Guide to the El Espectador : weekly Spanish language newspaper, 1937-1960

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Guide to the El Espectador : weekly Spanish language newspaper, 1937-1960

Collection number: M0255

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

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  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections Staff
Date Completed:
1975
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: El Espectador : weekly Spanish language newspaper,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1960
Collection number: Special Collections M0255
Creator:
Extent: 18 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Ingnacio L. Lopez, 1975.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] El Espectador : weekly Spanish language newspaper, M0255, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note

Ignacio Lutero Lopez Collection
March 19, 1908 to July 4, 1973
Born: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Education: Pomona public schools
Pomona High School (graduated 1927)
Chaffey College, Ontario, Ca. (1928-29)
Pomona College, Claremont, Ca. (1930-31) A.B.
Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, Ca. (1931-32) M.S.
UCLA, Los Angeles, Ca. (1953-54; 1957-58) pre-doctoral
Sociology; Political Science; Education.
Received Medalla de Honor and a $1000. award to the Latin-American student who made the greatest contribution to UCB in 1932.

Employment

1933-1960 Editor and publisher of El Espectador a weekly bilingual paper
1941-1942 Senior Cultural Officer Foreign Language Division Office of War Information Washington, D.C.
  - under Alan Cranston prepared press releases and radio news letters for Spanish papers; organized Victory Councils among different ethnic groups.
1942-1943 West Coast Rep. of Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs Washington, D.C.
  - under Nelson Rockefeller directed greater Mexican-American participation in nation: less high school dropouts and higher educational achievements; better job and business development and civic involvement
1944-1945 Senior Fair Practices Examiner President's Com. on FEP Washington, D. C.
  - under Harry Kingman head of L. A. office until end of World War II
1951-1953 Asst. to Information Director City of L.A. Housing Authority
  - under Howard Holzendorff organized relocation of Chavez Ravine; Rose Hills; Aliso Village Annex and Pacoima Projects
1961-1963 Information and Relocation Specialist L.A. Community Redev. Agcy.
  - under Joe T. Bill public relations and relocation work in Bunker Hill Project; rewrote agency's pamphlets, etc.
1963 Coordinator, Campaign to Re - Elect Norris Poulson LA Mayor
  - primaries organizer for Poulson's third term
1964-65 Director, Public Relations Tetela Community Hospital Lomas de Tetela, Cuernavaca Morelia, Mexico
  -under Dr. Joe Revituso promotion from proposed hospital to completion of site
1964 Director, Mex.-Am. Campaign to Elect E.J. Younger, D.A.
  - complete organization of campaign
1966-1967 Coordinator, Viva Pat Brown Committee L.A.
  - voter motivation analysis; organized area committees and headquarters; fund-raising; production of effective literature and political machinery.
1967 Director, Public Relations Mex.-Am. Scholarship Fdn.-L.A.
  - fund-raising; research development brochure
1967-1969 Director's Representative HUD L.A.
  - under Ignacio Galindo general public relations; HUD intern recruiting, etc.
1969-9/72 Asst. to Director HUD L.A.
  - under Ray Carrasco overall assistance; public relations; writing and recruiting, etc.
9/72-11/72 Director, Con Nixon Hispanos L.A.
  - under Alex Armendariz organization of statewide campaign committees of Spanish-speaking Americans; fund-raising and printing of Spanish literature
11/72-7/73 Spanish-speaking coordinator HUD
  - under Malcolm E. Peabody Division of Equal Opportunity
Marital Status: married Margarita Leonor Varela (b.11/20/24, L.A.) Mexico City, 1/4/65
Daughter: Mrs. Gloria L. Walton (b.1936) Los Altos Hills, Ca.
Naturalized US citizen with no military service.
Memberships:
Pomona Rotary Club 1941-45
Community Service Organization (LA) 1963-68
Mexican-American Political Assn. Southern Regional Director 1963-71
Sister: Mrs. Emma L. Villarrel (La Mesa, Ca.)
Brother-in-law: Juan Manuel Varela (Gabriel, Ca.) b.1932
Scholarship fund set up posthumously.

Scope and Content

Summary: Set is incomplete; there is nothing before 1937, little for 1941 and 1943, and nothing for 1952, 1954 and 1955. There is a partial card file index.

Arrangement

Data organization: Material arranged chronologically.

Container List

Box 1

El Espectador, Feb. 1937-Sept. 1938

 

1937:

 

Feb. 5. 19, 26

 

Sept. 10, 24

 

Oct. 1, 22, 29

 

Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Dec. 3, 10, 17

 

1938:

 

Jan. 21

 

Feb. 18

 

Mar. 18, 25

 

Jun. 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Jul. 1, 15, 22, 29

 

Aug. 5

 

Sept. 2, 9, 23, 30

Box 2

Oct. 1938-Sept. 1939

 

1938:

 

Oct. 7, 28

 

Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Dec. 1, 8, 16, 22

 

1939:

 

Jan. 13, 20, 27

 

Feb. 10, 17, 24

 

Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Apr. 4, 21, 28

 

May 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Jun. 2, 9, 16, 23

 

Jul. 7, 14, 21

 

Aug. 11, 18, 25

 

Sept. 1

Box 3

May-Aug. 1940

 

May 3, 7, 10, 17, 24

 

Jun. 14, 21, 28

 

Jul. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Box 4

Sept.-Dec. 1940, 1941, Apr.-Jul. 1942

 

1940:

 

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Oct. 1, 18, 25

 

Nov. 8, 15, 19, 29

 

Dec. 6, 27

 

1941:

 

Mar. 4

 

1942:

 

Apr. 24

 

May 1, 8

 

Jun. 5, 19, 26

 

Jul. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Box 5

Aug.-Dec. 1942, Jun., Oct.-Dec. 1943

 

1942:

 

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Oct. 16, 23, 30

 

Nov. 13, 27

 

Dec. 4, 11, 18, 22

 

1943:

 

Jun. 11

 

Oct. 22

 

Nov. 19

 

Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Box 6

Jan.-Dec. 1944

 

Jan. 7

 

Apr. 21, 28

 

May 4, 12, 19, 26

 

Jun. 2, 9, 16

 

Nov. 3, 17

 

Dec. 29

Box 7

Jan-Aug 1945

 

Jan. 5

 

Feb. 2

 

Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

May 18

 

Jun. 1, 6, 15, 22, 29

 

Jul. 6, 13, 27

 

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Box 8

Sept.-Dec. 1945

 

Sept. 7, 14, 21

 

Oct. 5, 12, 26

 

Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Dec. 7, 14, 28

Box 9

Jan.-Jun. 1946

 

Jan. 18, 25

 

Feb. 1, 8, 15

 

Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

May 3, 10, 17

 

Jun. 7, 14, 28

Box 10

Jul.-Sept. 1946

 

Jul. 12, 19, 26

 

Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27

Box 11

Oct.-Dec. 1946

 

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

Dec. 6, 13, 20, 31

Box 12

Jan.-May 1947

 

Jan. 10, 24, 31

 

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Apr. 11, 18, 25

 

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Box 13

Jun.-Sept. 1947

 

Jun. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Jul. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26

Box 14

Oct.-Dec. 1947

 

Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26

Box 15

Jan.-May 1948

 

Jan. 9, 16

 

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Apr. 2, 9. 16, 23

 

May 7, 15, 21, 28

Box 16

Jun.-Aug. 1948

 

Jun. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Jul. 2, 16, 23, 30

 

Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

Box 17

Sept.-Dec. 1948

 

Sept. 3, 12, 17, 24

 

Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

Nov. 5, 12, 19, 24, 26

 

Dec. 3, 10, 17

Box 18

Jan.-May 1949

 

Jan. 14, 21, 28

 

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Apr. 1, 8, 15, 29

 

May 6, 13, 20, 27

Box 19

Jun.-Sept. 1949

 

Jun. 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Jul. 7, 15, 22, 29

 

Aug. 12, 19, 26

 

Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Box 20

Oct.-Dec. 1949

 

Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Box 21

Jan.-May 1950

 

Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Mar. 3, 7, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Apr. 14, 21, 28

 

May 5, 12, 19, 26

Box 22

Jun.-Sept. 1950

 

Jun. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Jul. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Box 23

Oct.-Dec. 1950

 

Oct. 6, 13, 20

 

Nov. 1, 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Box 24

Jan.-Jun. 1951

 

Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 28

 

Mar. 2, 9

 

Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

May 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Jun. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Box 25

Jul.-Dec. 1951

 

Jul. 6, 13, 21, 27

 

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Nov. 2, 9, 16, 20, 30

 

Dec. 7, 14, 20, 28

Box 26

Jan-Aug. 1952

 

Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Jun. 6, 13, 20

 

Jul. 4, 11, 18, 25, 27

 

Aug. 1, 8

Box 27

Feb.-Aug. 1956

 

Feb. 17

 

Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

May 11, 18, 25

 

Jun. 1, 15, 22, 29

 

Jul. 6, 8, 20, 27

 

Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Box 28

Sept.-Dec. 1956, Jan.-Mar. 1957

 

1956:

 

Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Oct. 19, 28

 

Nov. 2,9, 16, 30

 

Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

1957:

 

Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Mar. 8, 15, 22, 29

Box 29

Apr.-Dec. 1957

 

Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Jun. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Jul. 5, 12, 26

 

Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23

 

Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22

 

Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27

Box 30

Jan.-Aug. 1958

 

Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Apr. 4, 11

 

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Jun. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Jul. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22

Box 31

Sept.-Dec. 1958, Jan.-Feb. 1959

 

1958:

 

Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26

 

1959:

 

Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30

 

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27

Box 32

Mar.-Oct. 1959

 

Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24

 

May 1, 23

 

Jun. 19, 26 (2)

 

Jul. 17, 24, 31

 

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Sept. 4, 11, 18

 

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Box 33

Nov.-Dec. 1959, Jan.-Sept. 1960

 

1959:

 

Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

 

Dec. 4, 11, 18, 25

 

1960:

 

Jan. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

Feb. 5, 12, 19

 

Mar. 4, 18, 25

 

Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

May 6, 13, 27

 

Jun. 10, 17

 

Aug. 15, 26

 

Sept. 2

Box Box 34:

card file: partial index to El Espectador