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Guide to the Robert Walsh Files on Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement and Education MS.SEA.021
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Related Material

  • Title: Robert Walsh files on Southeast Asian refugee resettlement and education
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.SEA.021
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.2 Linear feet (5 boxes and 4 oversize folders) and 9 digitized images
    Date (inclusive): 1975-2002
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives. Irvine, California 92623-9557.
    Creator: Walsh, Robert E., 1948-

    Access

    Collection 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 Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Walsh files on Southeast Asian refugee resettlement and education. MS-SEA021. 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 Robert Walsh, 2002.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged primarily by form of material, and then alphabetically by topic or title. Newspaper clippings are arranged chronologically.

    Related Material

    This collection is also supplemented by materials in the SEA Archive's newspaper clippings file.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Online Archive of California.
    Overseas Refugee Program -- Archives..
    Overseas Refugee Program..
    Philippine Refugee Processing Center -- Archives..
    Philippine Refugee Processing Center..
    Walsh, Robert E., 1948- -- Archives.
    Asia, Southeastern -- Emigration and immigration.
    Clippings -- 20th century.
    English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
    English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
    Manuals (Handbooks) -- 20th century.
    Refugees -- Education -- Southeast Asia -- Archives.
    Refugees -- Southeast Asia -- Archives.
    Refugees -- United States -- Archives.
    Southeast Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Archives.
    Southeast Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Sources
    Video recordings -- 20th century.