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Asian Pacific Americans: History, Identity, and Experiences

Designed to provide context for the Fall 2021 One Book One Community experience, this guide offers resources that support learning more about the history, identity, and experiences of Asian Pacific Americans.

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SBU Special Collections

Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection

Abstract: Comprehensive collection documenting Chinese food history and culture including: one of the largest English-language Chinese cookbook collections in existence (more than 5,000 volumes); journals and magazines; slides; photographs; videos; filmstrips; artifacts; and papers of Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman.

Chinese Restaurants Collection

The Chinese Restaurants Collection includes 1.3 linear ft. of Chinese restaurant menus, matchbooks, and business cards ca. 1960-2000 and collected by Sidney W. Mintz.

Chinese Political and Social Pamphlets Collection

The Chinese Political and Social Pamphlets Collection is comprised of 3.5 cubic ft. of pamphlets and books published in Peking, New York, and Washington D.C. between 1948 and 1995; most published between the 1950s and 1970s. Subject matter includes: governmental reports; political propaganda; works of Mao Tse-tung and Vladimir Lenin; foreign policies; law; and descriptions of political and social conditions during the 1950s through the 1980s. Geographic coverage includes: China, United States of American, the former Soviet Union, Japan, Africa, Cuba; and Cuba.