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Guide to the Robert Walsh Files on Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement and Education MS.SEA.021
MS.SEA.021  
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Description
This collection comprises materials accumulated during Walsh's involvement with the Overseas Refugee Program for Southeast Asian refugees in the Philippines and Thailand, and also materials that he collected regarding the education and resettlement of Southeast Asians in the United States. The collection consists of video cassettes; conference schedules; curricula, resource catalogs, reference books, and workbooks for ESL education programs; newspaper clippings; reports and studies; and serial publications. Cultural orientation materials-- such as handbooks, guides, and manuals-- for refugees and their sponsors and service providers are also included. Items in this collection are predominately written in English, though a few items are written in Southeast Asian languages.
Background
Robert Walsh formerly was curriculum director for the Philippine Refugee Processing Center, which was part of the Overseas Refugee Program, and later continued in the education field in the San Diego area.
Extent
4.2 Linear feet (5 boxes and 4 oversize folders) and 9 digitized images
Restrictions
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 Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.