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*Latin American Studies: Primary Sources

Archives Unbound

Collections about Latin America contained in Archives Unbound:

  • Cuartel General del Sur, 1910-1925
  • Colección Revolución, 1910-1921
  • Emiliano Zapata, 1901-1919
  • Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño
  • Feminism in Cuba: Nineteenth through Twentieth Century Archival Documents
  • Foreign Relations Between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean States, 1930-1944
  • Nicaragua: Political Instability and U.S. Intervention, 1910-1933
  • Revolution in Honduras and American Business: The Quintessential “Banana Republic&rdquo
  • Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and Its Aftermath: Records of the U.S. State Department
  • Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño
  • Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 Constitution, and Its Aftermath: Records of the U.S. State Department

 

The documents of Confidential Print: Latin America cover the whole of South and Central America, plus the non-British islands of the Caribbean, from just after the final Spanish withdrawal from mainland America in the 1820s to the height of the Cold War in the 1960s. Covering revolutions, territorial changes and political movements, foreign financial interests, industrial and infrastructural development (including the building of the Panama Canal), wars, slavery, immigration from Europe and relations with indigenous peoples, amongst other topics, the files in this title form a vital resource for any scholar of Latin American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Nature of the material

  • Profiles of leading political, military, diplomatic and economic figures
  • Incoming and outgoing diplomatic dispatches
  • Correspondence
  • Statistical charts and tables
  • Descriptions of leading personalities
  • Accounts of tours
  • Minutes of meetings and conferences
  • Texts of treaties
  • Political summaries
  • Economic analyses
  • Annual reports and calendars of events, by country
  • Maps

Scope of the collection

The files in this collection extend from the 1830s to the 1960s and cover all countries of mainland South and Central America, plus Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.