Scope and Content
Title: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez Sterilization
Date (inclusive): ca.
1972 - 1979
Collection number: 20
Creator: Carlos G.
Velez-Ibanez [ca. 1940 - 2006]
5 linear feet
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: This is a research collection of
Velez-Ibanez's papers and notes on the forced sterilization of woman of
Latin American descent in the United States in the late 1930s. Most of
the materials are photocopies.
Physical location: The collection is currently being
held at the Chicano Studies Archive, rm. 180, Haines Hall. In the
future, the collection will be stored off site at the UCLA Southern
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Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish
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[Identification of item], Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez Sterilization
Papers, 20, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of
California, Los Angeles.
Collection donated to the CSRC by Carlos Velez-Ibanez. Deed on file
at the CSRC Archive office, 180 Haines Hall, UCLA.
Professor Vélez-Ibáñez's work centers on one
basic question: How do we as a species manage to survive the enormous
stresses of global, national, regional, and local pressures and
constraints to live out our lives in a relatively humane manner. The
question has underlain all his academic work in urban Mexico, in the
Southwestern United States, and in Puerto Rico. He asks more specific
questions about the development of cultural "funds of knowledge" as
modifiers at different levels: household, community, region, and in
non-physical localities. This interest is also tied to questions of
adaptation, the distribution of sadness, the emergence of social
networks and language change, economic and technical shifts within the
structure of households, and the migration of human populations.
Professor Vélez-Ibáñez is also interested in the
application of knowledge for the benefit of those populations with whom
Scope and Content
This is a research collection of Velez-Ibanez's papers and notes on
the forced sterilization of woman of Latin American descent in the
United States in the late 1930s. Most of the materials are photocopies.
Collection consists of approx. 5 linear feet of Velez-Ibanez's notes and
photocopied court transcripts.
The collection is organized into the following series:
- Series 1. Research Papers
- Series 2. Court Papers
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.