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Guide to the Mario T. Garcia Chicano Collection MS 205
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Series I: Mario Garcia Personal Papers

Box-folder 1:1

Personal papers and notes, 1971 December–1972 March and undated

Box-folder 1:2

Correspondence, 1969 May–1973 April and undated

Includes:

Personal and professional correspondence regarding employment, publication, and inquiries regarding Chicano history.
Letter from Santiago Rios, Federal inmate requesting Chicano reading material from Garcia, July 11, 1971
Box-folder 1:3

Manuscripts and publications, 1971 December and undated

Box-folder 1:4

Book reviews and newspaper articles, 1971 August and undated

 

Series II: SDSU Educational Papers

Box-folder 1:5

Teaching documents, 1969–1973 and undated

Includes:

Garcia’s course syllabi, materials, and teaching-related notes
Box-folder 1:6

Graded student papers, 1973 May–1974 May

Box-folder 1:7

Graded student papers, 1974 November-December and undated

Box-folder 1:8

Professional memos and correspondence, 1971 March–1973 April

Box-folder 1:9

Professional memos and correspondence, 1973 May–1974 July, undated

Box-folder 1:10

Faculty meeting agendas and minutes, 1972 January–1973 March and undated

Box-folder 2:1

Fight for Chicano Studies Program, 1967–1974 and undated

Includes:

Several versions of a “Proposal for a Chicano Studies Program” or for a Center for Chicano Studies, as well as related ephemera
Box-folder 2:2

Open admissions controversy, 1972 March–April and undated

Scope and Content

Position papers regarding the fight for establishing open admissions at SDSU, as well as ephemera related to Open Admissions marches and demonstrations.
Box-folder 2:3

MECHA-administration controversy, 1972 February–1974 May and undated

Scope and Content

Correspondence, position papers and ephemera related to the MECHA demands made to the SDSU Administration that threatened the resignation of Chicana/o faculty if they weren’t met.
Box-folder 2:4

Ryan Act papers, 1972 April-May and undated

Scope and Content

Correspondence, meeting minutes and position papers regarding the Ryan Act which mandates that would-be schoolteachers must first earn a bachelor's degree before taking courses towards earning a teaching credential.
Box-folder 2:5

Mexican American Studies Department papers, 1971-1974 and undated

Includes:

Curriculum proposals, syllabi, announcements and correspondence regarding the Mexican American Studies Department
Box-folder 2:6

Institute for Cultural Pluralism, 1974 March-December and undated

Scope and Content

Proposals for a Bilingual/Cross-Cultural Specialist Credential program through the Institute for Cultural Pluralism at SDSU, as well as proposed curricula.
Box-folder 2:7

Campus events, 1972 November–1973 January and undated

Includes:

Flyers and programs related to campus-sponsored cultural, political and educational events
 

Series III: UCSD Educational Papers

Box-folder 2:8

Teaching documents, 1965 April–1971 December and undated

Includes:

Garcia’s course syllabi, materials, and teaching-related notes
Box-folder 2:9

Graduate seminars, 1971 May and undated

Includes:

Handouts and syllabi for several graduate level seminars
Box-folder 2:10

Defending Third College, 1971 April–1972 June and undated

Scope and Content

University documents regarding Third College, correspondence and position papers in defense of Third College, and news articles and ephemera regarding the struggle to save Third College.
Box-folder 2:11

"Third College Bulletin" and "Lumumba-Zapata Newsletter," 1971 January–1972 February and undated

Scope and Content

Newsletters from Third College, UCSD
Box-folder 2:12

Third World Studies curriculum and papers, 1970–1972 and undated

Box-folder 2:13

Chicano Studies proposal, 1971-1975 and undated

Includes:

Correspondence, documents and curricula regarding establishing a Chicano Studies program or department at UCSD
Box-folder 3:1

Third College administration and job searches, 1971 January–1974 November and undated

Includes:

Documents relating to the administration of Third College, and faculty candidate visits
Box-folder 3:2

Campus events, 1972 May–1976 May and undated

Includes:

Flyers and programs related to campus-sponsored cultural, political and educational events
Box-folder 3:3

Newspaper articles, 1971 March

 

Series IV: San Jose State College and Sacramento State College Papers

Box-folder 3:4

San Jose State College Chicano Faculty Association papers and teaching materials, 1970 January-May and undated

Box-folder 3:5

San Jose State College Faculty and Graduate Studies memos and papers, 1969 February–1970 May and undated

Box-folder 3:6

Sacramento State College, 1969-1972

Includes:

Documents relating to the Sacramento State Early Childhood Development Fellowship Program
 

Series V: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MECHA) Papers

Box-folder 3:7

Constitution, by-laws, and history, 1968-1973 and undated

Box-folder 3:8

Agendas and meeting minutes, 1971 November–1973 March and undated

Box-folder 3:9

Correspondence and memos, 1970 March–1974 June

Includes:

Letter from Rene Nuñez, Centro de Estudios Chicanos to SD City College President regarding an incident at City College where Chicano students were punished for lowering the American flag and replacing it with the flag of Aztlan, March 23, 1970
Box-folder 3:10

Position papers and MECHA philosophy, 1970–1974 and undated

Includes:

“MECHA’s position on the Cambodian Crisis,” 1970
MECHA Statement: “Racism in the Canneries of California,” undated
Box-folder 3:11

MECHA-SDSU financial records, 1971-1973

Box-folder 3:12

State and national events, 1970 October–1976 November and undated

Includes:

Correspondence, event programs, posters and ephemera related to state and national MECHA-associated events
Minutes from Chicano Council on Higher Education Conference (CCHE) Workshops
Newsletter of the National Caucus of Chicano Social Scientists, vol. 1, no. 1
Program from U.C. Statewide MECHA Conference, 1973
Conference Schedule: San Diego/Tijuana: “The international border in community relations: gateway or barrier?”
Semana de la Raza poster (in Oversize Collections D2)
Box-folder 3:13

Other national associations, 1970 January–1975 April and undated

Includes:

Papers and ephemera regarding MECHA-associated national associations
Pamphlet for Mid-West Council of La Raza
Poster for National Chicano Social Scientist Caucus (in Oversize Collections D2)
Poster for International Conference on Bilingual/Bicultural Education (in Oversize Collections D2)
Box-folder 3:14

MECHA-SDSU Re-interviewing Committee, 1972-1974

Scope and Content

Documents related to the MECHA-SDSU Re-Interviewing Committee for new interviews to determine the continuation of contracts for currently employed faculty of the Centro de Estudios Chicanos.
Box-folder 3:15

Richard Garcia Case, 1973 October–1974 February

Scope and Content

Documents regarding the dismissal of Prof. Richard Garcia from Palomar College
Box-folder 3:16

MECHA-UCSD Chicano journal, 1972 May

 

Series VI: Cultural and Political Papers

Box-folder 4:1

Chicano Studies, Fullerton Conference, 1971 October

Scope and Content

Papers related to the Chicano Studies CCHE Conference held in Fullerton. Contains position papers, proposals for Chicano Studies programs at different California campuses, as well as correspondence and ephemera.
Box-folder 4:2

Anti-War Movement papers, 1966 July–1973 January and undated

Scope and Content

Event flyers, newsletters and ephemera regarding the Chicano anti-war movement focused primarily on the wars in Vietnam and Cambodia. Some papers specifically related to the Chicano War Moratorium and Raza Contra la Guerra.

Includes:

“Mexican American Casualties in Vietnam” by Dr. Ralph Guzman, 1969
"Vietnam News" publication, September 1969
Raza Contra la Guerra press release, February 15, 1972
“Raza Si! Guerra No!” poster – Los Angeles march, March [no year provided] (in Oversize Collections D2)
“Raza Si! Guerra No!” poster – Los Angeles march, April [no year provided] (in Oversize Collections D2)
Box-folder 4:3

United Farm Workers papers, 1968 October–1974 June and undated

Scope and Content

Government documents, election-related documents, articles and ephemera related to the United Farm Workers Union. Many ephemera regarding the Delano Grape Boycott and boycott-related events in San Diego, CA.

Includes:

“The Delano Grape Strike: The Farm Workers’ Struggle for Self-Determination” by Rev. Wayne C. Hartmire, Jr., February 1969
“Struggle in the Vineyards” by Richard Fineberg, May 1969
“A Statement of Policy re: The Rodino Bill H.R. 982,” October 3, 1969
Congressional Record: “House of Representatives: Statement of Cesar Chavez,” vol. 115, no. 161
Box-folder 4:4

Election-related papers (some in Spanish), 1972–1974 and undated

Includes:

Pamphlet: “The Socialist Alternative in Texas”
Richard Garcia election poster, 1972 (in Oversize Collections D2)
“Folleto para los electores de California”
Election materials for Raul Ruiz, Raza Unida Party
Raul Ruiz campaign newspaper (Spanish) (in Oversize Collections D2)
Election materials for Al Puente, 79th District
Box-folder 4:5

Government papers, 1969 November–1971 August

Includes:

“Extension of Remarks: Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican-American Affairs”
Statements of the Court: Santa Clara Juvenile Division
Box-folder 4:6

Chicano conferences and workshops, 1959 April–1974 June

Scope and Content

Papers related to numerous different Chicano-related events and workshops across the country. Includes documents regarding events hosted by the Association of Chicano Historians, La Raza Council on Higher Education and the Chicano Social Science Association, among others.
Box-folder 4:7

Chicano historical and cultural resources, 1966 April–1976 February and undated

Includes:

Pamphlets, correspondence, bibliographies and ephemera that serve as resources for Chicano history and culture.
Progress Report: Mexican-American Study Project, UCLA, April 1966
Box-folder 4:8

Political ephemera (some in Spanish), 1967 November–1974 May and undated

Includes:

Handmade flyers for demonstrations and events
Letter from Jim Lorenz, California Rural Legal Assistance regarding his resignation, April 1, 1969
“Peticion a las Naciones Unidas sobre el tratamiento al inmigrante mexicano,” March 1972
Spanish-language pamphlet regarding Law AB 528 published by C.A.S.A. Hermandad
"Honor a quien honor merece" newspaper on Ricardo Chavez Ortiz (in Oversize Collections D2)
Box-folder 4:9

Community and cultural ephemera, 1970-1973 and undated

Includes:

General papers and ephemera related to the Chicano community and Chicano culture
Papers on San Diego and California-based community organizations like Volunteers in Probation, La Casa de la Vecindad, as well as information on Chicano books and publications.
Original program for 5th Annual Institute of History at the San Diego Historical Association with Mario Garcia as a featured speaker
 

Series VII: Articles and Magazines

Box-folder 4:10

Political articles (some in Spanish), 1960 September-1970 March

Box-folder 4:11

Political articles (some in Spanish), 1970 April–1972 October and undated

Box-folder 5:1

Cultural articles and literature (some in Spanish), 1956-1969

Box-folder 5:2

Cultural articles and literature (some in Spanish), 1970 January-November

Box-folder 5:3

Cultural articles and literature (some in Spanish), 1971 April–1972 October and undated

Box-folder 5:4

Cultural articles and literature (some in Spanish), undated

Box-folder 5:5

Manuscripts, 1967 September–1969 September and undated

Includes:

“The Latest Developments in Farm Labor” by the SJS Grape Boycott Committee, undated
Box-folder 5:6

Periodicals, 1968-1971

Includes:

“Mexico ’68: The Students Speak” (U.S. Committee for Justice to Latin American Political Prisoners), 1968
Collections of reviews for the "Plum Plum Pickers" by Raymond Barrio (autographed by R. Barrio), October 9, 1969
"Los Pulpos: Newsletter from Dr. Ben Yellen," December 4, 1969
"Con Safos" vol. 1, no. 4, 1969
“Stranger in One’s Land: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Clearinghouse,” no. 19, May 1970
"Que Tal!" no. 6, April 1, 1971
Box-folder 5:7

Periodicals (some in Spanish), 1972-1975 and undated

Includes:

"La Voz de la Raza" (Santa Barbara, CA) vol. 3, no. 1, December 1973
"Centro" (UC Santa Barbara Center for Chicano Studies) vol. 3, no. 2, 1973
"El Mirlo Canta de Noticatlan: Carta Sobre Estudios Chicanos" vol. 2, no. 1 (Spanish-language), September 1974
"Trucha" (San Jose), undated
Box-folder 5:8

Campus publications (some in Spanish), 1968-1976 and undated

Includes:

"University Free Press" (University of Texas at El Paso), no. 1, October 1968
"La Familia" (San Jose State College), October 1969
"Nuestra misión de San Francisco" vol. 1, no. 3, July-August 1969
"La Palabra" (Guest editor: Mario T. Garcia), June 1, 1970
"por que?" (Mexico D.F.) no. 182 (Spanish-language), December 23, 1971
"The Mole" (University of Texas at El Paso), undated
Box-folder 5:9

Magazines, 1972 October-November

Scope and Content

"La Luz" (magazine)
Box-folder 6:1

Magazines, 1973 January-May

Scope and Content

"La Luz" (magazine)
Box-folder 6:2

Magazines, 1973 June–1974 August

Scope and Content

"La Luz" (magazine)
Box-folder 6:3

Magazines (some in Spanish), 1972 January–1974 May

Scope and Content

"La Raza" (magazine)
Box-folder 6:4

Magazines (some in Spanish), 1966 July–1972 August and undated

Scope and Content

"Barrio Station," "Ramparts," "Revista de la Universidad de Mexico," "Agenda," and "La Raza en Acción Local" (magazines)
 

Series VIII: Collegiate Newspapers (English)

Box-folder 7:1

California State University East Los Angeles: "MECHA," 1973 January

Box-folder 7:2

California State University Fullerton: "El Quetzal," 1973

Box-folder 7:3

California State University Northridge, MECHA: "El Popo," 1973 January

Box-folder 7:4

East Los College: "La Vida Nueva," 1973 April

Box-folder 7:5

San Diego City College: "Fort Knightly," 1972 November

Box-folder 8:1

San Diego State University: "Daily Aztec," 1970-1973

Box-folder 7:6

San Diego State University: "Inside the Beast," 1972-1973

Box-folder 12:1

San Jose State University: "Cry of Color," 1970 April

Box-folder 12:2

San Jose State University: "Spartan Daily," 1969 October-1970 May

Box-folder 7:7

Stanford University, MECHA: "Chicanismo," 1970 April-1971 November

Box-folder 7:8

University of California publications: "Third World" and "What is Happening at U.C.?", 1970 November-1972 May

Box-folder 7:9

University of California, Berkeley: "Chispas," 1976 May

Box-folder 7:10

University of California, Los Angeles: "La Gente" and "Nommo," 1970 April-1974 April

Box-folder 7:11

University of California, San Diego: "Black Voices," 1972 May

Box-folder 7:12

University of California, San Diego: "Crazy Times," 1972

Box-folder 7:13

University of California, San Diego: "Nine," undated

Box-folder 7:14

University of California, San Diego: "North Star," 1972-1973

Box-folder 7:15

University of California, San Diego: "Natty Dread" and "New Indicator," 1975 November-1976 December

Box-folder 8:2

University of California, San Diego: "Triton Times," 1970-1974

Box-folder 7:16

Univerisyt of California, Santa Barbara: "Daily Nexus," 1975 May

Box-folder 7:17

University of Colorado, Boulder: "El Diario de la Gente," 1973 October

Box-folder 12:3

University of Texas, El Paso: "The Prospector," 1969 April-1974 April

Box-folder 7:18

Unidentifiable campus: "Alternative," 1976 May

Box-folder 7:19

Unidentifiable campus: "Voz Fronteriza," 1976 January-November

 

Series IX: Community Newspapers (English)

Box-folder 9:1

"The Appeal to Reason" (Berkeley), 1975 July-August

Box-folder 12:4

"The Arizona Daily Star," 1972 September

Box-folder 9:2

"Bronze," 1968 November-1969 June

Box-folder 9:3

"The Catalyst" (South Alameda County), 1969 December

Box-folder 9:4

"La Causa," undated

Box-folder 9:5

"Challenge" (Progressive Labor Party), 1970 November

Box-folder 12:5

"Daily Times Advocate," 1973 October

Box-folder 12:6

"The Denver Post," 1972

Box-folder 12:7

"El Paso Herald - Post," 1972 August-September

Box-folder 9:6

"El Gallo," 1969-1971

Box-folder 9:7

"El Gallo," 1972-1974

Box-folder 9:8

"Goodbye to all that" and "Grapevine," 1970 June and undated

Box-folder 9:9

"El Grito," 1972 February-1974 June

Box-folder 12:8

"Herald Examiner," 1971 February

Box-folder 12:9

"Los Angeles Times," 1971 January-1973 December

Box-folder 9:10

"Marxists-Leninists," 1973

Box-folder 9:11

"Maverick," 1970 February-May

Box-folder 9:12

"The Militant," 1970 May-1972 April

Box-folder 9:13

"The Nation," "The New Republic," "The New York Review," and "NPAC Fact Sheet," 1968 July-1973 April and undated

Box-folder 9:14

"The O.B. Peoples Rag," 1972 February

Box-folder 9:15

"The Peoples Voice," 1975 July

Box-folder 10:1

"The Peoples World," 1970 January-1976 August

Box-folder 10:2

"Prensa Popular," 1973 November-1976 June

Box-folder 10:3

"La Raza," 1968 June-1969 December

Box-folder 10:4

"The Reader," 1972 November-1973 February

Box-folder 10:5

"La Revolucion," 1969 February

Box-folder 10:6

"Revolutionary Marxist Caucus Newsletter" and "Revolutionary Communist Youth Newsletter," 1971 July-1972 November

Box-folder 12:10

"San Diego Union," 1972 September

Box-folder 12:11

"San Francisco Examiner," 1970 August

Box-folder 12:12

"San Jose Mercury News - Focus," 1969 August-1970 August

Box-folder 10:7

"Santa Barbara News & Review," 1974 March

Box-folder 12:13

"SDS New Left Notes," 1972 March

Box-folder 10:8

"Spark," 1975 May

Box-folder 10:9

"Street Journal," 1971 April 9

Box-folder 10:10

"El Tecolote," 1971 October-1974 June

Box-folder 10:11

"The Texas Observer," 1969 July-1970 December

Box-folder 10:12

"This World," "Triple Jeopardy," and "Truth," 1970 April-1975 February

Box-folder 10:13

"Venceremos," 1973 July-August

Box-folder 10:14

"World Magazine" and "Young Socialists," 1970 March-1973 March

Box-folder 10:15

"El Young," 1971

 

Series X: Newspapers (Bilingual and Spanish)

Box-folder 11:1

"Bandera Roja" (Spanish), 1973 February

Box-folder 11:2

"Basta Ya!" (Spanish), 1969-1970

Box-folder 11:3

"Chicano Times" (Bilingual), 1972 September

Box-folder 11:4

"Los Desarraigados" (Bilingual), 1973 May

Box-folder 11:5

"Editorial" (Spanish), 1969 May-1972 June

Box-folder 12:14

"El Fronterizo" (Spanish), 1972 September

Box-folder 11:6

"Gaceta Sandinista" (Spanish), 1975 November

Box-folder 11:7

"Ideal" (Bilingual), 1972 February-March

Box-folder 11:8

"Justicia o palo" (Bilingual), undated

Box-folder 11:9

"El Malcriado" (Bilingual), 1969 July-1971 February

Box-folder 11:10

"El Malcriado" (Bilingual), 1972 March-1973 March

Box-folder 11:11

"El Mexico Americano" (Bilingual), 1973

Box-folder 11:12

"El Obrero" (Spanish), 1972 November

Box-folder 11:13

"Papel Chicano" (Bilingual), 1972 February-1973 May

Box-folder 11:14

"El Papel: San Diego Times" (Bilingual), 1972 November-1973 May

Box-folder 11:15

"Raza de Bronce" (Bilingual), 1973 February-May

Box-folder 11:16

"La Raza Unida Party" (Bilingual), undated

Box-folder 12:15

"El Reportero" (Spanish), 1973 August

Box-folder 12:16

"San Diego en Espanol" (Spanish), 1975 June

Box-folder 12:17

"San Francisco Mission News" (Bilingual), 1970 February

Box-folder 11:17

"Si Se Puede" (Bilingual), 1975 August-1976 January

Box-folder 11:18

"Sin Fronteras" (Bilingual), 1974 April-May 1976

Box-folder 11:19

"La Verdad" (Bilingual), 1970 September-1972 January

Box-folder 12:18

"La Voz del Pueblo" (Bilingual), 1972 October and undated

Box-folder 11:20

"Voz Obrera" (Spanish), 1970 September

Box-folder 11:21

Unidentifiable title (Bilingual), undated