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Finding Aid for the Mexican Cultural Institute Archive 1984 - 2004
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mexican Cultural Institute Archive,
    Date (inclusive): 1984 - 2004
    Collection number: 72
    Creator: Mexican Cultural Institute 1984 - to present
    Extent: Approximatley 100 linear feet
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: This collection from the the Mexican Cultural Institute consists of the administrative papers, internal executive papers, exhibit and program information, materials related to cross cultural programs and events and materials related to educational programs.



    This collection has not been well detailed. The UCLA / CSRC Archive anticipates being able to thoroughly identify and preserve these papers by the end of 2008, however, once the collection had been bar coded by the SRLF it will be available for research.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    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
    Physical location: As of November 13, 2007, the UCLA / CSRC Library and Archive. In the very near future this collection will be stored off site at the UCLA Southern Regional Library Facility.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English and Spanish

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mexican Cultural Institute Archive, 72, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    The Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles was established in 1990 with the primary goal of fostering and enhancing, through cultural exchange, the understanding and communication between the peoples of Mexico and the United States.



    The Institute is truly a binational organization with distinguished individuals on its Board of Directors from both Mexico and the United States, from the private sector and from government. The Institute is a duly chartered California non-profit corporation with federal tax-exempt status. In addition to several prominent Mexican-Americans, the board has included the Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles, representatives from the Mexican Foreign Ministry and the Governors of several Mexican States which have large numbers of former residents now living in California.



    The mission of the Mexican Cultural Institute is enhanced North / South understanding is accomplished through ongoing social and cultural exchanges and by showcasing artists from Mexico and the United States whose work crosses the cultural divide between them and whose talents and achievements exemplify and honor Mexican or Mexican-American cultural traditions.



    Scope and Content

    This collection of approximately 100 linear feet of materials from the the Mexican Cultural Institute consists of the administrative papers, internal executive papers, exhibit and program information, materials related to cross cultural programs and events and materials related to educational programs.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Mexican American relations
    Mexican art
    Mexican cinema
    Mexican film