This section includes literature by Asian American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of Asian American political and cultural organizations. We stock many out-of-print Asian American immigrant publications in Asian languages.
Durham, NH: New Hampshire College, 1914. 159p., very good hardcover in pebbled boards with gilt title and emblem. Yearbook for 1914, with black and white photos of students, faculty and activities. Bookplate of former owner, noting his fraternity (Gamma Theta), with a menu for the fraternity's 1914 senior banquet laid...
San Francisco, etc. Bay Area Committee Against the Simpson / Mazzoli Bill; etc. 1982. Lot of 5 leaflets and a newsletter published by opponents of the bill, which called on employers to attest to employee immigration status and made it illegal to knowingly hire unauthorized immigrants. This was the first...
Rosemead, CA: HLU, [199-?]. Six-panel glossy illustrated brochure for the Buddhist university affiliated with Fo Guang Shan monastery; folded, it is an upright measuring 10x4 inches. Very good. The university later changed its name to University of the West and received standard accreditation.
Hong Kong: Xiangjiang chu ban you xian gong si, 1991. 80, 735 p.,  p. of plates, very good in wraps, text in Chinese with an English essay, "Gilbert Woo, Chinese-American journalist" by Him Mark Lai and Betty Lim. Collection of works by the liberal journalist who worked at several San Francisco-based Chinese-language newspapers.
San Francisco: Society of Chinese Arts and Literature, 2007. 145p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches; text mostly in Chinese. Thoroughly illustrated collection of the Taiwan-born artist's work, with reprints of photos and newspaper clippings documenting her life. She was 88 at the time of publication.
Taibei: Hua qiao jiu guo lian he zong hui, 1974. Paperback. [21p.], mimeographed, in printed green wraps, mild wear. Report from the conference of Huaqiao (overseas Chinese) dedicated to "rescuing the country" (ie, reclaiming Mainland China from the Communists). Includes a list of recommendations for government action by various Huaqiao...
San Francisco: the Group, 1960. Single 14x8.5 inch sheet, mimeographed one side from dense text in handwritten Chinese, 46 lines of vertically-oriented text, very good. Originally dated only October 2, but the year 1960 has been neatly penned next to it in Chinese. Rules for the San Francisco Chinatown-based Club...
Berkeley: Pacific and Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies (PACTS), 1980. 119p., staplebound wraps, 11x8.5 inches. Also included is another packet, "Resolutions: analysis and action." Discusses approaches to religious Asian American activism inspired by liberation theology.
Los Angeles: Pacific Trading Co., 1936. 2 different invoices, each 1 sheet 8.5x7 inches oblong, English and Japanese. Handwritten Japanese text for items and prices. The head office for this company was in San Francisco, with a branch in Sacramento and a fertilizer plant in Los Angeles.