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Guide to the Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers
MS-0444  
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Description
The Richard Griswold del Castillo Papers (1971-2009) document Griswold’s work in the San Diego State University Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and his involvement in the Chicano Movement. Highlights include rare film footage of various events in San Diego’s Chicano history since the 1960s, such as the Chicano Park takeover. Also included are tape cassettes and transcripts from a Chicano History Research Project, a CD-ROM containing Chicana and Chicano Studies Department archives, and materials from La Raza Forum. Filed alphabetically, the collection consists of course materials, newsletters, and organizational files.
Background
Richard Griswold del Castillo (1942-) was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. He studied at UC Berkeley and the University of Dijon, France, before earning B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduating in 1974, Griswold del Castillo taught at San Diego State University, was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City and published several books including The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict, North to Aztlán, The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890: A Social History. Griswold is married to Rita Sanchez and currently resides in San Diego.
Extent
1.42 linear ft
Restrictions
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Availability
The collection is open for research.