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Silva de Cintrón, Josefina, 1885-1986


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Josefina Cintrón Collection

 Collection — Folder JosC_001, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents

The Josefina Cintrón collection consists of various personal documents, including certificates, newspaper articles, clippings, programs and correspondence relating to cultural and literary organizations, including Instituto de Puerto Rico of New York and El Círculo de Escritores y Poetas Iberoamericanos (CEPI). The collection spans the years from 1933-1971.

Dates: 1933-1971

Lillian López Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 45
Abstract Library administrator, among the first Puerto Rican librarians in the New York Public Library system (NYPL) and a pioneer in providing services and creating programs for underserved communities. Collection contains information on the programs developed by NYPL to address the needs of its Puerto Rican and Latino constituents, her activist sister, Evelina Antonetty, and librarian and folklorist, Pura Belpré. Consists of letters, news clippings, photographs, audio and videocassettes,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1980; 1928-2005

About the Collections

Our collections consist of personal papers from prominent Puerto Rican artists, elected officials, social activists, writers, as well as the records of community-based organizations. Our largest collection, the Offices of the Government of Puerto Rico in the United States (OGPRUS) Records, measures approximately 2,900 cubic feet and contains an extraordinary amount of information regarding Puerto Rican migrants and the government institutions established to assist them. The collections date from the 1890s to the present, and document Puerto Rican communities in the Northeast, Midwest, Florida, California and Hawaii.