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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Use this guide to discover Latin American and Caribbean Studies resources available to you at Mason.

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Welcome to the Latin American and Caribbean Studies InfoGuide.

Use this guide to discover Latin American and Caribbean Studies resources available to you at Mason.

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Related Research Guides

The Digital Libraries in this section include primary sources such as newspapers, or the complete writings of a historical figure, or photographs.  These are all great for using in your research.

  • Cuban Theater Digital Archive (University of Miami)
    Spearheaded by Dr. Lillian Manzor, the Cuban Theater Digital Archive is a project that brings together information about Cuban and Cuban-American playwrights, directors, actors, and more. It is continuously updated.
  • Digital Collection of Mexican and Argentine Presidential Messages
    A project of the Latin American Research Resources Project and LANIC containing digital images of Mexican and Argentine presidential speeches from the 19th century.
  • Latin American Open Archive Portal (LAOAP)  
    The Latin American Open Archive Portal (LAOAP) is a project of the LARRP, in collaboration with LANIC, to improve access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America.
  • Latin American Government Documents Archive
    "The Latin American Government Documents Archive (LAGDA) seeks to preserve and facilitate access to a wide range of ministerial and presidential documents from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. "
  • Archivo Digital de la Legislación en el Perú
    Digital copies, in PDF, of the Peruvian constitutions dating back to the 19th century, as well as the Leyes de Indias, and past and current legislative materials.
  • Portal de Archivos Españoles
    This portal to over 19 million documents is a great resource for historical documents. This portal provides online access to all the digitized material currently in Spanish archives.
  • Saint Domingue Etat Civil
    This digital archive brings to life hundreds of documents from Haiti's colonial past. Access to many documents is still limited, as the archive is a work in progress, but do check it out.