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Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records


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Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records, 1985-2010 | University of Houston Libraries

By Kristen Nicole McAlear

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Collection Overview

Title: Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records, 1985-2010

Predominant Dates:2001-2010

ID: 02/2010-005

Primary Creator: Asians Against Domestic Abuse

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/02/2010

Subjects: Abused women - Care - Texas - Houston, Asian Americans - Texas - Houston, Family violence - Texas - Houston, Nonprofit organizations - Texas - Houston, Social advocacy - Texas - Houston, Social service - Texas - Houston, Women - Services for - Texas - Houston

Forms of Material: Administrative records, Brochures, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Newsletters

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes the articles of incorporation, by-laws, administrative documents, informational brochures, records of consciousness raising and fund-raising events, and newspaper clippings for the Asians Against Domestic Abuse organization. Materials are arranged topically and then chronologically, whenever possible. The series included are: Administrative Documents and Brochures and Other Publicity. The collection is comprised of 12 folders contained in 1 box.

Biographical Note

Asians Against Domestic Abuse (AADA) was founded in 2001 in order to raise awareness about domestic abuse in the Asian community and provide legal advocacy, community education, social service assistance, and interpretation for the Asian American community. The AADA was founded by Swapna Chaunduri, Rehana Sarwar, Salma Siddiqi, and Shantha Raghuthaman, who organized its first Board of directors. AADA works closely with other social services and women’s centers in Texas and is currently still active. For more information see http://www.aadainc.org.


Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records

Subject/Index Terms

Abused women - Care - Texas - Houston
Asian Americans - Texas - Houston
Family violence - Texas - Houston
Nonprofit organizations - Texas - Houston
Social advocacy - Texas - Houston
Social service - Texas - Houston
Women - Services for - Texas - Houston

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Houston Libraries

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian.

Photocopy decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.

Acquisition Source: Donated by Lilas Taha for Asians Against Domestic Abuse.

Preferred Citation: Asians Against Domestic Abuse Records. Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Administrative Documents],
[Series 2: Brochures and Other Publicity],

Series 1: Administrative Documents
This series includes the articles of incorporation, by-laws, financial and administrative records of the Asians Against Domestic Abuse organization. The series is arranged topically.
Box 1
Folder 1: Articles of incorporation, 2001
Folder 2: Amended bylaws, 2009
Folder 3: Board of directors information, undated
Folder 4: AADA Committee descriptions, undated
Folder 5: Manuals, policies and procedures, undated
Folder 6: Strategic Plan, 2010–2013
Folder 7: Administrative forms, undated
Folder 8: Non-profit corporation forms, 2006, 2008
Folder 9: Insurance forms, 2010, 2011
Folder 10: Donations and grants, 2009, 2010
Series 2: Brochures and Other Publicity
This series includes informational brochures, records for fundraising and consciousness raising events, and newspaper clippings presenting information about Asians Against Domestic Abuse and its events and activities.
Box 1
Folder 11: Brochures and presentations, undated
Folder 12: Events, 2009-2010
Folder 13: Clippings, 2002-2008

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