The Benson Latin American Collection

Luis Guerra Papers, circa 1970s

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Guerra, Luis
Title: Luis Guerra Papers
Dates: circa 1970s
Abstract: The Luis Guerra papers contain various artworks and art prints.
Accession No.: 2014-02
Extent: 4 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Luis Guerra is a painter, sculptor, and a writer who divides his time between a village in the mountains of San Luis Potosi and Austin, Texas. Before moving his studio to Mexico, Guerra was an instructor at Austin Community College, where, with students, he created a mural for the ACC library. His artwork has been featured in numerous publications, including the series on contemporary Chicano art published by the Bilingual Review Press of Arizona State University. He is a recipient of the Siqueiros-Pollock Award from Juarez's Casa de Cultura, of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes.

Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


Access Restrictions


Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Guerra, Luis
Austin (Tex.)
San Luis Potosí (Mexico)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Luis Guerra Papers, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information


Accession numbers: 2014-02, 2016-02


Further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

1-6 Various Art Prints and Artwork, circa 1970s
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