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Stanford University, El Centro Chicano, Records
SC0650  
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  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights
  • Access

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Stanford University, El Centro Chicano, records
    creator: Stanford University. Centro Chicano
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0650
    Physical Description: 6.5 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1973-1995
    Abstract: Records pertaining to the administration of the center and its programs.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These records, dating from 1973 to 1991, include correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, calendars, publications, budget files, program files, clippings, articles, and other materials pertaining to the administration of the center and its programs. Other student groups represented in the collection include MEChA, the Chicano Pre-Medical Organization, Casa Zapata (theme dorm), and the publication LA ONDA.

    Biography / Administrative History

    The mission statement of El Centro Chicano as adopted by the Guiding Concilio in 1991 is "to catalyze Chicanos and Latinos at Stanford into a proactive community that creates an environment which celebrates and promotes the history, contributions, intellectual heritage, education, growth, and empowerment of all Chicanos and Latinos here and beyond." El Centro sponsors programs in leadership development, academic support, cultural events, and social activities.

    Acquisition Information

    Administrative transfer, 2002.

    Preferred Citation

    Stanford University El Centro Chicano Records, SC 650. Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mexican Americans -- Education.
    Mexican Americans -- Social conditions
    Mexican Americans -- Students
    Stanford University. Centro Chicano
    Stanford University. Casa Zapata