Scope and Content
Title: Mexican Cultural Institute Archive,
Date (inclusive): 1984 - 2004
Collection number: 72
Creator: Mexican Cultural
Institute 1984 - to present
Approximatley 100 linear feet
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
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
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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
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Mexican Cultural Institute Archive, 72,
Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los
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
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mexican American relations