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Dr. Joo Ee Khoo Slides
2018-2  
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Description
This collection consists of approximately 3,500 35mm slides depicting art, artifacts, and material culture from Southeast Asian cultures.
Background
Dr. Khoo Joo Ee was a Straits Chinese from Penang, Malaysia. She was curator of the Asian Art Museum at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She studied fine arts and history of art in Malaysia, the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. She obtained her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London in 1976. Her dissertation title is Elements from China in Javanese Culture during the Majapahit Period. She conducted extensive research on Southeast Asian cultures and especially the Straits Chinese culture for over two decades. Her major work The Straits Chinese: a Cultural History was published by Pepin Press in Amsterdam in 1998. In 2017 a large portion of research and manuscript material was donated to the University Library at UC Berkeley and subsequently the 35mm slide portion of this collection was transferred to the CED Visual Resources Center.
Extent
5 boxes.
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Availability
Collection open for research.