This collection contains records of the East Asian Studies Center (EASC) at the University of Southern California. Materials
include administrative records, federal grant applications, and files relating to EASC's involvement developing the USC Library's
East Asian collections. There are also some materials related to the USC-UCLA Joint East Asia Language and Area Center.
The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) was established at the University of Southern California in 1974 to promote and facilitate
interdisciplinary work concerning East Asia. Its first director was Professor George Totten (1922-2009). One of the EASC initial
goals was to develop the USC Library's East Asian collections. As part of its work, the EASC administers the USC-UCLA Joint
East Asia Language and Area Center.
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All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the East Asian Library at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the East Asian Library as the owner of the physical items and
is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Advance notice required for access.