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L.A. Murillo papers

Collection no.:
0501

Description:
The L.A. Murillo papers document the life of Louis Andrew Murillo (1922- ), including his service in the Air Force during World War II, his tenure as a professor of Spanish literature and Cervantes scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and his service as a bilingual volunteer for the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Police Department. Also included in this collection are the Spanish, English and bilingual pamphlets and flyers which document Spanish language usage in Southern California, collected by Murillo between 1989 and 2003.

Dates:
1932-2012

Extent:
8.0 Linear feet
9 boxes, 1 map case folder

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
American poetry--20th century--Archival resources
Hispanic Americans--California--Archival resources
Mexican Americans--California--Archival resources
Public service interpreting--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Spanish language--California--Archival resources
Translating and interpreting—Dictionaries--Archival Resources
Universities and colleges--Faculty--Archival resources
Volunteers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Archival resources

Genre(s):
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Photographs
Postcards
Printed ephemera

Personal Name(s):
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Correspondence
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Photographs
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616 -- Archives
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616 -- Congresses
Murillo, L.A. (Louis Andrew), 1922- -- Archives

Corporate Name(s):
California. Dept. of the California Highway Patrol. -- Archives
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Dept. -- Archives
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office. -- Archives
University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. -- Archives

Conditions governing access:
Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], L.A. Murillo papers, Collection no. 0501, Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Record date:
2011 September

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu