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Guide to the Amado M. Padilla Papers M0497
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Description
Amado Padilla is a professor of psychology who studies Hispanic American bilingualism and mental health. The collection contains correspondence, personal and professional papers, and material from Padilla's work with the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Research Center, National Center for Bilingual Research (including an extensive meta-analysis project), and a small amount of correspondence from the Center for Language Education and Research.
Background
Amado M. Padilla was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 19, 1942. After graduating in 1960 from St. Mary High School, where he was active in sports and earned average grades, Padilla entered New Mexico Highlands University. There he became a serious student and aspired toward an academic career; he was also active in Psi Chi, the national honorary society in psychology. He received a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology in 1964. He began his graduate work at Oklahoma State University, received his M.S. in Experimental Psychology in 1966, and went to The University of New Mexico, where he received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology in 1969.
Extent
103.0 Linear feet : 204 boxes
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
The materials are open for research use.