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Indochinese cultures project
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Indochinese cultures project
    Dates: 1958-1984
    Collection Number: Consult repository
    Extent: 18.0 Linear feet
    Repository: Sonoma State University Library
    Rohnert Park, California 94928
    Abstract: The Library and the Extended Education Program at Sonoma State University were awarded a grant in 1983 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for an Indochinese Cultures Project focusing on the diverse peoples and cultures of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

    Preferred Citation

    Indochinese cultures project. Sonoma State University Library

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection, composed of 101 color photographs with accompanying text and three examples of textiles, is a composite of project work with the Hmong and Mien Hill people in Merced and Khmer, Khmu, Laotian and Vietnamese people in Northern California. It also includes conference materials. A majority of the photographs are 7 x 10", the largest is 13 x 20”. Additionally, 320 slides from original photographs by Eric Crystal have been converted to digital images on CDROM and depict Indochinese immigrants in California. The slides are housed along with conference materials in the University Library’s Multimedia Center [CDROM 1225].

    Indexing Terms

    Indochinese Cultures Project.
    Indochinese -- California -- Photographs.
    Indochinese -- Clothing -- Photographs.
    Textile fabrics -- Indochinese.
    Indochinese -- California -- Agriculture -- Photographs.
    Hmong (Asian people).
    Yao (Southeast Asian people).
    Khmers. Khmu (Southeast Asian people).

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