Title:Roberto Berdecio papers, 1931-1995
Creator/Contributor:Berdecio, Roberto., creator
Consists of Berdecio's personal and professional papers, spanning his career from the 1930s through the 1990s, as well as
articles, photographs, books and Taller Gráfica Popular print materials. Also, concerns Berdecio's work on the restoration
of the "Hidalgo Libertador" mural, which he had assisted Juan O'Gorman in creating in the 1960s.
Berdecio, Roberto -- Archives
O'Gorman, Juan -- 1905-1982
Siqueiros, David Alfaro
Rivera, Diego -- 1886-1957
Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City, Mexico)
Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexico City, Mexico)
Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios (Mexico City, Mexico)
Painters -- Mexico
Painters -- Mexico -- Exhibitions
Art -- Political aspects -- Mexico
Includes photographs depicting various phases of reconstruction of the "Hidalgo Libertador" mural and personal photographs.
Roberto Berdecio papers, BANC MSS 2003/233 m, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In Spanish with some English.
Roberto Berdecio interviews transferred to the Audiovisual Collections of The Bancroft Library (Motion Pictures 909 D:1-2).
Printed materials transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
Roberto Guardia Berdecio was born in Oct. 20, 1910 in Sucre, Bolivia. Berdecio was a muralist who was acquainted with such
artists and writers as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Juan O'Gorman, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Pablo Neruda, Leopoldo Méndez and
many others. Berdecio was involved with such socialist organizations as Taller Gráfica Popular (TGP) and Liga de Escritores
y Artistas Revolucionarios (LEAR).
2 boxes, 1 oversize volume, 5 oversize folders (2.05 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2003/233 m box 1
BANC MSS 2003/233 m box 2
BANC MSS 2003/233 m oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2003/233 m oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 2003/233 m oversize folder 5
BANC MSS 2003/233 m oversize folder 3
BANC MSS 2003/233 m oversize folder 4
BANC MSS 2003/233 m OS Vol. 1
BANC MSS 2003/233 m