Luz Rodriguez Papers
Luz Rodriguez Papers, 1945-2006 (Bulk: 1968-2006)
10 boxes (8.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: 539
Reproductive rights advocate. Papers include organization, conference, and symposia materials; appointment books; writings; educational records; correspondence; photographs; and memorabilia. They document Rodriguez's many professional activities, especially her activism in health and education for women of color, including SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective and the Latina Roundtable on Health and Reproductive Rights. In addition they document her activities on behalf of Hispanics in New York City such as Baile Boricua Dance Company, Charas, and Dominican Womens' Development Center; as well as other neighborhood, educational, family-oriented, and health-related organizations and initiatives. There are also family materials, New York University course work and student papers, early correspondence, speeches, and writings.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions. Original audio-visual materials are closed to research.
Luz Rodriguez retains copyright to material authored by her until her death, then her children retain rights to plays, original literary work, and academic term papers. Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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