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East/West newspaper collection
M2073  
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Description
Copies of issues throughout the history of publication, including 8 complete sets in bound volumes. Some issues missing, some incomplete. Numbering occasionally repeats or skips. Includes one copy of Asian Week newspaper dated March 11, 1982.
Background
East-West (sometimes printed East/West, also Dong xi bao/東西報 in Chinese) was a San Francisco Chinatown-based English/Chinese bilingual newspaper founded by editor/publisher Gordon Lew (also a professor at the City College of San Francisco) that ran weekly from 1967 to 1989. Most of its articles covered issues affecting the Asian diaspora, primarily Chinese, in Chinatown, America, and internationally.
Extent
8 Linear Feet (13 flat boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.