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Finding Aid for the Gil Cuadros Collection 1989 - 1996 CSRC.0017
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material

  • Title: Gil Cuadros Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: CSRC.0017
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1989-1996
    Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts, newspaper articles, books, and a scrapbook pertaining to the work of the writer Gil Cuadros, most famous for his collection of short stories, City of God.
    Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library and Archive for paging information.
    Creator: Cuadros, Gil 1962 -

    Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Use the archival research application http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/archival-research-application to page materials. Allow 72 hours for materials to be delivered. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for further paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to 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 item and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gil Cuadros Collection, 17, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Gil Cuadros grew up in Montebello, California. In 1988, after being diagnosed with HIV, he began taking writing classes at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. His talent was recognized early, and he received grants from the Brody Arts Fund and PEN Center West. In 1994 Cuadros published his only book, City of God, which offered his unique perspective of being a gay Chicano in Los Angeles. He died at the age of 34 on August 29, 1996, of complications due to AIDS.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was donated by Laura Aguilar and covered by her deed on file at the CSRC Archive office.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of manuscripts, newspaper articles, books, and a scrapbook pertaining to the work of the writer Gil Cuadros.

    Related Material

    The Laura Aguilar Papers and photographs.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mexican American gays--California--Los Angeles--Archives
    Mexican American poets--California--Los Angeles--Archives