Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Poster Collection, 1974-1983
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Brief Description:

The Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Poster Collection consists of 62 Chicano Movement-related posters, broadsides, and advertisements. These one-of-a-kind posters and broadsides document local events and organizations, as well as local and national groups involved in the Chicano Movement in San Diego, including the Chicano Federation of San Diego County, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, and the Committee on Chicano Rights, Inc.

The collection dates from the early 1970s through the 1980s. Major topical themes of the posters include education, celebrations and special events, heritage and pride, conferences, demonstrations and protests, art, the Chicana movement, organizations, propaganda and slogans, fundraisers, and theater and performing arts.

Thanks to the support of the Chicana/o Archives Advisory Board and several generous donations, this collection is available online here.

Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: Sandoval Fernandez, Carmen
Volume: 0.3 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/14/2009.
More information is available at
Biographical Note for Sandoval Fernandez, Carmen : Carmen Sandoval Fernandez graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelors and Masters of Public Administration.  She has served on the Boards of the Chicano Federation and Chula Vista Parks and Recreation.  She is currently the Director of Public Policy with the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Chair of Mujeres de la Tierra.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Chicano Federation of San Diego County
Chicano movement--California--San Diego
Chicano theater
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Mecha (Organization)
San Diego State University
Youth movements
Genres/Forms of Material
Digital Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Notes: Carmen Sandoval Fernandez
Related Materials:

Chicano Federation of San Diego County Records, 1968-1980

Arturo Casares Papers, 1968-2007

Maria Garcia Papers, 1968-1997

Rene Nuñez Memorial Collection, 1968-2008

PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Poster Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.