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Guide to the Stanford University, El Centro Chicano, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0650
    Creator: Stanford University. Centro Chicano
    Title: Stanford University, El Centro Chicano, records
    Dates: 1973-1995
    Physical Description: 6.5 Linear feet
    Summary: Records pertaining to the administration of the center and its programs.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Administrative transfer, 2002.

    Information about Access

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

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.

    Cite As

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

    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.

    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.

    Access Terms

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