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Welcome and Description
This guides assembles a selection of Yale's primary source holdings on Latinx History. Included under this heading are topics such as American westward expansion and its impact on local Hispanic groups; Hispanic migration to the U.S. and U.S. foreign relations with Spanish-speaking North American countries; the Civil Rights movement within the US; and local Yale/New Haven Latino-American History.
Yale has a rich collection of sources pertaining to Mexico and Mexican Americans, although researchers will also find sources involving Latinos from other ethnic and political groups.
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For more digital primary sources please see the Latinx Studies research guide.
Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States. This collection conveys the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics – shedding new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized them from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times. The Latino-Hispanic American Experience offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the U.S.
Series 2 presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers – including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form. Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing, and are indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. This collection offers a unique approach by focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history of the United States.
ArchiveGrid describes primary sources for material on family and corporate histories, personal papers, and historical records with direct search access to dispersed collections and collection descriptions. Locate relevant research institutions, arrange visits, or request copies from libraries, museums, and archives worldwide.
Archive finder is a directory of materials from collections in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland. It features the collections of the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) from 1959 to the present, the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS) and the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United Kingdom and Ireland (NIDS UK/Ireland).
Librarian for the Latin American and Iberian Collections, Latinx Studies