Association of Latino Princeton Alumni Records, 1974-2017

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Association of Latino Princeton Alumni Records, 1974-2017
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Association of Latino Princeton Alumni
The Association of Latino Princeton Alumni 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. 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.