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Oral history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Luis A. Cardona Oral History Collection

Identifier: OHC 2

The Luis A. Cardona Oral History Collection contains 32 interviews on audiocassette tapes from 1976-1989. Cardona interviewed leaders of the Puerto Rican community, many of who were founders of Puerto Rican organizations in New York and throughout the diaspora. These interviews contributed to Cardona's research.

Dates: 1976-1989

Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection

Identifier: OHC 3

The Julio Luis Hernández-Delgado Oral History Collection consists of 16 interviews with 10 people donated by the Hunter College Archivist in the field of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies. Among them are interviews and book readings, several with children’s books writer, Pura Belpré.

Dates: 1972-1989

SUNY Buffalo Puerto Rican Studies Program Educational Resources Collection

Identifier: MSS 200
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diverse educational resources available to instructors and faculty to be used in the classroom or Media Center. There are eight audiocassettes with talks and interviews to three prominent Puerto Rican printmakers artists from DIVEDCO: Rafael Tufino, Antonio Maldonado and Carlos Raquel Rivera. It includes also eight Oral History of Latina Women Poets and Writers among others writer Nicholsa Mohr and poet Susana Cabañas. Two videocassettes delving with ethnic...
Dates: 1974-1998

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.