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LIT. Literary Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LIT
Small, co-located collections that are writing related.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Agüeros He Can't Even Read Spanish Script Collection

Identifier: MSS 20

The Jack Agüeros Collection contains the script for the television drama He Can’t Even Read Spanish, as well as promotional materials, a letter to Lillian López of the New York Public Library’s South Bronx Project and a New York Times article for a similar series on WNBC titled They Can’t Even Speak Spanish. Material dates from 1971.

Dates: 1971

Victor Hernández Cruz Collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: VHCr_001]
Identifier: MSS 15

Victor Hernández Cruz is a poet who was born in Puerto Rico and moved stateside to New York City where he attended high school. He is a co-founder of both the East Harlem Gut Theatre in New York and the Before Columbus Foundation and a former editor of Umbra Magazine. He has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and San Diego, San Francisco State College and the University of Michigan. This collection contains some of his poem books and handouts.

Dates: 1966-1973

Lou De Lemos The Great Mambo Dancer Script Collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: LDL_001]
Identifier: MSS 27
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a script written by De Lemos for a one act play.

Dates: 1979

Sandra María Esteves Papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: SaEs_001]
Identifier: MSS 25
Scope and Contents

The collection contains numerous short stories and poems written by Sandra María Esteves from 1973-1979.

Dates: 1973-1979

Santos Pi Papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: SaPi_001]
Identifier: MSS 28
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one folder that contains nine original short stories written by Santos Pi. The stories are written in both English and Spanish.

Dates: Undated

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.