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Cambridge Hispanic Commission Records, circa 1993 - circa 1995

Identifier: 112

Collection Overview

This collection contains records that cover the Cambridge Hispanic Commission's commissioners, agendas and memos, meeting minutes, activities, sign-up sheets, committees, information and jobs, media and out-going correspondance. There are also records on by-laws, Cambridge Public Schools, the Immunization Action Project, the Festival "Amaru Alcarza," and Foro Latino. The collection also contains newpaper articles that relate to the activities of the Cambridge Hispanic Commission. Parts of the collection have been marked as closed due to containing sensitive personal information preventing them from viewed by the public.


  • circa 1993 - circa 1995


Conditions Governing Access

Some portions of this collection are closed to research. Please inquire with Archives Staff for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials in this collection are subject to copyright and intellectual property restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to understand and observe copyright law and to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyright. Researchers must obtain written permission from the copyright owner(s) if they wish to publish materials from this collection. Questions concerning copyright and permission to publish should be directed to the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.


The Cambridge Hispanic Commission was a grass-roots, non-profit organization that was committed to serving as a voice for the concerns of the Hispanic community of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The CHC also advised, provided input, and promoted and assured their participation in all levels of governance and city and school affairs. The CHC promoted, facilitated, and advocated for the development and empowerment of members of the Hispanic community.They also advised Cambridge officials on improving communication between the city and its Hispanic population on issues such as education, fair employment practices, housing, and health care access.


0.6 Linear feet

0.6 Cubic Feet

2 boxes (1 Hollinger Box and 1 half Hollinger Box)

850 Items

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Organization of Collection

This collection is organized into 4 series: Series 1: 1993

Series 1.1: 1993, Commissioners

Series 1.2: 1993, Agenda/Memos

Series 1.3: 1993, Minutes

Series 1.4: 1993, Activities

Series 1.5: 1993, Sign-Up Sheets

Series 1.6: 1993, Committees

Series 1.7: 1993, Information/Jobs

Series 1.8: 1993, Media

Series 2: 1994

Series 2.1: 1994, Commissioners

Series 2.2: 1994, Agenda/Memos

Series 2.3: 1994, Minutes

Series 2.4: 1994, Activities

Series 2.5: 1994, Sign-Up Sheets

Series 2.6: 1994, Committees

Series 2.7: 1994, Information/Jobs

Series 2.8: 1994, Media

Series 3: 1995

Series 3.1: 1995, Agenda, Commissioners, and Media

Series 3.2: 1995, Out-Going Correspondance

Series 4: Topical, 1993-1995

Series 4.1: Topical, By-Laws

Series 4.2: Topical, Cambridge Public Schools

Series 4.3: Topical, Scrapbook

Series 4.4: Topical, Immunization Action Project

Series 4.5: Topical, Festival "Amaru Alcarza"

Series 4.6: Topical, Foro Latino

Approximately 850 items grouped chronologically within series. The collection's contents have been placed into 2 boxes with closed records being placed into Box 2.

Custodial History

Donated by Sylvia Saavedra-Keber on March 10, 2016.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Jacob Nussbaum in Feburary 2017 under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy.



Cambridge Hispanic Commission Records, circa 1993 - circa 1995
Jacob Nussbaum under the supervision of Alyssa Pacy
Feburary 16, 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge MA 02138 USA