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Angelo Falcón Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022-003

Content Description

Angelo Falcón (June 23, 1951 – May 24, 2018) was a Puerto Rican political scientist who founded and led the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy (IPR), later known as the National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP). His work combined academic research, public policy and advocacy. Totaling 8 cubic feet, Falcón's papers document numerous areas of his professional focuses and interests, including Latino representation in the US Census, in politics and education, and social justice through IPR's affiliation with the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF). There is a significant amount of documentation of conferences Falcón attended and participated in, as well as some administrative documentation of his leadership at IPR.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: 1980s-2010s



8 Cubic Feet (Remaining archival material after books were removed and collection was rehoused.)

44 Cubic Feet (Initial donation including books that were transferred to CENTRO Library.)

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

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.