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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.
The collection was purchased through a Detroit book vendor, 1972 -1997.
Processed by Diana Rivera on 5 December 2008.
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.
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".