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Guide to the John M. Liu Collection of Orange County Chinese American Photographs MS.R.151
MS.R.151  
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Description
John M. Liu was a professor in the Comparative Culture program at the University of California, Irvine and chair of the Chinese American Council of the Historical and Cultural Foundation in 1992 when he curated an exhibit of historical photographs depicting the experiences of Chinese Americans in Orange County. The collection includes mounted photographs, captions, and a compact disc (CD) with exhibit information and captions.
Background
The Historical and Cultural Foundation of Orange County (California) was founded by Linda Leung Lau in 1985 to promote understanding of ethnic heritage and arts through exhibits and other events. John M. Liu was a professor in the Comparative Culture program at the University of California, Irvine and chair of the Chinese American Council of the Historical and Cultural Foundation in 1992 when he curated an exhibit of historical photographs depicting the experiences of Chinese Americans in Orange County. Assisted by Rose Cheung and Patricia Lin, Liu presented the exhibit at the 1992 Kaleidoscope Festival in Irvine, California. John M. Liu is currently a senior lecturer at the University of California, Irvine.
Extent
1.8 Linear feet (2 boxes.)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. Some of these materials are in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.