Scope and Contents
The papers of muralist, illustrator, and Chicano activist Tony Ortega measure 0.9 linear feet and .001 gigabytes and date from 1984 to 2010. The papers are comprised of project and exhibition files for murals, public art projects, and children's book illustration exhibitions. Also found are printed materials consisting of articles about Ortega, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and a calendar and note cards featuring artwork by Ortega.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated by Tony Ortega in 2015.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2018. Born digital materials were processed by Kirsi Ritosalmi-Kisner in 2019 and George Apodaca in 2021.