25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Puerto Rico,.

  1. Puerto Rican memorial collection, 1519-1923

    1,500 items. 8 containers. 3.6 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Researcher. Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material.

  2. Puerto Rican collection, 1591-1900

    1,000 items. 12 containers plus 1 oversize. 5 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of documents from Spanish colonial Puerto Rico including financial material, military papers, orders and decrees from the Spanish government, and miscellaneous items from colonial Puerto Rico.

  3. 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1984

    7 folders. 10 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, stereo. and mono. ; 10 in.. ca. 325 photographs : black and white, color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of bluegrass music from Ohio, blues music and African American a capella doo-wop from Washington, D.C., folk music from Bengal, India; Japanese music from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rican cuatro and salsa music from Washington, D.C. recorded live at the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, in concerts from May through September 1984, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert of Japanese music was followed by a workshop in the Whittall Pavilion on Japanese brush painting.

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  4. Charles Oscar Maas map collection, 1920-1997

    5 items. 4 maps. 1 textual document. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of four maps that depict New York, steamboat lines in North America, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal. Maas, the compiler, was Lieutenant Commander, USNFR, Assistant Naval Attache to the American Embassy in Paris, France.

  5. Alejandro Paz Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico collection

    131 items. 11 sound recordings : digital, MP3. 120 graphic images : digital, JPG. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection documents Puerto Rican textile making, mask making, and cockfighting. The eight interviews explore their practices and how Hurricane Maria and the U.S. response affected their lives. Related photographs of people, hurricane damage, and rooster farms are included as well.

  6. Felipe Hinojosa collection of interviews with Latino Mennonites

    44 items.. 2 linear feet.. 44 sound cassettes : analog.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings of approximately 85 hours of oral history interviews with about 20 Latino Mennonites in South Texas, Puerto Rico, Kansas, and Indiana. Topics of the interviews include religious and ethnic community formation; the politics of cultural, religious, and ethnic identity; civil rights and social justice; and interactions between evangelical and mainstream religious groups.

  7. Brooklyn Rediscovery Folklife Study Project collection, 1980-1983

    5310 items received in ; 21 containers ; 7 linear feet. . sound recordings: 6 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. sound recordings: 3 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 982 photographs : film, negatives, black and white.. graphic images: 39 photographs : film, negatives, color.. graphic images: 169 photographic prints : black-and-white ; various sizes.. graphic images: 23 photographic prints ; color ; various sizes.. graphic images: approximately 3588 slides : color ; 35 mm.. manuscripts: 15 linear in.. manuscripts: 500 items.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Fieldwork for the Brooklyn Rediscovery Folklife Study Project undertaken and coordinated by Sheldon Posen and Maxine Miska, 1980-1983. The project surveyed and recorded traditions in Brooklyn, New York, on behalf of the Brooklyn Educational and Cultural Alliance (BECA) documenting ethnic foodways, neighborhood events, private celebrations, street life and play, store fronts, music, folk theater, religious events, urban sports and pastimes. Ethnic groups include African Americans, diasporic Jews (including Hassidic), Greek Americans, Italian Americans, Polish Americans, Puerto Ricans, West Indian Americans, Irish Americans, Chinese Americans, and Ukrainian Americans. The annual West Indian Carnival in Prospect Park/Eastern Parkway was documented in-depth. Joseph Sciorra and Sheldon Posen documented the Our Lady of Mount Carmel giglio tradition with photographs by Martha Cooper. Sheldon Posen also photographed the dancing of the giglio in New Jersey. The collection includes photographs of Greek Easter celebrations, Sukkot and Etrog Market, and documentation of exhibitions about Brooklyn folklife.

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  8. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo collection on Latin American folklore, 1904-1986

    174 published items. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collected publications pertaining to Latin American folklore and musical traditions from the library of Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo, Brazilian folklorist and musicologist.

  9. 1994 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1994

    9 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot).. 4 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 inch.. 3 sound cassettes (DAT): digital.. 251 photographs : negatives, contact sheets, black and white.. 124 slides : color.. 9 photographic prints : black and white, color; various sizes.. 5 videocassettes (Hi-8): sound, color.. 3 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Tibetan sacred music and dance; Tamburitza music from the Balkan Peninsula; Iroquois music; African American rhythm and blues quartet singing; gospel brass band music; bluegrass music; and Cuban mambo music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1994, sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

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  10. 1992 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1992

    8 folders in 2 boxes (1 linear foot).. 7 sound tape reels : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 10 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog: 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, stereo; 7 in.. 3 sound cassettes (270 minutes): analog.. 41 negatives; black and white.. 28 photographic prints : black and white, color ; 8x10 in. and smaller.. 49 slides : color. 516 photographs: on 23 contact sheets, black and white.. 7 videocassettes (VHS): sound, color; 1/2 inch.. 1 computer disk; 3 1⁄2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, photographs, and moving images documenting the performance of Puerto Rican folk music; Tennesse old-time music; folk music from Veracruz, Mexico; dances of the Tewa Indians from the Santa Clara Pueblo; Irish folk dance and music; gospel music; and bluegrass music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1992, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Some concerts were recorded for broadcast on WAMU-FM, hosted by Dick Spottswood. Manuscripts include some correspondence and program flyers autographed by the performers.

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