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Series 1 Scripts and production files

Scope and Content

This series is arranged aplphabetically by script or screenplay title. The series consists of various published and unpublished copies of original works and copies of published scripts and plays. There are often multiple drafts or revisions of one script. Also within this series are many copies of articles, set designs, financial records, handwritten notes, photographs, flyers, and programs pertaining to theatrical and television productions.
box 1, folder 1

Adriente Paciencia by Skármeta, Antonio circa 1989

box 1, folder 2-3

Las Americas by Huidobro, Matias Montes 1990

box 1, folder 4

Los Antiguos Comerciantes Zincantecos undated

box 1, folder 5-11

I Don't Have to Show You No Stinking Badges! by Valdez, Luis 1985-1986


Personali identifying information has been redacted from folder 11.
box 1, folder 12-14

La Bamba by Valdez, Luis 1985-1986

box 1, folder 15

Bang Bang Blues by Gomez, Charles 1987

box 1, folder 16

Barrio Boy by Galarza, Ernesto circa 1985

box 1, folder 17-18

Bernabé by Valdez, Luis circa 1985

box 1, folder 19

Blue Boy on Main Street by Navarro, J.L. undated

box 1, folder 20

Born Yesterday by Kanin, Garson undated

box 1, folder 21

Broken Bough by Serrano-Bonaparte, Lynnette 1988

box 1, folder 22-24

Burning Patience by Skármeta, Antonio undated

box 1, folder 25-26

Buscando America/Seeking America by Conboy, Roy and Quirk, Shawn 1987

box 1, folder 27

The Cactus Curtain: A Film Treatment by Valdez, Luis 1984

box 1, folder 28

Camino Confusion/Confusion Street by Conboy, Roy 1988

box 1, folder 29

Un Camino De Fe script and production files: rehearsal schedules, correspondence, notes, invoices, programs 1995

box 1, folder 30

"In Tribute to Felipe Cantu" by Burciaga, José Antonio undated

box 1, folder 31-32

Carmina Burana by Valdez, Luis 1983

box 1, folder 33

Cabeza de Vaca's Relation of His Journey from FLorida to the Pacfic 1528-1536 by Long, Haniel

box 1, folder 34

Cleavage and Smokes by Chavez, Dolores 1995

box 1, folder 35

Un Continente y una Cultura by Paradez, Domingo Martínez 1960

box 1, folder 36

El Corrido Mexicano: Su Tecnica LIteraria y Musical by Bolaños, M. Gallardo 1943

box 2, folder 1-11

Corridos by Valdez, Luis: scripts, story boards, rehearsal schedules, correspondence, programs 1983-1987

box 2, folder 12

The Crucifixion by Solorzano, Carlos undated

box 2, folder 13

Curse of the Starving Class by Shepherd, Sam: script, notes, cast list, newspaper clippings, flyers, reviews circa 1980-1981

box 2, folder 14

The Dark Root of a Scream by Valdez, Luis undated

box 2, folder 15

Daughter of the Atzlan by Pérez, Caroline: correspondence, black and white headshot and actor profile 1982

box 2, folder 16

Day of the Dead: The Fabulous Life and Death Adventures of Don Juan Tenorio undated

box 2, folder 17-18

Death of a Salesman by Miller, Arthur: notes, invoices, rehearsal schedules, actor contact lists circa 2000

box 2, folder 19

Un Diccionario Bereva da la Lengua Rica, Viva, y Habil Usada en el Valle de Salinas | A Brief Dictionary of the Individualistic, Clever, Enlightening, and Ever-expanding Salinas Spanish Language by Topkins, Rick and Martinez, Frank 1970

box 2, folder 20

Los Dorados (The Golden Ones) by Morton, Carlos undated

box 2, folder 21

Dog Lady by Sanchez-Scott, Milcha 1988

box 2, folder 22

The Earthquake Sun by Valdez, Luis undated

box 2, folder 23-24

Ellen Universe Joins the Band by Rush, David: script, notes, correspondence, rehearsal schedules, character sketches circa 1991, 1993

box 2, folder 25

Emiliano by Caliente, Luke: script and production files circa 1992

box 2, folder 26-28

Empirica by Stein, Scott: multiple drafts, rehearsal schedules, correspondence, notes 1997-1998

box 2, folder 29

The Encounter by Navarro, J.L. undated

box 2, folder 30

Envisioning California by Valdez, Luis: script, notes, correspondence 1989

box 2, folder 31

Enemies by Gorky, Maxim 1972

box 2, folder 32

Eternal Valley by Novom, Mark undated

box 2, folder 33-34

Fin Del Mundo by Valdez, Luis 1980

box 2, folder 35

Floating Islands by Machado, Edwardo 1980

box 2, folder 36

The God Man by Najera, Rick undated

box 2, folder 37

The Government Man (El Extensionista) by Santander, Felipe undated

box 2, folder 38

Gigantes Etc. by author unknown undated

box 2, folder 39

El Gran Teatro Del Mundo by De La Barca, Pedro Calderón undated

box 2, folder 40

The Hands Of God by Solórzano, Carlos 1968

box 2, folder 41

The Happenine Book by Samraj, Adi Da 2006

box 3, folder 1

Highway 99 by author unknown undated

box 3, folder 2

Imagenes by Solano, Bernardo 1988

box 3, folder 3

Impatience by author unknown undated

box 3, folder 4

If My Mother Knew by López, Josefina 1987

box 3, folder 5

The Importance Of Being Ernest by author unknown undated

box 3, folder 6

Incidence by Flores, Raymond J.: signed copy undated

box 3, folder 7

Joaquin Murieta De Castillo: research and development for script undated

box 3, folder 8

Kids In Play by author unknown undated

box 3, folder 9

Liz Estrada by Baron, Carlos undated

box 3, folder 10

Luisa in Realityland by Alegría, Claribel 1987

box 3, folder 11-12

Las Paraguayas by Montes-Huidobro, Matías undated

box 3, folder 13

The Many Muertes de Richard Morales by Morton, Carlos 1976

box 3, folder 14

La Mantis Religiosa / The Praying Mantis by Sieveking, Alejandro undated

box 3, folder 15

Man Does Not Die by Bread Alone by Diaz, Jorge undated

box 3, folder 16

The Many Deaths of Danny Morales by Morton, Carlos: script and correspondence 1988

box 3, folder 17

La Mariposa by Curiel, Tony undated

box 3, folder 18

Martir Montezuma by Macias, Ysidro Ramon undated

box 3, folder 19-22

The Mission by Montoya, Richard, Salinas, Rick, Siguenza, Herbert: script, notes, articles, schedules, storyboards, correspondence 1992-1993

box 3, folder 23

Mundo by Alavrez, Lynne 1979

box 3, folder 24

My Visits With MGM (My Grandmother Marta) by Villarreal, Edit 1989-1990

box 3, folder 25

National Coalition of Professional Hispanic-American Theater by Huerta, Jorge script and production files 1987

box 3, folder 26

Night On The Town: A Musical Montage by Trujillo, Marc Allen 1984

box 3, folder 27

Novena Narrativas y Ofrendas Nuevomexicanas by Chávez, Denise undated

box 3, folder 28-31

N.W.W.Y.P by Murillo, Carlos: script, notes, cast list, correspondence 1993-1995

box 3, folder 32-34

Of Mice And Men by Steinbeck, John: script, rehearsal schedules, flyers, notes, correspondence 1993

box 3, folder 35

Las Ondas de la Catrina by Solis, Eduardo Rodriguez 1978

box 3, folder 36-37

The Oresteia by Chioles, John 1975-1976

box 3, folder 38

The Other Side / El Otro Lado by Villarreal, Edit 1986

box 4, folder 1-5

La Pastorela by Valdez, Luis 1985-1990

box 4, folder 6

Las Paraguayas by Montes-Huidobro, Matías undated

box 4, folder 7

Passion Plan by author unknown 1982

box 4, folder 8-9

Pedro Paramo by Goldfarb, Sidney undated

box 4, folder 10

Picasso at the Lapin Agile by author unknown: script, financial records, rehearsal schedules, set design circa 2000

box 4, folder 11

Plaza San Cuilmas by author unknown: script, flyer, copies of articles, Arte-Arts performing arts guide 1984

box 4, folder 12-18

Popol Vuh Y by Hernández, Luisa Josefina: multiple copies of script, notes, correspondence 1968-1984

box 4, folder 19-21

Prospect by Cardoza, Arthur: script, rehearsal schedules, photos, notes, correspondence. 1991-2002

box 4, folder 22

Quiet Light by Lewis, Donald: original script with handwritten notes 1998

box 4, folder 23

Quinta Temporada by author unknown: scripts, notes, articles 1966

box 4, folder 24

Rabinal Achi: Teatro Indigena Prehispánico by González, José Luis undated

box 4, folder 25

Real Women Have Curves by Lopez, Josefina 1988

box 4, folder 26

Real Women Have Curves by López, Josefina 1992

box 4, folder 27-28

Reckless by Lucas, Charles Craig: script, production schedules, black and white portrait of Andrew Charles Kircher, actor profiles, set design, notes 1983-2001

box 4, folder 29

Round Three by Peña, Anthony: script, notes, correspondence undated

box 4, folder 30

The Sacrifice of Isaac by Ravicz, M.E. 1970

box 4, folder 31

Saint Simone by Havis, Allan: script, notes, correspondence 1994

box 4, folder 32

Santos Y Santos by Solis, Octavio 1992

box 4, folder 33

The Savior by Morton, Carlos undated

box 4, folder 34

The Seduction of Johnny Diego by Reyes, William 1989

box 4, folder 35

A Spanish Story by Villarreal, Edit 1985

box 4, folder 36

Spring Street by Lewis, Edward and Mildred 1988

box 4, folder 37

Sign Of The Lizard by Lippa, Louis 1984

box 5, folder 1

Silver Dreams by Hartsough, Amy: script and correspondence to Luis Valdez from Amy S. Hartsough circa 1985

box 5, folder 2

Soldado Razo by author unknown 1985

box 5, folder 3

Mexican-American Statement or Travel To Cuba - Summer 1964 by various authors: scripts, correspondence, manifestoes 1964

box 5, folder 4-7

Soldier Boy by Perez, Judith and Severo: script, notes, correspondence. 1985-1987

box 5, folder 8

The Street Of Sun by Rivera, José: script, notes, correspondence 1997

box 5, folder 9

Sueño by Rivera, José: script, notes, correspondence 1998

box 5, folder 10

A Survey Chicano Theatre by Curiel, Tony: script, notes, correspondence 1977

box 5, folder 11

Sweet Patricia by Reyes, William: script, notes, correspondence 1989

box 5, folder 12

Tartuffe Tafoya; Viejos monologue and songs by author unknown: script, notes, correspondence 1985

box 5, folder 13-14

Tongues Of Fire: A dramatized collage of contemporary Chicana writings by Brinson-Pineda, Bárbara: script, notes, correspondence 1981

box 5, folder 15

The Trial of Los Siete by Talavera, Richard: script, notes, correspondence 1987

box 5, folder 16

The Twisted State by Buenaventura, Enrique: script, notes, correspondence undated

box 5, folder 17

Unrequited Love by Novom Mark: script, notes, correspondence undated

box 5, folder 18

Various Short Sections of Plays by Moreno, Raquel and Buenaventura, Enrique: script, notes, correspondence undated

box 5, folder 19-25

La Virgen del Topeyac by Valdez, Luis: script, flyers, notes, photographs correspondence 1976-1993

box 5, folder 26

The Wonderful Tower of Humbert Lavoignhet by Alvarez, Lynne: script, notes, correspondence 1984

box 5, folder 27

Zone D by Lewis, Edward and Mildred: script, notes, correspondence 1989

box 5, folder 28

Zorro by Jones, Robert C.: script, notes, correspondence 1984

box 5, folder 29

Untitled script by Diego, Johnny 1963-1971


Series 2 El Teatro Campesino files

Scope and Content

This series contains organizational files mostly consisting of correspondence, financial records, and production files such as set lists, ensemble exercises, scripts, company letterhead, copies of articels and play reviews, posters, and flyers.
box 5, folder 30

Early ETC: director's notes, copies of articles, scripts circa 1967-1983

box 5, folder 31

Copy of article from The Pacific Historian 1972

box 5, folder 32

ETC ensemble exercises: scripts, notes, stage directions 1973, 1977, 1984

box 5, folder 33

ETC notes 1983

box 5, folder 34

UC Irvine Residency for Luis Valdez and Tony Curiel: correspondence, audition notes, receipts 1983-1984

box 5, folder 35

ETC 20-year anniversary book, La Pastorela program, 1st Annual Feathered Serpent Award program 1983, 1985

box 5, folder 36

Workshop planning: notes, correspondence, announcements circa 1984

box 5, folder 37

I am Joaquin by Salazar, Daniel: script and correspondence 1985

box 5, folder 38

La Pastorela casting profiles and notes 1985

box 5, folder 39

Employee travel and financial records 1986

box 5, folder 40

Corridos production files: KQED press release, correspondence, contracts 1986

box 5, folder 41

Financial records: receipts and invoices circa 1987

box 5, folder 42

Correspondence with carious outside organizations and proposal draft 1987, 1989

box 5, folder 43

Huidobro, Matias Montes correspondence 1988

box 5, folder 44

ETC video production notes and schedules 1990

box 5, folder 45

Correspondence from ETC to Tony Curiel 1991-1992

box 5, folder 46

ETC production files for nonsmoking video 1992


Series 3 Personal files

Scope and Content

These files consist of research files, notebooks, correspondence, academic lecture notes, curricula vitae, copies of plays and articles, financial records, programs, flyers, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, some black-and-white and color photographs, certificates, awards, and academic transcripts.
box 6, folder 1

Curse of the Starving Class by Shepherd, Sam: production book, script, notes, correspondence. undated

box 6, folder 2

Assorted notebooks undated

box 6, folder 3

Draft of academic research paper: Acto undated

box 6, folder 4

Color photographs of Emilian production undated

box 6, folder 5

Early CARPA scripts, illustrations, and research notes undated

box 6, folder 6

Lecture research on otherness in contemporary Hispanic theatre and film: articles and drama reviews 1952, 1967, 1974, 1990

box 6, folder 7

History of Teatro Campesino De Aztlan by Valdez, Luis: timeline, notes, biography, correspondence 1965

box 6, folder 8

Chicano Theater UCSB: script drafts, CVs, correspondence, newsletters, lecture notes, courses lists, copies of articles circa 1973-1978

box 6, folder 9-10

Various performing arts organization programs 1975-2003

box 6, folder 11

Script rewrites, receipts, student records, correspondence 1975-1976

box 6, folder 12

Course lecture notes circa 1975

box 6, folder 13

"Brown Eyed Children of the Sun": the Cultural Politics of El Teatro Campesino by Diamond, Betty 1977

box 6, folder 14

Lecture and workshop notes 1977

box 6, folder 15

Course paper research on The White Uniform 1978

box 6, folder 16

The Glass Menagerie composition book and correspondence 1979

box 6, folder 17

Sam Shepherd scripts, correspondence, lecture notes, copies of articles Circa 1980

box 6, folder 18

Flyers, programs, Zoot Suit playbill, pamphlets 1982,1985-1988

box 6, folder 19

Professional accomplishments: award ceremony programs, college transcripts, letters of recommendation, correspondence, CV 1982-1999, 2008

box 6, folder 20

Transcript of taped Luis Valdez lecture at UC Irvine 1984 October 23

box 6, folder 21

Copies of reviews, articles, and correspondence 1985-2006, 1993-1996

box 6, folder 22

Correspondence, press release, articles, newspaper clippings, reviews of plays 1985-2001

box 6, folder 23

Correspondence, program for Los Corridos signed by Luis Valdez, articles, magazine 1986

box 6, folder 24

Princess Grace Foundation - U.S.A. scrapbook 1986-1987

box 6, folder 25

Articles, notes, copies of published scripts, course lecture notes, midterm exams 1986, 1987, 2004

box 6, folder 26

American Hispanic Literary Selections by Lamb, Tony and correspondence to Luis Valdez 1987

box 6, folder 27

Lecture notes for various plays and scripts, set designs, articles 1989

box 6, folder 28

Course lecture notes and syllabus 1989

box 6, folder 29

News clippings, ticket request form, stage plans, course lists, personal notes 1993

box 6, folder 30

Society of stage directors and choreographers correspondence and invoices 1994


Personal identifying information was redacted.
box 6, folder 31

Faculty review of Tony Curiel: correspondence, CV, bibliography 1995

box 6, folder 32

Letters of recommendation from Tony Curiel 1997-1999

box 6, folder 33

North Coast Repertory Theater correspondence and copies of articles and play reviews, newsletters, programs 1998-2002

box 6, folder 34

Personal files: articles, stage plans, correspondence from Octavio Solis and Jorge Hureta 1998, 2002

box 6, folder 35

Lecture Notes and articles for The Mummery Book by Jenks, Loren Circa 2007


Series 4 Oversize

Scope and Content

This series contains large format materials from other series in the collection such as newspapers, production posters, and an award certificate. Items are arranged by size and storage needs.
box 7, folder 1

La Virgen production files: stage design drawings signed by designer undated

box 7, folder 2

Personal files: Princess Grace Foundation Theatre Fellowship Grant award to Tony Curiel undated

box 7, folder 3

Newspapers July 2000-November 2000

box 7, folder 4

ETC: Theater poster for Corridos 1984


Series 5 Audiovisual

Scope and Content

This series contains video recordings of various productions and audio used in a number of plays and other productions in the form of nine (9) VHS tapes and thirty-two (32) audiocassettes. Items are arranged by their assigned 'A' or 'V' numbers.
item V11818/VHS

BRJT "Badges" Show Tape 1986 October 6

item V11819/VHS

Textro Scenes Finals 1990 June 8

item V11820/VHS

"The Misson" Culture Clash undated

item V11821/VHS

Virgen '92 circa 1992

item V11822/VHS

Escuela y Vida-Dub undated

item V11823/VHS

Censory Overload - Teatro Camp '90 1990

item V11824/VHS

Divorciar undated

item V11825/VHS

Divorciar 1988 October 17

item V11826/VHS

The Reburial & Juanita undated

item A38448/CS

Discussion of the future of El Teatro Campesino 1984 March 1

item A38449/CS

Corridos San Francisco Tape no. 2 of 2, side A NR Dolby; Side B NR Dolby 1983

item A38450/CS

Music from the Dark Root undated

item A38451/CS

Side one: El Quinto Sol; Side Two: La Raza Cosmica When Stars Come Out Fiesta De Huitzli-potzli 1981, 1983

item A38452/CS

La Pastorela Rehearsal 1895

item A38453/CS

La Virgen Del Tepeyac (done) (Principal 1986) 1986

item A38454/CS

La Virgen 1988 December 17

item A38455/CS

Side 1: Meet with Luis Valdez, Tony Curiel, Delgado, Alicia Malic, re: Teatro Themes; Side 2: Meet with Luis Valdez, Tony Curiel, Jose Delgado, Celoriundi re: Teatro themes undated

item A38456/CS

"Corridos" Yo Soy 1987 February

item A38457/CS

Soldado Roso undated

item A38458/CS

Tape #2: meet with Tony, J.D., Luis undated

item A38459/CS

Trans Musics P. 67 III i - III ii undated

item A38460/CS

End Act 1 undated

item A38461/CS

Music - Top Part I undated

item A38462/CS

La Pastorela 1985

item A38463/CS

Cueca De La Cue / El Pueblo Unido/ Valse de Papa & Mama / A un Amor/ La Pollera Colora undated

item A38464/CS

Virgen 1986

item A38465/CS


item A38466/CS

meet w/Luis Valdez, Tony Curiel, Jose D., Gloriana, Diane R. re: teatro campesino undated

item A38467/CS

El Jardin / Adan's Tape undated

item A38468/CS

"Corridos" Delgadina 1987 February

item A38469/CS

Ray Victor's Songs 1986 March 19

item A38470/CS

Final Music P. 70 0-TBA undated

item A38471/CS

Corridos Act II undated

item A38472/CS

Side A: Los Lobos / Pre-show; Side B: Diana Ross Greatest Hits undated

item A38473/CS

Sample music for Of Mice & Men - A undated

item A38474/CS

Burning Patience Score undated

item A38475/CS

Tape #1: Valdez/Curiel Workshop Plans 1984 April 26

item A38476/CS

Tape #2: Valdez/Curiel Workshop Theatre of Sphere 1984 April 26

item A38477/CS

Folk Guitar Music - 4 selections undated

item A38478/CS

Mice and Men Sample Music undated

item A38479/CS

Other Music Selections undated