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Centro Library and Archives Digital Collections

Welcome to the Centro Library and Archives Digital Collections, a growing resource of material digitized from our collections. The Centro Library and Archive's Digital Collections website provides access to photographs, documents, artifacts, art, maps, oral histories, moving image and audio clips, and other material pertaining to stateside Puerto Ricans. Highlights include material from the Pura Belpre Papers, Justo A. Marti Photograph Collection, and interviews from Centro's Oral History Project. The Gallery section contains curated content on a variety of topics and people.


Collection Descriptions
These guides provide historical and/or biographical information, as well as a description and detailed listing of a collection’s content.

Art Program
The reading room of the Centro Library and Archives promotes the art of stateside Puerto Ricans.

Featured Galleries
Pura Belpré (circa 1899-1982) was a talented author and storyteller who wrote and re-interpreted Puerto Rican folk tales.

Featured Collections
Justo A. Marti Papers, 1920-1990. Photographer and former Merchant Marine.