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Riddell (Adaljiza Sosa) Papers
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The papers contain correspondence, subject files, curriculum materials, and research materials.
Adaljiza Sosa Riddell was a senior lecturer in the Chicana/o Studies program at the University of California, Davis and a founder of the National Association for Chicano Studies. She was born in Colton, CA on December 12, 1937. She attended the University of California, Berkeley and received a B.A. in 1960 and her master’s degree in political science in 1962. During her time at Berkeley, she met and married her husband, William Riddell. Sosa Riddell worked as an elementary school teacher after graduating while caring for her elderly parents. She then returned to school and became the first Chicana to receive her Ph.D. in the United States from UC Riverside in 1971.
24.9 linear feet
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Collection is open for research.