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Conroy, Hilary (1919- )

    Papers, 1873-1900, ca. 1970-1990.  1 ft.  Conroy is professor emeritus of history at the University of Pennsylvania and has written extensively on Asian history, including Asian immigration to the United States.  The collection contains materials from Conroy's teaching and research files and includes correspondence, papers, clippings and miscellaneous printed materials from the 1970s and 1980s.  There is also microfilm of records in the collections of the Archives of Hawaii concerning Japanese immigration in the nineteenth century.  In English.   Inventory available.  Gift of Hilary Conroy.

Lourie, Norman V. (1912- )

    Papers, 1974-1990.  8 ft.  Norman V. Lourie is the son of a Ukrainian immigrant.  He has been active in social work since 1928, running settlement houses during the 1930s, serving as Pennsylvania's Deputy Secretary of Welfare and as Senior Policy Adviser for the Institute for Economic Development (1980-1982) and the National Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Forum (1983-1990), both in Washington, D.C.  His academic activities have included teaching in the graduate faculty of the School of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania.  The collection consists primarily of reference files and related materials collected by Lourie in his work for the National Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Forum and as professional consultant for Community Mental Health and Family Services, Inc., at the Philippine Refugee Processing Center in Bataan.  These materials relate primarily to refugees from Vietnam and Cambodia, and include correspondence, reports, conference materials, clippings, printed materials, and uncataloged photographs.  In English.  Inventory available.  Gift of Norman V. Lourie.

Pan Asian Association

    Records, 1892-1991.  7.5 ft.  The Pan Asian Association was founded in Philadelphia in 1982 as an umbrella organization intended to unite the area's individual Asian communities.  The records include minutes, correspondence, bylaws, financial records, and printed and other materials relating to cultural events.  For related materials see the Tsiwen Law Papers.  In English.  Inventory available.  Gift of the organization.


Yellow Seeds

    Newspaper, 1972-1977.  1 reel.  Published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Yellow Seeds, Inc., beginning in 1972.  In English and Chinese.

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