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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
    Title: Ang Katipunan
    Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2017.009
    Physical Description: 2 boxes
    Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): October 1972-October 1991
    Language of Material: Collection material is in English.
    Abstract: This collection contains issues of Ang Katipunan, the newspaper of the Katipunan ng mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP) [Union of Democratic Filipinos], as well as issues of Kalayaan International- a publication created by the Kalayaan Collective, a group who would go on to form KDP.

    Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [title of item] Ang Katipunan Newspaper Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains issues of Ang Katipunan, the bi-weekly newspaper of the Katipunan ng mga Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP), also known as the Union of Democratic Filipinos; and issues of Kalayaan International, a monthly publication created by the Kalayaan Collective.
    Ang Katipunan and Kalayaan International focused on topics related to issues surrounding the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines, racism, democratic nationalism in the Philippines, and social justic issues in the United States.


    For an exact listing of all issues please contact CSUDH Department of Archives and Special Collections

    Biographical / Historical

    The Union of Democratic Filipinos or Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino(KDP) was founded in 1973 by Filipino Americans and immigrants who were interested in social justice issues; democratic nationalism in the Phillipines; and anti-imperalist, anti-war, and anti-racism issues; as well as martial law and the opposition of Ferdinand Marcos' dictatorship in the Phillipines. The KDP disbanded in 1986.

    Related Materials

    For related materials, please consult our "Filipino Martial Law Materials collection".