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Lopez (Enrique H.) papers
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Description
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of manuscripts for novels, short stories, essays, plays, screenplays, and articles written by Lopez, both published and unpublished.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 (1981).
Background
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.
Extent
13 Linear Feet (29 boxes, 1 carton)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
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