Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 16 audiocassette tapes from the 1970s and '80s. The interviews were conducted by Hernández-Delgado with ten interviewees, including pioneering Puerto Rican New York Public Library librarians Pura Belpré and Lillian López.
- Hernández-Delgado, Julio Luis (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection content is currently restricted due to format.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is held by Centro.
Biographical / Historical
Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado was an Associate Professor and Head of the Archives and Special Collections at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) from 1987-2015. He has an undergraduate degree from Queens College, CUNY, a Master's in Library and Information Science graduate degree from Western Michigan University, and a Master's degree in United States History from Syracuse University. He is the author of "Pura Teresa Belpré Storyteller and Pioneer Puerto Rican Librarian" in The Library Quarterly.
1.25 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection consists of 16 interviews with 10 people donated by the Hunter College Archivist in the field of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies. Among them are interviews and book readings, several with children’s books writer, Pura Belpré.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Julio L. Hernánandez-Delgado.
- Belpré, Pura (1899-1982)
- Libraries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- López, Lillian
- New York Public Library
- Oral history Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Public libraries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection
- Lindsay Wittwer
- November 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora Repository
Silberman Building, Hunter College
2180 Third Ave. Rm. 122
New York New York 10065