Historical Archive Luis A. Ferré

The archive houses the largest collection of documents related to the live and work of Luis A. Ferré Aguayo (1904 – 2003), an engineer, pianist, industrialist, politician and philanthropist, whose legacy to the people of Puerto Rico was the Museo de Arte de Ponce.

Historical Archive Luis A. Ferré

The archive houses the largest collection of documents related to the live and work of Luis A. Ferré Aguayo (1904 – 2003), an engineer, pianist, industrialist, politician and philanthropist, whose legacy to the people of Puerto Rico was the Museo de Arte de Ponce.

The personal archive of Ferré Aguayo, former governor of Puerto Rico and founder of the Museo de Arte de Ponce, may be the most extensive in the Island in terms of subject matter. The Archive offers primary resources of study, including speeches, writings, correspondence and newspaper publications, as well as family memorabilia and his personal collection of vinyl records and music scores. 

The Archive also treasures the institutional memory of the Museum through original floor plans of its main building, designed by the American architect Edward Durell Stone, and correspondence between Ferré Aguayo and his art advisers Julius Held (1905 – 2002) and René Taylor (1916-1997), the first director of the Museum. 

Hours

The Archive is currently undergoing a reorganization, and only takes researchers by appointment. Please contact the archive to book an appointment.

Contact

E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (787) 840-1510 ext. 237
Fax: (787) 841-7309