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Overview: The Vietnamese Students Association hosted a Vietnamese New Year celebration at the Campus Center of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on February 20, 1985. Collection contains twelve photographs and a program listing sponsors, speakers, performers, the sequence of events, descriptions of ancestor worship, the legend of the earth and the sky cakes, the menu, and some song lyrics.

Vietnamese Students Association New Year's Day Celebration Collection

1985
1 envelope
Call no.: MS 106
Special Collections & University Archives | UMass Amherst Libraries | 154 Hicks Way | Amherst, Mass. 01003-9275 | scua@library.umass.edu | 413-545-2780

Contents of Collection

The collection comprises twelve photographs of a Vietnamese New Year celebration hosted by the Vietnamese Students Association on February 20, 1985 at the Campus Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst. In addition to listing sponsors, speakers, performers, and sequence of events, the program describes ancestor worship, the legend of the earth and the sky cakes, the menu for the event, and some song lyrics.

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Language:

English

Provenance

Acquired from Dr. Lucy Nguyen, 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by SCUA staff.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Vietnamese Students Association New Year's Day Celebration Collection (MS 106). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Amherst (Mass.)--Social life and customs.
  • Vietnamese New Year--Massachusetts--Photographs.
  • Vietnamese students--Massachusetts--Folklore.
  • Vietnamese students--Massachusetts--Social life and customs.

Names

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Students--Social life and customs.
  • Vietnamese Students Association (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Genre terms

  • Photographs.
  • Songs.