Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Jack Agüeros He Can't Even Read Spanish Script Collection
The Jack Agüeros Collection contains the script for the television drama He Can’t Even Read Spanish, as well as promotional materials, a letter to Lillian López of the New York Public Library’s South Bronx Project and a New York Times article for a similar series on WNBC titled They Can’t Even Speak Spanish. Material dates from 1971.
Vicente "Panamá" Alba Pérez PanaRican Manuscript Collection
Vicente "Panamá" Alba Pérez was a activist and community organizer. This collection consists of the manuscript for his book titled PanaRican.
Pura Belpré Papers
The Pura Belpré Papers are an important source for the study of Puerto Rican children's literature and Puerto Rican folk tales and legends. They are valuable for examining relationships between the Puerto Rican community and a major institution such as the New York Public Library. The materials include personal documents, financial statements from publishers, correspondence, manuscripts, flyers, clippings, photographs, and illustrations. There are both Spanish and English documents.
Clara Colón Papers
Political activist, feminist, and writer. Resource for examining the Communist Party of the United States of America and the independence movement of Puerto Rico as well as political persecution, feminism and trade-unionism. Collection consists of manuscripts, notes, letters, press releases, programs, flyers and newspapers clippings.
Victor Fernández Fragoso Papers
Victor Fernández Fragoso (1944-1982) was a gay Puerto Rican writer, poet, playwright and Spanish language and Caribbean literature professor in New York and New Jersey. His collection includes original works in poetry and theater, annotated research, coursework from the Puerto Rican Literature class he taught, and posthumous material. The bulk of the collection covers the 1970s-early 1980s.
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.
Paul G. Miller Collection
Sonia Nieto Papers
Clemente Soto Vélez and Amanda A. Vélez Papers
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.