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Finding Aid for the Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers 1928 - 2004
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1928 - 2004
    Collection number: 66
    Creator: Griswold del Castillo, Richard 1940-
    Extent: 10 linear feet
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: This collection of papers represents Griswold del Castillo's 34 years of teaching, research and writing.
    Physical location: Currently housed at the UCLA CSRC Library Archive, in the future the collection will be moved off site to the UCLA SRLF.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English , Spanish


    Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

    Publication Rights

    For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers, 66, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Collection donated in two groupings by Griswold del Castillo. Deeds on file at the UCLA CSRC Library Archive Office.


    Richard Griswold del Castillo (b. Oct. 26, 1942) was born and raised in Santa Ana California; his father was born in Minneapolis Minnesota and his mother was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He graduated from Santa Ana Highschool in 1960, went on study at UC Berkeley and the University of Dijon, France before receiving his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from UCLA . Among his greatest accomplishments are the publication of The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict (University of Oklahoma Press 1990)and Los Angeles Barrio: A Social History (UC Press 1980) In 1992 he was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City, he was a visiting professor at UC Berkeley in 1994 and he became Professor Emeritus at San Diego State University in 2005.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of 10 linear feet of papers relating to Griswold del Castillo's 34 years of teaching and research.