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Asian-American History

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Online Resources

Databases & Websites

Research Quick Start Guide - Asian-American Collections at Stanford
Survey on Race Relations (1924-1927) Questionnaires, personal reflections, financial records, conference reports, meeting notes, bibliographies, and other material documenting non-European residents of the Pacific Coast from the Hoover Collection at Stanford.
Asian American Drama Plays and related biographical, production, and theatrical information.Stanford Only
Bibliography of Asian Studies ( 1971-) Stanford Only
California Ethnic Multicultural Archives (University of California Santa Barbara) Houses the Asian American Theater Company Archives, the Robert Billigmeier Collection (Japanese evacuation and relocation study-Tule Lake Relocation Center), the Chinese American Voters Education Committee Archives, the Iris Chang Papers (Chinese American writer), the Ester Soriano-Hewitt Papers (Filipina American civil rights activist), and other archival collections.
Case Files for Early Immigrants to San Francisco and Hawaii (Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California Berkeley)
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States (National Archives)
Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (Library of Congress, The Bancroft Library and Ethnic Studies Library at UC Berkeley, and the California Historical Society).
Filipino American National Historical Society
The Dillingham Commission Reports (1909-1911) Report on immigration to the 61st Congress.
In the First Person Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives Stanford Only
Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project (University of Washington Libraries) University of Washington holdings on Japanese internment.
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives (California Digital Library).
Korean American Digital Archive (University of Southern California Digital Archive)
Korean American Historical Society
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories. Stanford Only
Race and Religion Collection (Cornell University)
UC Irvine Southeast Asian Archive

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Periodicals & Newspapers

Ethnic News Watch (1959-) Includes Korea Times, Northwest Asian Weekly, VietNow Magazine, Filipino Express and other publications. Stanford Only
Pacific Northwest Regional Newspaper and Periodical Index

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Print Resources

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Atlas of Asian-American History, Monique Avakian.
New York: Facts on File, c2002.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E184 .O6 A89 2002 F)
Encyclopedia of Japanese American History : An A-to-Z Reference from 1868 to the Present. Edited by Brian Niiya.
New York: Facts on File, c2001.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E184 .J3 E53 2001)
The Encyclopedia of the Chinese Overseas. Lynn Pan, general editor.
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (DS732 .E53 1999)
The Asian-American Almanac: A Reference Work on Asians in the United States
Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, c1995.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E184 .O6 A824 1995)

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Journals & Newspapers

Amerasia Journal
Volume/date range: v. 1- Mar. 1971-
Location: Green Library latest yr. (or vol.) in HAS Journal Collection (Lane Room); earlier in Stacks (E184 .O6 A5)
Chinese Newspapers Published in North America, 1854-1975.
Compiled by Karl Lo and H. M. Lai.
Location: Green Library, Stacks (Z6953.5.C45 L6)
Journal of Asian American Studies
Electronic version: Available to Stanford-affiliated users at Project MUSE
Location: Green Library, latest yr. (or vol.) in Current Periodicals; earlier in Stacks (E184 .O6 J687)
Journal of American Ethnic History
Volume/date range: Vol. 1, no. 1 (fall 1981)-
Location: Green Library, latest yr. (or vol.) in Current Periodicals; earlier in Stacks (E184 .A1 J65)

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Microform Resources


San Francisco Newspapers Index, 1904-1959, California State Library.
Sacramento, Calif.: The Library; Bellevue, WA : produced by Commercial Microfilm Service, 1986. 699 microfiches: negative; 10 x 15 cm.
Location: Green Library, Media Microtext Collection (MFICHE 849)

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