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Guide to the Stanford University, Asian American Activities Center, Records SC0487
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  • Title: Stanford University, Asian American Activities Center, records
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0487
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 29.0 Linear feet (26 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1970-2009
    Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proposals, course materials, financial records, clippings, subject files, publications and other records pertaining to administrative matters of the Center, student groups sponsored by the Center, including the Asian American Students' Association, and courses in Asian American studies. Subject files pertain to Asian American mental health and the media. There are also newsletters, memoranda, and email of the Asian Staff Forum, 1986-1996.
    creator: Stanford University. Asian American Activities Center

    Arrangement note

    Within each series and subseries, records are arranged as received from the Asian American Activities Center. The first accession, transferred to the University Archives in 1995, was arranged in nine series. Subsequent accessions were added as additional series and are identified by accession number.

    Scope and Content Note:

    The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proposals, course materials, financial records, clippings, subject files, publications and other records pertaining to administrative matters of the Center, student groups sponsored by the Center, including the Asian American Students' Association, and courses in Asian American studies. Subject files pertain to Asian American mental health and the media. There are also newsletters, memoranda, and email of the Asian Staff Forum, 1986-1996. Included in the 2010 accession is an audio disc from the panel discussion "Asian American Student Association: 40 Years of Building Community," Oct. 24, 2009; speakers on the 2009 panel were Nelson Ngai, Richard Suh, Bianca Ling, and Linda Tran.

    Historical Note:

    The Asian American Activities Center provides organizational advising, community service opportunities, and cultural and educational programs to the Stanford community. It began as a student-run organization in the early 1970s and was given institutional status by the Dean of Student Affairs in 1987.

    Processed by:

    Patricia White, 1995 March

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, Asian American Activities Center, Records (SC0487), Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication rights:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights are retained by the Institution. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Access Restrictions:

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Provenance:

    The materials were transferred to the Archives in 1995, 1997, 2003, and 2010.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ling, Bianca.
    Ling, Bianca
    Ngai, Nelson.
    Ngai, Nelson
    Stanford University. Asian American Students' Association.
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Suh, Richard.
    Suh, Richard
    Tran, Linda.
    Tran, Linda
    Asian American students--California.
    Asian Americans--Study and teaching.