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Association of Latino Princeton Alumni Records

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Held at: Princeton University Library: University Archives [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: University Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Association of Latino Princeton Alumni

The Association of Latino Princeton Alumni (ALPA) was formed in 1989 with the dual mission of supporting and enhancing the role and presence of Latinos at all levels within the University as well as forming a network of Latino alumni. ALPA maintains a close relationship with other alumni organizations, as well as produces a newsletter, oversees regional committees, and runs a mentor program for Latino undergraduates.

The collection documents the origins and development of the Association of Latino Princeton Alumni and contains minutes, board documents, correspondence, campaign materials for a Latino Studies program, and the organization's public website.

The collection was initially transferred to the University Archives in 2001 (AR.2001.006 and AR.2001.098). In 2017, series 2 (AR.2017.017) was donated to the University Archives as part of a collecting drive held in conjuction with the Princeton Alumni Association's ¬°Adelante Tigres! conference.

Full text searching of this collection's archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.

This collection contains records created and used on computing devices. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Finding aid updated and series added by Jarrett M. Drake in 2017.

No materials were separated from series 2 during processing.

Publisher
University Archives
Finding Aid Date
2007
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents

Series 1: Administrative Files and Program Records consists of documents created and used prior to and soon after organization's inception in 1989, including its original constitution (as the Latino Alumni Association of Princeton, LAAP), correspondence, and meeting minutes. This series also contains newsletters, clippings, resource guides, and a brief history of Latinos at Princeton.

Arrangement

This series retains its original order.

Physical Description

1 box

Internships, 1998-1999. 1 box.
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1 box

Pueblo-Latino, 1998. 1 box.
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1 box

Nuestra Historia, 1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Latino Student Organizations, 1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Faculty Correspondence, 1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Undergraduates and Jobs, 1997. 1 box.
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1 box

1st Years Reception, 1996-1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Summer Reception, 1991. 1 box.
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1 box

Reunions Reception, 1990-1992, 1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Organizing Committee: Meetings-Agendas-Minutes, 1995-1996. 1 box.
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1 box

Organizing Committee: Meetings-Agendas-Minutes, 1996-1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Regional Committees, 1996-1998. 1 box.
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1 box

Registrations, 1997-1998. 1 box.
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1 box

Discussion Group, 1998. 1 box.
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1 box

Mentor Program, 1992-1996. 1 box.
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1 box

Organizing Committee, 1997-1998. 1 box.
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1 box

Finances, 1997-1999. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous, 1974-1997. 1 box.
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1 box

Organizing Notebook, 1988. 1 box.
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1 box

Scope and Contents

Series 2 is comprised of records documenting the 2008 efforts of Latino alumni in their advocacy for the creation of a Latino Studies Program at Princeton. These records, which were maintained and used by Robert L. Hernandez (Princeton Class of 1969), consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and presentation files circulated amongst the alumni involved as well as members of the University administration, including then-president Shirley Tilghman. The advocacy efforts succeeded, resulting in the creation of the Program in Latino Studies in 2009.

Arrangement

No arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Physical Description

83 digital files

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Aldo, 2008 June 10 - 2008 June 10. 1 digital file.
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1 digital file

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Existing Courses, 2008 March 23 - 2008 March 23. 9 digital files.
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9 digital files

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Leads, 2008 March 28 - 2008 April 07. 3 digital files.
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3 digital files

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Reunions, 2008 April 13 - 2008 May 29. 10 digital files.
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10 digital files

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Tilghman Letter, 2008 May 21 - 2008 June 02. 20 digital files.
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20 digital files

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Uncategorized Files, 2008 February 27 - 2008 June 24. 40 digital files.
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40 digital files

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Series 3: Public Website, 2017. 1 website.
Scope and Contents

The public website of the Association of Latino Princeton Alumni provides information to the general public and the alumni communities about the organization's leadership, membership, and events. The site also contains information compiled by Latino alumni in their advocacy efforts to establish a Latino/a Studies Program at Princeton.

Full text searching of this archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.

Arrangement

No arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Physical Description

1 website

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