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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Armando Valdez papers
    creator: Valdez, Armando
    Identifier/Call Number: M0496
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1977
    Abstract: Armando Valdez was Associate Director of the Center for Chicano Research at Stanford University and is an active socio-political leader in the Mexican American community of the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Accession 1985-002 is open for research, but the remaining accessions are closed until processed; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Armando Valdez Papers (M0496). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Armando Valdez, 1985 and 2014. Accessions 1985-002, 2014-106, 2014-107, and 2015-016.

    Scope and Contents

    Primarily records of the several organizations and activities Dr. Valdez directed between 1965 and 1977. The organizations are all related to his activities in promoting Mexican American and Chicano achievement in education and political leadership in the Spanish-speaking community. They include: Student Initiative, San Jose State College; Fruitvale Action Committee, Oakland; LA CAUSA, Oakland; and Southwest Network, Hayward.
    Accession 2014-107 includes hard drives, a laptop, and audiovisual material including videocassettes and mini-cassettes. Accession 2015-016 consists of files captured from the hard drives and laptop from accession 2014-107. These accessions are closed until processed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mexican Americans -- Biography
    Valdez, Armando