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Guide to the Alfredo Castaneda Papers
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Description
These papers pertain to Castaneda's teaching career at Stanford and include correspondence, student papers, reports, publication files, and course materials. Subjects include his professional and teaching activities, his students, bilingual education, and Mexican Americans. The papers also include minutes from seminars held at the Boys Town for the Study of Youth Development at Stanford, 1975-76 (subsequently known as the Stanford Center for the Study of Youth Development).
Background
Alfredo Castaneda, a nationally prominent expert in multicultural education, was professor of education at Stanford from 1972 until his death in 1981. He was the first Chicano appointed full professor at Stanford. Castaneda received his a.b. from San Francisco State in 1948 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio State in 1951 and 1952. Prior to his appointment at Stanford, he taught at several universities including the University of Toronto, Queens College of the City University of New York, the University of Texas, and the University of California at Riverside, where he had been chairman of Mexican- American Studies.
Extent
11 Linear feet
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
Partially restricted: confidential student files not open.