Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
East Harlem Common Ground Records
A civic, non-partisan association committed to the political education and empowerment of the residents of East Harlem (known as El Barrio). The collection measures 1.25 cubic feet and includes agendas, maps, a guide book and member listings.
Edwin López Papers
Ruth Glasser Puerto Rican Music Oral History Collection
This collection consists of 40 audiocassettes containing interviews with 28 interviewees conducted by Glasser while writing her book/ dissertation, My Music is My Flag. The collection contains interviews of prominent Puerto Rican musicians, composers, music store owners, and their relatives. The interviews date from 1988 to 1993.
Jaime Haslip-Peña Family Collection
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.
Lourdes Vázquez Papers
William Millán Music Collection
William Millán is an arranger, guitarist and musical director for the salsa band Saoco. Collection measures 0.5 cubic feet and consists of event flyers, documents, albums, music CDs, audiocassettes, videocassettes pertaining to Puerto Rican artists and other promotional documents for Saoco,. It also includes documents on Puerto Rican poets, writers, theater, playwrights and Taino culture. The materials date from the 1970s through the 1990s.
Richie Pérez Papers
Pedro Pietri Papers
The Pedro Pietri Papers are an invaluable resource for information on the eclectic career of one of the Puerto Rican community’s most prolific and experimental writers, as well as one of the founders of the Nuyorican poetry movement. Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, flyers, posters, writings, artifacts, artwork, videotapes and audiocassettes.
Raquel Z. Rivera Hip Hop/Reggaeton Collection
The Raquel Z. Rivera Hip Hop/Reggaeton Collection helps document Puerto Rican contributions to the creation and development of hip hop and reggaeton both in the United States and Puerto Rico. Highlights of the collection include an extensive audiocassette and compact disc collection, essays written by Rivera on hip hop and reggaeton and paper documentation on numerous artists.
Helen Rodríguez-Trias Papers
Felipe N. Torres Papers
The Felipe N. Torres Papers are an important resource for the study of early Puerto Rican political life in New York City, as well as about the contributions of Puerto Rican pioneros to law, politics and civic life. The materials in this collection consist of personal documents, clippings, photographs, speeches, certificates and correspondence.
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.