The Tato Laviera Papers


Title of collection or material

The Tato Laviera Papers

Finding aid

Significant contributors

Creation dates

1964-2013 (bulk: 1992-2012)

Source institution

General notes

Acclaimed Puerto Rican poet, playwright, performer, educator, and community leader. Collection provides insight into Laviera’s life and career, as well as into the Nuyorican poetry movement, of which he was an early member.

Content notes

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, press clippings, articles, flyers, event programs, posters, photographs, and audio and video recordings.



(cu. ft.): 5.0


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