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This collection contains numerous manuscripts, legal documents, publications, and photographs collected by J. León Helguera about Latin America and Colombia, specifically. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1700s-1800s.
This collection contains materials in one box about the Cundinamarca, Colombia election of 1859 collected by J. León Helguera.
This collection contains the personal papers of Joseph León Helguera, professor of History at Vanderbilt University for 28 years, specializing in Latin American History. A majority of the collection is unprocessed, but a series on the United States Peace Corps-Colombia project circa 1960-1962 is processed and consists of two boxes.
This .21 linear ft. collection contains correspondence, some handwritten, written by Julius Jacobsen while he worked in Colombia, South America. Most date from 1936-1941. The majority of the letters describe his time in Colombia and business activities.
This collection contains the papers of Sister Mary Peter McCusker, a Sister of Mercy who served the communities in the Peruvian Altiplano. Most of the collection contains correspondence dated 1978-1990 documenting her journey serving these communities, but there are also some photograph slides, cards, newsletters, and news clippings.
This collection contains approximately 110 postcards with pictures from around Colombia. Some were sent from approximately 1966-1975. An inventory exists in the box.
The following material is a collection of comics from the cartoonists: Quino and Caloi. As a whole, the collection is composed of copies of their artwork and newspaper clippings. There is also an interview of Quino from the magazine Clarin and a clipping about Al Hirschfeld accompanied with some of his work.
An account of births and deaths at Santa Cruz, an enormous royal plantation on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. The table has a section for slaves (born, died, ran off, recovered) and for various types of livestock (cattle, sheep, horses, pigs). At the foot are noted the number of slaves, civilians, and soldiers who were in the plantation's hospital.
Photographs of well-known tango stars, many autographed and dated. Most are from the early 1930s to the late 1950s.
- Subject: Latin America X
- Slavery 9
- Postcards 6
- Colombia--Social life and customs 5
- Slavery--Cuba 5
- Literature 3
- Colombia 2
- Religion 2
- Vanderbilt University--Faculty 2
- Armed Forces 1
- Art 1
- Art History 1
- Brazil--History 1
- Cartoonists--Argentina 1
- Coffee plantations 1
- Colombia--Politics and government 1
- Cundinamarca (Colombia : Province) 1
- Diaries 1
- Economics 1
- Elections 1
- George Peabody College for Teachers 1
- Germans--Brazil 1
- Guatemala 1
- Hispanic literature 1
- Law 1
- Library science 1
- Mexico 1
- Military history 1
- Oral history 1
- Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
- Plantations 1
- Political cartoons 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Slavery--Brazil 1
- Sociology 1
- United States--Politics and government 1
- Vanderbilt University--Alumni 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- family papers 1 ∧ less
- English 37
- Spanish; Castilian 6
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