CHICANO 50: Introduction to Mexican American History

Mexican Americans - Selected Collections

 Spanish Colonial and Mexican Period

-Miscellaneous papers of Spanish Colonial explorers, clergy, other government papers

-Microfilm of the Archivo de Indias, Archivo General de la Nación, and other microfilm from Mexican and other foreign archives

-New Mexican Originals

-Archives of California

-Archivo de Misiones

 Second Half of 19th Century

-Testimonios (Hubert Howe Bancroft Dictations)

-Documentos Para La Historia de California (official and family papers of Californios)

-Vallejo Family Papers (Personal and Family papers of other Californios)

-Land Grant Cases

 20th Century

-Paul Schuster Taylor Papers

-Calif. Dept. of Industrial Relations, Division of Immigration and Housing

-Carey McWilliams Papers

-Farm Security Administration. Reports and Papers

-Social Protest Collection

-Charles Garry R. Legal Files

 Oral Histories

-From the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO)

-Other Interviews

Cesar Chavez

Dolores Huerta

 Photographic materials from the late 19th and 20th centuries

Views relating to the 1933 cotton workers strike in Tulare and Kings Couties, Calif. [graphic]

United States military along the Mexican-American border during the Mexican Revolution photograph album [graphic].

Farm Security Administration photograph collection [graphic].

 Other media


Selected topics

Californio Life (pre and post Mexican American War)

Mexican American War

Loss of land

Agricultural, Factory, Urban labor

Labor Unions

Bisbee Deportation

Border issues


Last Update: May 22, 2012 15:13