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Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) Records, Part I
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Description
This collection of papers consists of newsletters, meeting agendas, and photos of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS), a national organization of Chicanas/ Latinas and Native American women and gender non-conforming academics, students, and activists.
Background
The Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) began in 1982 as an outgrowth of the Chicana Academic Issues Conference at the University of California, Davis. Seeking to support Chicanas/Latinas and Native American women academics, students, and activists, MALCS publishes a newsletter as well as the journal Trabajos Monograficos. In 1986 it held its first Summer Research Institute, which would become an annual event and the centerpiece of its service. Throughout the years, MALCS has grown beyond its California roots to be a national organization. The Summer Institute has convened in Texas, Illinois, Colorado, Minnesota, Washington, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, and Massaachusetts.
Extent
.4 linear foot
Restrictions
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of materials, including but not limited to infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Availability
Open for research.