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Griswold del Castillo (Richard) Papers
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers
    Creator: Griswold del Castillo, Richard
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0444
    Physical Description: 1.42 Linear Feet
    Date: 1971-2009
    Language of Material: English , Spanish; Castilian .

    Scope and Contents

    The Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers (1971-2009) document Griswold's work in the San Diego State University Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and his involvement in the Chicano Movement. Highlights include rare film footage of various events in San Diego's Chicano history since the 1960s, such as the Chicano Park takeover. Also included are tape cassettes and transcripts from a Chicano History Research Project, a CD-ROM containing Chicana and Chicano Studies Department archives, and materials from La Raza Forum. Filed alphabetically, the collection consists of course materials, newsletters, and organizational files.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Source of Acquisition

    Richard Griswold del Castillo

    Accruals and Additions


    Related Materials

    Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers at UCLA, 1928-2004
    Chicana and Chicano Studies Department Records, 1968-2003, San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives
    Rita Sanchez Papers, 1975-2013, San Diego State University, Special Collections and University Archives

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Richard Griswold del Castillo (1942-) was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. He studied at UC Berkeley and the University of Dijon, France, before earning B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduating in 1974, Griswold del Castillo taught at San Diego State University, was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City and published several books including The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict , North to Aztlán , and The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890: A Social History  . Griswold is married to Rita Sanchez and currently resides in San Diego.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chicano movement--California--San Diego
    San Diego State University. Chicana and Chicano Studies
    San Diego State University--Faculty--Biography