University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Robert D. Milk Papers, 1975-2011



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Milk, Robert D.
Title: Robert D. Milk Papers
Dates: 1975-2011
Creator Abstract: Robert D. Milk was Professor and Department Chair of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Department of Bilingual-Bicultural Studies.
Content Abstract: The Robert D. Milk Papers include correspondence, administrative documents, teaching materials, grant proposals, conference materials, research files, subject files, reports, and publications.
Identification: UA 99.0021
Extent: 10 linear feet (10 Boxes)
Language: Materials are in English and Spanish.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Robert D. Milk was Professor and Department Chair of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Department of Bilingual-Bicultural Studies. Milk received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education with Concentration in Bilingual Cross-Cultural Education from Stanford University in 1980. Milk joined UTSA’s Division of Bilingual-Bicultural Studies in 1980, where has taught a wide range of teacher preparation courses, ESL development, University committee development for the Mexican-American Studies program, member of various organizations that promote the development of bilingual education. Milk was the Director/Chair of the Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies between 1990-2012.

In 1982, Milk was the recipient of a Fulbright award, and served as Senior Lecturer at various universities in Peru. He also has served as a consultant for the Ministry of Education in Bolivia to implement the Education Reformation Bill. With various grants and scholarships from 1988 to 2004, Milk has worked closely with the Department of Education to ratify and implement bilingual education and bilingual teacher training programs with in San Antonio school districts.

Milk also directed many projects related to bilingual education including Project LIBRO, Project TRAIN, Bilingual Education Mentoring through Partnerships (BEMPA), Educational Personnel Training Project (ESCALA), Community-based Bilingual Education (COMBE). Milk was active in many bilingual professional associations including the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), American Education Research Association (AERA), San Antonio Area Association for Bilingual Education (SAAABE) and was the founding member of the Institute for Language and Education Policy.


Scope and Content Note

The Robert D. Milk Papers include correspondence, administrative documents, teaching materials, grant proposals, conference materials, research files, subject files, reports, and publications. The collection is organized into eight series: 1) Correspondence, 2) University Service, 3) Reports, 4) Subject Files, 5) Grant Proposals, 6) Conferences, 7) Research Files, and 8) Publications.

The majority of the material relates to his career as professor and director of UTSA’s Bilingual-Bicultural Studies Department between 1975-2011. Another portion of the papers includes academic research papers, conference papers, publications, committee files, reports, and class curriculum related to bilingual education. There is also significant documentation related to the Bilingual Education Mentoring through Partnerships (BEMPA) grant to prepare bilingual education teachers in collaboration with Edgewood ISD and San Antonio ISD.

This collection is housed at UTSA's Hemisfair Campus.


Organization of Collection

Series 1. Correspondence
Series 2. University Service
Subseries 2.1 Administration
Subseries 2.2 Committees
Subseries 2.3 Teaching
Series 3. Reports
Series 4. Subject Files
Series 5. Grant Proposals
Series 6. Conferences
Series 7. Research Files
Series 8. Publications

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Hemisfair Campus and must be accessed via the Institute of Texan Cultures Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


Index Terms

Organizations
University of Texas at San Antonio. Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies--Faculty.
University of Texas at San Antonio. Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies--History.
Subjects
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
Mexican-American Border Region--Study and teaching.
Language and languages--Study and teaching--Bilingual method.
Genres/Formats
Correspondence.
Memorandums.
Syllabi.
Local Subjects
Education/Educators
UTSA History
UTSA Records

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert D. Milk Papers, UA 99.0021, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Robert D. Milk in 2012 (Acc. 2012-056).

Processing Information

Processed in part by Selena Pasillas, Intern, November 2012. Processing completed by Kira Sandoval and Kristin Law, 2016.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence (1 of 2), 1980-1989
2 Correspondence (2 of 2), 1980-1989
3 Correspondence, 1989-1992
4 Correspondence, 1993-1994
5 Correspondence, 1995-1999
6 Correspondence, 2000-2003
7 Correspondence, 2004-2012



University Service

Administration
Box Folder
1 8 B.A. Mexican American Studies, 2003
9 BBL evaluations, 1994
10 Course Summary Statistics, 1982-1985
11 Degree Programs, 2000
12 Division Awards,
13 BBL Faculty, 1999-2004
14 BBL Faculty, 1999-2004
15 Course Requirement for Bilingual Studies, 1985
16 Bicultural Studies, 1996
17 Division Meetings, 1989-2010
Box Folder
2 1 Division Scholarships, 1993-2004
2 ESL Office, 2008-2011
3 Ph.D. Review, 2003-2006
4 Program Evaluation (Masters Degree), 1999
5 Restructuring of the BBL Department (1 of 2), 1990-2010
6 Restructuring of the BBL Department (2 of 2), 1990-2010
7 SABBE-BBL Course Objectives, 2005
8 Special Recognition, 1981-1982
9 Student Evaluations, 1989
10 Student Services, 1988-1996
11 Undergrad Evaluation, 1996
Committees
Box Folder
2 12 Advisory Committee, 2003
13 AERA, 1994-1998
14 Alianza, 2000-2003
15 Annual Advisory Committee Meeting: Title VII, 2003
16 BBL Retreat, 2000
17 Bolivia, 1995
18 BECA/UTSA, 1993
19 El Futuro es Bilingue, 1990
Box Folder
3 1 Edgewood ISD Project, 1981
2 La Raza Faculty Association, 1989-2011
3 Mexican American Studies, 1995-2000
4 Mexican American Studies, 2000
5 NABE, 2006
6 NPBEA, 1990
7 OBEMLA, 1990-2000
8 Papers Presented, 1984-1990
9 Planning Committee, 1992-2000
10 SAAABE, 1988-1996
11 Title VII and Title III, 2003
Teaching
Box Folder
3 12 BBL program, 1985
13 BBL Spring 2004, 2004-2007
14 Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, 1997
15 Teaching Plans (1 of 2), 1981-1990
16 Teaching Plans (2 of 2), 1981-1990
17 ESL 3053, 1982-1996
18 Bilingual Studies 3133, 1984-1990
19 Language Development 4023 & 3123, 1985-1990
Box Folder
4 1 Bilingual Studies 5013, 1984-1990
2 Bilingual Studies 5023, 1988
3 Bilingual Studies 5073, 1981
4 Bilingual Studies 5123 (1 of 2), 1981-1984
5 Bilingual Studies 5123 (2 of 2), 1981-1984
6 Bilingual Studies 5053, 1983-1994
7 Bilingual Studies 5113, 1988
8 Bilingual Studies 6073, 1984-1987



Reports

Box Folder
4 9 Academic Plan, 1997
10 Annual Report, 1991
11 Annual Report, 1992
12 Annual Report, 1993
13 Academic Year 1992-1993, 1994
14 Annual Reports, 1995-2000
15 Annual Report, 1995
16 Annual Report, 1996
17 Annual Report, 1997
18 Annual Report, 1998
19 Annual Report, 1999
20 Annual Report, 2006
21 Baccalaureate Degree in Mexican American Studies, 1993
22 Biennial Evaluation for BEMPA Project, 2002
23 Final Evaluation BEMPA, 2004
24 Bilingual Counselor Training Program, 1984
Box Folder
5 1 Bilingual Early Childhood (BECA) , 1996
2 Bilingual Teacher Training at UTSA, 1984-1985
3 COMBE, 1997
4 Escala, 2001-2002
5 Escala, 2004
6 Annual Report ESCALA, 2003
7 Fulbright, 1982
8 Dossier Annual Reports, 1980
9 Dossier Annual Reports, 1989
10 Internal Evaluation, 1985
11 One City - Many Cultures, 1982
12 Project Alianza, 1999
13 Project Alianza Annual Reports, 2000
14 Project Alianza, 2001
15 Project Alianza, 2002
16 Project LIBRO, 2002-2003
17 LIBRO: Leaders in Bilingual Reading Opportunities, 2003
18 LIBRO, 2004
19 Project LIBRO, 2006
20 Project TRAIN (1 of 2), 2002-2003
21 Project TRAIN (2 of 2), 2002-2003
22 TRAIN, 2004
23 Project TRAIN, 2006
24 Training Program For Bilingual Educators, 1988-1991



Subject Files

Box Folder
5 25 Active Learning Instructional Models, 1993
26 Advising Statement, 1984-1985
27 BBL Retreat, 1997-2001
28 BECA/UTSA, 1992-1993
29 Joe Bernal, 1994-2006
30 Bilingual Training Program, 1983
Box Folder
6 1 Citations, 1986
2 Mauricio Charpenel: Video, 2003
3 Mauricio Charpenel, 2003
4 Compound and Coordinate Bilingualism, 1977
5 C.O.M.B.E., 1995
6 Department of Health and Welfare, 1975-1985
7 Dissertation, 1979
8 Dossier Requests, 1986-1993
9 ESCALA, 2000
10 File Inventory, 1997
11 Folklore in Education, 1978
12 Fresno Lecture, 1979-1980
13 Fulbright, 1982-2003
14 Graduate Follow-ups, 1981
15 Improving Manpower Training in Bilingual Areas, 1982
16 Jacobson, Rodolfo, Ph.D., 1984-2010
17 List of Publications, 1985
18 Literacy Development, 1994-1998
19 Masters Thesis, 1978
20 Milk Papers, 1983-1991
21 Mother-Tongue Education, 1977
22 NCBE Dissertations, 1988-1990
23 OBEMLA Institute, 1990
24 One City Many Cultures, 1982
25 Pena, Albar, 1993
26 Ph.D. Review, 1981-1995
27 Politzer Papers, 1978
28 Alianza, 1998-2000
29 Project Alianza Workbook, 2003
30 Project Alianza, 1998-2000
31 Professional Activity, 1982-1988
32 Public Service, undated
Box Folder
7 1 Resume, 1998-2012
2 The Struggle for Cultural Patrimony, 1986
3 TEMAS: Teacher Excellence in Math and Science, 2007
4 Texas School Legislation (1 of 3), 2004
5 Texas School Legislation (2 of 3), 2004
6 Texas School Legislation (3 of 3), 2004
7 Texas Rural, 1988
8 Olga Trevino, 1995
9 Variation in Language, 1979
10 Workshop Testing, 1981
11 Zamora, Gloria, 2005-2006



Grant Proposals

Box Folder
7 12 Bilingual Early Childhood at UTSA, 1992
13 Bilingual Education Mentoring, 1997
14 BEMPA: Bilingual Education Mentoring Through Partnership, 1998-2003
15 Bilingual Educators at UTSA, 1988
16 COMBE, 1994
17 COMBE: Community-Based Bilingual Education, 1994
18 ESCALA, 1998-2003
19 ESCALA: UTSA Downtown Center Career Ladder, 2002
20 TITLE VII ESEA: Educator Pers. Training, 1990
21 Folklore Based Literacy Development, undated
22 LTBRO: No Child Left Behind Act, 2002
23 LIBRO, 2006
24 PROTRACT: Professionals Transitioning to Careers in Teaching, 2001
25 RAICES: Reading Achievement and Instructional Content for ELL Student, 2007
26 Project TADLI: Texas Academy for Dual Language Instruction, 2004
27 TRAIN, 2003
28 TRAIN: Tapping Resources for Advancing Innovative Instruction, 2005



Conferences

Box Folder
7 29 AERA, 1993
30 AERA, 1994
31 Alamo Reading, 1992
32 Austin Grouping, 1981
33 BESO, 1989
34 Bilingual Conference, 1991
35 CABE, 1979
36 Conexiones, 1988
37 Fulbright, 1982
38 Fundacion Solidaridad Mexicano Americana, 1999
39 Fundacion Solidaridad Mexicano Americana, 2001
Box Folder
8 1 NABE, 1984-1993
2 NABE, 1993
3 NABE, 2000
4 OELA, 2004
5 Project Alianza, 1999
6 Project Alianza, 1999-2000
7 Project Alianza (1 of 2), 2001
8 Project Alianza (2 of 2), 2001
9 Project Alianza, 2002
10 TABE, 1977-1978
11 TABE, 1981
12 TABE, 1992
13 TABE, 1997-1998
14 TABE, 1998
15 TESOL, 1984-1985
16 TESOL, 1992
17 TESOL, 1994
18 Textesol, 1981
19 Texas A&I, 1990



Research Files

Box Folder
8 20 A Comparison of Functional Distribution of Language, 1984
21 A Critique of Studies Related to Language Behavior, 1978
22 A Cross Perspective on Bilingual Education in Peru and the U.S., 1985
23 Alianza (1 of 2), 2000-2004
24 Alianza (2 of 2), 2001-2004
25 Bilingual Education (1 of 2), undated
26 Bilingual Education (2 of 2), undated
27 Language Use in Bilingual Classrooms: Two Case Studies, 1981
28 Notions of Grammaticality Among Teachers of Bilingual Pupils, 1986
29 Preparing ESL and Bilingual Teachers for Changing Roles, 1990
30 The Changing Role of ESL in Bilingual Education, 1985
31 The Issue of Language in Education, 1978
32 Variation in Language Use, 1981



Publications

Box Folder
8 33 A Cross-National Comparison of Sociolinguistic Contexts for Bilingual Education, 1986
34 Bilingual Education in the United States, 1985
35 CABE Journal, 1981
36 Intragroup Differences and Attitudes Towards Spanish Among Bilingual Pupils, 1993
37 Manuscripts, 1978-1985
38 Re-Thinking the Education of Teachers, 1992
39 Spanish Language Proficiency of Bilingual Teachers, 1999
Box Folder
9 1 Project Alianza - 3rd Conference (2 floppy disks), 2001
2 Alianza Project Meeting (VHS), 1999
3 Annual Conference Journal, 1989
4 Arisbos Journal of Chicano Research, 1978
5 Bilingual Education: Politics, Practice and Research, 1993
6 Certification and Endorsement of Bilingual Education Teachers: A Comparison of State Licensure Requirements, 1999
7 Chicano Speech in the Bilingual Classroom, 1988
8 Compendium of Readings in Bilingual Education: Issues and Practices, 1994
9 Federal Policy, Legislation, and Educational Reform: The Promise and the Challenge for Language Minority Students, 1996
10 Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 1983
11 Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, undated
12 Language Distribution Issues in Bilingual Schooling, 1990
13 Model Strategies in Bilingual Education: Professional Development, 1995
14 Newsletters, 1990-1991
15 Number 1: Mexican Normalista Teachers as a Resource for Bilingual Education in the United States: Connecting Two models of Teacher Preparation, 1999
16 Number 2: Spanish Language Proficiency of Bilingual Education Teachers, 1999
17 Number 3: The Views of Mexican Normalista and U.S. Bilingual Education Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Perceptions, Beliefs and Attitudes, 2000
18 Number 4: Elementary Curricula in Mexico and the United States: A Comparative Analysis of Content Standards and Objectives, 2000
19 Number 5: Teacher Recruitment and Employment Practices in Selected States: Promising Prospects for Foreign-Trained Teachers, 2001
20 Number 6: El Desarrollo del Proyecto Alianza: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications, 2002
21 Outstanding Dissertations in Bilingual Education, 1981
22 Scholar with a Mission: The Career of Theodore Andersson and His Contributions to Language Education, 1995
23 Tesol Quarterly, 1986
24 Tesol Quarterly, 1990
25 TexAsia San Antonio's Asian Communities 1978-2008, 2008
26 The Changing Role of ESL in Bilingual Education, 1985
27 The Journal of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education, 1998
28 Theory, Technology, and Public Policy on Bilingual Education, 1983
Box Folder
10 1 El Noticiario Nacional - A National Publication of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, 1991-1996
2 IDRA Newsletter - Intercultural Development Research Association, 1978-1981
3 IDRA Newsletter - Intercultural Development Research Association, 1982-1984
4 IDRA Newsletter - Intercultural Development Research Association, 1985-1988
5 IDRA Newsletter - Intercultural Development Research Association, 1989-1995
6 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1979-1981
7 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1982
8 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1983
9 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1984-1985
10 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1986-1987
11 La Red/The Net Newsletters - The Hispanic Journal of Education, Commentary and Reviews, 1988-1989
12 Noticias de NACS - National Association for Chicano Studies, 1994-2006
13 Other Newsletters, 1987-2000
14 La Voz de TABE - Texas Association for Bilingual Education, 1981-1993
15 TABE News - Texas Association for Bilingual Education, 1994-1998
16 TABE News - Texas Association for Bilingual Education, 1999-2001