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Roberto G. Salinas Papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-167

The collection contains documents and correspondence petitioning members of the House of Representative to change a post office name to Dr. Hector P. Garcia, newspaper clippings, Garcia genealogy, pamphlets, brochures, invitations and many publications pertaining to the American G.I. Forum from 1985 to 1998.


  • Majority of material found within 1985 - 1998

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These papers are open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

This material is made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to taking precautions against infringement of copyright and respecting the publication rights of reproduced materials. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards. Any materials used should be fully credited with their source according to the example given in the Preferred Citation note. Requests for assistance with citations and images of publication quality should be directed to


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Roberto G. Salinas was a colleague of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. He petitioned members of Congress to have a post office in Corpus Christi and a holiday named after Dr. Garcia. This collection includes many publications of the American G.I. Forum.

Biographical / Historical

Roberto G. Salinas was a colleague of Dr. Hector P. Garcia and worked with him in the American G.I. Forum for civil rights for the Hispanic people.


Materials are arranged by format, then chronologically.

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Processing Information

The collection was processed into folders and archival boxes in 2004. Lori Atkins created the finding aid and added folder titles into ArchivesSpace in 2020.

Roberto G. Salinas Papers
Lori Atkins
June 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository

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Unit 5702
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States
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