Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Efraín Barradas is a literature scholar. This collection documents his early years as a Professor of Spanish/Latin American Studies in the University of Florida, Gainseville, It includes clippings on literature and theater, correspondence, event programs, articles and a number of books and other publications. The materials predominately date from the 1960s and 1970s.
Félix Luis Meléndez Cordero is a photographer and painter. This collection consists of 0.25 cubic feet of biographical information, slides of photographs, descriptive information, exhibit programs, and photographs.
The collection consists of documents from the papers of Arturo Maldonado. The majority are programs and flyers from various cultural, opera, and theater events and activities, including the 1972-to-1983 Festival Casals in Puerto Rico.
Susana Martínez is a Puerto Rican poet and an active member of the Puerto Rican community in East Harlem “El Barrio,” New York. The Susana Martínez Collection consists of 1.2 cubic of items, including two unpublished manuscripts, drafts of her writings, copyright registrations for select pieces, correspondence, event programs, newsletters, newspaper clippings, award plaques and certificates from various organizations, and an original painting.
A government official and community leader. Collection contains correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, subject files, information about community organizations, and materials related to his positions on the Board of Education of the City of New York, the Migration Division of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Department of Community Affairs in the United States.
The Muevete Boricua Youth Conference is a youth conference and organization founded by the National Latinas Caucus and part of the Puerto Rican Association for Community Affairs. It addresses leadership issues and involvement in cultural and community affairs. Comprised of 5 cubic feet the collection includes conference proceedings, programs, posters, announcements a photo album and other promotional materials.
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.
Supreme Court Judge, civic leader and legislator. Collection consists primarily of biographical, judicial and administrative documents. Contained are letters, programs, legal briefs, minutes, essays and proposals for community projects, newspaper clippings, and information about civic, religious, and advocacy organizations.
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.