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Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 79

Scope and Contents

The records consist of conference materials documenting the Yale Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA), African American Studies, the Black Student Alliance at Yale, and a study documenting conferences on AIDS and HIV infections.

Dates

  • 1970-1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy of non-commercially produced items for their personal use should consult the ordering reproductions information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

7.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0079

Overview

The records consist of conference materials documenting the Yale Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA), African American Studies, the Black Student Alliance at Yale, and a study documenting conferences on AIDS and HIV infections.

Biographical / Historical

The Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) was founded in 1968 as Los Hermanos and changed its name to United Mexican American Students (UMAS) when Yale College started admitting women in 1969. Later in 1969, the group changed their name to its current form.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.
Title
Guide to the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
July 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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