Mexicans and Mexican Americans have resided in Arizona since the early 16th century. Their history, however, is severely under-documented in the state’s archival repositories. As of 2012, this community is represented in a mere 1-2% of the state’s known archival holdings, and 98% of such documentation is held at Arizona State University’s Chicano/a Research Collection (CRC).
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Godoy-Powell, Nancy L. and Dunham, Elizabeth G. (2017). 21st Century Community Outreach and Collection Development: ASU Chicano/a Research Collection, Journal of Western Archives 8:1. http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/westernarchives/vol8/iss1/4