Lawyer and civil rights activist. These papers captures the militancy and turbulence of the Puerto Rican independence movement particularly during the 1970s. The papers document the history of leftist movements in Puerto Rico, as well as in the Puerto Rican communities of the United States. Of great significance is the information on the history of the PSP in the United States, where it had a branch and also published a bilingual edition of its newspaper, Claridad. Other major themes are the decolonization of Puerto Rico as an issue before the UN, the Wells Fargo robbery in Hartford and Puerto Rican political prisoners. The types of materials include letters, memorandums, reports, pamphlets and newspaper clippings.
Finding Aid for the Rafael Anglada López Papers