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04. Hispanic Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 04

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Colegio Jacinto Treviño Records

Identifier: 2017-042
Scope and Contents This digital collection replicates the entire physical collection, Colegio Jacinto Treviño Records, retained by Dr. Carlos Lino Cantú. The physical collection is 2.5 linear feet and consists of documents, print publications, organizational records (minutes, audit reports, and by-laws), and secondary research items (articles, monographs, and photocopies). In 2017 Dr. Cantú submitted the collection for digitization by the University of Houston. The bulk of the collection, inherited by...

Hispanic Women in Leadership Records

Identifier: 1999-007
Scope and Contents The Hispanic Women in Leadership collection contains information about the group's conferences, meetings, organization, and programs. The conferences series is the largest, as the annual conference is the main activity of Hispanic Women. The group organized their papers in three-ring binders, but in order to facilitate access to the collection, the material has for the most part been re-arranged chronologically in broad series such as administrative, correspondence, and conferences, and then...

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Records

Identifier: 2016-0001
Scope and Contents The bulk of organizational records contained in the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Records cover 1978 to the present. Seven additional linear feet acquired in 2018 consists primarily of oversized regalia, awards, audiovisual items (VHS, DVD, CD, Betacam, and microcassette), born-digital records, meeting minutes, certificates, and print items such as magazines.This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special...

Irene Salce de Urbina Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-027
Content Description The personal papers of poet and author Irene Salce de Urbina include biographical information and written works.

Willis Knapp Jones Latin American Theatre Programs

Identifier: 2007-017
Scope and Contents This collection contains theatre programs from 1939-1961.

Mary F. Lopez Papers

Identifier: 2014-006
Scope and Contents The collection is approximately .5 linear feet and consists primarily of documents, correspondence, organization records, photographs and clippings. A significant part of the collection is comprised of photocopies.Organized into two series, Series I, Jose R. Lopez Papers, and Series II, Mary F. Lopez Papers, the collection includes materials related to Ms. Mary F. Lopez life as a homemaker, wife, activist, and her career.Documents related to Mr. Jose R. Lopez’s time in...

Benny Martinez Papers

Identifier: 2018-004
Scope and Contents Material in the Benny Martinez Collection primarily relates to his work in LULAC and includes the following: photographs, newsletters, documents, clippings and print material (booklets and magazines).

This collection is not yet fully processed. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

María Cristina Mena Papers

Identifier: 2015-010
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a full finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing María Cristina Mena Papers are organized into five series: Manuscripts, Published Works, Correspondence, Clippings and Notes, and Photographs. The collection contains manuscripts, published works, personal and business correspondence, clippings, notes, and photographs. Of particular note is Mena’s correspondence with D.H....

Jorge L. Mercado Collection

Identifier: 2018-008
Overview This collection pertains to Dr. Jorge L. Mercado's research and the oral histories, interviews, and digitized items collected during the drafting of his dissertation on Puerto Ricans in Houston from 1950-2010.

Mexico Documents Collection

Identifier: 1969-027
Scope and Contents The Mexico Documents Collection is a result of combining several smaller artificial collections into one in order to improve organization and facilitate access. The collection chronicles the history of Mexico from Spanish rule to the Mexican Revolution. The material has been arranged chronologically into four series: the Colonial Period to Mexican Independence to the Mexican-American War, the Mexican-American War to the Mexican Revolution, and documents with unknown dates. The bulk of the...

Tatcho Mindiola Papers

Identifier: 2015-012
Overview This collection documents the academic career, community service and advocacy, and local civil rights activist work of Tatcho Mindiola, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and former director of the Center for Mexican American Studies. Materials include correspondence, course planning materials, research data, program files, published and unpublished manuscripts, and a significant amount of published reference material.

Moreno Family Houston Experience Collection

Identifier: 2010-012
Scope and Contents This collection contains meeting minutes, treasury reports, correspondence, and documents related to the meetings of the Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASSO).

This collection also contains documents about the organization of the Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza. Lastly, this collection contains some typewritten copies of biographies of famous individuals. Materials are arranged chronologically.

Alonso S. Perales Papers

Identifier: 2010-002
Scope and Contents Containing 17 series and housed in 14 boxes, this collection documents the life and work of Alonso S. Perales and, to a lesser degree, that of his wife, Marta Pérez de Perales. The collection also contains the correspondence with Perales by noteworthy civil rights leaders as J. T. Canales, Dr. Carlos Castañeda, José Luz Saenz, Mauro Machado, George I. Sánchez and Adela Sloss de Vento. The Alonso S. Perales Papers also contain the organizational papers for the League of United Latin American...

Linda Quintanilla Papers

Identifier: 2016-019
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing