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Guide to the Lucha Corpi Papers CEMA 26
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Description
Lucha Corpi is a celebrated Chicana author born in Jaltipan Veracruz in 1945. She has received numerous literary awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the Latino Hallmark Book Award. Her papers are composed of four series held in twenty boxes. The contents range from personal documents such as photographs and letters, to professional items such as book drafts and poem translations that document her professional life as an author and teacher.
Background
Lucha Corpi is a celebrated Chicana author born in Jaltipan Veracruz in 1945. She has received numerous literary awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the Latino Hallmark Book Award. She was president of the Centro Chicano de Escritores (Chicano Writers Center), and a member of the international feminist mystery novel circle, Sisters in Crime. Currently, she lives and teaches English in Oakland, California. Her poems have appeared in literary magazines anthologies, and in the collection, Fireflight (1976).
Extent
8.13 linear feet (20 document boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Stored in an individual box, some correspondence has been classified confidential at this time, at the request of the donor. The correspondence will be accessible ten years after the donor's death or the year 2030, whichever comes first.