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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Guide to Puerto Rican Biographies


This is just a starter page that points to selected biographical web resources dealing with Puerto Ricans. It is not intended to be a complete or final list, just a sampler of the types of information available on the web.

Encyclopedia of Puerto Rican Diaspora Web Pages
Includes text, audio, video and photos. For example, check Section Cultural Expression/Writers to obtain biographical information on some 20 authors.

Wikipedia Notable Puerto Ricans
Check the 22 categories or subjects on the right side panel

Latinas in History: An Interactive Project

Library of Congress/Hispanic Reading Room
Included is a list of Hispanic Americans in Congress by Country NY State Archives: Electronic School

Electronic School House Project
Includes historical records and instructional materials about Latinos in the State of New York from various archives. Browse by topics in

Puerto Rican Writers: Jesus Colon, Pura Belpre and Antonia Pantoja
You will find a biographical essays and a guide on how to utilize primary documents

Roberto Clemente: Beyond Baseball Smithsonian Web Site:

Puerto Rican Women in Military Service

Pura Belpre Award Web Site

Individual Biographical Notes from the Centro Archives Collections