Monterey Peninsula College
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a public community college in Monterey, California. Established in 1947, it is part of the California Community Colleges system. The Archives and Special Collections Department of Monterey Peninsula College Library (the MPC Archives) supports the mission of the College and the Library by collecting, preserving, administering, and providing access to its holdings. The MPC Archives strives to enhance instruction through presentation and use of archival materials in classroom or other institutional settings. The MPC Archives strives to inform and educate the larger community through exhibits and presentations that expand public awareness of the value of preserving our cultural memory. Collections include the yearbook, El Paisano, 1949-1959; the award-winning school newspaper, El Yanqui, 1948-1978; miscellaneous student publications; photographs; institutional records and newspaper articles related to MPC.