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1975 UCLA Dissertation Materials

Scope and Contents

Materials related to Maria Teresa Venegas' disseration that touches on Mexican folklore.
box 1, folder 1-5

Dissertation

Scope and Contents

255 pages of dissertation (cover page, i-xi, and 1-289, but missing pages 45-86 and 100-101).
Folder 1: Cover page, i - xi, 1-40 Folder 2: 41-130 (missing pages 45-86, 100-101) Folder 3: 131-190 Folder 4: 191-240 Folder 5: 241-289
box 1, folder 6

Abstract and Note

Scope and Contents

Folder contains table of contents, abstract, and note regarding photos found in final pages of bound copy of dissertation.
 

Photographs

Scope and Contents

Nine black and white photographs associated with Teresa Maria Venegas' dissertation.
box 1, folder 7

Felix Villavicencio and Teresa Davalos de Villavicencio

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Doña Jovita D. de Anda and María de la Luz de Anda

box 1, folder 7

Pedro García, Tía Anita, and family members

General

Two almost identical photo is found in the folder, however, the images are slightly different. In this image in particular, a bag is visible on the floor labeled 'Hemuda'.
box 1, folder 7

Conchita Davalos

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María de la Luz Aceves

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Unidentified man standing with shirt open

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Unidentified man standing in front of building

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Unidentified woman standing next to plant

box 2

Cassettes

Language of Material: Interviews conducted in Spanish.

Scope and Contents

23 cassettes of interviews for dissertation and 3 general cassette tapes.

General

Titles were taken directly from labels on cassettes.
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Pedro Garcia (Pedro Pasión) 1973-08-23

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José Jauregui 1973-08-24

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Conversación entre Jose Jauregui y Miguel Venegas 1973-08-25

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Jose Jauregui y Miguel Venegas (cont.), Miguel Venegas y Dolores Davalos de V., Concha Davalos Alatorre

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Concha Davalos Alatorre (cont.), Jesus Yanez Davalos 1973-08-27

General

Bottom of label indicates "Dolores D. 'Cara VIRG.'"
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Felix Villavicencio y Teresa D. de Villa 1973-08-29

box 2, object 7

Pedro Garcia Salcedo, Canciones y Relatos 1973-08-29

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Pedro Garcia Salcedo, Canciones y Relatos 1973-08-29

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Jose Merced Tinajero 1973-08-31

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Jose Merced Tinajero 1973-08-31

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Trina La Mexicana, Clementina Gutierrez Sanchez

General

The interview with Trina La Mexicana makes up the first 3/4 of tape.
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Clementina Gutierrez Sanchez

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Jovita Davalos, Mª [Maria] de La Luz Anda D., Salvador Davalos

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Maria de la Luz Aranda Davalos, Conversation between Ester O. and Anita D.

General

Interview with Maria de la Luz Aranda Davalos is the first 45 minutes of the tape.
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Ester Orozco, Zenon Alvarez Gutierrez

Appraisal

There is illegible writing on top right corner of label that might be the date of the interview.

General

The first side and a half of the tape is the interview with Ester Orozco, and the last half of the second side is Zenon Alvarez Gutierrez, conducted on 1973 September 7.
box 2, object 16

Zenon Alvarez Gutierrez and Felix Limon Jimenez 1973-09-07 1973-09-11

General

First half of side one is Zenon Alvarez Gutierrez conducted on 1973 September 7, and the rest of the cassette is Felix Limon Jimenez on 1973 September 11.
box 2, object 17

Felix Limon, Mª [Maria] de la Luz Aceves Carranza 1973-09-13

General

The interview with Felix Limon is first half of Side 1 of tape, and the interview with Mª [Maria] de la Luz Aceves Carranza is the second half and entirety of side 2.
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Mª [Maria] de la Luz Aceves Carranza

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Maria de la Luz Aceves Carranza 1973-09-14

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Maria de la Luz Aceves Carranza 1973-09-14

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SIDE 1: Dolores Davalos Vda de Vasquez, Juan Castellanos Vizcarra, Ana Mª [Maria] Davalos Vda de Martinez, SIDE 2: Rosalío de la Cruz Bibas (Zapatero), Angel Davalos Gutierrez

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Angel Davalos (cont.), Tiburcio Nuñez

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Tiburcio Nuñez (cont.), Lolita Santiago Alvarez

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Canciones grabadas por una pareja que cantaban por la calle, 8 de sept.

General

The side of label on tape indicates "Ma Teresa Venegas" and "#2". There is a slip accompanying tape that says "Tape 02 Side 1 Blind Couple Playing + Singing for a living".
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Alquimia/Posadas, and Cazadores/Mariachi 12/17

General

Side one is "Alquimia/Posadas" and side two is "Cazadores/Mariachi 12/17." There is a slip inside the container that states "Christmas 77 Zapotlanejo".
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Sonidos (Guadalajara + Zapotl[anejo]), Santiago Alvarez con't on Tap[e] 24

General

Back of tape states "Cristero Movement" in light pencil. The tape contains a slip inside that states: "Tape 01 Side 1 0 - 37 Guad. sounds, Garbage Coll. Water 38 - 47 Zapotlanejo - Pres. State of Union, megafono - amplif. de voz 50 - a Sunday 63 - Music over loudspeakers 92 - El Grito - 15 Sept. 118 - Parade 16 Sept. 175 - Traveling Salesman even cont. flow convers.
Side 2 1/2 way = song Zapotlanejo"
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Slides

Scope and Contents

Fifty-eight slides depicting interviewees and sites in Zapotlanejo.
 

Correspondence

General

The contextual information has been provided by the donor through post-it notes and a spread sheet.
box 1, folder 24

Copies of 3 letters by Jose Miguel Venegas to his parents

General

All three written by Jose in Mexico to his parents in Los Angeles.
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Letters between Miguel Venegas and his father, Francisco 1929-1931

Physical Description

All three pages of letters have the top left corner missing.
box 1, folder 10

Birthday cards from Mexico to Miguel Venegas 1934-1939

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Letter from Trinidad Alvarez to Juan Venegas 1928-01-03

Physical Description: The letter has begun deteriorating in the center; holes have started to form. Letter was encapsulated in mylar to preserve it.

General

Trinidad is living in Los Angeles and sends a photo of his family so that his godfather (Juan Venegas) can get to know them. He also sends word that Miguel and his family are well, having visited them at their house last night.
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Letter from Sor Gabriela to her father Juan Venegas 1931-11-22

General

Sor Gabriela (Tia Chole), in a San Francisco convent, acknowledges receipt of letter from her father, Juan, in which he gives the news that her sister Rosario was accepted on 1 Nov 1931 into the same religious order to which she herself belongs.

Physical Description

Letter is two pages long; crease was made by author to hold both pages together.
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Letter from Angel Alvarez to Juan Venegas 1932-01-12

General

Angel, in Los Angeles, writes to Juan asking him to please deliver an encolsed $340 dollar money order to either his brother Hilario or Father Abundio Alvarez in Guadalajara.

General

Letter is two pages long.
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Letter from Francisco Venegas to Consejo Diocesano 1932-04-25

General

Francisco, living in Guadalajara, writes to the Consejo reuqesting that his status be changed from active to honorary "adorador" due to his poor health.
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Letter from Francisco Venegas to Admor de la Cruz 1932-04-29

General

Francisco, living in Guadalajara, writes to Admor in Mexico City requesting a subscription to the magazine "La Cruz" enclosing $2 pesos in postal stamps.
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Letter from Francisco Venegas to Miguel Venegas 1932-04-29

General

Francisco, living in Guadalajara, writes to Miguel stating that he is back at home and completely well. He advises against entering into the Auto and Bus Business due to graft and corruption that has ruined others that have tried.
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Letter from [Francisco Venegas] to J. Refugio Cardenas 1932-05-17

General

The author is unknown but is believed to be Francisco Venegas. Francisco, living in Guadalajara, is very ill and writes to his father-in-law Refugio in Zapotlanejo saying that after the month of June he will no longer be able to be the guardian of Gabriel for reasons that he will explain to him when they next meet.
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Letter from Francisco Venegas to Whom It May Concern 1932-09-26

General

Francisco writes a letter of recommendation for a Virgina (?) who has been employed in his home for a long time.
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Letter from Francisco Vengas to Miguel Venegas 1933-01-31

General

Francisco, living in Guadalajara, writes to his brother asking if he had received a $50 dollar money order that he enclosed in a prior letter. If not then he's not too worried because he sent it via certified delivery.
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Letter from Ignacio Venegas to Rosario Venegas 1933-01-26

General

Ignacio writes to his sister [Maria del] Rosario who has entered a religious order in exile and is in San Diego on the way to their final destination, the Monastery of Perpetual Adoration in San Francisco., where she will join her older sister Sor Gabriela (Chole). Their cousin Lucita is once again living with them and everyone is very happy.
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Letter from Lupe Ruiz de Venegas to Lupe Venegas 1935-07-19

General

Lupe (Pancho's wife) is visiting Miguel and Dolores in Los Angeles and writes to her sister-in-law Lupe (Chica) answering her letter. She describes a typical day in the lives of Miguel and Dolores and the rest of the family.
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Letter from Miguel Venegas to Lupe Venegas 1936-01-22

General

Miguel writes to his youngest sister Lupe and sends general salutations and best wishes.
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Letter from Miguel Venegas to Francisco Venegas 1936-01-28

General

Miguel urges Francisco to have their father get the dental work he needs done. He also describes a wonderful Sunday picnic in Griffith Park with the whole family.
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Letter from Dolores Davalos to Julia Cardenas 1938-01-25

General

General salutations to everyone there. Dolores (Lola) remarks that it is a good thing that Julia's youngest daughter Lupita and her cousin Lucita are working in Pancho and Lupe's new store. Julia is Dolores' mother-in-law.
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Letter from Jose Miguel Venegas to Juan Venegas 1938-12-31

General

Jose Miguel (Mike) writes to his grandfather Juan thanking him and grandma Julia for putting up with him during his recent 6 month visit to Mexico.
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Letter from Miguel Venegas to Francisco Venegas 1948-11-08

General

Miguel writes to his brother regarding the final disposition of a shoe store that his son Eduardo had been operating in Guadalajara and is not doing well. Should it be sold, passed on to someone else or the loan just paid off?
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Partial letter from Dolores Davalos to Julia Cardenas, circa 1930

Date

The donor estimated the date "1927", then crossed out and penciled in "~1930" next to it.

General

Dolores tells her mother-in-law that she is very happy that the government is allowing mass services in the churches again. She also describes a typical day taking care of the children and minding the store when Miguel has to go run errands then cooking dinner for all when they gather in the evening.
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Partial letter from Lupe Ruiz de Venegas to Lucita Venegas [July 1935]

General

Lupe is visiting Miguel and Dolores in Los Angeles and writes to her neice Lucita. She asks her to pray for them when she goes to Mass and Communion. (This letter is similar to the one she writes on 1935 July 19 to Lupita).
 

Legal Documents

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Miguel Venegas Cardenas Mexican passport

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Miguel Venegas Cardenas United States passport

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Miguel Venegas Cardenas border crossing card

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Dolores Davalos de Venegas green card

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Miguel Venegas Cardenas certificate of Mexican citizenship

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Maria Dolores Davalos de Venegas carta de Liga auxilios espirituales y materiales

Language of Material: "Liga auxilios espirituales y materiales" translates to "spiritual and material aid league"
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Miguel Venegas Cardenas carta de Liga auxilios espirituales y materiales

Language of Material: "Liga auxilios espirituales y materiales" translates to "spiritual and material aid league"
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Sale Contract: Dolores Davalos de Venegas sells her share of Rancho Viejo to her brother-in-law. 1921-04-01

General

Miguel and Dolores agree to sell her share of Rancho Viejo that she inherited from her Grandfather (Jose Maria Morales) to her brother-in-law, Jose Martinez, and sister, Anita, for $1,800 in gold coin pesos. The sale is subsequently cancelled for unknown reasons.
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Promissory Note: Payment of 552.50 pesos to Porfirio Hernandez 1925-05-01

General

Payment of 552.50 in gold coin pesos to Porfirio Hernandez is due 1 Jan 1926. The loan is repaid when due per and-written note across face of paper.
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Loan Agreement: Contract between Miguel Venegas and Enrique Morales 1925-05-31

General

Miguel has purchased the share of Rancho Viejo that Enrique Morales inherited from his father. The property however is mortgaged and has a debt of 658.90 pesos which Enrique agrees to pay to Miguel within 1 year. It is agreed to collaterize the debt with 20 head of Morales' cattle which will be placed in a pasture known as El Cerro under Miguel's care and then returned to Morales when the debt is repaid on 1926 August 15.
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Affidavit: Sale of cattle with Miguel Venegas' mark to Perez 1925-10-14

General

Nicolas states that last September he bought a bull, cow and three male calves from Enrique Morales and that these animals were makred with both Morales' and Miguel Venegas' brands. This affidavit is related to the loan agreement dated 1925 May 31.
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Affidavit: Sale of cattle to Maria Sanchez de Villalobos 1925-10-14

General

Maria testifies that this past June she purchased a calf from Trinidad Morales and in July she also purchased a bull and a calf from Ramon Gutierrez. She also states that all the animals were branded with both Enrique Morales' and Miguel Venegas' marks. This affidavit is related to the loan agreement dated 1925 May 31.
 

Family Photographs

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Photo of truck unloading flour bags into "El Rincon Market"

General

Attached note indicated: "This is the truck that brings me the "flour", you understand? Taken from "inside" of my "store" undersand?" [sic]
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Ground-level photograph with view from street corner

General

Number on left-hand corner says 968
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Aerial photograph of street intersection

 

Prayer Books

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Libro segundo de los niños para usos de las escuelas

Physical Description: Item's first page is most torn off.
Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Second book for children for use in schools".
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Quince minutos en compañia de Jesus Sacramentado y estacion al santisimo sacramento

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Fifteen minutes in the company of the Blessed Sacrament and station to the Most Holy Sacrament".
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Sabado Mariano en honor de Maria sma. Refugio de pecadores

Language of Material: The title of book translates to, "Saturday Mariano in honor of Maria sma. Refuge of sinners".
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Viva Jesús!

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Long Live Jesus!"
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Novena triduo y visita a la santisima virgen de San Juan 1945-11-14

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Ninth triduum and visit to the holy virgin of San Juan."

General

Two copies contained in folder
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Reglas comunes de las congregaciones marianas 1941

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Common rules of Marian congregations."
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Consagración Personal al Sagrado Corazón de Jesús 1947-01-27

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Personal Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus."
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Hora santa eucaristico mariana 1946-08-22

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Holy eucharistic Marian hour."
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Novena y triduo a nuestra señora del sagrado corazon 1942-07-27

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Ninth and triduum to our Lady of the Sacred Heart."
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Visita al santisimo sacramento a Santa Maria de Guadalupe y otras oraciones

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Visit to the most holy sacrament to Santa Maria de Guadalupe and other prayers".
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Novena en obsequio de la sagrada familia Jesus, Jose y Maria 1933

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Ninth gift of the sacred family Jesus, Jose and Maria."
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Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe 1932

Language of Material: The title of the book translates to, "Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1932".
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Recuerdo del Padre Hernandez de Matatlan, A.Dolores de Venegas, (Jose Isabel Flores Presbitero)

Physical Description: Prayer book is missing first 4 pages and cover.
Language of Material: The title translates to "Remembrance of Father Hernandez de Matatlan, A.Dolores de Venegas, (Jose Isabel Flores Presbitero)".

General

Sleeve contains unstamped envelope, prayer book, and contextual print outs of birth records, as well as handwritten note.
 

Miscellaneous

General

The contextual information has been provided by the donor through post-it notes and a spread sheet.
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Record Book of Daily Sales of "El Rincon Market" 1931-07-01-1932-06-14

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Cruz Roja Mexicana certificate and accompanying letters 1985-07-14

General

Certificate was grouped in binder with three letters from the Red Cross. One letter was dated 1985 July 14, another dated 1992 November 10, and one undated letter, all three were addressed to Miguel Venegas.
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Card with image of Saint holding child and scapulars

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M. Teresa Venegas, IHM, Ph.D. business card

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Hoja Parroquial de la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles 1928-04-22

 

Embroidery Materials

box 1, folder 26-27, box 4, folder 1-4

Traced Patterns

Scope and Contents

Patterns traced by the donor's mother.
box 1, folder 28-30, box 4, folder 5-7

Magazines

General

Contents in Folder 5, material from "La Familia", includes two tracing patterns.

Scope and Contents

Magazines used for tracing patterns.