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Creator: Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service.
Title:Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service records
Dates: 1969-1999 (bulk 1971-1975)
Call Number:M81
Volume: 0.45 cubic ft. (1 box)
Scope and Content Abstract:The collection documents the activities of the Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service in Boston. The collection includes bylaws, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and an interview of founder Conchita Rodriguez on audio cassette.
Historical Abstract:The Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service was founded in 1961 to assist recent Puerto Rican immigrants to the Boston area with English and cultural adjustment. The program ended in 1975 and was taken over by Traveler's Aid.
Arrangement:Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Rodriguez, Conchita

  • Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Service

  • Puerto Ricans -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • Social service -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • Latin Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Social conditions

Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted.
Finding Aids: Travelers Aid Family Services (M187)
Processor: Finding aid prepared by Rachel Sandoval, November 2002; updated by Abigail Cramer, January 2013.