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Inventory of the Peter R. (Pete) Chacon Papers
LP132, LP165, LP174, LP179, LP202, LP203, LP212, LP223, LP432  
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Description
Peter R. Chacon, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member from 1971 to 1992, and represented the 79th District. One of the first Latinos elected to the California Legislature, Chacon was one of five founding members of the Chicano Legislative Caucus in 1973. The Peter R. Chacon Papers contain eight record series dating over a 22-year time period (1971-1992) and include 16 cubic feet of textual records. The eight record series include: Bill Files (1971-1992), Correspondence (1971-1980), Chronological Correspondence (1971-1985), Bilingual Education Files (1975-1987), People of Color Aids Survival Effort (POCASE) Task Force Files (1987-1988), Task Force on Substance Abuse Files (1989-1990), Task Force on the Underrepresentation of Hispanics in the State Civil Service System Files (1985-1991), and Subject Files (1971-1992).
Background
Peter R. Chacon, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member from 1971 to 1992. His 79th District included Lemon Grove, Coronado, National City, parts of San Diego, and Chula Vista in San Diego County.
Extent
16 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.