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Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Poster Collection

Identifier: MS-0428

Scope and Contents

The Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Poster Collection consists of 62 Chicano Movement-related posters, broadsides, and advertisements. These one-of-a-kind posters and broadsides document local events and organizations, as well as local and national groups involved in the Chicano Movement in San Diego, including the Chicano Federation of San Diego County, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, and the Committee on Chicano Rights, Inc.

The collection dates from the early 1970s through the 1980s. Major topical themes of the posters include education, celebrations and special events, heritage and pride, conferences, demonstrations and protests, art, the Chicana movement, organizations, propaganda and slogans, fundraisers, and theater and performing arts.

Thanks to the support of the Chicana/o Archives Advisory Board and several generous donations, this collection is available online here.


  • Creation: 1974-1983


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Biographical Note

Carmen Sandoval Fernandez graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelors and Masters of Public Administration. She has served on the Boards of the Chicano Federation and Chula Vista Parks and Recreation. She is currently the Director of Public Policy with the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Chair of Mujeres de la Tierra.


0.30 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian


Source of Acquisition

Carmen Sandoval Fernandez



Related Materials

Chicano Federation of San Diego County Records, 1968-1980

Arturo Casares Papers, 1968-2007

Maria Garcia Papers, 1968-1997

Rene Nuñez Memorial Collection, 1968-2008

Other Descriptive Information

Due to the support of the Chicana/o Archives Advisory Board and several generous donations, this collection is available online.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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