Guide to the Rita Sanchez Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0768
Creator: Sanchez, Rita.
Creator: Sanchez, Rita.
Title: Rita Sanchez papers
Dates: 1953-2003
Physical Description: 3.5 Linear feet 5 boxes
Summary: Papers pertain to her education at Stanford University, her teaching career at San Diego Mesa College, her interest in Chicano/Chicana artists and activists and Chicano history, and her own writings. Included are class papers, articles, correspondence, publications, audio and videotapes, journals, photographs, and other materials.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Rita Sanchez Papers (SC0768). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of English and Chicano Studies at San Diego Mesa College, Rita Sanchez earned three degrees at Stanford: her bachelor's (1972) and master's (1974) in English and a master's in education in 1973.

Description of the Collection

Papers pertain to her education at Stanford University, her teaching career at San Diego Mesa College, her interest in Chicano/Chicana artists and activists and Chicano history, and her own writings. Included are class papers, articles, correspondence, publications, audio and videotapes, journals, photographs, and other materials.

Access Terms

Mexican Americans--Study and teaching.
Mexican Americans.
San Diego Mesa College--Faculty.
San Diego Mesa College. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Sanchez, Rita.
Mexican Americans--Study and teaching.
Mexican Americans.


Collection Contents

 

Accession ARCH-2005-250 Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Pre-Stanford Years: San Bernardino Junior High School, Sturges Jr. High 1951-1952, Editor of the Year Book 1953

Box 1, Folder 2

San Bernardino High School: High School Reunion 1991

Box 1, Folder 3

San Bernardino High School: Assistant Editor Tyro Weekly Newspaper 1956

Box 1, Folder 4

SBHS A Capella Choir with Dutch Hauschildt 1954-1956

Box 1, Folder 5

High School Grad Award: "50 Top Seniors Chosen" 1956

Box 1, Folder 6

Rita's Addresses while at Stanford

Box 1, Folder 7

Stanford Vita and Recommendation

Box 1, Folder 8

Stanford Vita 1974

Box 1, Folder 9

Stanford 1974 M.A. English taught Freshman English course: Chicano/a Perspective

Box 1, Folder 10

Extras: Stanford Posters

Box 1, Folder 11

Writings for Arturo Islas, Stanford 1970. and others

Box 1, Folder 12

Papers written at Stanford

Box 1, Folder 13

Chicano Student Journals, edited by Arthur Islas, Stanford, 1972

Box 1, Folder 14

Stanford Daily February 6, 1971

Box 1, Folder 15

Stanford Daily July 28, 1972

Box 1, Folder 16

Stanford Observer May 1972

Box 1, Folder 17

Chicanismo Stanford 1973

Box 1, Folder 18

Stanford Teaching Credential, Graduation Announcement, news articles 1970-1974

Box 1, Folder 19

The Chicana Writer Breaking Out of Silence 1973-1974

Box 1, Folder 20

Stanford Committee Assistant to the President for Chicano Affairs

Box 1, Folder 21

1974 El Malcriado UFW Newspaper UFW Movement

Box 1, Folder 22

Cesar Chavez Tapes 1973 SDSU

Box 1, Folder 23

Poster for Recruiting Chicanos 974

Box 1, Folder 24

La Chicana Course 1973

Box 1, Folder 25

Journals Edited with Stanford and SDSU 1975

Box 1, Folder 26

De Colores Journal: La Cosecha, 1977, info on folder

Box 1, Folder 27

Committee Assistant to the President for Chicano Affairs—Hiring of Cecilia Burciega—20 years later

Box 1, Folder 28

Stanford Reunion 2002

Box 2, Folder 1

San Diego State University: becomes full professor 1991

Box 2, Folder 2

Evaluations (titled Curriculum Vita 1992)

Box 2, Folder 3

Vita 1992 and Credential Record

Box 2, Folder 4

Ford Foundation Fellowship Award 1977

Box 2, Folder 5

Faculty Development Award 1979—6 units release time

Box 2, Folder 6

Articles on students writing in course with Prof. Rita Sanchez

Box 2, Folder 7

Art Articles 1980

Box 2, Folder 8

"Chicano Gallery Opens" March 1980

Box 2, Folder 9

List of Articles published as Guest Writer (single paper)

Box 2, Folder 10

Articles by RS, 1981 Newsline

Box 2, Folder 11

Newspaper articles on Corita Kent (1985), Domingo Ulloa, Mario Torero (1979), Judith Hernandez

Box 2, Folder 12

Ulloa: Artistic Triumph of Chicano Art 1986

Box 2, Folder 13

"Corita Billboard to Rise Again" Jan. 7, 1985

Box 2, Folder 14

Mural Art Articles 1980-1981

Box 2, Folder 15

Article on 3 murals by Mario Torero 1979

Box 2, Folder 16

RS and husband Mario Acevedo articles 1983-1990

Box 2, Folder 17

Letras y colores 1990

Box 2, Folder 18

Writings on Artists 1980-1985

Box 2

Las Commadres Centro Cultural 1990 trying to write an essay

Box 2, Folder 19

Typed Originals of Art Articles 1974-1984

Box 2, Folder 20

Chicano Park 1998-2000

Box 2, Folder 21

Rita's Sabbatical (not awarded) 1996

Box 2, Folder 22

Sabbatical Proposal Awarded 1997

Box 2

San Diego Community College District Application for Sabbatical Leave

Box 2, Folder 23

La Frida (unpublished paper on Frida Kahlo)

Box 2, Folder 24

Interview w/ Rita Sanchez as Union Member

Box 2, Folder 25

Evaluations—includes folder Letters from Students

Box 2, Folder 26

Days of the Dead, Mesa College, 1998

Box 2, Folder 27

Chicana Feminist Thought, Rita Sanchez evaluation

Box 2, Folder 28

Chicana writing materials from Charlotte—includes video of Sanchez' response to Rodney King incident and written speech

Box 2, Folder 29

Coalition against Racism 1992

Box 2, Folder 30

Speeches at Mesa—"After Rodney King Incident" 1992

Box 2, Folder 31

Coalition Against Racism

Box 2, Folder 32

Mesa College, San Diego—Assessing Campus Climate

Box 2, Folder 33

25th Anniversary Speech Written speech and video

Box 2, Folder 34

SDSU 30th Anniversary

Box 2, Folder 35

Presentation, San Diego Festival of Colors, 1998

Box 2, Folder 36

Chicano Park Tour 1998

Box 2, Folder 37

On Teaching Gloria Anzaldua

Box 2, Folder 38

Dolores Huerta—Cesar Chavez Day--2003

Box 2, Folder 39

Nominee for San Diego County Women's Hall of Fame

Box 2, Folder 40

Chicano Studies Department Review 2002

Box 2, Folder 41

Tapes from the 70s: Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Tomas Ybarra Frausto, Chicano Conferences, etc.

Box 3

envelope from Stanford Registrar—contains teaching credential

Box 3

empty manila envelope

Box 3

Code of Ethics of the Teaching Profession

Box 3, Folder 1

Presenter, Many Voices

Box 3, Folder 2

Las Madrinas Mentor, Community Mentoring Program

Box 3, Folder 3

Red Folder: No More Wars, Human Rights

Box 3

National Association for Chicana/o Studies Annual Conference 2001

Box 3, Folder 4

More Presentations 1989-2001

Box 3, Folder 5

Women Writers Humanities Program 1991

Box 3, Folder 6

Inland Empire Bookfest presents Cochise remembers, 2000

Box 3, Folder 7

Speech at UNAM Presentation: Aztlan Reocupado

Box 3

US Latinos and World War II

Box 3, Folder 8

Short Story Contest 1993

Box 3, Folder 9

Chicano Lit Contest, 1983—Fragmentos de Barro

Box 3, Folder 10

California Lit Project, 1991

Box 3, Folder 11

SD Writing Project (empty)

Box 3

Honors Program Letter

Box 3, Folder 12

blue folder: Genealogical Society of Hispanic America 14th Annual Conference, 2002

Box 3, Folder 13

Miscellaneous, 1996-2000

Box 3, Folder 14

Publication 1997, "Commentary: Corrido de Cesar" in Aztlan, Chicano Culture

Box 3, Folder 15

"Border Passion: World Crossover to Selena" in Aztlan: Chicano Culture, 2002

Box 3, Folder 16

Rita's Book Cochise Remembers My Great-Grandfather: Charles Henry Coleman, 2002

Box 3, Folder 17

Maize 1977

Box 3, Folder 18

Publications 2000-2005, contains 2 folders: On Rita's Book, Cochise Remembers, and Journal Publications 200-2005

Box 3, Folder 19

Letters of Acceptance for Publication in Anthology Latinos and Latinas in World War II

Box 3, Folder 20

2 VHS cassettes: Cesar Chavez Day at San Diego Mesa College, 4/1/2003

Box 3

The Mesa Press, April 8, 2003

Box 3

Utopia Now: Myth and Folklore in Chicano Literature, 1978-1980

Box 3

Utopian Elements in Rodolfo Anaya's Heart of Aztlan

Box 3

Funeteovejuna: Una Obra Tradicional y Revolucionaria, 1976

Box 3, Folder 22

Rita's Writings, 1976-1980

Box 3, Folder 23

2 copies of Vision 1976

Box 3

poem drafts

Box 3, Folder 24

Rita's Journals, 1976

Box 3, Folder 25

Flashbacks/Stories/Writings

Box 3, Folder 26

Rita's Writings on the Arts, 1980s

Box 3, Folder 27

Acevedo Art Gallery Inventory 1990s

Box 3, Folder 28

Acevedo Gallery 1986

Box 3, Folder 29

news articles in white paper

Box 3, Folder 30

Physical and Spiritual Recovery

Box 3, Folder 31

Yrena Cervantez, 1991

 

Materials on artists, not much correspondence:

Box 4, Folder 1

Acevedo Gallery

Box 4, Folder 2

Gallery Invitations

Box 4, Folder 3

Art Auction 1988

Box 4

manila envelope containing material on gallery

Box 4, Folder 4

Acevedo Gallery International, 1986

Box 4, Folder 5

Art Articles, Acevedo Art Gallery, 1980

Box 4, Folder 6

Contracts, 1987

Box 4, Folder 7

Press Releases, 1987-1988

Box 4, Folder 8

Guillermo Acevedo,

Box 4, Folder 9

Mario Torero Acevedo, 1979-1989, includes photos

Box 4, Folder 10

Mario Cespedes 1985-1987

Box 4, Folder 11

Mario Cespedes 1985-1986

Box 4, Folder 12

Sonya Fe—includes photos and negatives

Box 4, Folder 13

Rupert Garcia

Box 4, Folder 14

Willie Herron, 1984

Box 4, Folder 15

Corita Kent, 1980-1987

Box 4, Folder 16

Miguel Martinez 1983-1987—includes photos and negatives

Box 4, Folder 17

Tony Ortega , 1989

Box 4, Folder 18

Robert Lentz and Nathaniel Hauser, 1989

Box 4, Folder 19

Robert Miles Parker, 1989

Box 4, Folder 20

Lilly Rosa and Gary Hansmann 1984-1987

Box 4, Folder 21

Jacqueline Rochester, 1986

Box 4, Folder 22

Frank Romero, 1987-1988, includes slides

Box 4, Folder 23

Domingo Ulloa, 1981-1986

Box 4, Folder 24

Zarco, 1980-1985

Box 4, Folder 25

Misc. art and artists 1983-1988

Box 4, Folder 26

Artists Gallery, 1978-1988

Box 4, Folder 27

Photo Album of Acevedo Gallery publicity flyers, 1984-1989

Box 4, Folder 28

Guestbook to Gallery 1984-1985

Box 4

manila folder on top: 2 letters (1984, 1989) and San Diego City Magazine p. 73-74

 

Accession ARCH.2013-012 Additional Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

La Chicana (Short Articles) 1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Stanford Graduation and photos 1974

Box 1, Folder 3

Rita's Stanford Grad Announcements 1974

Box 1, Folder 4

Rita's Stanford Grad Announcements 1972

Box 1, Folder 5

Notes 1972-1980

Box 1, Folder 6

Embracing Indian Ancestry, New Mexico Genealogist 2002

Box 1, Folder 7

Southern New Mexico Historical Review publications by Rita 2001, 2005

Box 1, Folder 8

Chicano Park Female Artists article

Box 1, Folder 9

Rita's retirement plaque and Chicano Studies sign 2003

Box 1, Folder 10

Rita Sanchez presents on Frida Kahlo at Women Who Dare

Box 1, Folder 11

Honoring Betita Martinez at Mesa College

Box 1, Folder 12

Rita invited Delores Huerta to San Diego 2003

Box 1, Folder 13

Mesa College Program Review 2001-2002

Box 1, Folder 14

New Publications

Box 1, Folder 15

Journal Entries

Box 1, Folder 16

Barack Obama Inaguaral Album 2008

Box 1, Folder 17

Rita's Activities at SDSU (pamphlets, flyers) 1999

Box 1, Folder 18

Certificates of recognition

Box 1, Folder 19

Photo of Rita's SDSU Chicana Class 1976

Box 1, Folder 20

Rita at San Bernadino High School

Box 1, Folder 21

Engagement and Wedding Clippings

Box 1, Folder 22

Photos - High School, Engagement 1956

Box 1, Folder 23

Five Sanchez Brothers (proof)

Box 1, Folder 24

WWII Story

Box 1, Folder 25

Attu Story 2001

Box 1, Folder 26

Stanford Magazine 2009, 2010

Box 1, Folder 27

Sanchez Family Research

Box 1, Folder 28

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (flyer)

Box 1, Folder 29

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (program)

Box 1, Folder 30

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (congratulatory cards)

Box 1, Folder 31

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (congratulations from Toni Atkins)

Box 1, Folder 32

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (article)

Box 1, Folder 33

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (notes)

Box 1, Folder 34

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (invitation)

Box 1, Folder 35

San Diego Women's Hall of Fame (barrio station recognition)

Box 1, Folder 36

WWII - Sanchez Brothers