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Prensa Popular, 1973-11-26 to 1974-08


Scope and Contents

Library holdings consist of four issues, vol 1, numbers 2, 3, 4, and 9. Includes local and state coverage of issues important to the Chicano community.


  • Publication: 1973-11-26 to 1974-08

Language of Materials

Chiefly in English; some articles in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to fragile originals is restricted when access copies are available. The Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room is accessible by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm. Final requests for materials must be made one hour prior to closing. Please submit requests for archival materials at least 24 hours in advance of desired appointment. Materials requested over the weekend will be available on the following Tuesday at the earliest. Please note that Special Collections and University Archives observes all campus holiday closures as noted in the Library Calendar. For more information, please send an email to

Biographical / Historical

Prensa Popular was a student newspaper at the University of California San Diego, published with university support to serve both the campus and the Chicano community in San Diego. Contributors appear to be members of the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano De Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A.).


From the Collection: 300 Linear Feet

Physical Location

KEL 1301/3 24-d-7.

Repository Details

Part of the CSUSM Special Collections Repository

California State University San Marcos Library
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos California 92096-0001 United States