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Latin American & Caribbean Resources at Yale Library: Primary Sources

Welcome to the Latin American Collection at Yale University Library. In this guide you will find library resources for your research on Latin America and the Caribbean at Yale University Library.

Primary Source Material

Archives at Yale

This database consists of finding aids for archival and manuscript materials at Yale University.

Primary Sources

When searching in Orbis and QuickSearch to find primary sources, use these keywords with your searches to find primary sources.

  • Sources
  • Archives
  • Diaries
  • Personal narratives
  • Correspondence
  • Interviews
  • Speeches
  • Quotations
  • Collections
  • Pictorial Works
  • Statistics
  • Caricatures and cartoons
  • Early works to 1800
  • Facsimiles
  • Pamphlets
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Songs and music
  • Treaties