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Diana I. Marinez papers

Identifier: MSS 537

Scope and Contents

The materials were collected as part of the activist work Dr. Marinez did with Mujeres Unidas de Michigan organization. It includes correspondence and information gathered for interests in daycare services for Latino children, the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame program at which one of the first Latinas was inducted and a folder of juvenile book titles.


  • Creation: approximately 1969-1990
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1975


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

Diana I. Marinez was a co-founder of the women's organization Mujeres Unidas de Michigan established in 1975. She was also active with the Michigan Women’s Historical Center. Marinez earned her PhD in Biochemistry at Indiana University in 1971 and joined the MSU faculty in 1971. She was appointed Chair of the Natural Sciences Department in 1989. She became Dean at the College of Science and Technology Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and received Dean Emeritus status in 2011.


.4 Linear Feet (1 box) ; 27 x 40 x 13 cm

Language of Materials



The materials were collected as part of the activist work Dr. Marinez did with Mujeres Unidas de Michigan organization.


The papers are arranged by general information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Dr. Diana I. Marinez

Separated Materials

Titles added to Special Collections Latino collection (SPLAT) 1. Moreno, Steve. Parents, Teach Your Children to Learn Before They Go to School =: Padres, Enseñen a Sus Hijos Como Aprender Antes De Que Vayan a La Escuela. San Diego, Calif: Moreno Educational Company, 2000. 2. Moreno, Steve. Parents Your School Involvement Can Help Your Child =: Padres Su Participacion En La Escuela Puede Ayudar a Su Hijo. , 1975. (the Libraries also owns the 1981 edition) 3. Holtrop, Donald. Changing Things: A Citizen's Guide. East Lansing: Institute for Community Development and Services, Continuing Education Service, Michigan State University, 1973. 4. Historia Del Pueblo Mexicano. Naucalpan de Juárez [Mexico: Organización Editorial Novaro, 1969. (copy 1 in Comic Art Collection Special Collections)

Processing Information

Processed by Diana Rivera in December 2016

Diana I. Marinez papers
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Diana Rivera
December 2016
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Repository Details

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

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA