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Collection Details


Collection Name: Special Research Projects: Hindu Community in the Raleigh-Durham Area
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wilson Library. Manuscript Collection. Southern Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: R.3
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e51359
Description: Jennifer Saunders conducted interviews for her masters thesis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about the development of the Hindu community in the Raleigh-Durham area and the role of the Hindu temple in this process. Interviews focus on the change and development of the Indian community in the United States, especially within North Carolina. The role of the temple receives special emphasis as a place where community can be built and a site where diverse Asian religious and cultural traditions can integrate with each other.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 5
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Durham, NC; Hindus--North Carolina; North Carolina; Oral history; Raleigh, NC; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004603