Finding Aid for the Chicano Studies Research Center: Women's Unit Papers 1985 - 1995

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Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Chicano Studies Research Center: Women's Unit Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1985 - 1995
Collection number: 50
Creator: CSRC Women's Unit
Extent: 1 linear foot
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: The Women's Unit was created in view of the fact that women of Mexican decent carry the burden of their gender in addition to their racial and class status and that efforts by the CSRC to address and rectify Chicano oppression largely ignored sexism. The Women's Unit was officially established in 1985 to define and promote Chicana / Mexicana Studies and to advance the social, political, and economic welfare of the Chicana / Mexicana community.



Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu



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Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

Access

Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu or the librarian at yretter@chicano.ucla.edu

Publication Rights

For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Chicano Studies Research Center: Women's Unit Papers, 50, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Acquisition Information

This collection is a part of the Chicano Studies Research Center's own internal papers.

Scope and Content

Various papers; range from 1985 - 1993, approx. 1 linear foot.

The Women's Unit was created in view of the fact that women of Mexican decent carry the burden of their gender in addition to their racial and class status and that efforts by the CSRC to address and rectify Chicano oppression largely ignored sexism. The Women's Unit was officially established in 1985 to define and promote Chicana / Mexicana Studies and to advance the social, political, and economic welfare of the Chicana / Mexicana community.



Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu



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Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Chicana
Feminism
Mexicana
Racism
Sexism


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

CSRC Women's Unit: Statement of Goals 1985-1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Reports, correspondence, drafts, notes
Box 1, Folder 2

CSRC Women's Unit: Statement of Goals II 1985-1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Reports, memorandum, recommendations, selected bibliography, minutes, recommendations, invitation flyer, appendices, notes
Box 1, Folder 3

CSRC Women's Unit: Applicants Woman's Unit Coordinator 1988

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, resume, interview question forms, notes
Box 1, Folder 4

CSRC Women's Unit: Message from Women's Unit Coordinator to Different Magazines 1985-1986

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

t.ms. "Message from the Women's Unit Coordinator", t.ms. "Chicana Studies Moves Forward", t. ms. "Pioneer in Chicana Studies Heads Women's Unit of CSRC", untitled t.ms.
Box 1, Folder 5

CSRC Women's Unit: Budget Related Information 1988-1994

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Account summary, memorandum, agenda, projected budget, budget requests, correspondence, notes
Box 1, Folder 6

CSRC Women's Unit: Mandate Paper 1985-1986

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

t.ms. "Mandate, Mission, Purpose, Goals, Objectives, and Priorities", resignation letter from Lourdes Arguelles to Dr. Rocco, membership list and related papers
Box 1, Folder 7

CSRC Women's Unit: Cine Mujer Festival I 1992 -1993

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Various filmmaker correspondence and related printed material
Box 1, Folder 8

CSRC Women's Unit: Cine Mujer II 1992 - 1993

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Filmmaker correspondence, invoices, related printed materials
Box 1, Folder 9

CSRC Women's Unit: Women's Coordinating Committee Membership Papers 1987

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Rosters, invitation lists, related
Box 1, Folder 10

CSRC Women's Unit: Filmmaker Statistics [1990 - 1993]

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, photocopied clippings, artist resumes, biographies
Box 1, Folder 11

CSRC Women's Unit: Logo Designs no date

Physical Description: papers

Scope and Content Note

Graphic design illustrations for Women's unit logo
Box 2, Folder 1

CSRC Women's Unit: Meeting Minutes Vol. 1 1988 - 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten minutes of meetings of the executive committee of the Chicano Studies Researech Center Women's Unit
Box 2, Folder 2

CSRC Women's Unit: Meeting Minutes Vol. 2 1987 - 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

typed and handwritten minutes of meetings of the executive committee of the Chicano Studies Researech Center Women's Unit
Box 2, Folder 3

CSRC Women's Unit: Summer Workshop Programs 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Various papers realting to Chicana / Latina summer workshop programs
Box 2, Folder 4

CSRC Women's Unit: Faculty Recruitment 1989 - 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Papers relating to the search for faculty at the CSRC
Box 2, Folder 5

CSRC Women's Unit: Undergraduate Demands 1987 - 1989

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Typed papers by students requesting changes in the way the Women's Unit was to be used and understood
Box 2, Folder 6

CSRC Women's Unit: Reports 1986 - 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Various papers relating to the work and progress of the Women's Unit
Box 2, Folder 7

CSRC Women's Unit: Magdalena Mora Scholarship 1989

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Scholarship memo and flyer
Box 2, Folder 8

CSRC Women's Unit: Reports 1986 - 1989

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Memos and other papers relating to the goals and progress of the CSRC Women's Unit
Box 2, Folder 9

CSRC Women's Unit: MALCS (Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social) 1990

Physical Description: Papers and printer's proof

Scope and Content Note

Papers related to a CSRC Women's Unit conference for MALCS
Box 2, Folder 10

CSRC Women's Unit: MALCS Proposals 1990

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Papers realting to the 1990 MALCS conference
Box 2, Folder 11

CSRC Women's Unit: Chicana Studies Courses 1985 - 1987

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Papers related to courses offerd on Chicana studies