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Baja California Symposia Collection
2019_06  
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Description
This collection contains materials related to the annual La Asociación Cultural de Las Californias Baja California Symposium between the years 1963 and 1993. The files include conference proceedings, programs, press clipping, photographs, maps, correspondence and other ephemera. The collection also includes a mailing file for symposium contacts.
Background
The first Baja California Symposium was held in Los Angeles, California in 1963. Inspired by Glen Dawson, the aim of the symposium was to promote a better understanding of the state of Baja California through presentations highlighting its culture, history, prehistory and future development. In 1965, the international organization, La Asociación Cultural de Las Californias, was formed to advance the symposia. Symposia were held annually, alternated each year between locations in California and Mexico.
Extent
5 linear feet, 8 inches; 21 archives boxes, 1 card file box.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Sherman Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The Sherman Library do not hold the copyright.
Availability
This collection is open for research.