Torres (Salvador Roberto) papers

About this Collection

Salvador Roberto Torres is a Chicano artist who is a cultural activist, educator, and an influential figure in the Chicano art movement in California. Some of Torres' notable artistic contributions in the San Diego area include leadership in the creation of Chicano Park and the use of the Coronado Bridge for murals. His collection includes personal correspondences, photographs, slides, news clippings, reports, sketches, video and audio materials, and silkscreen prints. Materials are contained in 21 boxes and span from 1934-2002. View collection guide.

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