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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Chicano Studies Records
UArch 25  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material
  • Separated Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Chicano Studies Records
    Dates: ca. 1963-2002
    Bulk Dates: 1969-1984
    Collection number: UArch 25
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Center for Chicano Studies
    Collection Size: 30.7 linear feet (65 document boxes, 3 cartons, 1 oversize flat box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains materials from the early days of the Center for Chicano Studies, including administrative, research, project and program files, correspondence, and audio tapes.
    Physical location: Series I-IV, Del Sur; Series V, Annex 2.
    Languages: English, Spanish

    Access Restrictions

    Boxes 23-24 closed pending review. Some materials are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item, folder title, box number]. University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Chicano Studies Records. UArch 25. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Center for Chicano Studies collection contains materials from the early operations of the center, now known as the Chicano Studies Institute. The center's main focus was and continues to be to work with the Department of Chicano Studies to "undertake, promote, and disseminate research." For more information, see their website: http://research.ucsb.edu/ccs/ 

    Arrangement

    The Center for Chicano Studies collection contains four series:
    Series I: Administrative Files, contains budgets and other financial information, documents about the creation and function of the center, files on related groups and other materials. Most materials arranged chronologically; miscellaneous/subject files arranged alphabetically.
    Series II: Research & Projects, contains grant proposals, research data, etc. relating to research projects conducted by center faculty/staff/students. Files arranged alphabetically by main researcher's name or research project subject/title.
    Series III: Programs, Conferences & Events, contains files mainly on the center's Special Student Services program, and files on the Bilingualism Seminar conducted in Mexico for several year. Also contains files on visiting lecturers sponsored by the center, performances and art exhibits, etc. Files arranged by subject and/or chronologically. See also Series IV for correspondence relating to the Bilingualism Seminar.
    Series IV: Correspondence, contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of the center, related to programs, research, formation, etc. Materials arranged chronologically. Correspondence relating to the Bilingualism Seminar arranged separately as received from the Center, however related correspondence can also be found in the Center's general correspondence files.
    Series V: Audio, contains cassette tapes mainly of conferences and lectures by people associated with or invited by the Center.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Center for Chicano Studies
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Chicano Studies Institute
    Bilingualism--California.

    Related Material

    See also in Special Collections, University Archives:
    • Department of Chicano Studies collection, UArch 15.
    • El Centro collection, UArch 71.
    • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) records, UArch 20.
    • Affirmative Action collection, UArch 35.
    • Centro News, an EOP/Student Affirmative Action publication, in Serials Short Runs.
    • Encuentro, a Chicano EOP publication, in Serials Short Runs.
    • La Gaceta de Santa Barbara, Chicano Studies Department publication, in Serials Short Runs.
    • Laberinto del Centro, Chicano Studies Center publication, in Serials Short Runs.
    • Si Se Puede, El Congreso publication, in Serials Short Runs.
    • Public Information Office (PIO) Subject files, UArch 12.
    The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA), in the UCSB Department of Special Collections of Davidson Library, contains a number of collections relating to Chicana/Chicano artists, authors, and organizations. Website: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/special-collections/cema . Of particular note in CEMA are the following:
    • UCSB Ethnic Studies Protest collection, CEMA 93.
    • MEChA (El Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) Collection, CEMA 36.
    The Coleccion Tloque Nahuaque (Chicano Studies Collection), in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library of Davidson Library, contains printed materials relating to Chicano Studies. Website: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/ethnic-gender-studies-library/coleccion-tloque-nahuaque .
    Chicano Studies Institute (formerly Center for Chicano Studies) website: http://research.ucsb.edu/ccs/ 
    Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies website: http://www.chicst.ucsb.edu/ 

    Separated Material

    Serials originally included in the Center for Chicano Studies collection have been separated to the University Archives Serials section:
    • Laberinto del Centro