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Ricardo and Harriet Romo Collection

Identifier: SWWC-048

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, a typescript, photographs, prints and posters. Clippings relate to Latino studies and were collected by Ricardo and Harriett Romo; the typescript by UT Austin professor Ramón Saldivar, is entitled “The Dialectics of Difference: Contemporary Chicano Narrative”, which was published in 1990 by the University of Wisconsin Press. Harriett Romo’s collaboration with photographer Alan Pogue documenting the lives of Head Start program families in an exhibit entitled “Photographs and Field Notes: An Ethnographic View of Head Start Families”, is represented by proof copies of brochure and exhibit panels, and photographs by Pogue. Also included are two photographs of César Chávez, and a collection of posters and prints, including a Malaquias Montoya lithograph of Tomás Rivera. Dates range from 1967-1991. Books and periodicals cataloged separately.


  • 1967-1991


Language of Materials

Some materials in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials from the Wittliff Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user assumes responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish, and abiding by U.S. copyright laws.


3 folders

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • The descriptive data created for this finding aid is licensed under the CC0 Creative Commons license and is free for use without restriction.


This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, a typescript, photographs, prints and posters.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use:

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ricardo and Harriett Romo, since 1992.

Guide to the Ricardo and Harriet Romo Collection
Amanda Oates
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Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010: Finding aid revised by Alan Schaefer as part of the Wittliff's Collection Numbering Project
  • 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Susannah Broyles.

Repository Details

Part of the The Wittliff Collections Repository

601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA