Puerto Rican poetry
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Juan Avilés Collection
Juan Avilés was a poet from Puerto Rico who was the editor and director of publicity for the Hispanoamerica film company and Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights of New York He also held leadership positions in several Hispanic writers organizations. This collection includes newspaper articles, certificates, correspondence, poems, a copy of Aviles’ book, personal writings, flyers, publications, photographs and pocket diaries.
CHARAS/El Bohío Cultural and Community Center Records
The CHARAS/El Bohío Cultural and Community Center Records are an important resource for studying Puerto Ricans and other Latino communities in the Lower East Side (known as Loisaida), New York from 1970 to 2010. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, flyers, clippings, posters, proposals, reports, financial statements, and artifacts.
Victor Hernández Cruz Collection
Victor Hernández Cruz is a poet who was born in Puerto Rico and moved stateside to New York City where he attended high school. He is a co-founder of both the East Harlem Gut Theatre in New York and the Before Columbus Foundation and a former editor of Umbra Magazine. He has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and San Diego, San Francisco State College and the University of Michigan. This collection contains some of his poem books and handouts.
Sandra María Esteves Papers
The collection contains numerous short stories and poems written by Sandra María Esteves from 1973-1979.
Lourdes Vázquez Papers
Graciany Miranda Archilla Papers
Graciany Miranda Archilla was a poet, journalist and essayist, and a co-founder of Atalayismo an important literary movement. His papers provide useful insights into the political and cultural milieu of Puerto Rico in the 1930s and 1940s and of the Puerto Rican community in New York of the 1950s and 1960s. They consist of correspondence, published and unpublished poetry, essays, critical reviews, clippings, and photographs.
Palmira Ubiñas Collection
Sandra Rodríguez Papers
Sandra Rodríguez is an actress, singer and one of the original members of Pregones Theater. Her collection contains flyers, programs, postcards, videos, CDs, audiocassettes, and publications that document not only Rodríguez’s career, but also the Puerto Rican/Latino theater scene in New York City. A highlight of the materials is an original letter from Julia de Burgos. Materials date from 1953 to 2005, with the bulk concentrating on the period from the 1980s to 2005.
SUNY Buffalo Puerto Rican Studies Program Educational Resources Collection
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.