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Alejandro Morales Papers M1937
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  • Access to Collection
  • Publication Rights
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Title: Alejandro Morales Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: M1937
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 17.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): circa 1953-2012
    Abstract: Collection contains drafts, research, editorial material, correspondence, and reviews of Morales' major publications; and personal correspondence, ephemera, and miscellaneous material.
    creator: Morales, Alejandro, 1944-

    Biographical Note

    Alejandro Morales, the son of Mexican immigrants, was born in Montebello, California and grew up in Simons, the company town of the Simons Brick Yard #3, bordering Montebello. He earned his B.A. from California State University, Los Angeles, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Morales is currently a professor in the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Morales, as a novelist and professor, was awarded the Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature in 2007 from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Morales literary works include: Caras Viejas y vino Nuevo (1975); La Verdad sin voz (1979); Reto in Parasio (1983); The Brick People (1988); The Rag Doll Plagues (1992); Barrio on the Edge (1997); Waiting to Happen (2001); Pequena Nacion (2005); and The Captain of All these Men of Death (2008).

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased, 2013; Accession Number 2013-015

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Alejandro Morales Papers, M1937. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Contents

    Preliminary listing of contents, nominally organized by major publication (i.e. Pequeno Nacion, Reto el el Paraiso, Waiting to Happen, The Place of the White Heron, The Brick People, etc.)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Morales, Alejandro, 1944-
    Mexican American literature
    Mexican Americans--California--Fiction