The Benson Latin American Collection

Los Tejanos Conference Records, May 16-19, 1990

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Los Tejanos Conference
Title: Los Tejanos Conference Records
Dates: May 16-19, 1990
Abstract: The collection contains recordings of a seminar from the Los Tejanos Conference.
Accession No.: 2017-06
Extent: 1 linear foot
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Los Tejanos Conference was created to be a seminar to enable 15-20 officials to meet with Mexican Americans and learn their views on a wide range of political, social, and economic issues. The seminar sessions cover topics such as business and economic development, immigration, social conditions and demographics (including health, housing, working conditions,etc.), human rights, political participation, and education. Presenters include educators, labor leaders, farm workers, political orgaizers, judges, and politicians. Each session includes several short presentations followed by open discussion.

Programa Presidential para las Comunidades Mexicanas en el Extranjero de la Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores, the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Office of Mexican Studies of the University of Texas at Austin.

Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Los Tejanos Conference.
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Los Tejanos Conference Records, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information



Further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

1 Audio recordings, May 16-19, 1990
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