Rodolfo F. Acuña Collection, 1857-2006

Title: Rodolfo F. Acuña Collection, 1857-2006
ID: URB/RFA
Extent: 117.3 Linear Feet
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Predominant Dates: 1960-2006
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Rodolfo Francisco Acuña is a renowned historian, educator, activist, and scholar.  In 1969, Dr. Acuña became the first professor in the Mexican American Studies Department (now Chicana and Chicano Studies Department) at California State University, Northridge. The Rodolfo F. Acuña Collection documents the academic career of Rodolfo "Rudy" Acuña, whose work was at the forefront of the Chicano Movement and who was instrumental in the creation of the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department at California State University, Northridge. The collection contains works authored by Acuña, especially books, early drafts of unpublished works, extensive research notes, correspondence, subject files, and materials pertaining to the trial between Dr. Acuña and the Regents of the University of California system.
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Finding Aid with Box List
Series I: Writings, 1956-2004
Series II: Personal Files, 1932-2003
Series III: Correspondence, 1964-1999
Series IV: Research Files, 1857-2006
Series V: Subject Files, 1926-2006
Series VI: Chicano Studies Department Files, 1969-1993
Series VII: Multimedia, 1990-2005
Series VIII: Acuña versus Regents of the University of California Files, ca. 1911, 1962-2004