • process duplication requests
  • stacks maintenance and preservation
  • supervise student assistants