Chicana and Chicano Studies Department Records


Chicana and Chicano Studies De

San Diego State University
Library and Information Access
Chicano movement--California--San Diego ; San Diego State University. Chicana and Chicano Studies
Initially developed in 1968 by students and faculty inspired by the Civil Rights and Chicano movements, San Diego State College (SDSC) officially established the Mexican-American Studies Department, now known as the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department, in 1969. The Chicana and Chicano Studies Department Records (1968-2003) document the development and administration of the department and its curriculum. Highlights include materials relating to the department's incorporation into the College of Professional Studies and the backlash from students and faculty following this event. The collection includes correspondence, syllabi, memorandums, course files, faculty meeting minutes, and reports.
Dates covered:
English; Spanish
Collection Size:
1.67 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Chicana and Chicano Studies Department Records 1968-2003, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.