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Stanford University, Center for Latin American Studies, Records
SC0185  
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Information about Access
  • Ownership & Copyright
  • Cite As
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Stanford University, Center for Latin American Studies, records
    creator: Stanford University. Center for Latin American Studies
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0185
    Physical Description: 71 Linear Feet (48 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1957-2012
    Abstract: The records include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and other office files; budget records; general information regarding the Latin American Studies program; conference materials; grant files; course readings and bibliographies; and files on various University departments and committees that were major influences on the direction and administration of the program.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    The records were received as administrative transfers from the Latin American Studies Program and the Center for Latin American Studies, 1978-2010.

    Information about Access

    Personnel files in Series 1 are restricted until January 1, 2057. Otherwise this collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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 94304-6064. 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/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, Center for Latin American Studies, Records (SC0185). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Stanford University Institute of Hispanic-American and Luso-Brazilian Studies, authorized in 1958 and directed by Ronald Hilton, was reorganized in 1964 as the Latin American Studies Program under the authority of the Committee for International Studies. Today the mission of the Center for Latin American Studies, located in Bolivar House, is to support research and teaching on Latin America by the faculty and students of Stanford in all fields of study.

    Description of the Collection

    The records include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and other office files; budget records; general information regarding the Latin American Studies program; conference materials; grant files; course readings and bibliographies; publications; and files on various university departments and committees that were major influences on the direction and administration of the program.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    International studies
    Latin America
    Johnson, John J.
    Romney, A. Kimball
    Stanford University. Center for Latin American Studies
    Siegel, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph)
    Wirth, John D.
    Stanford University. Latin American Studies Program
    Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982
    Spaeth, Carl B.
    Hilton, Ronald