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Abstract The Francisco Jiménez Papers, 1962-2010, document Jiménez’s achievements as a writer and university professor. Jiménez’s written works, primarily collections of short stories, document his childhood and adolescence as the son of migrant farm workers. He recounts his personal and academic journey, from working alongside his parents while living in abject poverty and struggling to learn English at school, to eventually receiving his BA at Santa Clara University, as well as his MA and Ph.D. at...
Abstract The José Antonio Villarreal Papers, 1950-2010 (bulk 1959-1984), document the personal and professional life of José Antonio Villarreal. Villarreal became well known for his book Pocho, which was first published in 1959 and is considered a landmark in Chicano literature. Included in the collection are manuscripts and proofs of Pocho, The Fifth Horseman, and Clemente...