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Primary Sources & Special Collections: Latin America, Spain and Portugal : Primary Sources by Country and Region

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Argentina

Archivo de sobrevivientes de los centros clandestinos de detención en Argentina, 1976-1983. [Microfiche]

Argentina: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

Argentina, 1975-1980: The Making of U.S. Human Rights Policy.  Digital National Security Archive. [Digital]

Border and Migration Studies Online. Argentina and its Borders. [Digital]

Bunkley Research on Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, 1940s. [RBSC]

Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969. Records from the British Foreign Ofice in the UK National Archives. [Digital]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Argentina, internal affairs, 1945-1949. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Argentina, 1950-1954: internal affairs... and... foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Argentina, 1955-1959: internal affairs... and foreign affairs. [CRL Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Buenos Aires, 1811-1906. [Microfilm]

England - Argentina Trade Collection, 1859-1885. [RBSC]

Folletos socialistas Buenos Aires. 1912-1916. [Microfilm]

Great Britain. Foreign Office. General Correspondence before 1906. F.O. 6. Buenos Aires (later Argentine Republic), 1823-1905. [CRL Microfilm]

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Embassy and consular archives. Argentine Republic. Correspondence, 1820-1965. [CRL Microfilm]

Gyula Kosice Studio Archive Collection. [Marquand Rare]

James Edward Calhoun Correspondence, 1827-1843. [RBSC]

Latin American anarchist and labour periodicals Online. [Digital]

Latin American and Iberian pamphlets. I, 1802-1950. Group 1. Argentina. [Microfilm]

Latin American Independence: Nineteenth Century Political and Official Pamphlets from the British Library. [Digital]

Publicaciones del Partido Comunista de la Argentina, 1917-2007. [RBSC]

Publicaciones políticas y culturales argentinas, 1900-1986: series I, II y III. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Argentina, 1910-1929. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Argentina, 1930-1939. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of Argentina, 1940–1944. [Digital]

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Argentina, 1960-1963. [Microfilm]

Socialismo Argentino: Periódicos, revistas, libros, folletos, declaraciones, públicas, documentos internos, actas de congresos y volantes (1894-2009). [RBSC]

U.S. military intelligence reports: Argentina, 1918-1941. [Rutgers Microfilm]

Brazil

The Black press of Brazil = a imprensa negra no Brasil: a collection of 31 titles spanning 1916-1969... [Microfilm]

Brazilian and Portuguese history and culture. The Oliveira Lima Library. [Digital]

Brazil: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, 1966-1986. [Digital and Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 1, 1987-1989. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 2, 1990-1992. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 3, 1993. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 4, 1994. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 5, 1995. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 6, 1996. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 7, 1997. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 8, 1998. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 9, 1999. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 10, 2000. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 11, 2001. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 12, 2002. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 13, 2003. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 14, 2004. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 15, 2005. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 16, 2006. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 17, 2007. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 18, 2008. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 19, 2009. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 20, 2010. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 21, 2011. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 22, 2012. [Microfilm]

Brazil's popular groups, Supplement 23, 2013. [Microfilm]

"Codex Diamond" or "Book of Registry of Meetings and Resolutions of the Board of Administration of the Royal Extraction of Diamonds in Tejuco" (1781-1795). [RBSC]

Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969. Records from the British Foreign Ofice in the UK National Archives. [Digital]

Despatches from United States consuls in Bahia, 1850-1906. [Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Pernambuco, 1817-1906. [Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Rio de Janeiro, 1811-1906. [Microfilm]

Diamond trade manuscript, ca. 1776. [RBSC]

Ephemera socialist and communist publications of Brazil. [CRL Microfilm]

Folk literature from northeast Brazil: Literatura de Cordel, 1957-2010. Series I-V. [RBSC]

Fundo Abdias Nascimento. [CRL Microfilm]

Great Britain. Foreign Office. General correspondence before 1906: Brazil. [Microfilm]

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Registers and indexes of general correspondence: Brazil. [Microfilm]

Imperial Brazilian Mining Co. Gongo Soco gold mine ledger, 1840-1844. [RBSC]

James Edward Calhoun Correspondence, 1827-1843. [RBSC]

Latin American anarchist and labour periodicals Online. [Digital]

Madeira-Mamoré́ expeditions collection, 1875-1914. [RBSC]

Partido dos Trabalhadores: historical archives: coleção de recortes de jornais e revistas. 1980-2003. [Microfilm]

Princeton University Library Collection of Mucker Materials. [RBSC]

Princeton University Library Collection on Slavery in the Americas, 1700-1863. [RBSC]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Brazil, 1910-29. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Brazil, 1930-1939. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Brazil, 1940-1944. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Brazil, 1945-1949. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Brazil, 1960-1963. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations Between the U.S. and Brazil, 1945–1959. [Digital]

Ribeiro de Avellar Family Plantation Records, 1797-1858. [RBSC]

Rubber Development Corporation, Amazon Division Records, 1942-1945. [RBSC Mudd]

Stamo Papadaki Papers, 1922-1990. [RBSC]

Cuba

Broadcast transcripts of Radio Rebelde, July 1957-Dec. 1958. [Microfilm and RBSC]

Carlos Franqui Collection, 1952-1981. [RBSC]

Caribbean documents collection, 1699-1959. [Digital]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, 1945-1949: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, 1950-1954: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, 1955-1959: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, 1960-January 1963. Internal affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, 1960-January 1963. Foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Cuba, February 1963-1966. Part 1. Political, governmental, and national defense affairs. [Microfilm]

Cuba and the American sugar trade, 1897-1920: Braga Brothers Collection. [Microfilm]

Cuba and the American sugar trade, 1921-1943: Braga Brothers Collection. [Microfilm]

Cuba: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

The Cuban connection: a potpourri of revolutionary ephemera, 1957-1978. [Microfilm]

Cuban culture and cultural connections, 1959-. Casa de las Américas. [Digital]

Cuban exile collection: radio transcripts. [Microfilm]

Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. Digital National Security Archive. [Digital]

The Cuban missile crisis revisited: an international collection of documents, from the Bay of Pigs to the brink of nuclear war. Digital National Security Archives. [Digital]

Cuban post-revolutionary music imprints collection. [Mendel Music Library]

Cuban writers protest and dissent, 2007. [RBSC]

Despatches from United States consuls in Cienfuegos, 1876-1906. [Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Havana, 1783-1906. [Digital]

Despatches from United States consuls in Matanzas, 1820-1899. [Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Santiago de Cuba, 1799-1906. [Microfilm]

Despatches From U.S. Ministers to Cuba, 1902–1906. [Digital]

Documents of the Movimiento 26 de Julio, May 1957-December 1958. [Microfilm and RBSC]

Feminism in Cuba: Nineteenth through Twentieth Century Archival Documents. [Digital]
Originally microfilmed as Stoner Collection on Cuban Feminism.

Fidel Castro Photographs Collection, 1950s-1980s. [RBSC]

Foreign Office (Great Britain) files for Cuba. Part 1: Revolution in Cuba, 1959-1960. [Microfilm]

Foreign Office (Great Britain) files for Cuba. Part 2: Cuba and the Bay of Pigs Invasion, 1961. [CRL Microfilm]

Foreign Office (Great Britain) files for Cuba. Part 3: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. [CRL Microfilm]

France. Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Correspondance commerciale, Santiago de Cuba (1824-1901). [Microfilm]

France.Ministère des Affaires Etrangères. Correspondance consulaire, La Havane (1817-1849). [Microfilm]

Hojas de servicios militares de América, años 1785-1815. Archivo General de Simancas. Sección Secretaría de Guerra. Vol. 2, Cuba. Años 1786-1809. Legajos 7259-7265. [Microfilm]

James Edward Calhoun Correspondence, 1827-1843. [RBSC]

The John F. Kennedy national security files, 1961-63. Latin America. First supplement, Cuba. [Digital]

Latin American anarchist and labour periodicals Online. [Digital]

Postcards of Cuba (2,387 specimens). [RBSC]

Records of the Department of State (U.S.) relating to internal affairs of Cuba, 1910-29. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the U.S. and Cuba, 1910–1929. [Digital]

Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba. [RBSC]

Walter Houk Collection of Ernest Hemingway, 1946-2010. [RBSC]

 

Guatemala

Alexander Chambers Papers 1864-1938. [RBSC]

Central American printed ephemera collection. From the Latin American Library, Tulane University. [Microfilm]

Civil war, society and political transition in Guatemala: the Guatemala News and Information Bureau Archive, 1963-2000. [RBSC, Microfilm, Digital]
Note: Finding aid describes content of original archive and of its microfilm reproduction. Only Part 1 (ephemera) of the archive is digitally available.

Death Squads, Guerrilla War, Covert Operations, and Genocide: Guatemala and the United States, 1954-1999. Digital National Security Archive. [Digital]

Despatches from United States Consuls in Antigua, 1794-1906. [Microfilm]

The Guatemala Collection, 1824-1948. [Digital]

Microfilm collection of manuscripts on Middle American cultural anthropology. [Microfilm]

Miscellaneous public documents of the Central American Confederation, 1820-1844. [RBSC]

Miscellaneous public documents of Guatemala, 1848-1881. [RBSC]

Guatemala: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

Guatemala’s 1985 elections: documents of the U.S. Dept. of State. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Guatemala, 1910-29. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Guatemala, 1930-1944. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Guatemala, 1945-1949. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of Guatemala, 1950–1963. [Digital]
Note: Unclear if this digital collection reproduces the three microfilm sets listed below completely or just partially.

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Guatemala, 1950-1954. [Microfilm]

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Guatemala, 1955-1959. [Microfilm]

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Guatemala, 1960-1963. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the U.S. and Guatemala, 1945–1959. [Digital]

 

Mexico

Achille François Bazaine Correspondence, 1862-1866. [RBSC]

Asamblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca (ASARO) prints and posters. [RBSC, Descriptive blogpost]

Bertrand de Moleville counterrevolution papers, 1805. [RBSC]

Border and Migration Studies Online. Mexico and the United States. [Digital]

British Foreign Office correspondence on Mexico. 1919-1958. [Microfilm]

Colección Revolución, 1910-1921. [Digital]

Collection of Leon Trotsky negatives and materials. [RBSC, Descriptive blogpost]

Comintern Archives: files of the Communist Party of Mexico. [Microfilm]

Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969. Records from the British Foreign Ofice in the UK National Archives. [Digital]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico. Internal affairs, 1945-1949. Part 1. Political, governmental, and national defense affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico, 1955-1959: internal affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico, 1955-1959: foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico, 1960-January 1963. Foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico, 1960-January 1963. Internal affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Mexico, February 1963-1966. Part 1. Political, governmental, and national defense affairs. [Microfilm]

Cuartel General del Sur, 1910-1925. [Digital]

Despatches from United States consuls in Mexico City, 1822-1906. [Microfilm]

Despatches from United States consuls in Veracruz, 1822-1906. [Microfilm]

Diaries of Frans and Gertrude Blom, 1943-1959. [RBSC]

Emiliano Zapata, 1901-1919. [Digital]

Félix Candela Papers. [RBSC]

Hacienda San Diego (Mexico) Records, 1634-1902. [RBSC]

Heath Bowman Papers, 1923-1989. [RBSC]

Hugh Gelston Correspondence, 1823-1824. [RBSC]

Independent Mexico in newspapers, the 19th century. [CRL Microfilm]

Información sistemática, clippings archive, 1975-82. [Microfiche]

Isabel Magee Sherman Papers, 1900-1913. [RBSC]

Iturbe e Iraeta Papers, 1754-1878. [RBSC]

Juan Pascoe and Taller Martín Pescador collection of books, broadsides and ephemera. [RBSC, Descriptive blogpost]

Latin American anarchist and labour periodicals Online. [Digital]

Latin American and Iberian pamphlets. I, 1802-1950: Mexico - group 15A-B. [Microfilm]

Mariano Riva Palacio archive. [Microfilm]

Mesoamerican Manuscripts at Princeton [RBSC, checklist]:

Garrett-Gates collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts, 1500s-1968;
Garrett collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts, 1500s-19__;
Princeton collection of Mesoamerican manuscripts, 1600s-1800s

Mexican and Central American political and social ephemera, 1980-1991. [Digital]

Mexican archives of New Mexico, 1821-1846. [Microfilm]

Mexican manuscripts from the Poole Sale. Includes manuscripts relating to the Iturbe e Iraeta family. [Microfilm]

Mexican Postcards Collection, 1890-2000. [RBSC]

Mexican textbooks in indigenous languages. [RBSC]

Mexican [tourism] ephemera collection. [RBSC]

Mexican voluntary and mutual aid associations: a collection of 19th century pamphlets held in la Biblioteca Nacional, Mexico. [Microfilm]

Mexico-United States counternarcotics policy, 1969-2013. [Digital]

Microfilm collection of manuscripts on Middle American cultural anthropology. [Microfilm]

Miguel de la Madrid collection of Mexican government documents and publications. [Microfiche]

Mexico: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

The Papers of Agustín de Iturbide, 1799–1880. [Digital]

Prieto and Maíz Family Business Records. 1760-1974. [RBSC]

Primary Source Periodicals. Classic Mexican Cinema. [Digital]

Rafael Fuentes Papers, 1928-1966. [RBSC]

Records of colonial Tlalpujahua (Michoacan, Mexico), 1562-1903. [RBSC]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Mexico, 1910-29. [Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Mexico, 1930-1939. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Mexico, 1910-29. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Mexico, 1930-1944. [CRL Microfilm]

Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and its aftermath: records of the U.S. State Department. [Digital]

Selected Papers of George Alexander Thompson, 1797-1828. [RBSC]

Spanish Archives of New Mexico, 1621-1821, in the Archives of the State of New Mexico Records Center. [Microfilm]

Taller de Gráfica Popular prints and posters. [RBSC and digital]

The William Gates Collection of Yucatecan Letters, 1778-1863. [Microfilm]

Nicaragua

Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records: Central America: Nicaragua, 1930-1945. [Digital]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Nicaragua, 1945-1949: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [CRL Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Nicaragua, 1950-1954: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Nicaragua, 1955-1959: internal affairs and foreign affairs. [Microfilm]

The Iran-Contra Affair: the making of a scandal, 1983-88. Digital National Security Archive. [Digital]

Mexican and Central American political and social ephemera, 1980-1991. [Digital]

Nicaragua: the making of U.S. policy, 1978-1990. Digital National Security Archive. [Digital]

Nicaragua: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

Nicaragua: political instability and U.S. intervention, 1910-1933. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Central America, 1930–1949. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Nicaragua, 1910-29. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Nicaragua, 1930-1944. [CRL Microfilm]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Central America, 1911–1929. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Central America, 1911–1929 and between Central America and Other States, 1910–1929. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Nicaragua, 1910–1929. [Digital]

Sergio Ramírez Papers, 1916-2005. [RBSC]

Latin America : Primary Sources

Age of Exploration. [Digital]

Bertrand de Moleville counterrevolution papers, 1805. [RBSC]

CIA research reports. Part 8: Latin America (1946-1976). [Microfilm]

Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organización de las antiguas posesiones españolas de America Y Oceanía. [Digital]

Colección de documentos inéditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organización de las antiguas posesiones españolas de ultramar. [Digital]

Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969. Records from the British Foreign Ofice in the UK National Archives. [Digital]

Conquistadors: the struggle for colonial power in Latin America, 1492-1825. [Digital]

Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera [Digital]

Foreign relations between Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944. [Digital]
Note: Originally microfilmed as Records of the Department of State relating to U.S. Political Relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Gerald R. Ford and foreign affairs. Part 1, National Security Adviser’s files. Section 5, Presidential and Staff Country Files for Latin America, 1974-1977. [Microfilm]

Human Rights Documents Online. [Digital]

The Jewish communities of Latin America: Spanish language newspapers from Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Uruguay. [Microfilm]

John F. Kennedy National Security Files, 1961-1963: Latin America. [Digital]

John F. Kennedy National Security Files, 1961-1963: Latin America, First Supplement. [Digital]

Latin America: special studies, 1962-94. [Microfilm]

Latin America, 1998-2002 supplement. [Microfilm]

Latin America: North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) archive of Latin Americana. [Microfilm]

Latin American anarchist and labour periodicals, 1880-1940. [Digital]

Latin American and Iberian Biographies. [Digital]

Latin American and Iberian Pamphlets. I, 1802-1950. [Microfilm]

Latin American Independence: Nineteenth Century Political and Official Pamphlets from the British Library. [Digital]

Latin American Posters Collection [Digital]

Latin American Prints and Posters Collection [RBSC]

Lyndon B. Johnson National Security Files. Latin America:1963-69. [Microfilm]

Organization of American States. Documentos oficiales = Official records. 1960-1975. [Microfiche]

O.S.S./State Department intelligence and research reports. Pt. 14: Latin America, 1941-1961. [Microfilm]

Pre-Columbian Stamp Seals and Roller Seals Collection, Pre-Columbian era - 1600 A.D. [RBSC]

Princeton's Latin American Ephemera Collection [Microfilm, RBSC and Digital]

Princeton University Library Collection on Slavery in the Americas, 1700-1863. [RBSC]

Program in Latin American Studies Records. Princeton University. [Mudd]

Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the U.S. and Other American States (Monroe Doctrine), 1910–1949. [Digital]

Records of the Department of State Relating to the First Panama Congress, 1825–1827. [Digital]

The Yale University Collection of Latin American Manuscripts, Parts 1–7. [Digital]