Robert E. Copley collection on Hank Aguirre Edit


MSS 356 large


  • approximately 1931-1994 (Creation)


  • .3 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box



  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, The José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections, Robert E. Copley collection on Hank Aguirre, MSS 356, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The collection was purchased through a Detroit book vendor, 1972 -1997.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Diana Rivera on 5 December 2008.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Robert E. Copley was Hank Aguirre's (b. 1931 - d. 1991) friend for over thirty years and served as director of communications for owner Aguirre's Mexican Industries. He worked as a journalist in print and radio.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of 1 box of interview field notes with former baseball players Bill Freehan, Kevin Collins, Reno Bertoia, Jim Northrup, and Willie Horton, baseball coach Don Lund and baseball announcer Ernie Harwell and family members. Also included are family photographs and news clippings. A signed photograph by Hank Aguirre of the illustration for the book jacket is also included as well as a draft manuscript for the book "The Tall Mexican".