Latin America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the area and/or countries of the Americas south of the United States, as well as works dealing collectively with the Spanish-speaking countries of this area.

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

James Hamilton Collection

Identifier: MSS.0809

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana

Identifier: MSS.0203

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.

Dates: 1494 - circa 2000

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana - Cundinamarca Election, 1859

Identifier: MSS.0204

This collection contains materials in one box about the Cundinamarca, Colombia election of 1859 collected by J. León Helguera.

Dates: 1859

J. León Helguera Papers

Identifier: MSS.0566

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.

Dates: 1948 - 2015

The John M. Hill Collection

Identifier: MSS.0209
Description of Series Correspondence - Incoming. Incoming correspondence of 2 letters and 5 post cards, dating from 1916 to 1931. The correspondence is alphabetically arranged: Cabre, Ramon, Jan. 25, 1916; Faudo, Jose Manuel Lope, Aug., 1916; The Hispanic Society of America, Oct. 8, 1931; Sarpy, Melletta, Apr. 4, 1922; 2 illegible signatures, May 4, 1922, Apr. 8, 1929. Memorial Resolution. There is a xeroxed copy of this resolution, marked “Fac. Counc. Doc. No. 13 1966-1967”, which was prepared by...
Dates: multiple

William Jackson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0842

Julius Christian Jacobsen Papers

Identifier: MSS.0753

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.

Dates: 1936 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

James J. Lang Papers

Identifier: MSS.0249
Scope and Contents This collection, measuring .66 linear feet, contains three series of field notes: Series I, housed in 12 acid-free file folders, relates to Notes of a Potato Watcher, covers potato crops, viruses that effect the potato, research into ways to prevent the viruses, genetic engineering of the potato, production, pests, and breeders. File folders follow the format from the table of contents. Note: An abstract written by Professor Lang is included with...
Dates: 1981 - 1998

Alexander Marchant Papers

Identifier: MSS.0286

Sister Mary McCusker Papers

Identifier: MSS.0843

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.

Dates: 1978 - 1990

Tomás C. de Mosquera Papers

Identifier: MSS.0838

Joanne Rayfield Collection

Identifier: MSS.0782

This collection contains approximately 110 postcards with pictures from around Colombia. Some were sent from approximately 1966-1975. An inventory exists in the box.

Dates: 1966 - 1975

Eduardo Rosenzvaig Papers

Identifier: MSS.0372
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: multiple

Hugh Schwartz Collection

Identifier: MSS.0823

Slaves of the Brazilian Royal Family Manuscript

Identifier: MSS.0806

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.

Dates: 1820

Tango Collection

Identifier: MSS.0016

Photographs of well-known tango stars, many autographed and dated. Most are from the early 1930s to the late 1950s.

Dates: 1930 - 1959

Emilio Willems Papers

Identifier: MSS.0504
Scope and Content This .42 linear foot collection consists of one full Hollinger box. It includes two large manuscripts written by Emilio Willems in addition to eight of his articles, three of which are written in English, one of which is written in German and four of which are written in Portuguese. The collection contains several pieces of Willems’s reference materials including newspaper clippings from a Brazilian newspaper and Willems’s notes on works published by others in his field. Also, two full...
Dates: 1940-1967


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