University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Gloria G. Rodriguez Papers, 1973-2001



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rodriguez, Gloria G.
Title: Rodriguez, Gloria G., Papers
Dates: 1973-2001
Abstract: Comprised of correspondence, awards, educational reports, educational conference agendas and media articles about Rodriguez and AVANCE, the Gloria G. Rodriguez Papers, 1973-2001, document her career in education as well as the history of the AVANCE organization.
Accession No.: 90-094; 90-178; 91-190; 93-170; 94-313; 95-140; 97-188; 98-191; 2001-089
Extent: 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English. and Spanish.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A national leader on issues of health and education for parents and children, Dr. Gloria G. Rodriguez founded AVANCE, Inc. Family Support and Education Program in San Antonio in 1973. AVANCE promotes mental health and works to prevent poverty, child abuse and neglect, crime and delinquency and school dropouts in addition to other social and economic problems. Rodriguez has consulted for the Harvard Family Research Project, Georgetown University, Yale Bush Center, and the federal government. She earned her Ph.D. in early childhood education from the University of Texas at Austin.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of correspondence, awards, educational reports, a dissertation, educational conference agendas and media articles about Rodriguez and AVANCE, the Gloria G. Rodriguez Papers, 1973-2001, document her career in education as well as the history and effectiveness of the AVANCE organization. Newspapers discussing Rodriguez and AVANCE are from the San Antonio Express News and the Daily Star. Conference materials and reports include the “White House Conference on Early Childhood Development and Learning,” “Reweaving the Social Tapestry,” “Family Resources and Responsibilities,” and “Families Count” by the National Honors Program.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Rodriguez, Gloria G. -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program -- Archives
Subjects
Education -- Texas -- San Antonio
Places
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Economic conditions
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Social conditions

Related Material

See also AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program Records, 1988-


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gloria G. Rodriguez Papers, 1973-2001, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/F39 Gloria G. Rodriguez Papers, 1973-2001