Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.2010.014
Dates: 1997 - 2010
Creator: The University of Texas at Austin. Center for Asian American Studies
Organizations:
  • University of Texas Center for Asian American Studies
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--History
  • Asian American college students
  • Asian Americans--Education--History
  • Racism--Texas—Austin
  • Race discrimination--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Political activist--Texas--Austin
  • Social movements--Texas--Austin--History
  • Social reformers--Texas
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: This collection chronicles the efforts to bring Asian American Studies to The University of Texas at Austin and the early history of the founding of the Center for Asian American Studies. It is comprised of documents, correspondence, minutes, ...
AR.2012.021
Dates: 1980 - 2011
Creator: Chan, David, 1927-2012
Persons:
  • Chan, David
Organizations:
  • Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin Lyric Opera
  • Walter Long Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Asian American business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Asian American--societies, etc.
  • Burmese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
  • Political Participation
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Certificates
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... was a businessman in Austin, Texas who founded the Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce in 1996. This collection contains materials ... who served as a co-founder and chairman of the Texas Asian Chamber of Commerce in 1996. He also was Vice President and Trustee ... Trustees for the Long Center, Chairman and CEO of the U.S. Asian Chamber of Commerce. Chan created and managed several businesses in ...
AR.2013.025
Dates: 2007 - 2009
Creator: Kim, Jennifer
Persons:
  • Kim, Jennifer
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Equity Commission
  • Austin Community Leadership Council (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce (Tex.)
  • Austin Asian American Employee Network (Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Multiracial people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Chinese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Korean Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Political Participation
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Programs/fliers
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... In 2005 Jennifer Kim was elected as Austin, Texas' first Asian American council member. The collection includes papers, correspondence, ... a Chinese American mother, Jennifer is a third generation Asian American. Her father's work with the U.S Department of Defense took the ...
AR.2011.025
Dates: 1998 - 2013
Creator: Network of Indian Professionals, Austin chapter
Persons:
  • Kotecha, Sonia
  • Accapadi, Jos
  • Bhatti, Sumina
  • Khatwani, Umesh
Organizations:
  • NetIP
  • Network of Indian Professionals, Austin chapter
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Indian Americans--Societies, etc.
  • South Asian Americans--Employment
  • South Asian Americans--Societies, etc.
  • South Asian Americans--Social life and customs
  • South Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas-History
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Membership records
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... 1994 that recognizes and promotes the advancement of South Asian professionals in Central Texas. The membership lists, financial records, ... that recognizes and promotes the advancement of South Asian professionals in Central Texas. NetIP’s mission is “to serve as the ...
AR.2012.029
Dates: 1998 - 2010
Creator: Fifer, Susan
Persons:
  • Fifer, Susan
  • Olivarez, Alegria
  • Barnes, Marites
  • Baumgart, Raylene
  • Pisuena, Roscell
  • Knezevich, Joy
  • Watson, Kirk
Organizations:
  • Austin Filipino-American Association
  • Network of Asian American Organizations
  • Asian American Resource Center
  • Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin Hindu Temple
  • Asian Family Support Services of Austin
  • Seton Hospital
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Philippines
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Filipino Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Medicine--Texas--Travis County--History
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Financial records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... the Austin Filipino-American Association and the Network of Asian American Organizations. Through her community work she has orchestrated cultural celebrations, health fairs for the Asian American community, and was part of the advocacy team in favor of ...
AR.2018.050
Dates: 2012 - 2018
Creator: KhushATX
Persons:
  • Majumdar, Debarun
Organizations:
  • KhushATX
  • Austin Gay and Lesbian Pride Foundation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Clubs--Austin--Texas
  • Desi
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ
  • South Asian Americans--social life and customs
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Text materials
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... activities. Formerly KhushAustin, KhushATX is a South Asian gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender group based in Austin, ... in Austin, Texas in March 2012. KhushATX is an active South Asian gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender group based in Austin, Texas. As ...

Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce Records

AR.2015.004
Dates: 1997 - 2017
Creator: Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
Organizations:
  • Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Asian American business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Marketing/publicity materials
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: AR.2015.004 Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce Records Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce Austin (Tex.)--Commerce Asian ...

Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) Records

AR.2017.019
Dates: 2014 - 2017
Creator: Austin Asian American Film Festival
Organizations:
  • Austin Asian American Film Festival
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Film festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Moving pictures
  • Asian Americans--Social life and customs
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: AR.2017.019 Austin Asian American Film Festival Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) Records Austin Asian American Film Festival Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs Film ...
AR.2015.030
Dates: 2014 - 2014
Creator: University of Texas Department of American Studies
Persons:
  • Zumbrun, Janna
  • Chong, Alexis
  • Hoang, Elyse
  • Shetty, Divakar
  • Shetty, Shalini
  • Shetty, Pooja
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Volia
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Ramirez, Miguel
  • Vitek, Valasta
  • Coswell, Lee
  • Rosipal, Eileen
Organizations:
  • Austin History Center
  • L Style G Style
  • The University of Texas at Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans
  • LGBTQ
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Republic
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... and include contributions to Mexican American history, Asian American history, Native American history, Czech history and LGBTQ ... "Two Proud Chicanas", 2014 1 3 Burdin, Michelle "The Work of Asian American Women in Austin Restaurants", 2014 1 4 Cohen, Max "Mexican ...

South Asians' International Volunteer Association Records

AR.2018.012
Dates: 2015 - 2019
Creator: South Asians' International Volunteer Association
Persons:
  • Vaidya, Dhila
  • Kotecha, Shobha
Organizations:
  • South Asians' International Volunteer Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex)
Subjects:
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • South Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin
  • Service organizations--Texas--Austin
  • South Asian--Societies, etc.
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Membership records
  • Audio
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Asians' International Volunteer Association Austin (Tex) Asian Americans--Texas--Austin; South Asian Americans--Texas--Austin; Nonprofit organizations--Texas--Austin; Service ...

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