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Herman Baca Collection

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Creation Date
  • 1964-2006

The papers of Herman Baca, a National City, California, Chicano rights activist and prominent member of the Mexican-American community, document the contributions and accomplishments made by Herman Baca and the Committee on Chicano Rights. Since the 1960s, Herman Baca has been educating and representing the Chicano community and the rights of undocumented immigrants by means of organizing protests, encouraging self-determination, and defending human rights. The papers embody the organizational elements of the Committee on Chicano Rights, the Mexican-American Political Association, and La Raza Unida Political Party in the form of meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, writings, membership materials, and articles of incorporation and bylaws. The majority of the Herman Baca Papers, held by the UC San Diego Library, have been digitized.


4343 digital objects.

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  • Spanish
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Location Of Originals

From the Herman Baca Papers. MSS 649. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.


The Herman Baca Papers (MSS 649) were digitized with grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).