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Nora Salas papers

Identifier: MSS 390 large

Scope and Contents

The Nora L. Salas papers document Salas' involvement with Chicano and minority university politics and activism at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, as well as some events in the greater Detroit area. Focusing on educational issues, affirmative action, political advancement, and community support programs, the papers include conference materials, meeting files, news articles, flyers, pamphlets, and poetry.


  • Creation: 1995-1998

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Libraries Special Collections' reading room.

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

Nora L. Salas was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1975. An activist, she was involved in local education and farmworker politics. She received a degree from the University of Michigan and pursued a PhD in History at Michigan State University.


.4 Linear Feet (1 box) ; 27 X 14 x 32 cm.

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Nora L. Salas Papers were donated to MSU by Nora L. Salas in 2006.

Related Materials

The following materials were cataloged separately: Guerrilleros de la Pluma. La Raza Marcha Contra El Partido Republicano! Special Anti-Republican Edition, July 1996 and Mensajero (V. 2:27), July 13, 1998

Added Entry–Uniform Title

Part of the José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Diana H. Rivera in April 2012.

Finding Aid for the Nora Salas papers, 1995-1998
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Finding aid prepared by Diana Rivera.
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Revision Statements

  • 2019: Folder numbers updated and dates added whenever possible by Lydia Tang

Repository Details

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

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