Hostos Archives & Special Collections


The Hostos Community College Archives and Special Collections 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 The archives collects unpublished materials of permanent historical value including official records, correspondence, papers and publications generated by the administration, academic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 1968. Through its special 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 also maintain a comprehensive collection of works published by and about Eugenio María de Hostos, namesake of the college. For more information, visit the library’s website (https://guides.hostos.cuny.edu/archives) or call (718) 518-4149.