Centro Library and Archives Historical Preservation and Research Partnership Program Fall 2016-Spring 2017

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks Partners to collect, archival material, conduct research, and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals in communities in the United States.

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Centro Library

Digital Collections


Photo Gallery

The Photo Gallery consists of selections from our archival collections which include photographs, manuscripts, programs, flyers, letters and other materials that document the History of Puerto Ricans and other Latino communities in the United States.

Centro Online Exhibitions

The Centro Online Exhibits make available to a broader audience some of the exhibits created throughout the years for events like Somos el Futuro, the Puerto Rican Studies Association Conference, Labor Hispanic Committee Banquet and/or Centro’s other activities.

Thanks to the support of the New York City Council and a Congressional directed initiative sponsored by Congressman José Serrano and administered by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Puerto Rican Writers

A site that introduces three Puerto Rican writers who migrated to New York, the archives they left behind, and how students can learn about the literature and history of U.S. Latino communities using their books and personal archives

Digital archives

The following are links to digital projects that have been sponsored by Centro or towards which Centro has either contributed a significant number of documents, or collaborated in other ways.  This is another resource for accessing digital primary sources from various Puerto Rican/Hispanic/Latino projects.