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Guide to the Yoshio Kishi and Irene Yah-Ling Sun Collection MSS.292

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Collection processed by Emily Chu, Lawrence Giffin, and Laura Newsome. Finding aid created by Laura Newsome, 2012.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 01, 2021
Description is in English.

 Revised by Weatherly Stephan to reflect rehousing of box 8  , October 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Yah-Ling, Irene
Creator: Kishi, Yoshio, 1932-2012
Title: Yoshio Kishi and Irene Yah-Ling Sun Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1860-2011
Abstract: Yoshio Kishi was an award-winning New York City-based film and sound editor. For four decades, Kishi has been an avid collector of materials that trace the depiction of Asian Americans in U.S. intellectual and popular culture, and of materials produced by Asian American activists to counter such cultural stereotypes. This collection contains movie posters, magazines, cartoons, comic books, films, sheet music, objects, and other items collected by Kishi that depict Asians and Asian Americans throughout the 19th and 20th centuries in America.
Quantity: 68 Linear Feet in 92 boxes.
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials primarily in English, with some publications in Chinese and Japanese.
Call Phrase: MSS.292