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Philippine Martial Law and Other Related Material
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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Related Materials

  • Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
    Title: Philippine Martial Law and Other Related Material
    Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2018.029
    Physical Description: 1 box
    Physical Description: .20 Linear Feet
    Date (bulk): 1972-1986, undated
    Abstract: This collection contains materials regarding martial law in the Phillipines under President Ferdinand Marcos; as well as other pamphlets, reports, and flyers related to the Philippines and Filipinos.
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Preferred Citation

    For information about citing archival material, see the Citations for Archival Material  guide, or consult the appropriate style manual.

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains mostly materials related to martial law in the Philippines under Proclamation 1081 which was publically announced in September 1972 by President Ferdinand Marcos. Also included are other materials related to the Philippines and Filipinos such as: a Manila church marketing brochure.

    Biographical / Historical

    On September 23, 1972, President Ferdinand E. Marcos placed the Philippines under martial law under Proclamation 1081 as a way to impose military authority in the country, placing control to the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Marital law was lifted by President Marcos on January 17, 1981.

    Related Materials

    For more material related to the Philippines, Filipinos, and Filipino Americans see: Filipino American History Collection; Philippine Magazine Collection; Ang Katipunan; and Filipino Americans/Florante Peter Ibanez Collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Martial law -- Philippines
    Philippines -- Politics and government
    Filipino Americans
    Marcos, Ferdinand E. (Ferdinand Edralin), 1917-1989