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Guide to the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) Records, University of California, Irvine AS.132
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Organizational files Series 1. 1980-1999

Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains basic organizational documents and guidelines that are fundamental to the foundation and operation of MEChA at UCI and on other campuses.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box-folder 1 : 1

Alta Califas Sur MEChA Regional constitution undated

Box-folder 1 : 2

Community mission statement undated

Box-folder 1 : 3

Constitutions 1996, undated

Box-folder 1 : 4

El Plan de Santa Barbara undated

Box-folder 1 : 5

El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán undated

Box-folder 1 : 6

Fact sheets undated

Box-folder 1 : 7

MEChA start-up kit for high schools and colleges undated

Box-folder 1 : 8

National Chapter constitution undated

Box-folder 1 : 9

Non-UCI chapters: bylaws, histories, and other materials 1998, undated

Box-folder 1 : 10

Northern Regional Task Force philosophy paper 1996

Box-folder 1 : 11

Orange County MEChA Central constitution and amendments 1997, undated

Box-folder 1 : 12

Organization philosophy statements 1999, undated

Box-folder 1 : 13

Organizational charts and bylaws 1999, undated

Box-folder 1 : 14

Statement of purpose undated

Box-folder 1 : 15

Workbook for student organizing 1980

 

Subject files Series 2. 1968-2002

Physical Description: 1.0 Linear foot

Access

Loose photographs in boxes 2 and 3 are not sleeved. Researchers must wear gloves.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains topical files maintained by MEChA on major topics of interest to the organization. Of special interest are files relating to UCI's affirmative action, minority affairs, and equal opportunity initiatives.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box-folder 1 : 16

Affirmative Action: announcements, handbook, and directory 1973-1990

Box-folder 1 : 17

Articles and clippings 1980-1998

Box-folder 1 : 18

Boycotts: announcements 1995, undated

Box-folder 1 : 19

California Statewide MEChA: program, announcement, and manual 1999, undated

 

Chicano/Latino issues

Box-folder 1 : 20

Agendas, correspondence, and other materials 1990-1994

Box-folder 1 : 21

Reports and clippings 1980, 1993, undated

Box-folder 2 : 1

Chicano/Latino Studies Program: description 1997

Box-folder 2 : 2

Chicano Literary Contest: submissions and brochures 1977-1991

Box-folder 2 : 4

Cinco de Mayo: agendas, fliers, and other materials 1987-1991

Box-folder 2 : 3

Chicanos for Creative Medicine: announcements, fliers, and other materials 1993

Box-folder 2 : 5

Community affairs: newsletters, report, and other materials 1974, undated

 

Educational Opportunities Program

Box-folder 2 : 7

Announcements, reports, and other materials 1972-1973

Box-folder 2 : 8

Press kit 1981-1982

Box-folder 2 : 6

Coors boycott: articles, fliers, and other materials 1972-1985

Box-folder 2 : 9

El Día de los Muertos: information sheets 1997

Box-folder 2 : 10

Federación Chicana de San Diego: report, budget, and correspondence 1972-1974

Box-folder 2 : 11

La Voz Mestiza photographs and negatives undated

Box-folder 2 : 12

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF): announcements, testimonies, and other materials 1990-1993

Box-folder 2 : 13

Minority Student Affairs: announcements, budgets, and other materials 1972-1974

 

Newsletters

Box-folder 3 : 1

Affirmative Action Registrar 1980-1981

Box-folder 3 : 2

Discourse 1993

Box-folder 3 : 3

El mestizo 1972, undated

Box-folder 3 : 4

El popo 1996

Box-folder 3 : 5

¡La verdad! 1993-1994

Box-folder 3 : 6

Nuestra cosa 1992-1994

Box-folder 3 : 7

The Reality Press 1996

Box-folder 3 : 8

Sí se puede 1992

Box-folder 3 : 9

Uníon el barrio 1984

Box-folder 3 : 10

Uníon Hispana 1994

Box-folder 3 : 11

Voz fronteriza 1996

Box-folder 3 : 12-13

Photographs and negatives 1993-2002, undated

Box-folder 4 : 1

Proposition 227 information sheets undated

 

Reports

Box-folder 4 : 2

Report of the Committee Appointed to Review the Department of Ethnic Studies 1973

Box-folder 4 : 3

University of California Undergraduate Student Affirmative Action Five Year Plan 1989-1995

Box-folder 4 : 4

Statistical reports on Latino issues 1991

Box-folder 4 : 5

Teach-in on student apartheid announcements 1989

Box-folder 4 : 6-7

Undocumented alien students: legal papers, histories, and other materials 1990-1993, undated

Box-folder 4 : 8

United Farm Workers of America: announcements, clippings, and fliers 2001, undated

Box-folder 4 : 9

United Farm Workers Organizing Committee: reports, fact sheets, and other materials 1968-1971

Box-folder 4 : 10

United Mexican American Students (UMAS): constitution, correspondence, and other materials 1968-1969

Box-folder 4 : 11-12

University of California Chicano Steering Committee: information packet, minutes, announcements, and agendas 1972-1975

Box-folder 4 : 13, 5 : 1-2

Writings, poetry, and related materials 1983-1984, undated

 

Officers' files Series 3. 1970-2006

Physical Description: 3.8 Linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains files compiled each year by MEChA's student officers. The records document a range of activities, including officers' involvement with UCI's affirmative action initiatives, youth conferences organized by MEChA, relationships with other MEChA or Chicano organizations, and events such as Chicano/Latino graduation, Mes de la Raza, and Cinco de Mayo.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by academic year, then alphabetically.
 

1971-1972

Box-folder 5 : 3

General file: correspondence, minutes, and other materials 1970-1972

Box-folder 5 : 4

MEChA Centrales: announcements, minutes, and other materials 1971

Box-folder 5 : 5

Special Services proposal 1971

Box-folder 5 : 6

University of California Chicano Conference report 1971

Box-folder 5 : 7

University of California, Riverside Follow Through Program: brochure, announcements, and other materials 1972-1973

 

1972-1973

Box-folder 5 : 8

Film Committee: announcements and catalog 1972-1973

 

General files

Box-folder 5 : 9

Announcements, minutes, and other materials 1972-1973

Box-folder 5 : 10

Correspondence and directories 1972-1973

Box-folder 5 : 11

Reports and handbooks 1972-1973

Box-folder 5 : 12

MEChA Central Los Angeles: minutes and related materials 1973

Box-folder 5 : 13

Special Services: minutes, announcements, and other materials 1972-1973

 

1973-1974

Box-folder 6 : 1

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs: correspondence, minutes, and other materials 1973-1974

Box-folder 6 : 2

Chancellor's Minority Advisory Committee reports 1974

Box-folder 6 : 3

Chicano Caucus: announcements and correspondence 1974

Box-folder 6 : 4

Chicano Scholarship Fund: announcements and questionnaire 1974

 

General files

Box-folder 6 : 5

Announcements, directory, and budgets 1972-1974

Box-folder 6 : 6

Correspondence, minutes, and other materials 1973-1974

Box-folder 6 : 7

Minutes, announcements, and other materials 1972-1974

Box-folder 6 : 8

Minority Programs Board: announcements 1973-1974

Box-folder 6 : 9

Special Services: announcements and fact sheets 1973

Box-folder 6 : 10

University of California Chicano Conference: agendas, minutes, and other materials 1973-1974

Box-folder 6 : 11

University of California Steering Committee: correspondence, agendas, and other materials 1973-1974

 

1974-1975

Box-folder 6 : 12

Budget: announcements and plan 1974-1975

Box-folder 6 : 13

Special Services: correspondence, budget, and other materials 1974-1975

 

1975-1976

Box-folder 6 : 14

Affirmative Action: fliers and newsletters 1975

 

General files

Box-folder 6 : 15

Guidelines, minutes, and other materials 1970-1976

Box-folder 6 : 16

Minutes, correspondence, and other materials 1975-1976

Box-folder 6 : 17

Minority Programs Committee: minutes and related materials 1974-1975

Box-folder 7 : 1

University of California Steering Committee: reports, minutes, and other materials 1975-1976

 

1976-1977

Box-folder 7 : 2

Announcements, minutes, and other materials 1970-1976

 

1978-1979

Box-folder 7 : 3

Fliers and program 1979

 

1981-1982

Box-folder 7 : 4

Agendas, minutes, and other materials 1980-1982

Box-folder 7 : 5

Writings, handbook, and other materials 1979-1982

 

1982-1983

Box-folder 7 : 6

Announcements and related materials 1982-1983

Box-folder 7 : 7

Correspondence and related materials 1982

Box-folder 7 : 8-9

Fliers, minutes, and other materials 1980-1983

 

1983-1984

Box-folder 7 : 10

Correspondence, notes, and other materials 1983-1984

Box-folder 16 : 1

UCI yearbook with annotations 1984

 

1985-1986

Box-folder 7 : 11

Cinco de Mayo: agendas, schedules, and other materials 1986

 

1986-1987

Box-folder 7 : 12

Chicano/Latino Graduation: correspondence, agendas, and other materials 1987

Box-folder 7 : 13

UCI Chicano/Latino Alumni Association minutes 1986

 

1987-1988

Box-folder 7 : 14

Chicano/Latino Graduation: correspondence, agendas, and other materials 1986-1988

Box-folder 7 : 15

Chicano/Latino Network: constitution, minutes, and other materials 1986-1988

Box-folder 7 : 16

General file: announcements 1987-1988

 

1988-1989

Box-folder 7 : 17

Cinco de Mayo: announcements, budgets, and other materials 1989

Box-folder 7 : 18

"Community Empowerment and Chicano Scholarship" conference: program, announcements, and other materials 1989

Box-folder 8 : 1

General file: announcements, clippings, and other materials 1988-1991

Box-folder 8 : 2

La Raza: announcements, plan, and fact sheet 1988-1989

 

1989-1990

Box-folder 8 : 3

Cinco de Mayo: budgets, announcements, and other materials 1988-1990

Box-folder 8 : 4

General file: memoranda and minutes 1988-1990

Box-folder 8 : 5

La Raza: announcements 1989

 

1991-1992

Box-folder 8 : 6

Cinco de Mayo: fliers, correspondence, and other materials 1991-1992

Box-folder 8 : 7-8

Counseling Center: correspondence, notes, and other materials 1984-1993

Box-folder 8 : 9

Educational Opportunities Program/Student Affirmative Action: catalog, reports, and fact sheets 1991-1993

Box-folder 8 : 10

General file: correspondence, reports, and other materials 1991-1992

 

1992-1993

 

Chicano/Latino Graduation

Box-folder 8 : 11

Budgets and minutes 1993

Box-folder 8 : 12

Correspondence, announcements, and other materials 1993

Box-folder 9 : 1

Chicano/Latino Intersegmental Convocation: programs 1992

 

General files

Box-folder 9 : 2

Announcements, clippings, and other materials 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 3

Announcements, fliers, and other materials 1989-1993

Box-folder 9 : 4

Correspondence 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 5

Fliers, agendas, and other materials 1992

Box-folder 9 : 6-7

Minutes, agendas, and other materials 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 8

Report, announcements, and other materials 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 9

Lecture announcements, clippings, and other materials 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 10

Orange County MEChA Central: constitution, agendas, and other materials 1992

Box-folder 9 : 11

Regional chapters: minutes, agendas, and other materials 1991-1992

Box-folder 9 : 12

Semana de la Raza: fliers, correspondence, and other materials 1992-1993

Box-folder 9 : 13

University Chicano/Latino Community Forum: correspondence, manual, and other materials 1993

 

1993-1994

 

General files

Box-folder 9 : 14

Announcements, schedule, and other materials 1974, 1992-1994

Box-folder 9 : 15

Correspondence 1994

Box-folder 9 : 16

Minutes, fliers, and other materials 1993, undated

Box-folder 9 : 17

Reports, announcements, and other materials 1993-1994

Box-folder 10 : 1

Mes de la Raza: correspondence, fliers, and other materials 1993-1994

Box-folder 10 : 2

Para Mujeres: fliers 1993-1994

Box-folder 10 : 3-4

Student Affirmative Action: reports and correspondence 1990-1994

Box-folder 10 : 5

Youth Conference workshop: objectives, schedule, and handouts 1993-1994

 

1994-1995

Box-folder 10 : 6

California Chicano/Latino Intersegmental Convocation: program, reports, and other materials 1993-1994

Box-folder 10 : 7

Chicano/Latino Graduation: correspondence, invitations, and other materials 1989-1995

Box-folder 10 : 8

Chicano/Latino Studies Program: announcements, minutes, and other materials 1995

Box-folder 10 : 9-10

Chicano/Latino Youth Conference: programs, budgets, and fact sheet 1995

 

General files

Box-folder 10 : 11

Fliers, correspondence, and other materials 1994-1995

Box-folder 10 : 12

Minutes and agendas 1994

Box-folder 10 : 13

National Chicano Mexicano Youth Liberation Conference: program, fliers, and other materials 1994

Box-folder 10 : 14

Política y Cultura Mexicana: newsletters, fact sheets, and other materials 1992, undated

Box-folder 11 : 1

Statewide Conference: registration forms and fact sheets 1995

Box-folder 11 : 2

Student Affirmative action: manual 1994

 

1995-1996

 

Affirmative Action

Box-folder 11 : 3

Announcements and clippings 1995

Box-folder 11 : 4

Correspondence, reports, and other materials 1994-1996

Box-folder 11 : 5

Alta Califas Sur MEChA Regional: agendas, announcements, and other materials 1995-1996

Box-folder 11 : 6

Chicano/Latino Graduation: announcements 1994-1996

Box-folder 11 : 7

Constitution amendments 1996

Box-folder 11 : 8

Events: announcements, agendas, and other materials 1996

 

General files

Box-folder 11 : 9-10

Fliers, correspondence, and notes 1995-1996

Box-folder 11 : 11

Programs, fliers, and other materials 1991-1996

Box-folder 11 : 12

La Mesa Unidá: calendars, fliers, and notes 1995-1996

Box-folder 11 : 13

Meeting minutes 1995-1996

Box-folder 11 : 14

Mes de la Raza: minutes, budgets, and other materials 1996

Box-folder 11 : 15

Mesa Directiva: minutes 1995-1996

 

Orange County MEChA Central

Box-folder 11 : 16

Constitution, fliers, and other materials 1995

Box-folder 11 : 17

Minutes, agendas, and other materials 1995-1996

Box-folder 11 : 18

Programs: fliers, agendas, and other materials 1996

Box-folder 12 : 1

Regional chapters: agendas, announcements, and other materials 1995-1996

Box-folder 12 : 2

Statewide chapters: announcements, agendas, and other materials 1995-1996

 

1996-1997

Box-folder 12 : 3

Chicano/Latino Graduation: correspondence, program, and other materials 1993-1997

Box-folder 12 : 4

Chicano/Latino Studies Program: agenda, notes, and other materials 1996

Box-folder 12 : 5

La Marcha: fliers, calendars, and other materials 1996

Box-folder 12 : 6

La Mesa Unidá: form letters, agendas, and other materials 1995-1996

Box-folder 12 : 7

Meeting minutes 1997

Box-folder 12 : 8

Para Mujeres: fliers, fact sheets, and other materials 1996

Box-folder 12 : 9

Statewide MEChA: conference proposals, correspondence, and other materials 1996-1998

Box-folder 12 : 10

Winter retreat: agendas 1997

 

1997-1998

Box-folder 12 : 11

Budget: reports and correspondence 1997-1998

Box-folder 12 : 12-13

Chicano/Latino Graduation: programs, agendas, and other materials 1997-1998

Box-folder 12 : 14

Chicano/Latino Youth Conference: announcements, reservations, and other materials 1997-1998

 

General files

Box-folder 12 : 15-16

Fliers, announcements, and other materials 1997-1998

Box-folder 12 : 17

Minutes, announcements, and other materials 1996-1998

Box-folder 13 : 1

Programs, minutes, and other materials 1997-1998

Box-folder 13 : 2

National Conference: program, agenda, and addendum 1998

 

1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 3

Chicano/Latino Youth Conference: correspondence, notes, and other materials 1998-1999

 

General files

Box-folder 13 : 4

Agendas, correspondence, and other materials 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 5

Agendas, minutes, and notes 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 6

Correspondence, minutes, and other materials 1999

Box-folder 13 : 7

Fliers, program, and other materials 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 8

Minutes, correspondence, and other materials 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 9

MEChA Calmécae budget proposal 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 10

Mes de la Raza: correspondence, agendas, and other materials 1999

Box-folder 13 : 11

Mesa Directiva: minutes, agendas, and correspondence 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 12-13

National Conference: announcements, agendas, and other materials 1998-1999

Box-folder 13 : 14

Statewide Conference: announcements, minutes, and other materials 1998-1999

 

1999-2000

Box-folder 13 : 15

Chicano/Latino Studies major proposals, agendas, and other materials 1999-2000

Box-folder 14 : 1

"External Affairs": announcements, constitutions, and other materials 1997-2000

Box-folder 14 : 2-3

General file: announcements, minutes, and other materials 1990-2000

Box-folder 14 : 4

La Mesa Unidá: announcements 1997-1999

Box-folder 14 : 5

MEChA advocacy agendas 2000

Box-folder 14 : 6

Mesa Directiva: agenda and correspondence 1998-1999

Box-folder 14 : 7

Outreach Chair: announcements, fliers, and other materials 1999-2000

 

2000-2001

Box-folder 14 : 8

Democratic National Convention: announcements, calendars, and other materials 2000

Box-folder 14 : 9

General file: correspondence, fliers, and other materials 2000-2001

Box-folder 14 : 10

Mesa Directiva: minutes 2000-2001

Box-folder 14 : 11

National Conference: fliers, agendas, and other materials 2000-2001

Box-folder 14 : 12

Orange County MEChA Central: agendas, minutes, and constitution 2000-2001

Box-folder 14 : 13

Prison industrial complex presentation: fact sheets 2000

Box-folder 14 : 14

Regional chapters: minutes, correspondence, and other materials 2000

Box-folder 14 : 15

Statewide chapters: announcements, proposals, and other materials 2000

 

2001-2002

Box-folder 14 : 16

Alta Califas Sur MEChA Regional (ACSMR): announcements, minutes, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 14 : 17

California Statewide Affirmative Action Coalition (CSAAC): agendas, minutes, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 14 : 18

California Statewide Conference: announcements, agendas, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 14 : 19

Defending through Education to Liberate Aztlán (DELA) Tierra Conference: program 2002

Box-folder 15 : 1

General file: minutes, fliers, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 15 : 2

Mesa Directiva: newsletters, fact sheets, and fliers 2001

 

National Conference

Box-folder 15 : 3

Agendas, announcements, and other materials 2002

Box-folder 15 : 4

Principles of unity, announcements, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 15 : 5-6

Orange County MEChA: agendas, minutes, and other materials 2001-2002

Box-folder 15 : 7

Racial privacy initiatives articles 2002

Box-folder 15 : 8

Statewide chapters: announcements, agendas, and other materials 2001-2002

 

2002-2003

Box-folder 15 : 9

Alta Califas Sur MEChA Regional (ACSMR): agendas, financial reports, and other materials 2002-2003

Box-folder 15 : 10

California Statewide Affirmative Action Coalition (CSAAC): agendas, correspondence, and other materials 1997-2003

Box-folder 15 : 11

California Statewide Conference: agendas, announcements, and other materials 2002-2003

Box-folder 15 : 12

Mes de la Raza: fliers, announcements and other materials 2000-2003

Box-folder 15 : 13

Mesa Directiva: minutes, fact sheets, and other materials 2002

Box-folder 15 : 14

No Information Ban workshop: agenda, fact sheets, and other materials 2003

Box-folder 15 : 15

Orange County MEChA: agendas 2002-2003

 

2005-2006

Box-folder 15 : 16

Fliers 2006

 

Scrapbooks Series 4. Bulk, 1999-2006 1995-2006

Physical Description: 0.9 Linear feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains photographs and ephemera compiled each year by MEChA's student officers. The scrapbooks document a range of activities, including youth conferences organized by MEChA, organized protests, and events such as Chicano/Latino graduation, Mes de la Raza, and Cinco de Mayo.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by academic year.
Box-folder 16 : 2

1995

Box-folder FB-070 : 6

1997

Box-folder 16 : 3-4

1999-2000

Box-folder 16 : 5-6

2001-2002

Box-folder 17 : 1

2002-2003

Box-folder 17 : 2-4

2003-2004

Box-folder 17 : 5

2004-2005

Box-folder 17 : 6

2005-2006

 

Unprocessed addition 2014 Accession 2014.026 1996-2011

Physical Description: 2.3 Linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 1.44 MB of digital media)

Access

This addition to the collection is not yet processed. Access to original disk media is restricted; researchers may request use copies. Access to student records is restricted for 75 years from the latest date of the materials in those files.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains posters of events, information about the La Escuelita program, Raza Youth Conference, and other outreach activities. Includes budget and planning documents, forms, and certificates. Also includes photographs of MEChA members and activities. There is also one floppy disk with information pertaining to the Escuelita program.