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Finding Aid for the Ron Lopez Sleepy Lagoon Research Papers Ca. 1930 - 1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ron Lopez Sleepy Lagoon Research Papers,
    Date (inclusive): Ca. 1930 - 1970
    Collection number: 6
    Creator: Lopez, Ron 1930 - present day
    Extent: 2 linear feet
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Materials in this collection represent three chronological periods: 1920s - 1930s; the early 1940s; and the period ranging between 1969 - 1978.



    The 1920s materials are primarily secondary materials from Journals. Much of the 1940s materials are primary, focusing on the sleepy lagoon case and include letters involving the Los Angeles Police Department, the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee as well as original magazine and newspaper clippings.



    The 1970s materials consist of Lopez's time as a UCLA student including his papers, personal essays and academic writing. Subjects range from the Chicano Movement to sociological research.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu
    Physical location: As of November 2005, collection is stored at the Chicano Studies Archive, 180 Haines Hall, UCLA. In the future this collection will be stored off site at UCLA's Southern Regional Library Facility.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

    Access

    Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

    Publication Rights

    For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ron Lopez Sleepy Lagoon Research Papers, 6, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Papers donated by Ronald W. Lopez to the Chicano Studies Research Center, 2003. Deed on file at the CSRC Archive, 180 Haines Hall, UCLA.

    Biography

    Ron Lopez has had a long career as an educator in Southern California. He has held teaching posts at UCLA, Occidental College, Pasadena City College, and Claremont College in Claremont California. Ron Lopez has served the community as a drug counselor as well as a tax referee. He has also been a consultant in advertising as well as being in the food business.

    Scope and Content

    Materials in this collection represent three chronological periods: 1920s - 1930s; the early 1940s; and the period ranging between 1969 - 1978.



    The 1920s materials are primarily secondary materials from Journals. Much of the 1940s materials are primary, focusing on the sleepy lagoon case and include letters involving the Los Angeles Police Department, the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee as well as original magazine and newspaper clippings.



    The 1970s materials consist of Lopez's time as a UCLA student including his papers, personal essays and academic writing. Subjects range from the Chicano Movement to sociological research.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Sleepy Lagoon Research Papers
    • Series 2. Related Research Papers
    • Series 3. UCLA Research Papers
    • Series 4. Correspondence
    • Series 5. Images

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Los Angeles Police Department
    Pachuco
    Sleepy lagoon
    Zoot Suit
    Zoot Suit Riots