California Ethnic and Multicultura Archives, CEMA (University of California, Santa Barbara)
American Memory Collection, Library of Congress
NARA contains documents and records created by the United States Federal government on various topics including family records, US military records, immigration and many more. Some significant collections on Asian and Pacific Americans are noted below.
The oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of congress. The LOC is the largest library in the world with millions of books, recordings, maps, photographs, and manuscripts in its collections.
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The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) was founded in 2008 in order to preserve, document, and provide access to primary historical materials that document the history of South Asian American communities. Our collection reflects the vast range of experiences of the South Asian diaspora in the United States, including those who trace their heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the many South Asian diaspora communities across the globe