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Guide to the Paokong Chang Papers MS.SEA.051
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  • Title: Paokong Chang papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.SEA.051
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1995
    Date (bulk): 1980-1989
    Language of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English, Thai, Vietnamese, and Laotian.
    Abstract: This collection is comprised of records collected by University of California, Irvine student Paokong Chang documenting the Southeast Asian refugee experience in America, with a special focus on the Hmong population. The bulk of the collection contains photocopies of original newspaper and magazine articles written in the 1980s. There are also reports, statements, pamphlets, and brochures written by various Hmong activist and human rights groups documenting their activities and refugee life, particularly in California. The materials include detailed contextual material that makes this data useful for research on early Hmong refugee and immigrant life in America, human rights issues, and more broadly in Asian American diaspora studies.
    Creator: Chang, Paokong

    Access

    The collection has not been processed but is open for research. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Paokong Chang papers. MS-SEA051. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection is comprised of records collected by University of California, Irvine student Paokong Chang documenting the Southeast Asian refugee experience in America, with a special focus on the Hmong population. The bulk of the collection contains photocopies of original newspaper and magazine articles written in the 1980s. There are also reports, statements, pamphlets, and brochures written by various Hmong activist and human rights groups documenting their activities and refugee life, particularly in California. The materials include detailed contextual material that makes this data useful for research on early Hmong refugee and immigrant life in America, human rights issues, and more broadly in Asian American diaspora studies.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hmong (Asian people) -- California -- Archives
    Hmong (Asian people) -- Social life and customs.
    Hmong Americans -- Archives
    Refugees -- United States -- Archives.
    Refugees -- United States -- Periodicals.
    Southeast Asian Americans -- California -- Archives
    Southeast Asian Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Archives.
    Southeast Asians -- United States -- Archives.