A personal/professional archive of manuscripts and correspondence, housed in the Mexican American Special Collections Division of the Stanford University Libraries.
Manuscripts Division, Stanford University
Department of Special Collections, Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 723-1212
Fax: (650) 725-1146
The Cherríe Moraga Papers document the life work of an important lesbian Chicana poet, essayist, and playwright of the 20th century. The papers include Moraga's personal and professional correspondence, journals, collected Feminist and Women of Color serials, drafts, manuscripts and galleys, and final publications of her writings, as well as important essays and reviews of her work.
Note: Mostly open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Series 3 (journals), series 4a (personal correspondence), portions of series 2 (manuscripts by Moraga), and series 6 (manuscripts by others) are closed until Moraga's death. In addition, selected items have been restricted and removed to parallel files.
Summary: Manuscripts, correspondence, production files, clippings, photographs, posters, and video.