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Guide to the Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Irvine Records
AS-135  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Researchers
  • Historical Background
  • Bibliography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Irvine records
    Date: 1979-2009
    Collection Number: AS-135
    Creator: Vietnamese Student Association (University of California, Irvine)
    Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Languages: The collection is in Vietnameseand English.
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises the records and publications of the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) from 1979 to 2005. Some materials document activities that were co-sponsored with other Vietnamese American associations.

    Important Information for Researchers

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Irvine records. AS-135. 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

    Acquired, 1979-2005.

    Accruals

    Accruals are expected.

    Processing History

    Processed by Cyndi Shein, 2008. Translation services provided by Anh Trung Dao. While the printed finding aid contains Vietnamese language characters, the diacritics have been removed from the characters in the electronic version to facilitate online display and searching.Finding aid updated in 2009 by Joanna Lamb.

    Historical Background

    Founded in 1979, the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) or Hoi Sinh-Vien Viet Nam tai UCI "aims to preserve and promote Vietnamese culture at the University of California, Irvine and the surrounding community by providing programs and support for students to establish a common ground for cultural awareness." VSA thrives at UCI, which has one of the largest college populations of Vietnamese American students, and Orange County is home to the largest Vietnamese community in the United States. VSA sponsors cultural events, conferences, recreational sports teams, a choir, a traditional dance team, a modern dance team, and a lion dance team, also known as Gio Nam (Southern Wind).

    Bibliography

    Vietnamese Student Association at the University of California, Irvine. "Mission Statement." VSA UCI: 2008. http://www.vsauci.com/?p=10 (accessed May 23, 2008).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection comprises the records and publications of the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) from 1979 to 2005. Some materials document activities that were co-sponsored with other Vietnamese American associations.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Vietnamese Student Association (University of California, Irvine) -- Archives.
    Asian American students -- Archives.
    College students -- California -- Irvine -- Societies, etc. -- Archives.