Papers 1939-2004 ; bulk: 1970-2002.

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Pietri, Pedro Juan, 1943-2004. Papers 1939-2004 ; bulk: 1970-2002.

Papers 1939-2004 ; bulk: 1970-2002.

The Papers of Pedro Pietri help chronicle the extraordinarily creative, productive and, at times, anarchic life of one of the most original and innovative contemporary writers of the Puerto Rican community. In addition, they lend insight into the vast scope of Pietri's literary interests and endeavors, his collaborative relationships with other writers and his editorial process. A dynamic and multifaceted collection, highlights of the papers include extensive original writings, annotated drafts of already published works and original artwork. Moreover, the collection boasts a large array of handmade artifacts and an impressive assortment of posters and publications documenting artistic activity in New York over the last three decades. The materials in this collection span the years from 1939 to 2004 with the bulk concentrating on the years 1970 to 2002. They consist of correspondence, memoranda, photographs, flyers, clippings, poetry, plays, essays, scripts, awards, posters, programs, videotapes, audiocassettes, artwork and artifacts. The folders are arranged alphabetically and the documents are arranged chronologically. The materials are in both Spanish and English.

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