Papers of Roberto Martinez, Chicano rights activist, political organizer, and director of the American Friends Service Committee's
(AFSC) San Diego chapter from 1983 to 2001. The collection documents Martinez's career as an activist, locally in San Diego,
as well as on a national level. The majority of the papers are Martinez's subject files on immigration and border issues.
The papers also contain Martinez's writings and speeches, and documents relating to his work with AFSC and the Coalition for
Law and Justice.
Collection contains documents in both Spanish and English.
Roberto Martinez was born on January 21, 1937, in San Diego, California. He attended San Diego High School and earned a commercial
art degree at San Diego City College.
3 Linear feet
(8 archives boxes)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Materials located in box 3, folder 8; box 6, folder 7; and box 7, folder 3 are restricted until the year 2085 according to
federal and state laws.