The Enrique "Henry" Martinez papers Edit


MSS 533 large
Finding Aid Author
Diana Rivera
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard


  • 1979 – 2007 (Creation)


  • .4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 Hollinger box

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  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for 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 Enrique "Henry" Martinez papers, MSS 533, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Diana Rivera.

  • Biographical / Historical

    This collection of materials was organized by Enrique "Henry" Martinez, Chapter Commander for the American GI Forum [Sgt.] Tomas V. Martinez Chapter, Bay City Michigan. Enrique was the brother of Sgt. Martinez who was the first soldier from Bay County Michigan to die in action during the Vietnam War. he items in the collection were collected by Enrique between 1966 when Tomas was killed in action through 2003 when he actively quit collecting. Enrique died was born in 1943 and died in 2007. Enrique led to establish the local chapter named American GI Forum. Tomas V. Martinez Chapter.

  • Scope and Contents

    The materials include biographical informaton on Tomas and correspondence and event pictures, conference programs and flyers coordinated by the state and local chapters from 1978 through 2003.

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  • Existence and Location of Originals

    These are photocopies of materials provided by Enrique Martinez. The originals reside with his family.

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