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Rosaldo (Renato) papers
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Description
The Renato Rosaldo papers document the professional activities of the cultural anthropologist, field researcher and poet Renato Rosaldo. The materials consist of field notes, correspondence, administrative files, photographs, audio cassettes, and other materials.
Background
Renato Rosaldo is a cultural anthropologist, field researcher, professor, and a poet. He was born in Champaign, Illinois in 1941 and graduated from Harvard College in 1963 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Spanish History and Literature. In 1971 Rosaldo graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology. He studied the Ilongot in northern Luzon, Philippines, as well as an ethnological study in San Jose, California. Rosaldo taught at Stanford from 1970 to 2003 and served as the director of the Stanford Center for Chicano Research as well as Chair of the Stanford Department of Anthropology. Rosaldo also was President of the American Ethnological Society from 1991 through 1995 and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is currently (2019) the Director of Latino Studies at New York University and a Fellow at the New York Institute of the Humanities. In 2004 he won an American Book Award for his book of poetry, "Prayer to Spider Woman/Rezo a la Mujer Arana".
Extent
26 Linear Feet (47 boxes: 35 manuscript storage boxes, 6 record storage boxes, 4 cassette boxes, and 2 flat boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
The collection is open for research. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.