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Indochinese cultures project
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Indochinese cultures project
    Dates: 1958-1984
    Collection Number: Consult repository
    Extent: 18.0 Linear feet
    Repository: Sonoma State University Library
    Rohnert Park, California 94928
    Abstract: In 1983, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a project grant focusing on the diverse Indochinese peoples and cultures of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The Sonoma State University Library and Extended Education Program worked together on the project, which included organizing five conferences in Northern California and a photograph collection.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    Indochinese cultures project. Sonoma State University Library

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection, composed of 101 color photographs, includes accompanying text and three examples of textiles. Photograph sizes range from 7 x 10" to 13 x 20". The photographs represent a composite of project work with the Hmong, Mien, Khmer, Khmu, Lao and Vietnamese people in Northern California. Additionally, 320 slides from the original photographs by Eric Crystal have been converted to digital images on CDROM and depict Indochinese immigrants in California. The slides are housed along with conference materials in the University Library’s Multimedia Center [CDROM 1225].

    Indexing Terms

    Indochinese Cultures Project
    Indochinese -- California -- Photographs
    Indochinese -- Clothing -- Photographs
    Textile fabrics -- Indochinese
    Indochinese -- California -- Agriculture -- Photographs
    Hmong (Asian people)
    Yao (Southeast Asian people)
    Khmu' (Southeast Asian people)

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