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Guide to the Asian American Arts Centre Records TAM.613

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke, 2012-2013; Alexandra Gomer, 2018.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 05, 2020
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated to include materials integrated from accession number 2018.115 by Alexandra Gomer. Record updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect January 2019 accretion Record updated by Marissa Grossman to reflect rehousing of materials  , September 2018 , February 2019 , March 2020

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The archived website was migrated from the California Digital Library's Web Archiving Service to the Internet Archive's Archive-It Service in November 2015. The link to California Digital Library was removed in October 2017.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions with the exception of boxes 4-6, 10, 12-15, 20, 22-23, 30, 44, 66, 87, 91, 95, 103, and 113. Access to these boxes is restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by the Asian American Arts Centre were transferred to New York University in 2012 by Robert Lee. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive. Please contact

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Asian American Arts Centre Records; TAM 613; Box number; Folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Separated Materials

Forty-seven linear feet of art books, catalogues, and serials from the collection were given to the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. An additional four linear feet of books and serials were separated for cataloging by the Tamiment Library. Duplicates of flyers, programs, and other printed ephemera were removed. Some personal materials were separated and may be returned to the donors.

Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures

Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers. Materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Due to technical or privacy issues, archived websites may not be exact copies of the original website at the time of the web crawl. Certain file types will not be captured dependent on how they are embedded in the site. Other parts of websites that the crawler has difficulty capturing includes Javascript, streaming content, database-driven content, and highly interactive content. Full-Text searches of archived websites are available at

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Robert Lee on behalf of the Asian American Arts Centre in 2012, 2018, and 2019. The accession numbers associated with this gift are 2012.022, 2012.038, and 2012.040, and 2019.018.

Processing Information

Some materials were rehoused into archival quality folders and containers. In such cases, any original folder titles were copied onto the new folders or containers. Materials were condensed between boxes to correct under- or overstuffing. Folder titles added by the archivist are indicated with square brackets.

In 2014, the archived websites were added as a series.


No materials were separated from this collection.