Guide to the Casa Zapata murals collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0897
Title: Casa Zapata murals collection
Dates: 1984-1995
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Dating from 1984 to 1995, files include clippings, correspondence, course materials, and student papers about the murals at Casa Zapata. Included are letters to and from Casa Zapata muralist José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga, records from the “Murals as Social Conscience Art” and “Enfoque Femenil” courses offered as part of the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI) program, as well as several clippings related to the controversial mural “The Spirit of Hoover.”
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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 94304-6064. 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.

Cite As

Casa Zapata Murals Collection (SC0897). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Casa Zapata is a Chicano/Latino ethnic theme dorm at Stanford University, known for its many cultural heritage murals.

Description of the Collection

Dating from 1984 to 1995, files include clippings, correspondence, course materials, and student papers about the murals at Casa Zapata. Included are letters to and from Casa Zapata muralist José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga, records from the “Murals as Social Conscience Art” and “Enfoque Femenil” courses offered as part of the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI) program, as well as several clippings related to the controversial mural “The Spirit of Hoover.”

Access Terms

Burciaga, José Antonio.
Mexican American art--California.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Casa Zapata

Box 1, Folder 2

Casa Zapata: Incoming Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 3

Casa Zapata: Outgoing Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 4

Casa Zapata: SWOPSI 112

Box 1, Folder 5

Casa Zapata: SWOPSI 135

Box 1, Folder 6

Casa Zapata: Mural Survey

Box 1, Folder 7

Casa Zapata: Student Papers

Box 1, Folder 8

Casa Zapata: News clips 1984 - 2/1/1986

Box 1, Folder 9

Casa Zapata: News clips 2/1/1986 - 12/31/1986

Box 1, Folder 10

Casa Zapata: News clips 1988

Box 1, Folder 11

Casa Zapata: 1989 - 1992

Box 1, Folder 12

Casa Zapata: Images

Box 1, Folder 13

[Loose Material]

Box 1

Television clips of José Antonio Burciaga and the Casa Zapata murals. Compiled by Burciaga.

Physical Description: 1 videotape (VHS)