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Identifier: MSS 623

Scope and Contents

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  • 1980 - 2006

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact MSU Libraries Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

"In 1970 a group of profesional Hispanic admission counselors, striving to promote higher education opportunities for Hispanic youth in the state of Michigan, formed the Association of Chicanos for College admissions (ACCA). In 1980 the group changed its name to the College Recruitment Association for HIspanics (CRAH), and expanded to include other individuals who support the goals of the Association" (From Box 1 Folder 1 document)

"The purpose and goal of the Advocate for Latino Students Advancenent in Michigan Education (A.L.S.A.M.E.) is to promote higher education for Latinos in the State of Michigan, and to identify academically prepared Hispanic high school seniors and encourage their recruitment and retention by colleges and universities..." (From Box 1 Folder 22)


1 Linear Feet (# box)


The materials are arranged in chronological order by organization and related topics.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the MSU Cesar E. Chavez Collection by the members of ALSAME (Florencio Hernndez and Alex Torres) at the January 17, 2018 meeting held at the MSU Libraries.

Processing Information

Diana Rivera processed this collection in July 2018
Finding Aid for CRAH-ALSAME records
Diana Rivera
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48824 USA