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Ramón Colón Papers

Identifier: MSS 113

Scope and Contents

The Ramón Colón Papers consists of .25 cubic feet of items, including an invitation to the inauguration of President Eisenhower, 21 photographs of political meetings and events, an event booklet signed by Ramón Colón containing a list of members and supporters of the club, and a publication entitled “El Estado Puerto Rico,” endorsing statehood for Puerto Rico.


  • Creation: 1950s-1960s


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Ramón Colón was a Puerto Rican politician, member of the Republican Party. He was brother in law to distinguished writers Jesús and Joaquín Colón.


0.25 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian


Ramón Colón was a Puerto Rican politician, member of the Republican Party. He was brother-in-law to distinguished writers Jesús and Joaquín Colón-López. The 0.25 cubic foot collection includes photographs, documents, and a publication from political meetings and events.


This small collection is arranged by topic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Chris Colón.

Ramón Colón Papers
Processed by various Archives staff members under supervision of Pedro Juan Hernandez
February 10, 2005
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Revision Statements

  • 2021: Guide was revised in April 2021 by Wendy Jiménez.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora Repository

Silberman Building, Hunter College
2180 Third Ave. Rm. 122
New York New York 10065

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.