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Guide to the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) Records, University of California, Irvine AS.132
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Description
This collection comprises the records of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) chapter of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Atzlán (MEChA), a student organization that promotes higher education and Chicano culture. The collection contains basic organizational documents, yearly files maintained by elected officers, scrapbooks, photographs, and subject files on major topics of interest to MEChA.
Background
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) is a national student organization that promotes Chicano education, political activism, culture, and history. One of its principal aims is to expand Chicano enrollment in and graduation from colleges. It is dedicated to socializing and politicizing students in the "ideals del movimiento" to gain self determination and fight against forces of oppression.
Extent
5.9 Linear feet (17 boxes and 2.3 linear feet and 1.44 MB of unprocessed materials)
Restrictions
Property rights and copyright reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
Availability
Processed components of the collection are open for research. Unprocessed additions contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access. Access to original disk media is restricted; researchers may request use copies. Access to student records is restricted for 75 years from the latest date of the materials in those files.