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Vietnamese American Coalition Records (University of California, Irvine)
AS.149  
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: University of California, Irvine, Vietnamese American Coalition records
    Creator: Vietnamese American Coalition
    Identifier/Call Number: AS.149
    Physical Description: 2.2 Linear Feet (2 document boxes and 2 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1994-2010
    Abstract: This collection contains administrative files and ephemera from the Vietnamese American Coalition (VAC), a student club at the University of California, Irvine established in 1993. Included are agendas and meeting minutes, information about events, newsletters, publications, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Events documented include the Black April Commemoration, the Vietnamese Film Festival, the Dust to Life film premier, Shadow Day, and the Little Saigon clean up.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection is only minimally processed. It may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Irvine, Vietnamese American Coalition records. AS-149. 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.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from an unknown source, 2010. Collected by Special Collections and Archives staff at the 2012 Anteater Involvement Fair and unknown sources, circa 2012. Transferred from the Cross Cultural center, 2016 and 2018. Separated from the Cross Cultural Center records (AS-052), 2019. Separated from the UCI Clubs and Organizations publications series (PS-033), 2020.

    Historical Background

    The Vietnamese American Coalition (VAC) was established at UC Irvine in 1993 by a group of undergraduates and alumni who felt concerned over the current state and the future of the Vietnamese American community, particularly that of Orange County. In order to end these concerns, VAC became politically and actively involved. Acting as a coordinating body, VAC aspires to promote active involvement within the Vietnamese American community, and to voice social and political issues pertaining to the Vietnamese American community, as well as those in Vietnam.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains administrative files and ephemera from the Vietnamese American Coalition (VAC), a student club at the University of California, Irvine established in 1993. Included are agendas and minutes of meetings, information about events, newsletters, publications, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Events documented in this accession include the Black April Commemoration, the Vietnamese Film Festival, the Dust to Life film premier, Shadow Day, and the Little Saigon clean up.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Southeast Asian Americans -- Archives.
    Asian American students
    College students -- California -- Irvine -- Archives