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04. Hispanic Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 04

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Jorge L. Mercado Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-008
Dates: 2000s
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

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-027
Dates: 1570-1913; Majority of material found within 1821-1869
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

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-012
Dates: 1970-2015
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 Materials include correspondence, course planning materials, research data, program files, published and unpublished manuscripts, and a significant amount of published reference material.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

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-012
Dates: 1972-2006; Majority of material found in 1972-1976
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

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-002
Dates: 1898-1991
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

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-019
Dates: 1967-2012
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu

Raíz of Planned Parenthood Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-011
Dates: 2003-2014
Scope and Contents The Raíz of Planned Parenthood Records consist of pamphelets, publications, and ephemera created and distributed by Planned Parenthood's Raíz Latinx outreach program. Materials range in date from 2003 to 2014.

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-002
Dates: 1990s-2000s
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

Recovery Project Microfilm

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-030
Dates: 1812-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

UH Center for Mexican American Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-018
Dates: 1972-2014
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a complete finding aid available online. For assistance or more information, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.The CDs and DVDs in this collection have been transferred off of these fragile electronic media. They are available as digital surrogates, which can be accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room by advance request. These materials may require up to one week to access. Contact curator for more...

Dr. José E. Vega Bilingual Education Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-043
Dates: 1975-1979; Majority of material found in 1979
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 26 audio cassettes created as part of José E. Vega's doctoral research on the passage of bilingual education legislation in Texas from 1969 to 1973 as well as follow-up research on bilingual education legislation introduced from 1975 to 1981. Recorded content includes senate committee hearings, personal notes, and interviews with legislators and administrators involved in bilingual education legislation in Texas. Topics discussed include the passage and...

Evangelina Vigil-Piñón Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-040
Dates: 1984-2009
Content Description All of the material in this accession of the Vigil-Piñón Papers is audio/visual and is in the original order provided by Vigil-Piñón. Materials in the collection include cassettes, VHS, and to a lesser extend DVDs.

Leonor Villegas de Magnón Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-015
Dates: 1906-1982
Scope and Contents The papers of Leonor Villegas Magnón are organized into eight series: Correspondence, Biographical material, Publications/Manuscripts, Cruz Blanca documents, Texas and US history and politics, Women’s interests, Mexican history and politics, and Photographs. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and manuscript notes, personal biographical documents, and newspaper clippings. Of particular interest is information about La Cruz Blanca, La unión de progreso y caridad and her...

Emilio R. Ypiña Journals

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-013
Dates: 1930-1936; Majority of material found in 1933
Scope and Contents The Emilio R. Ypiña Journals is a manuscript collection consisting of 5 distinct journals authored by Emilio R. Ypiña (1905-1936). Each volume contains approximately 100 pages and 10-20 poems, essays, and journal entries authored throughout the 1930s, the bulk in 1933.There are approximately 50 distinct poems and sections of prose in the collection, as well as variations of certain works. Each "Scholastic" bound volume reveals Ypiña's observations of the world around him and his...