Enrique Hank Lopez (1920-1985) was a
Chicano writer, teacher, attorney, and actor born in Chihuahua, Mexico. The collection is
primarily comprised of manuscripts for novels, short stories, essays, plays, screenplays,
and articles written by Lopez, both published and unpublished. It includes several clippings
of articles by Lopez published in magazines and newspapers, as well as some photographs and
correspondence. The collection also contains books from Lopez's personal library, such as
various editions of his published works, and books inscribed to Lopez by various authors.
The 2018 addition to the collection includes 1/4 inch audiotapes of interviews by Enrique
Hank Lopez of Katherine Anne Porter for the book
Conversations with Katherine Anne
Porter, Refugee from Indian Creek
Enrique Hank Lopez was a Chicano writer, teacher, attorney, and actor. He was born on May
28, 1920 in Chihuahua, Mexico but grew up in Denver, Colorado after his father, a soldier of
the Mexican Revolution, moved his family to the US when Lopez was a toddler. Throughout his
life, Lopez lived in Los Angeles, Boston, New York City, and Mexico City.
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