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Finding Aid for the Center for African American Studies. Administrative files. 1941; 1969-1990.
University Archives Record Series 512  
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Description
Record Series 512 contains the administrative files of the Center for African American Studies at UCLA.
Background
The UCLA Center for African American Studies was established in 1969 as the Center for Afro-American Studies. As an Organized Research Unit (ORU) the Center's mission was to develop and strengthen African American Studies through five primary organizational branches: research, academic programs, library and media center, special projects, and publications. The Center supported research that (1) expands the knowledge of the history, lifestyles, and sociocultural systems of people of African descent and (2) investigates problems that have bearing on the psychological, social, and economic well being of persons of African descent.
Extent
59.2 linear ft. (148 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright of portions of this collection is held by 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.