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National Chicano Survey Records
CSRC.300  
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Description
This collection contains surveys, administrative records, and research papers related to the National Chicano Survey conducted by the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan in 1979.
Background
From the website of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research: "The 1979 Chicano Survey, conducted by the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, was a household survey of persons of Mexican descent living in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of the survey was to compile a statistically representative and comprehensive body of empirical information about the social, economic, and psychological status of Chicanos. Interviews were conducted in Spanish or English, depending upon the respondent's preference. Major topics covered were mental and physical health and use of health services, family background and composition, customary practices and values, language use and attitudes, employment history, social identity, group consciousness, and political opinions and participation. The principal investigator was Carlos H. Arce."
Extent
38.4 Linear Feet (11 boxes; 34 record storage cartons)
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.