Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Elba Cabrera Papers
Robert García Congressional Papers
Tato Laviera Papers
Tato Laviera was an acclaimed Puerto Rican poet, playwright, performer, educator, and community leader. Collection provides insight into Laviera’s life and career, as well as into the Nuyorican poetry movement, of which he was an early member. Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, press clippings, articles, flyers, event programs, posters, photographs, and audio and video recordings.
Artificial collection grouped by provenance, composed of 9 microfilm reels (1923 to 1969) of Hispanic journals and periodicals gathered from various collections in the Archives in order to group them by title of publication. Included: Alba de Nueva York, Boletin de la Liga Puertorriqueña, Cascabeles, Mundo Latino, Puerto Rico y Nueva York, Vida Hispana, La Voz de Puerto Rico, El Boricua, En Marcha, and many others.
Sociedad Cívica de Sangermeños Ausentes Collection
The collection consists of correspondence, an invitation, an article, and photographs of the society’s events and activities, including its participation in the Puerto Rican Day Parade dating circa 1960s.
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.