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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

Financial Material

Photos

Printed Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce:

An Inventory Its Records, 1990-2007 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Title: Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LHCC) Records,
Dates: 1990-2007 and undated
Abstract: The Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LHCC) Records contain correspondence, financial records and related material, photographs, and an assortment of varied printed material.
Collection # S 1805.1
Quantity: 2 boxes (2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LHCC) had its genesis in 1974 when a group of local Hispanic business leaders formed Commerciantes Organizados Mexico America (COMA). The organization's membership voted in April 2008 to become a part of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Similarly, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce's membership voted to approve the merger. Subsequently, Jorge Moreno was hired as the Vice President of the newly formed Hispanic Business Division of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Countless businesses and individuals have been helped, guided and educated by the Hispanic chamber over the years.

While the local chamber was helping businesses to grow and develop, its own growth and development expanded in 2001 when it was named as the Small Chamber of the Year in statewide and national competitions. The term "small chamber" refers to cities below 200,000 in population--a level that Lubbock has since surpassed.

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Scope and Content

The Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LHCC) Records contains correspondence, financial records and related material, and photographs related to the history of the organization in the 1990s and 2000s. Samples of regular and Board meeting minutes, proposals, annual convention information, other events’ information, and a variety of other material is also present.

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Organization

The Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Records are organized by the following series: Correspondence, Financial Material, Photos, and Printed Material.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Moreno, Jorge.
Subjects (Organizations)
Commerciantes Organizados Mexico America (Lubbock, Tex.)
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Lubbock, Tex.)
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.
Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Mexican American Chamber of Commerce (Lubbock, Tex.)
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Boards of trade--Texas--Lubbock.
Civic leaders--Texas--Lubbock.
Hispanic Americans--Texas--Lubbock.
Mexican Americans--Texas--Lubbock.
Mexican American business enterprises--Texas--Lubbock.
Mexican American leadership--Texas--Lubbock.
Minorities--Texas--Lubbock.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:
  • Bidal Aguero oral history interview [sound recording], 1976
  • Bidal Aguero oral history interview [sound recording], 1998
  • Esperanza Andrade oral history interview [sound recording], 2010
  • Jose Cuevas oral history interview [sound recording], 2001
  • Abran Flores oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Gilbert Flores oral history interview [sound recording], 1976
  • James Gilbreath oral history interview [sound recording], 2010
  • Frank S. Gonzalez oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Marciano Morales oral history interview [sound recording], 1998
  • Jorge Moreno oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Mario Perez oral history interview [sound recording], 1976
  • Note that many of the Southwest Collection's oral history abstracts and recordings may be found at: http://collections.swco.ttu.edu/handle/10605/234 and http://www.digital.swco.ttu.edu/Oral_History/oralhistory.asp

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (LHCC) Records, 1990-2007 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2009-0006-B

Gift, 2009

Processing Information

Processed by: William McDonald, 2014

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 David Martinez, undated
2 Esther Sepeda, undated
3 Esther Sepeda, undated
4 Executive Secretary duties, ca. 2004
5 Heart of America shows, 2002
6 LHCC, undated
7 Membership packet for Yates Carpet, undated
8 Speaker, ca. 2004

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Financial Material

Box Folder
1 9 American State Bank Promissory note, ca. 2002
10 Binder – financial accounts and receipts, credit card transactions, ca. 2002
11 Continental Casualty Company, performance bond, ca. 2002
12 Financials monthly, ca. 2003
13 High Plains Community Capital, undated
14 Tax exempt form, ca. 1997

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Photos

Box Folder
1 15 Photographs, undated

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Printed Material

Box Folder
2 1 Accion Texas, undated
2 Annual membership meeting, ca. 2005
3 Annual Report, ca. 2006
4 Application for small chamber, ca. 2005
5 Awards Criteria, undated
6 Banquet files, ca. 2006
7 Banquet files, 2007
8 Celebrity Roast proposal, ca. 2006
9 Chamber of Commerce management and leadership training, ca. 1990
10 Chamber of the year nomination, ca. 2005
11 City vendor applications package, ca. 2003
12 City Vendor List, ca. 1993
13 City’s Micro enterprise loan program, ca. 2003
14 Education, undated
15 Golf tournament, ca. 2005
16 Golf tournament, ca. 2006
17 Graduate development council, ca. 2003
18 Hispanic organizations, ca. 1990-1991
19 Home Interiors, ca. 2005
20 HUD Federal Funds, ca. 2000
21 Institute for Organizational training and development, ca. 1992
22 January retreat, ca. 2004
23 John Guerra luncheon, ca. 2007
24 Juneteenth Luncheon and celebrations, ca. 2005
25 LCVB / LSA advisory committee, ca. 2004
26 LEDA information packet, ca. 2005
27 Letterhead, undated
28 LHCC Board Meeting Proceedings, ca. 2000-2002
29 LHCC Board Meeting Proceedings, ca. 2000-2002
30 LHCC Board meeting, ca. 2007
31 LHCC Corporate partners meeting Agenda and list, ca. 2006
32 LHCC Membership application, undated
33 LHCC Monthly, July and November, 2004
34 LHCC strategic, undated
35 LHCC, ca. 2001
36 Lubbock chamber program of work, ca. 1991-1992
37 McAllen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention bid, ca. 2005
38 Membership application, ca. 2006
39 Membership drive, ca. 2005
40 Membership list, ca. 2005
41 Membership list, undated
42 Mexican Restaurants, undated
43 Micro enterprise loan program – City of Lubbock, ca. 2006
44 Midyear meeting, ca. 2005
45 Newsletter, ca. 2006
46 North and East Lubbock Development Commission Notebook, ca. 2002
47 North Texas Hispanic chamber of Commerce, ca. 2006
48 Parliamentary procedures reference guide presented by J. R. Gonzales, undated
49 Past presidents and chairpersons, undated
50 President Job description, undated
51 Press releases, ca. 2007
52 Prospectus letters, undated
53 Rental contract, undated
54 Resolution by County of Lubbock, TX, ca. 2001
55 SBC, undated
56 Scholarship subcommittee, ca. 2002
57 Selected 2000 census information Hispanic population by census tract maps Lubbock County, ca. 2002
58 Small Business Development Center, ca. 2003
59 Small business workshop, undated
60 Step up to success, ca. 2005
61 TAMACC meeting El Paso, TX, ca. 2005
62 Team diversity, ca. 2002
63 Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) quarterly meeting, ca. 2004
64 Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce, ca. 2005
65 Thank you letters – sponsors, ca. 2002
66 The board member decision maker for the nonprofit corporation, undated
67 The League of women voters celebrity roast of James E. (Pete) Laney, ca. 1994
68 The Mexican American chamber of Commerce annual conventions and business Expo, proposal, ca. 2005
69 The state of the workforce presentation, ca. 2003
70 Village Profile, ca. 2005
71 Visitors and tourism discussion group, ca. 2002

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