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The University of Arizona

History—Latin American

We designed this research guide to introduce you to the field Latin American history. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research.

Finding primary sources

Use our advanced catalog search to find interviews, personal narratives, statistics, diaries, correspondence, biographies, and archives.

     Search example:  sandinista AND "personal narratives"


Use our catalog subject search to find maps.

     Search example:   Colombia maps

To locate archival library catalogs in a specific country when the name of an archive or library is unknown:

Use our catalog subject search

Archives [Country]   Archives Spain
Archives [Country] Catalogs
Historical museums [Country]
[Country] Manuscripts   Argentina manuscripts
[Country] History Manuscripts
[Country] History Sources

Primary source collections