Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers MS-0444

Taylor de Klerk
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

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

box 1, folder 1

Caracol, vol.2, no. 11 Folder 1 July 1976

box 1, folder 2

Chicana/Chicano Studies 350A: Research Papers and Interviews Folder 2 2008

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Chicana/Chicano Studies 350B: Interview Cassette Tapes Folder 3 2008

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Chicana/Chicano Studies 350B: Research Papers and Interview Transcripts Folder 4 2008

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Chicana/Chicano Studies 602: Interview Cassette Tape Folder 5 2009

box 1, folder 6

Chicana/Chicano Studies 602: Oral Interview Analyses Folder 6 2009

box 1, folder 7

Chicana/Chicano Studies Archives CD-ROM Folder 7 n.d.

box 1, folder 8

Chicano Essays and Poems Folder 8 n.d.

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Chicano Federation of San Diego County Folder 9 1980-1987

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Chicano Political Issues Folder 10 1987, n.d.

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Committee on Chicano Rights: Declaration, Events, Articles Folder 11 1977

box 1, folder 12

Educacion . . . Para Todos Nuestros Niños Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 Folder 12 January 1988

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Entrelíneas Magazine Folder 13 1971-1972

box 1, folder 14

La Escalera Newsletter Folder 14 February 1975

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Income Maintenance Conference Folder 15 May 1968

box 1, folder 16

Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Committee Folder 16 1987

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Mexican-American Political Association (MAPA) Folder 17 1984, n.d.

box 1, folder 18

News Clippings Folder 18 1971-1987

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Un Nuevo Dia Para un Nuevo Dia en la Educacion Newsletter, vol. 2, no. 2 Folder 19 Summer 1976

box 1, folder 20

Raíces y Más, vol. 8 Folder 20 2002

box 1, folder 21

La Raza Forum: Events, Notes, Meeting Minutes and Agendas Folder 21 1983

box 1, folder 22

La Raza in San Diego DVD from Sonia Lopez Folder 22 2008

box 1, folder 23

San Diego Unified School District Advisory Budget Committees Folder 23 1987

box OVRSZD 2, item 1

Unidentified Film Reel Item 1 n.d.

Scope and Contents

Given to Richard Griswold from Sonia Lopez.