Guide to the Tanay Club in America minutes CEMA 156

Finding aid prepared by Callie Bowdish
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-9010
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Title: Tanay Club in America minutes
Identifier/Call Number: CEMA 156
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet
Date (inclusive): May 26, 1946 - November 7, 1953
Abstract: These meeting minutes are from the Tanay Club In America at Oakland, California. This club established a link to the Philippines and serves as a support organization for Tanayans arriving in the United States. It's mission has been "to unite all Tanayans residing in the United States; to help those Tanayans without jobs; To extend financial aid to those in need of medical assistance and hospitalization; and to prepare a directory for all Tanayans residing in the United States" (
Physical Location: Del Norte CEMA stacks
Language of Materials: The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Tanay Club in America minutes, CEMA 156. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one bound book of meeting minutes from the Tanay Club in America at Berkeley, California. The club supports Filipinos from the Tanyan region. It contains meeting minutes from 1946 through 1953.

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1997.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Filipino Americans -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area