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Guide to the Julian Nava Collection, 1880-1993
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Description
Julian Nava was born and raised in East Los Angeles, was one of the first Mexican-American graduates of Pomona College, and one the first Mexican-American doctoral students at Harvard University. He had a distinguished career as a professor of history at California State University, Northridge, served as a member of the Los Angeles Board of Education, and as United States Ambassador to Mexico from 1980 to 1981. Nava's collection documents his wide personal and professional interests in education, Mexican American affairs, Latin American history and Chicano politics.
Background
Julian Nava was born and raised in East Los Angeles, was one of the first Mexican-American graduates of Pomona College, and one the first Mexican-American doctoral students at Harvard University. He had a distinguished career as a professor of history at California State University, Northridge, was a member of the Los Angeles Board of Education, and United States Ambassador to Mexico from 1980 to 1981.
Extent
40.02 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.