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Guide to the Alfredo Castaneda Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0268
    Creator: Castaneda, Alfredo.
    Title: Alfredo Castaneda papers
    Dates: 1972-1980
    Physical Description: 11 Linear feet
    Summary: These papers pertain to Castaneda's teaching career at Stanford and include correspondence, student papers, reports, publication files, and course materials. Subjects include his professional and teaching activities, his students, bilingual education, and Mexican Americans. The papers also include minutes from seminars held at the Boys Town for the Study of Youth Development at Stanford, 1975-76 (subsequently known as the Stanford Center for the Study of Youth Development).
    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

    Provenance

    Transferred by School of Education, 1981.

    Information about Access

    Partially restricted: confidential student files not open.

    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

    Alfredo Castaneda Papers (SC0268). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Alfredo Castaneda, a nationally prominent expert in multicultural education, was professor of education at Stanford from 1972 until his death in 1981. He was the first Chicano appointed full professor at Stanford. Castaneda received his a.b. from San Francisco State in 1948 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio State in 1951 and 1952. Prior to his appointment at Stanford, he taught at several universities including the University of Toronto, Queens College of the City University of New York, the University of Texas, and the University of California at Riverside, where he had been chairman of Mexican- American Studies.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers pertain to Castaneda's teaching career at Stanford and include correspondence, student papers, reports, publication files, and course materials. Subjects include his professional and teaching activities, his students, bilingual education, and Mexican Americans. The papers also include minutes from seminars held at the Boys Town for the Study of Youth Development at Stanford, 1975-76 (subsequently known as the Stanford Center for the Study of Youth Development).
    Some student files contained materials of a sensitive nature. These have been separated from the rest of the collection in Box 8 and are not open to researchers.

    Access Terms

    Boys Town Center for the Study of Youth Development.
    Castaneda, Alfredo.
    Stanford Center for the Study of Youth Development.
    Stanford University. School of Education--Curricula.
    Stanford University. School of Education--Faculty
    Education, Bilingual --United States.
    Mexican Americans--Education.