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Guide to the Casa Zapata murals collection
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Description
Dating from 1984 to 1995, files include clippings, correspondence, course materials, and student papers about the murals at Casa Zapata. Included are letters to and from Casa Zapata muralist José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga, records from the “Murals as Social Conscience Art” and “Enfoque Femenil” courses offered as part of the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI) program, as well as several clippings related to the controversial mural “The Spirit of Hoover.”
Background
Casa Zapata is a Chicano/Latino ethnic theme dorm at Stanford University, known for its many cultural heritage murals.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.