Maria Garcia Papers

collection

Maria Garcia Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Bilingual education and bilingualism ; Chicano Federation of San Diego County ; Chicano movement--California--San Diego ; Mexican American education -- California -- San Diego
Description:
Born and raised in San Diego, Maria Garcia received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from San Diego State University in 1972. During the 1970s, Garcia actively lobbied for bilingual educational programs, attending many conferences focused on bilingual education and Mexican-American education. In addition, Garcia was an active member of the Chicano Federation of San Diego County. The Maria Garcia Papers (1968-1997) document the establishment of the Chicano Federation of San Diego County and Garcia's work in education. In addition, the collection contains an extensive collection of Chicano newspapers and newsletters dating from 1968 to 1977, including La Verdad and La Voz del Pueblo.
Dates covered:
1968-1997
Language(s):
English; Spanish
Collection Size:
2.54 Linear Feet
For more information:
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Maria Garcia Papers 1968-1997, 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 not 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.