Vietnamese Students Association New Year's Day Celebration Collection

  • 1985
  • 1 envelope
  • Call no.: MS 106

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.

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Scope 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.

Provenance

Acquired from Dr. Lucy Nguyen, 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by SCUA staff.

Language:

English

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More 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.

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