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East Lansing, MI 48824



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Date Received:


Date Processed:


Acquisitions Information:

Donated by Andrés G. Guerrero, 1998

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, The José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections: Andres G. Guerrero Papers, MSS 346, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

This collection consists of materials in 9 folders relating to Professor Guerrero’s interest in Chicano Liberation Theology and the Chicano civil rights movement. Of note is the commemorative flag from Cesar Chavez’s funeral mass at St. Julia’s church on May 2, 1993 in Austin Texas. The items in the collection span the dates 1971 to 1993 and are in English.

This collection is part of the José Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections at MSU.

Historical Background:

Andres Guerrero was a community advocate for the Spanish speaking population for the Vicar’s office in the Latin American Affairs Division in the Saginaw Michigan diocesan office. He was also a community organizer and professor in the various communities he resided in (Massachusetts, Michigan and Colorado). Guerrero received his Doctorate of Theology, the doctoral degree awarded by the Harvard Divinity School at Harvard University. He has written and lectured on theologies of liberation (Chicano, African American, Feminist and Latin Americans), the sociology of religion and Hispanics in the U.S. as well as the history of the Hispanic church in the southwestern United States.

Processing Note:

Processed by Diana Rivera.

Items added to the Special Collections or Main Library holdings are noted in folders 4 and 8.


Index Terms

The Andres G. Guerrero Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the Michigan State University Libraries catalog:

  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993
  • Guerrero, Andres G.
  • Mexican Americans
  • Saginaw (Mich.) - - Politics and government
  • United Farm Workers (UFW) Union
Folder Description
1 Biographies: Gutierrez, Jose Angel (D-TX) US Senate Compaign 1993.
2 Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Services, UFW Flag
3 Miscellaneous Articles. Buehler, M.H. "Voter Turnout and Political Efficacy Among Mexican." Sociological Quarterly 18 (Autumn 1977):504-517; Rendon, A. "The Seventies : Decade of the Chicanos?" in City, Fall1971; Welch, S. "Political Participation Among Mexicans Americans : An Exploratory Examination" in Social Science Quarterty 53 :799-813.
4 Monographs: includes list of monographs donated. I inscribed copy of Mexican Americans/American Mexicans; 1970 U.S. Commission on Civil Rights publication Strangers in One’s Land.
5 News clippings: (On Ethnicity and Race)
6 Sanchez, Trinidad
7 La Raza Habla. [Bay/Saginaw County] Mexican American Cultural group event flyer, agenda on Chicano Studies, 1971
8 Serials/Periodicals: El Grito ( Spring 1971). Imagine International Chicano Poetry Journal (1:1; 2:1); W.I.C.H.E Reports on Higher Education in the West.
9 Unpublished Papers. Ramirez, The Most Rev. Ricardo C.S.B. Bishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico. "The Challenge of Ecumenism to Hispanic Christians."
10 Guerrero, Andres Gonzales. Resumé.

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