Hostos Community College Archives
Archives Mission Statement
The Hostos Community College Archives functions as the institutional memory of the college. The archives collects unpublished materials of permanent historical value including official records, correspondence, papers and publications generated by the administration, academic departments, faculty, staff, special programs and student organizations since 1970. Through its collections the archives promotes an awareness of the diverse ethnic and cultural history of this unique bilingual institution and the surrounding South Bronx community that inspired it.
The archives, a unit of the Hostos Community College Library, also maintains a comprehensive collection of works published by and about Eugenio María de Hostos, namesake of the college.
Planning your visit
Reference assistance is available to members of the Hostos and South Bronx community and to outside researchers.
Appointments to examine archival materials in the Hostos Archives are available
Monday - Friday
10:00 AM—4:00 PM.
Please submit you request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recommend that you contact the archives before visiting for the most complete assistance. You may begin to plan your visit by checking our hours, location and contact information listed in this brochure. In order to help you with your research the archives staff will need the following information:
-what your topic is
-what you have done
-what you need, including names, places and date range
-deadlines for your research