Papers, 1953-1993 ; bulk: 1969-1973.


Papers, 1953-1993 ; bulk: 1969-1973.

Collection consists primarily of personal documents, correspondence, writings, appointment books, directories, reports, clippings, programs, and photographs. The folders are organized alphabetically and the documents are arranged chronologically.

12.56 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7653961

Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos

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