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Creator: Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Dept. of History.
Title:Dept. of History. Latin America and the Caribbean in Boston student projects
Dates:1998
Call Number:A78
Location:31/3
Volume:0.5 cubic ft. (1 box)
Scope and Content Abstract:The collection consists of five student reports, including essays and photographs, that were completed for History 1537 in Spring 1998. The reports describe Brazilian, Dominican, Haitian, and Puerto Rican communities in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Historical Abstract:Northeastern University offers an undergraduate minor in Latino, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, an interdisciplinary course of study in history, music, political science, language, and sociology/anthropology. History 1537, "Latin American and the Caribbean in Boston," is one of five undergraduate history courses offered in the program. In 1998, the class was taught by Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, assistant professor of history, 1994-1999, and interim director of the Northeastern University Latino/a Student Cultural Center, 1977-1999.
Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Matos Rodriguez, Felix V.

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Dept. of History
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Latino/a Student Cultural Center
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). -- Students

  • Brazilian Americans -- Massachusetts
  • Dominican Americans -- Massachusetts
  • Haitian Americans -- Massachusetts
  • Puerto Ricans -- Massachusetts
  • Neighborhoods -- Massachusetts -- Boston

Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by Linda Carroll, April 2004