Jaime Haslip-Peña Family Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of biographical information via an interview on audiocassette and 150 photographs. It serves as a documentation of the lives of the steamship merchant marines.
- Haslip-Peña, Jaime (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The photographs are open to researchers without restrictions. The audiocassette tape is restricted due to format.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is held by Centro.
Biographical / Historical
Jaime Haslip-Peña was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to a Puerto Rican mother and Curaçaoan father. He migrated to New York City and worked on the steamship Borinquen from 1933 to 1941 and for the U.S. Customs Service from 1943 to 1985, during which time he wrote several reports and policy statements.
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Language of Materials
Jaime Haslip-Peña worked on the steamship Borinquen for the U.S. Customs Service. This collection serves as a documentation of the lives of the steamship merchant marines. It includes an audiotape and 150 photographs.
- Audiocassettes Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- steamboat Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jaime Haslip-Peña Collection
- Christopher R. Medina, Archive staff members under the supervision of Pedro Juan Hernandez.
- March 2006
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2021: Guide was revised in May 2021 by Wendy Jiménez.
Part of the Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora Repository
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