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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

2010

Date Processed:

2011

Acquisitions Information:

The materials were donated to Michigan State University by David Khilji.

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: David Khilji Papers, MSS 348, 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 of documents consist of 7 folders relating to Khilji’s interest in campus activities. Of particular note is the folder on the construction of a memorial fountain at EMU honoring union labor organizer and President of the United Farm Workers Cesar E. Chavez.

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

Historical Background:

As a student, David Khilji was a political activist at Eastern Michigan University and at Michigan State University. His political interests were broad and he was involved with Native American issues, Middle Eastern issues and Chicano and Latino issues.

Khilji was born, raised and educated in the Detroit area. He was active in university Latino and Chicano organizations. He was a member of the Latino Student Association (LSA) at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) where he graduated in 2006. He was also a member of MEXA (Movimiento Estudiantil Xicano de Aztlan) at Michigan State University from 1999-2001 and a member of the grass root non-profit organization, Xicano Development Center (XDC) in Lansing, Michigan.

Processing Note:

Processed by Diana Rivera.

Arrangement:


Index Terms:

The David Khilji Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the Michigan State University Libraries catalog:

  • Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993
  • Eastern Michigan University — History
  • Eastern Michigan University — Planning
  • Khilji, David
  • MEChA (Organization)
  • Mexican American college students — Michigan — East Lansing
  • Mexican American college students — Michigan — Ypsilanti
  • Movimiento Estudiantil Xicano de Aztlan of Michigan State
  • Student Movements — Michigan
  • United Farm Workers (UFW) Union
Box Folder Description
1 1 Alianza – University of Michigan. News releases, articles, event fliers
1 2 Eastern Michigan University Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Fountain. Notes, minutes, project proposal, contract and design specifications
1 3 Miscellaneous event fliers on Xicanos and Native Americans [Lansing, Detroit, Ypsilanti]
1 4 La Raza Unida, 2002 Eastern Michigan University
1 5 Lambda Theta Alpha, Beta Pi Chapter, Eastern Michigan University
1 6 M.E.Ch.A [MEXA] National Conference, Michigan State University, 1997
1 7 Xicano History Month, 2001




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