University of Arizona

                                             Special Collections will be closed December 20, 2023 through January 1, 2024 in observance of the University Holiday break.

Frank O. Sotomayor Collection

The Verde Independent newspaper cover

This collection includes University of Arizona materials, photographs from Sotomayor’s time as a Arizona Daily Wildcat journalist, materials related to the Maynard Institute, newspaper clippings, copies of The Verde Independent independently run by students from Cottonwood, Arizona, and other student run newspapers. Materials also include some of Mr. Sotomayor’s awards, his scholastic endeavors, and other publications. Included is a copy of Southern California’s Latino Community: A Series of Articles Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times, the series of articles that won his team the Pulitzer Prize in 1984.