Preliminary Guide to the Fernando Padilla Papers
MS.1991.43

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Padilla, Fernando V.
Title
Fernando Padilla Papers
ID
MS.1991.43
Date [inclusive]
1969-1976
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC staff use) 2-2-16-5.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English and Spanish.

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Biographical Note

Dr. Fernando V. Padilla was the director of the Chicano Studies Department at Washington State University during the 1970s, and later a professor in the Comparative American Cultures Department. He studied the cultural and legal recognition of Chicanos in the United States. WSU annually awards the Fernando V. Padilla Addendum to the Gabriel Cardenas Memorial Award Endowment.

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Collection Description

This collection contains papers and audio recordings collected and/or produced by Fernando V. Padilla, a professor at Washington State University. It includes 79 audio recordings (reel-to-reel) related to Chicano studies, the Mexican government, and education. The collection also contains correspondence and reports concerning the Washington State University Office of Community Development, as well as funding proposals for computer processing courses.

Preliminary Inventory:

Box 1: Correspondence and reports concerning the Office of Community Development and funding proposals for computer processing courses, as well as audio recordings (reel-to-reel; 36 items) on topics related to Chicano studies, 1970-1976.

Box 2: Audio recordings (reel-to-reel; 43 items) on topics related to Chicano studies, Mexican government, and Education, 1969-1972.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

The WSU Comparative American Cultures Department transferred this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1991 (MS.1991.43).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Minorities -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- History -- Washington (State)
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

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