Papers, 1961-1998.


Papers, 1961-1998.

The collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, notes, notebooks, minutes, reports, announcements, and clippings. The folders are organized alphabetically and the documents are arranged chronologically. The papers are a valuable resource for the study and understanding of public education and the Puerto Rican/ Latino community in New York City from the 1980s-1990s. The documents in this collection fill a significant information gap on important organizations such as ASPIRA of New York, Inc., the Puerto Rican/Latino Educational Roundtable and the Latino Commission on AIDS.

21.12 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7653959

Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos

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