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Joffre-Sureda Family Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 82

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a leather-bound scrapbook that includes family photographs, clippings, flyers, invitations and greeting cards, correspondence and other mementos dating from the 1930s.


  • Creation: 1930s


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to researchers without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

The Joffre-Sureda Family was a upper middle class family from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico that migrated to New York and New Jersey.


0.30 Cubic Feet : Leather bound scrapbook.

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian


The Joffre-Sureda Family was a upper middle class family from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico that migrated to New York and New Jersey. The Joffre-Sureda Family Scrapbook is a collection consisting of a leather-bound album created by Theresa Joffre which includes family photographs, mostly of herself and her son, Pedro Antonio (a.k.a. Peter), clippings, flyers, invitation and greeting cards, correspondence and other mementos. The collection dates to the 1930s.

Related Materials

Geneological family collections at Centro: Elsa Santiago-Febus Family Collection, Torres Ortiz Family Papers, Doval Family Collection and Mujica Family Papers.

Joffre-Sureda Family Scrapbook
Christopher R. Medina, Archive staff member under the supervision of Pedro Juan Hernández.
March 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • February 8, 2021: Revised by Pedro Juan Hernandez.

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.