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Vietnamese Students Association New Year's Day Celebration Collection

1 envelope 0.1 linear feet
Call no.: MS 106 bd

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.

Scope and Contents of the 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.

Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Vietnamese Students Association New Year’s Day Celebration Collection (MS 106). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Dr. Lucy Nguyen, 1985.

Processing Information

Processed by SCUA staff.

Additional Information

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Gift of Lucy Nguyen, 1985


Amherst (Mass.)--Social life and customsUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst--Students--Social life and customsVietnamese New Year--Massachusetts--PhotographsVietnamese Students Association (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)Vietnamese students--Massachusetts--FolkloreVietnamese students--Massachusetts--Social life and customs

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