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Guide to the Tony D. Le Letters and Photographs MS.SEA.036
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Tony D. Le letters and photographs
    Collection number: MS.SEA.036
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Language of Material: Vietnamese
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1988-1989
    Abstract: This collection comprises photocopies of letters and photographs documenting the refugee experience of Tony D. Le and his sister, who spent time in Phanat Nikhom refugee camp in Thailand and Bataan refugee camp in the Philippines before arriving in the U.S. in 1989. Included are photocopies of letters, translated from Vietnamese to English, from Le's father in Vietnam to Le and his sister while they were in the camps. The photographs were taken at Bataan refugee camp. Also included are photocopies of Cambodian currency.
    Language of Collection Materials: The collection is in Vietnamese and English
    creator: Le, Tony D.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Southeast Asian Archive Librarian.

    Preferred Citation

    Tony D. Le Letters and Photographs. MS-SEA036. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Tony D. Le, 2009.

    Processing History

    Processed by Dawn Schmitz, 2009.

    Historical Background

    Tony D. Le, along with his sister, came to the U.S. in 1989 after fleeing Vietnam. Le spent two weeks in Cambodia, followed by two years in Phanat Nikhom refugee camp in Thailand and six months in Bataan refugee camp in the Philippines. His father first attempted to come to the U.S. in 1983 or 1984 on a sponsorship from his brother, but he only arrived in the U.S. in 1993, after his children arrived.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises photocopies of letters and photographs documenting the refugee experience of Tony D. Le and his sister, who spent time in Phanat Nikhom refugee camp in Thailand and Bataan refugee camp in the Philippines before arriving in the U.S. in 1989. Included are photocopies of letters, translated from Vietnamese to English, from Le's father in Vietnam to Le and his sister while they were in the camps. The photographs were taken at Bataan refugee camp. Also included are photocopies of Cambodian currency.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by type of material.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Le, Tony D. -- Archives
    Refugees -- Southeast Asia -- Archives
    Refugees -- United States -- Archives
    Southeast Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Archives
    United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Archives