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Chicano Studies Research Center Administrative Files. 1963-2011.
University Archives Record Series 738  
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Description
The Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA (CSRC) was established on July 1, 1969 and is one of the leading institutions in the world supporting the study of peoples of Mexican descent and other Latinos/as in the United States. The CSRC mission focuses on developing research, archival, publication, and community programs. This collection is an addition to the administrative records of the Chicano Studies Research Center UCLA. It includes important internal reports and correspondence regarding the planning and development of the CSRC beginning in the 1960s.
Background
The Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA (CSRC) was established on July 1, 1969 and is one of the leading institutions in the world supporting the study of peoples of Mexican descent and other Latinos/as in the United States. The CSRC was originally named the Mexican American Cultural Center. The center name was changed to the Chicano Studies Center in 1971 and then to the Chicano Studies Research Center in 1980. The CSRC mission focuses on developing research, archival, publication, and community programs. The CSRC also contributed significantly to the development of curriculum and degree offerings in Chicano Studies at UCLA between 1976-1993, graduating close to 200 majors via the Inter-Departmental Degree Program (IDP).
Extent
27.4 linear ft. (66 document boxes, 1 record carton)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.