Guide to the Mary Santoli Pardo Collection, 1940-1998

Special Collections & Archives

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Mary Santoli Pardo Collection
Dates: 1940-1998
Bulk Dates: 1969-1997
Identification: URB/MSP
Creator: Pardo, Mary S., 1946-
Physical Description: 2.60 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: In her work, Mexican American Woman Activists, Dr. Mary S. Pardo focuses on East Los Angeles and emphasizes the important role played by females the powerful influence of cultural symbols like motherhood and the Church. She suggests how such activism has innervated cultural identity and protected the Mexican American community. The records of the Mary Santoli Pardo Collection document her research and predominantly consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, interviews (three related audio cassettes), and various newsletters and flyers.

Biographical Information:

Mary Pardo is Professor of Chicano Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSU Northridge). She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1990 and has authored several articles on the influence of women in populist movements. Her work Mexican American Woman Activists , which focuses on East Los Angeles, emphasizes the important role played by females the powerful influence of cultural symbols like motherhood and the Church, and suggests how such activism has innervated cultural identity and protected the Mexican American community. In addition to her scholarly publications, Dr. Pardo has been actively involved with the Mothers of East Los Angeles (MELA) and interviewed members such as Erlinda Robles and Juana Gutierrez. Her close ties to the community have allowed her to capture the reactions of MELA to deleterious state projects. Through her community activism and insightful scholarly work, Mrs. Pardo has contributed to the growing presence of Chicana studies programs at schools like CSU Northridge.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Audio recordings
Paper records
Photographic material

Geographic Name:

Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Politics and government
Monterey Park (Calif.) -- Politics and government

Topical Term:

Community power -- California
Mexican American women -- California
Women in community organization -- California

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Cecilia Cortez, Osik Moses

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Mary Santoli Pardo Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Arrangement of Materials:

Series I: Correspondence, 1967-1997
Series II: Research Files, 1940-1997

Scope and Contents

The records of the Mary Santoli Pardo Collection document her research and predominantly consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, interviews (three related audio cassettes), and various newsletters and flyers. It has been divided into two series: Correspondence (1967-1997) and Research Files (1940-1997).
Series I, Correspondence, contains correspondence and is arranged alphabetically by the creator.
Series II, Research Files, contains articles, newspaper clippings, programs, interviews, flyers, and related items. This series also contains non-manuscript material, including audio-taped interviews conducted by Pardo, and photographs. The series is arranged alphabetically.

Collection Contents

 

Series I: Correspondence, 1967-1997

Box 1, Folder 1

Acuña, Rudy To Frank Herbert: Correspondence, 1970 August 25

Box 1, Folder 2

Curry-Rodriguez, Julia E. - Arizona State University: Correspondence, 1989 June 23

Box 1, Folder 3

Deukmejian, George - State Of California Governor's Office: Correspondence, 1989 September 29, November 16

Box 1, Folder 4

Dunlap, John To Margarita Gutierrez - South Coast Air Quality Management District: Correspondence, 1989 May 13

Box 1, Folder 5

Fallon, Melanie - City Of Los Angeles, CA - Environmental Impact Report, 1989 March 30

Box 1, Folder 6

Fernandez, Pete To Gloria Chavez - East Los Angeles Adult Skills Center: Correspondence, 1989 August 24

Box 1, Folder 7

Global Options: Correspondence, 1990 September 17

Box 1, Folder 8

Hernandez, Mike - Southwest Voter Registration Education Project: Correspondence, 1988 March 5

Box 1, Folder 9

Martinez, Diana - L.A. Media: Correspondence; Mothers Of East Los Angeles - Martinez, Diana And Mary Pardo: Transcript Of A News Story, 1989 June 12

Box 1, Folder 10

Moore Stevenson, Alva - UCLA - University Library - Oral History Information: Correspondence With An Attachment, 1989 October 9

Box 1, Folder 11

Nava, Henry - Community Service Organization (CSO): Newsletter

Box 1, Folder 12

Pardo, Mary - Los Angeles Times Permission Department: Correspondence, 1988 June 16; 1989 December 8; 1997 February 10

Box 1, Folder 13

Parker, Walt - L.A. City Schools - Office Of The Superintendent: Memorandum; Los Angeles Times: Transcript Of An Articles, 1969 November 17, 9

Box 1, Folder 14

Picker, Michael - National Toxics Campaign Fund: Correspondence, 1989 November 16

Box 1, Folder 15

Rao, Joseph, M - Woodrow Wilson High School: Correspondence, 1989 June 15

Box 1, Folder 16

Robles, Erlinda: Correspondence, 1967 January 20

Box 1, Folder 17

Rodriguez, Vanessa To John Van De Kamp: Correspondence, 1988 November 28

Box 1, Folder 18

Torres, Art - California Legislature: Correspondence, 1985 November 7, 1988 October 3, 1989 March 22, June 19

 

Series II: Research Files, 1940-1997

Box 1, Folder 19

Acosta, Lydia - Urban Planning: Handwritten Notes, 1988 May 14

Box 1, Folder 20

The Adult School Of Los Angeles: Graduation Program, 1968 June 2

Box 1, Folder 21

Allen, James P. And Eugene J. Turner - Ethnic Patterns In Los Angeles: Presentation Paper, 1988 September 29

Box 1, Folder 22

The Amicus Journal, Summer 1990

Box 1, Folder 23

[Baldwin, Irving K.] Audio Tapes: Transcript

Box 1, Folder 24

Boyle Heights Community Plan

Box 1, Folder 25

California Department Of Health Services: Newsletter, June 1988

Box 1, Folder 26

California Treatment Service Notice - Draft And Public Hearing, December

Box 1, Folder 27

California Tomorrow - 25th Anniversary: Journal, Fall 1988

Box 1, Folder 28

California State University Northridge - Perspective: Newsletter, Volume 7 Number 2, Fall 1990

Box 1, Folder 29

Chavez, Gloria: Interview Transcript, 1990 March 12

Box 1, Folder 30

Chinese Immigration Through Communist Chinese Eyes - Melus, The Journal Of Multi-Ethnic Literature: Article, Spring 1995

Box 1, Folder 31

Citizens Clearinghouse For Hazardous Waste - Action Bulletin Number 23, August 1989

Box 1, Folder 32

City Of Commerce - Refuse-To-Energy Incinerator: Notice

Box 1, Folder 33

Correspondencia - Solo A La Lucha: Newsletter, June 1989

Box 1, Folder 34

Cunningham, Alex - California Thermal Treatment Services Public Hearing: Opening Remarks, 1988 January 11

Box 1, Folder 35

Department Of Health Services: Statement Of Facts, 1987 November 13, December 11

Box 1, Folder 36

Editorial - Corrections Vs. Molina, KNX Newsradio 1070, 1986 March 15

Box 1, Folder 37

The Exchange - The Newsletter Of The Coalition Of Minority Policy Professionals, Spring/Summer 1992

Box 1, Folder 38

Foreign-Born Population Statistics For Boyle Heights, 1950

Box 1, Folder 39

Global Exchange: Bulletin, Fall 1990

Box 1, Folder 40

Glossary Of Water Terminology,

Box 1, Folder 41

Gutierrez, Juana: Interview Transcript, 1988 July 15

Box 1, Folder 42

Gutiettez, Ricardo - Environmental Justice Within Latino Community: Questionnaire

Box 1, Folder 43

Immigration And HIV/AIDS: Flier, April 20

Box 1, Folder 44

Karter, Leonard L. - Housing Authority of The City of Los Angeles, CA: Interoffice Memorandum, 1989 September 21

Box 1, Folder 45

Krause, Jerald D. - Community Opposition To Correctional Facility Sitting: Research Paper, 1990 April 7

Box 1, Folder 46

The Labor/Community Strategy Center: Program

Box 1, Folder 47

Lead Poisoning: Flier

Box 1, Folder 48

Light, Ivan - From Vice District To Tourist Attraction: Book Chapter, Pacific Historical Review, 1880-1940, August 1974

Box 1, Folder 49

Los Angeles Equal Rights Congress: Bulletin, 1988 January 6

Box 1, Folder 50

Metropolitan Region - Park Department: Brochure

Box 1, Folder 51

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: Clipsheets; Maps; Memoranda; Newspaper Articles; Update, June-August 1995

Box 1, Folder 52

The Minority Trendsletter, Summer 1991

Box 1, Folder 53

Molina, Gloria: Newspaper Articles, 1991-1995

Box 1, Folder 54

Mothers Of East Los Angeles: Background Information, 1989 August 20

Box 1, Folder 55

Mothers Of East Los Angeles: Newspaper Articles, 1986-1992

Box 1, Folder 56

Mothers Of East Los Angeles, Santa Isabel: Programs, December 1989, 1994 April 9

Box 1, Folder 57

Murray, Mark: AB 524 Bond Act, Correctional Facilities, 1989 February 8

Box 1, Folder 58

The Nation, 1990 September 17

Box 2, Folder 1

Newspaper Articles, 1969-1996

Box 2, Folder 2

Newspaper Articles, 1984-1997

Box 2, Folder 3

Newspaper Articles, 1986-1992

Box 2, Folder 4

Newspaper Articles, 1977; 1987-1991, 1996

Box 2, Folder 5

Our Lady Of Guadalupe: Pamphlet, 1991 February 10

Box 2, Folder 6

Roybal-Allard, Lucille: Press Releases, 1988 May 17, July 26, 1989 September 14

Box 2, Folder 7

Roybal-Allard, Lucille: AB 58 Environmental Impact, 1988 December 6

Box 2, Folder 8

Roybal, Maria: Interview Transcript, 1989 July 15

Box 2, Folder 9

Tha San Francisco Troupe: Flier, March 7

Box 2, Folder 10

Sekul, Joseph D. - Communities Organized For Public Service: Citizen Power And Public Policy In San Antonio: Chapter From Book Latinos And The Political System, F. Chris Garcia, Ed., University Of Notre Dame, Ind. 46556, 1983

Box 2, Folder 11

Senate Bill Number 1823, 1990 January 23

Box 2, Folder 12

State Of California - The Resources Agency: Notice Of Public Meeting, ca. 1989

Box 2, Folder 13

Statewide March Against The Vernon Incinerator: Fliers, November 12

Box 2, Folder 14

South Coast Air Quality Management District: Agenda; Manual

Box 2, Folder 15

Terrace Community Council: Funding Proposal

Box 2, Folder 16

Torres, Art: Newsletter, 1988 October 6

Box 2, Folder 17

UCLA Center For The Study Of Women: Newsletter, Fall 1990

Box 2, Folder 18

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Hazardous Waste Facility Permit; Statement Of Facts, 1988 September 8, November

Box 2, Folder 19

Urban Resources, Volume 1, Number 4: Articles, Spring 1984

Box 2, Folder 20

Vigil, James Jr.: Interview Transcript, 1989 September 27

Box 2, Folder 21

Villasenor, Rosa: Interview Transcript Of Tapes, 1990 March 7

Box 2, Folder 22

Wittier Boulevard: Newsletter, Summer 1988

Box 2, Folder 23

Yepes, George: Magazine Illustration

Box 3, Folder 1

Belvedere Citizen: Newspapers, 1990 January 24, February 7

Box 3, Folder 2

Madres Del Este De Los Angeles: Newsletter, Volume 1 Number 1-2; Volume 2 Number 1, Fall 1994-Spring 1996

Box 3, Folder 3

N.A.C. News - Neighborhood Action Committee: Newsletter, June 1986

Box 3, Folder 4

North East Los Angeles District: Map

Box 3, Folder 5

Racial And Ethnic Survey Summary - Alhambra City School District, 1982, 1986

Box 4, Item 1

MSPa1 Audio: Interview - Side A: " Erlinda And Valentine Robles," "Talpa Church", 1993 June 14, 1960-1968

Box 4, Item 2

MSPa2 Audio: Interview - "Mothers Of E.L.A., Juana Gutierrez", 1998 January 15

Box 4, Item 3

MSPa3 Audio: Interview - "Mothers Of E.L.A. - Santa Isabel, Juana Gutierrez", July 1993

Box 5, Folder 1

Mothers Of East Los Angeles - Santa Isabel Chapter, MSP 01-30

Box 5, Folder 2

Aerial View Of Los Angeles, MSP 31

Box 5, Folder 3

Unidentified Boy In Hospital, MSP 32