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Evangelina Vigil-Piñón Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-040
All of the material in this accession of the Vigil-Piñón Papers is audio/visual and is in the original order provided by Vigil-Piñón. Materials in the collection include cassettes, VHS, and to a lesser extend DVDs.

Dates

  • 1984-2009

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may be restricted or not available for access. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, please contact curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleher@uh.edu.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Evangelina Vigil-Piñón is a Latina, poet, translator and television personality. Born on November 29, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas. Her mother and father are from San Antonio and Seguin, Texas respectively. The maternal side of her family emigrated to Texas in the early 1900s from Parras, Mexico. After spending most of her life in San Antonio, Evangelina earned a scholarship for business administration and enrolled at Prairie View A&M University in 1968, later transferring to the University of Houston. She graduated from UH with a B.A. in English in 1974. She studied at St. Mary's University, and University of Texas at San Antonio. She has been assistant editor of Americas Review, an instructor at UH, and a television personality based in Houston where she continues to live. Since 2012, Vigil-Piñón has been the Public Information Officer for the City of Houston's Department of Neighborhoods.

Custodial History

Materials were donated to Special Collections on October 17, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Evangelina Vigil-Piñón Papers
Status
In Progress
Date
April 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
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