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Hernández Álvarez, Jose


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José Hernández-Álvarez Papers

 Collection — Box 9: [Barcode: JHA_009]
Identifier: MSS 155
Abstract José Hernández-Álvarez was a consultant for the Ford Foundation in Brazil and a professor at the University of Arizona, Tucson; the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and Hunter College, CUNY (Black and Puerto Rican Studies Department), New York, NY. He had a role in the 1980 Census Advisory Committee and worked at the International Population and Urban Research Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, reports, clippings and...
Dates: 1952-2006

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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.