University of Arizona

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

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.