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Andrés G. Guerrero papers

Identifier: MSS 346 large

Scope and Contents

The Andrés G. Guerrero papers (1971-1993) consist of documents and realia 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 span from 1971 to 1993 and are in English. Interview recordings for his book A Chicano Theology have been digitized and are available through the MSU Kline Digital Media Center.


  • Creation: 1971-1993

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Andrés 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.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes (51 folders)) ; 27 x 14 x 32 cm.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Andrés G. Guerrero in 1998


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

Processing Information

Processed by Diana Rivera.

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

Finding Aid for the Andrés G. Guerrero papers
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Finding aid prepared by Diana Rivera.
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

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