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East Asian Languages and Cultures Program Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-RG04-022
This collection consists of records documenting the East Asian Languages and Cultures Program dating from 1986 to 2005.  Records include correspondence, fliers, photographs, articles, and reports. Also included are records documenting grants from the Freeman Foundation and the National Security Education Program ("Building Bridges through Practical Chinese.")


  • 1986-2005


Conditions Governing Access

Some records in this collection are classified as General University Records and are thus closed for 20 years beyond the date of creation. Other files might contain personal information - these are closed for 75 years beyond the date of creation. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


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Biographical or Historical Information

The University established a Chinese language program in 1989, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation. The East Asian Languages and Cultures Program was established shortly thereafter. In 2005, the program split into two, creating the East Asian Studies Program and the Department of Chinese and Japanese.

Method of Acquisition

The bulk of the records in this collection were created/collected by Jane Parish Yang and transferred to the Archives by Jessica Hoyer '18, 2016-01-08.

Processing Information

Minimally processed by Kim Comerford, 2013.


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Revision Statements

  • 2016-01-08: Substantially revised with accession #2016-01

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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