University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Vietnamese Immigrants Oral History Collection, 1992, 2008



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Vietnamese of the Texas Gulf Coast Oral History Project
Title: Vietnamese Immigrants Oral History Collection
Dates: 1992, 2008
Abstract: Collection consists of forty-nine oral history interviews of Vietnamese immigrants to the Texas Gulf Coast. The oral history project was directed by the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library in 2008.
Accession No.: 2009-075
Extent: 1 foot
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

In 2008, the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library directed an oral history project titled “The Vietnamese of the Texas Gulf Coast,” resulting in the interviews in this collection. Dr. Sara Massey conducted the interviews. Also included in the collection is one interview from 1992, conducted by Kathryn Winkelman for the Aransas County Historical Commission.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of forty-nine oral history interviews of Vietnamese immigrants to the Texas Gulf Coast, including residents of Rockport, Palacios, Port Lavaca, Fulton, and Seadrift, Texas. For each oral history interview, there is an audio interview on compact disc (CD), interview transcripts, and a photograph of the interviewee. Note that one interview has no audio CD, and one interview has no photograph.


Restrictions

Use Restrictions

Copyright to interviews is held by the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library.


Index Terms

Subjects
Vietnamese -- United States.
Refugees -- Vietnam.
Vietnamese Americans.
Immigrants -- Texas -- History.
Vietnamese -- Texas -- Gulf Region.
Texas -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Gulf Region (Tex.) -- Emigration and immigration.
Places
Gulf Region (Tex.)
Palacios (Tex.)
Rockport (Tex.)
Port Lavaca (Tex.)
Fulton (Tex.)
Seadrift (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vietnamese Immigrants Oral History Collection, 1992, 2008, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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2.325/G154 Oral history interviews (49), 1992, 2008