Diana I. Marinez papers Edit


MSS 537


  • approximately 1969-1990 (Creation)
  • 1969 – 1975 (Creation)


  • .4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 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 José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections: Diana I Marinez papers, MSS 537, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Dr. Diana I. Marinez

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Diana Rivera in December 2016

  • Biographical / Historical

    Diana I. Marinez was a co-founder of the women's organization Mujeres Unidas de Michigan established in 1975. She was also active with the Michigan Women’s Historical Center. Marinez earned her PhD in Biochemistry at Indiana University in 1971 and joined the MSU faculty in 1971. She was appointed Chair of the Natural Sciences Department in 1989. She became Dean at the College of Science and Technology Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and received Dean Emeritus status in 2011.

  • Scope and Contents

    The materials were collected as part of the activist work Dr. Marinez did with Mujeres Unidas de Michigan organization. It includes correspondence and information gathered for interests in daycare services for Latino children, the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame program at which one of the first Latinas was inducted and a folder of juvenile book titles.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged by general information.

  • Abstract

    The materials were collected as part of the activist work Dr. Marinez did with Mujeres Unidas de Michigan organization.

  • Separated Materials

    Titles added to Special Collections Latino collection (SPLAT) 1. Moreno, Steve. Parents, Teach Your Children to Learn Before They Go to School =: Padres, Enseñen a Sus Hijos Como Aprender Antes De Que Vayan a La Escuela. San Diego, Calif: Moreno Educational Company, 2000. 2. Moreno, Steve. Parents Your School Involvement Can Help Your Child =: Padres Su Participacion En La Escuela Puede Ayudar a Su Hijo. , 1975. (the Libraries also owns the 1981 edition) 3. Holtrop, Donald. Changing Things: A Citizen's Guide. East Lansing: Institute for Community Development and Services, Continuing Education Service, Michigan State University, 1973. 4. Historia Del Pueblo Mexicano. Naucalpan de Juárez [Mexico: Organización Editorial Novaro, 1969. (copy 1 in Comic Art Collection Special Collections)