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  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Miguel A. Méndez papers
    creator: Méndez, Miguel A.
    Identifier/Call Number: S0964
    Physical Description: 6.25 Linear Feet 5 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1968-2009
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.

    Biographical / Historical

    Miguel A. Méndez, was the Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Emeritus, and Stanford Law School’s first Latino professor. Méndez earned a BA from George Washington University in 1965, and a JD George Washington University Law School in 1968. Méndez, was a leading authority on both the federal and California rules of evidence, taught at Stanford Law School for more than three decades. Méndez died in 2017.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection includes teaching materials, correspondence, research files, as well as materials related to Méndez' involvment with campus Latino/a affairs.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Box 5 is restricted until 2084. Otherwise the materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Miguel A. Méndez, 2009.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Miguel A. Méndez papers (SC0964). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Evidence (Law) -- California
    Law -- Study and teaching (Clinical education)
    Méndez, Miguel A.
    Méndez, Miguel A.
    Stanford University. School of Law. Faculty
    Stanford University. El Centro Chicano
    MEChA de Stanford