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Preliminary Inventory of the Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer Papers 1969-2006

1997-01796
2007-04089
2007-04148
2008-04211
2008-04242


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Esquer, Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de, 1942-
Title: Preliminary Inventory of the Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1969-2006
Quantity: 13 Boxes (18.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract:This collection houses correspondence, meeting agendas, committee reports, grant proposals, publications, posters, pamphlets, personal files, notes, legal documents, litigation reports, and other materials documenting the American Bar Association, the city of Tempe, Mexican-American students, politics, the City of Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, the National Community College Chair Academy, the Legal Services Corporation, desegregation, and border issues. This collection has not been processed in full and can be viewed only by appointment. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information.
Identification: 1997-01796
2007-04089
2007-04148
2008-04211
2008-04242
Language: Material in English with some Spanish
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Chicano Research Collection
Arizona State University Library
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
E-Mail: archives@asu.edu
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Biographical Note

Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer was born in the copper mining community of Superior, Arizona on May 18, 1942. Esquer attended school in Superior and later in Phoenix when her father moved the family to the valley in order to seek better employment and educational opportunities for his children. After graduating from Phoenix Union High School, she received a two year scholarship to attend Arizona State University.

Esquer earned her B.A. in Business Education (1963), M.A. in Spanish (1965), and J.D. (1976) at Arizona State University. She went on to teach Spanish at McClintock High School in Tempe. She also taught Spanish (1971) and Business Law (1981-1985) classes at ASU. Esquer later became an instructor and chairperson of the Justice and Legal Studies Department at Phoenix College.

An advocate of civil rights, Esquer was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter. In 1980 she was a hearing officer for the Credentials committee for the Democratic National Convention. In 1982, Esquer was an at large member of the Democratic National Committee and served as a delegate at the 1982 Democratic National Party Convention held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 25-27. She was also involved in the local community, serving on the board of directors for Community Legal Services and Valle del Sol Inc.; as Commissioner of the Arizona Structural Pest Control commission as appointed by Governor Rose Mofford; as a member of the Ad Hoc Public Access Civil Liberties Union Central Chapter; and as a Commissioner on the Tempe Municipal Arts Commission as appointed by Mayor Harry Mitchell. In addition, Esquer authored a book entitled The Lie About My Inferiority, Evolution of a Chicana Activist.

Cecilia Teyechea Denogean married Elias Yescas Esquer, a long-time and prominent educator in the Maricopa Community College system, in 1965. The couple had two children, Andrea and Marcos. Cecilia Esquer died of the West Nile virus in Phoenix on December 4, 2010.


Scope and Content Note

This collection houses correspondence, meeting agendas, committee reports, grant proposals, publications, posters, pamphlets, personal files, notes, legal documents, litigation reports, and other materials documenting the American Bar Association, the city of Tempe, Mexican-American students, politics, the City of Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, the National Community College Chair Academy, the Legal Services Corporation, desegregation, and border issues. This collection has not been processed in full and can be viewed only by appointment. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information.


Arrangement

This collection consists of thirteen boxes divided into five series:
Series I: Accession #1997-01796
Series II: Accession #2007-04089
Series III: Accession #2007-04148
Series IV: Accession #2008-04211
Series V: Accession #2008-04242

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments in the Distinctive Collections Wurzburger Reading Room at Hayden Library (rm. 138) on the Tempe campus are available on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Note: All library reading rooms are currently closed as part of the ASU Library's COVID-19 response. Ask an Archivist is available Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., for reference assistance regarding collection materials.

Copyright

The Arizona Board of Regents retains copyright to this collection for and on behalf of Distinctive Collections, Arizona State University Library. Requests for permissions to publish, display, or redistribute information from this collection must be submitted via our online application.


Related Material

A guide to processed materials created by Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer is available at http://www.azarchivesonline.org/xtf/view?docId=ead/asu/esquer.xml.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Esquer, Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de, 1942- -- Archives.

Corporate Name(s)
Democratic Party (Ariz.).
Democratic Party (U.S.).
Tempe Municipal Arts Commission.
United States Catholic Conference.

Geographic Name(s)
Guadalupe (Ariz.).

Subject(s)
Mexican American women -- Arizona -- Archives.
Mexican American women -- Political activity.
Mexican Americans -- Politics and government.
Minority women lawyers -- Arizona -- Archives.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer Papers, [Accession Number]. Arizona State University Library: Chicano Research Collection.

Provenance

Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer donated these papers to the Chicano Research Collection between 1997 and 2008.


Container List

Series I: Accession #1997-01796
BoxFolder
11 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes (1993 March 10), 1992-1993
12 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinator Report, 1993
13 Task Force and Committee Assignments Communications Committee, 1993
14 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, 1993
15 Task Force and Committee Assignments Private Development Committee, 1993
16 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Mill Avenue Performs Update, 1993
17 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1993 February 10
18 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinator Report, 1993
19 Task Force and Committee Assignments Communications Committee, 1993
110 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, 1993
111 Task Force and Committee Assignments Private Development Committee, Undated
112 Task Force and Committee Assignments Public Art Committee, 1993
114 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Mill Avenue Performs Update, 1993
114 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1993 January 11
115 Task Force and Committee Assignments Communications Committee, 1993
116 Task Force and Committee Assignments Executive Committee, 1993
117 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, 1993
118 Task Force and Committee Assignments Public Art Committee, 1993
119 Task Force and Committee Assignments Art in Education Committee, 1993
120 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Mill Avenue Performs Update, 1993
121 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Vision Tempe Cultural Commission, 1993
122 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 December 9
123 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinate Report, 1993
124 Task Force and Committee Assignments Public Art Committee, 1993
125 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Volunteer for the Arts, 1993
126 Task Force and Committee Assignments Mill Avenue Performs Update, 1993
127 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 November 18
128 Task Force and Committee Assignments Communications Committee, 1993
129 Task Force and Committee Assignments Nominating Committee, 1993
130 Task Force and Committee Assignments Private Development Committee, 1993
131 Task Force and Committee Assignments Public Art Committee, 1993
132 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Taste of Tempe, 1992
133 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Mill Avenue Theatre Update, 1992
134 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 October 14
135 Task Force and Committee Assignments Executive Committee, 1992
136 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, 1992
137 Task Force and Committee Assignments Nominating Committee, Undated
138 Task Force and Committee Assignments Rio Salado Task Force, 1992
139 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Arts Commission Logo, 1991
140 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Taste of Tempe, 1992
141 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 September 9
142 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinator Report, 1992
143 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, 1992
144 Task Force and Committee Assignments Rio Salado Committee, 1992
145 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Volunteers for the Arts, 1992
146 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Art Renaissance Foundation, 1992
147 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Annual Boards and Commission Dinner, 1992
148 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 July 8
149 Task Force and Committee Assignments Rio Salado Cultural Master Plan Consultant Team Pres., 1992
150 Task Force and Committee Assignments Executive Committee, 1992
151 Task Force and Committee Assignments Old Business Volunteers for the Arts, 1992
152 Task Force and Committee Assignments New Business Intl. Childrens Theatre Festival, 1993
153 Task Force and Committee Assignments Commission Structure and Goals, 1989-1992
154 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 June 10
155 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinator's Report, 1992
156 Task Force and Committee Assignments Grants Committee, Undated
157 Task Force and Committee Assignments Private Development Art Review Committee, 1992
158 Task Force and Committee Assignments Library Exhibition Committee, 1992
159 Task Force and Committee Assignments AD-HOC committees Charles T. Hayden Committee, 1992
160 Task Force and Committee Assignments NEA Grants Proposal, 1992
161 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 May 13
163 Task Force and Committee Assignments Cultural Programs Coordinator's Report, Undated
164 Task Force and Committee Assignments Public Art Committee, 1992
165 Task Force and Committee Assignments AD-HOC Committees Library Water Feature Committee, 1992
166 Task Force and Committee Assignments Library Exhibition Committee, Undated
167 Task Force and Committee Assignments Charles T. Hayden Committee, 1989-1990
168 Task Force and Committee Assignments Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Annual Report, 1991-1992
169 Task Force and Committee Assignments Approval of Commission Minutes, 1992 March 11
170 Task Force and Committee Assignments Mary Lou Burum General Operating Grant Support Program, 1992
171 Task Force and Committee Assignments Nominating Committee, 1992
172 Task Force and Committee Assignments Private Develo9pment Art Review Committee, 1992
173 Task Force and Committee Assignments Library Exhibition Committee, 1990
174 Task Force and Committee Assignments Rio Salado Committee, 1992
175 Task Force and Committee Assignments Council Commission Dinner, 1989-1990
176 National Community College Chair Academy Keynote Speakers, 1994
177 National Community College Chair Academy Concurrent Session Topics, 1994
178 National Community College Chair Academy Resources/Bibliography, 1989-1990
179 National Community College Chair Academy Participants List, 1994
180 National Community College Chair Academy Keynote Speeches, 1993
181 National Community College Chair Academy Concurrent Session Topics, 1993
182 National Community College Chair Academy Chair Academy/Institute Overview, 1993
183 National Community College Chair Academy Chair Survey, 1993
184 National Community College Chair Academy Social Activities, Undated
185 National Community College Chair Academy Resources/Bibliography, 1983-1990
186 National Community College Chair Academy Exhibit Hall/Vendors, Undated
187 National Community College Chair Academy Participants List, Undated
188 National Community College Chair Academy Maps: Civic Plaza, Hyatt Regency, 1993
189 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 May 31
190 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1993-1995
191 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 May 9
193 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 October 6
194 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995
195 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 September 24
196 Isla Magica, 1995-1996
197 Cuadernos de Divulgacion de la Cuenta Democratica, 1995
198 La Democratica Como Farma de Gabieno, 1995
199 The Mexican Electoral System, 1994
1100 Electoral Reform in Mexico, 1989-1994
1101 Estado de Servicio Profesional Electoral, 1992
1102 Miscellaneous: Instituto Federal Electoral, 1995-1996
BoxFolder
21 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Grants Committee, 1995 November 26
22 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 October 10
23 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 December 13
24 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 December 19
25 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission (1995 January 11), 1994-1995
26 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 January 11
27 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 October 12
28 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission (1995 June 24), 1995-1996
29 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 April 22
210 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 August 16
211 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission (1993 November 10), 1993-1994
212 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 April 13
213 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1993 December 8
214 18th Annual Tempe Beautification Awards, 1994
215 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 May 11
216 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Public Art Program, 1994
217 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 July 12
218 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 September 13
219 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 August 16
220 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 October 11
221 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 August 16
222 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1995 October 9
223 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1996 January 13
224 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Grand Application, 1995 Spring
225 Arizona Essential Skills for Visual Art, 1988
226 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Handbook, 1990
227 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Artist Request for Proposals/Competition Guidelines, 1994
228 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Plazita de Desanso Design Competition, 1994 April
229 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Grant Applications, 1993 Fall
230 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Water and Art Competition Proposal, 1990
231 Tempe Community Council Report, 1991
232 Tempe Arts Commission Annual Report, 1989-1994
233 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1994 July 6
234 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1993 September 8
235 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 1993 May 12
236 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Special Purpose Grants, 1993 March
237 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission (1993 June 9), 1993-1995
238 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission (1993 June 9), 1993-1995
239 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Approval of Commission Minutes, 1993 June
240 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Grant Applications, 1994 Spring
241 Public Art for the Red Mountain Freeway, 1993
242 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission, 199 March 8
243 Tempe Municipal Arts Commission Approval of Commission Minutes, 1995 February 9
Series II: Accession #2007-04089
BoxFolder
11 Research/Resources Materials on Brown vs Board of Education, 2004
BoxFolder
21 Guadalulpe, Arizona, Town Code, Undated
22 Legal Files: Tempe Elementary School District #3 vs. Bernasconi, 1972
23 Biehn Colony Land, Block #14, Guadalupe, AZ, 1981
24 Biehn Colony Land, Block #14, Guadalupe, AZ: Personal Notes, Undated
25 Tempe Elementary School District #3, 1970-1979
26 Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano, 1979-1080
27 Correspondence: Tempe Elementary School District #3, 1970-1979
28 Tempe Elementary School District #3: Auditor General and the Desegregation Report, 1990
29 Budgets: Tempe Elementary School District #3, 1992-1993
210 Guadalupe Organization, Inc., 1981
211 Guadalupe Education Committee, 1989
212 Creation of a New School District, Guadalupe, AZ, 1989
213 Indian Law Issues, Undated
214 Indian Child Welfare Act, Undated
215 Pascua Yaquis, Undated
216 Private Technical Schools, Undated
217 School Districts: Miscellaneous, 1990-1991
218 Miscellaneous Periodicals: Education
Series III: Accession #2007-04148
BoxFolder
11 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, Baltimore, Maryland, 2000 November 17-18
11 Narrative History of Esquer and Denogean Families
12 Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board Correspondence, 1979
12 ABA Approval - Reference Manual for Legal Assistant Editors, 2000
13 Nomination Hearing LSC Board, 1980 February
13 CDE-ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, 1998 August
14 CDE-ABA Standing Comm, 1998 February
14 Reggie Evaluation, 1980
15 CDE-SCOLA Site Visit Cal State LA, 1999 February
15 Los Abogados, 1978 December
16 ABA-SCOLA - Access to Justice, 1999 December
16 DeConcini - Hispanic Advisory Committee, 1980 August
17 Democratic National Committee, 1980 April
17 SCOLA - Modest Means Project, 1999 November
18 Parent's Rights, 1980 August
19 Lobbying Information, 1979 September
110 Legal Services Corporation (Project Advisory Group), 1978-1980
111 Legal Services Corporation (Personnel and Facilities Committee), 1978-1980
112 Legal Services Corporation (Committee on Provision of Legal Services), 1978
113 Indian Whole Spectrum Training - Lake Tahoe, 1979 July
114 Legal Services Corporation (Lynchburg), 1978 June
115 LSC - Future Funding; Policies, 1980 July
116 LSC Reports, 1978 April
117 Legal Services Corporation, 1980
118 Hispanic Clients, 1978
119 LSC Board Retreats, 1979
120 OFC. MGMT: Personnel: Esquer, Cecilia PERSONAL File, 1984-1985
121 Cecilia Esquer General Correspondence, 1978-1992
122 Cecilia Esquer General Correspondence, 1975-1980
123 Honorable David L. Phares Complaints, 1980-1986
124 LSC Stationary, 1980
125 LSC Monitoring Checklist, 1977
126 LSC - Carter Lawsuit, 1982
127 Litigation, 1980
128 SCOLA Conference Call, 2000 April
129 American Bar Association: Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, 1999
130 CDE - SCOLA Fall Meeting - Chicago, 2000 November
131 CDE - SCOLA Winter Meeting - New Orleans, 1999-2000
132 Miscellaneous, 1997-2000
BoxFolder
28 ABA - SCOLA Winter Meeting - San Diego, 2001 February
29 ABA - SCOLA Update, 1999-2000
210 ABA - SCOLA Meeting - Denver, 1999 September
211 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants, 1999 January
212 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - New Orleans, LA, 2000 February
213 CDE - SCOLA - Chicago, 1999 June
214 Printouts of Web Pages
215 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - Denver, CO, 1999 September
216 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - Chicago, IL, 1999 June
217 CDE - ABA Pro Bono Conference Panel, 1999 May
218 CDE - ABA SCOLA Meeting - Tucson, 1998 September
219 CDE - ABA SCOLA Meeting - Stuart, FL, 1999 February
220 Publications, 1999
221 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - Tucson, AZ, 1998 September
222 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - Stuart, FL, 1999 February
223 CDE - AAFPE National Conference - Chicago, 2000 September
224 AAFPE Seattle SCOLA Tel. Cf., 1999 May
225 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - San Diego, CA, 2001 February
226 CDE - AAFPE National Conference - Boston, 1999 October
227 CDE - AAFPE National Conference - Scottsdale, AZ, 1998 October
228 CDE - AAFPE Site Visit Training Session, 1997 October
229 CDE - AAFPE Regional Conference, 1996 March
230 SCOLA - Mtg. Chicago, 2000 Spring
231 SCOLA Meeting - Baltimore, MD, 2000 November
232 American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants - Chicago, IL, 2000 June
Series IV: Accession #2008-04211
Box
1-3 Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer Papers, 1969-2006
Includes correspondence, meeting agendas, and materials regarding the American Bar Association, the city of Tempe, redistricting, Mexican-American students, the Human Relations Commission, and elections.
Series V: Accession #2008-04242
Box
1-4 Cecilia Teyechea Denogean de Esquer Papers, 1985-2004
Includes litigation reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, publications, conference materials, class notes, and other materials showing the Maricopa County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, border issues, and Phoenix College.