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The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the world’s premiere repositories of Latin American and U.S. Latina/o materials. It was founded in 1921 with the acquisition of a large private collection of Mexican material. Today, the library holds materials from across the region, comprising over one million books in the circulating collections, over 8,000 linear feet of archival and manuscript materials, more than 20,000 maps and 100,000 photographs, and tens of thousands of items in other media including sound recordings, video, drawings, and ephemera. In addition, the Benson maintains one of world’s largest collections of digital assets on Latin America, which includes unique archives in human rights, indigenous languages, and the first books published in the Americas.
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Nov 8, 2019 - Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala
Bellamy, Katherine; Favila Vázquez, Mariana; Jiménez-Badillo, Diego; López Camacho, Javier; Martins, Bruno; McDonough, Kelly; Murrieta Flores, Patricia; Palacios, Albert A., 2019, "Pelagios Commons: Subaltern Recogito Project", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/L2SJQT, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
The team created an ontology to annotate the maps and carried out a workshop which was attended by 27 scholars from UNAM and ENAH, delivering training on Recogito and presenting an introduction to the Spatial Humanities and the use of these technologies. The project coordinators...
Aug 15, 2019 - Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
Congress of the United States of America, 2019, "Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Raw text, 1848 February 2", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/SHLESE, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
This is raw text from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848, for use in textual analysis. The transcription of the treaty was taken from the Lillian Goldman Law Library's Avalon Project. Text files include one with the entire treaty text and one for each article listed. It also i...
May 2, 2019 - Genaro García Collection
Suarez, Alexandria; Garcia, Genaro, 2019, "Genaro Garcia Photograph Visualization of 19th-century Mexican Politicians", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/9TKW9O, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Metadata used to create the visualization titled "Visualizing the 19th-century Mexican Political Sphere" which was Alexandria Suarez's capstone project towards completion of a Spring 2019 MSIS at the University of Texas at Austin School of Information. The project entailed digiti...
Mar 6, 2019 - Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI)
Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen; Latin American Digital Initiatives, 2019, "Colección Conflicto Armado del Museo de la Palabra y la imagen", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/AE3DP2, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
The Colección Conflicto Armado contains scans of political posters from the period of the Salvadoran Civil War. The posters were produced in support of anti-government activities in El Salvador as well as solidarity organizations outside the country. The posters are housed at the...
Feb 28, 2019 - Latin American Collections
Hicks, Teresa E.; Palacios, Albert A.; Shensky, Michael, 2019, "Villa Correspondence, 1913-1919, from the Lázaro de la Garza Archive", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/MY9LAY, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Data scraped and set created from the item-level descriptions provided in the finding aid for Part I: Villa Correspondence, 1913-1919, Lázaro de la Garza Archive, available through the Texas Archival Resources Online portal. The bulk of this correspondence dates October 1913-June...
Jan 10, 2019 - Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI)
Diario Impacto; Prensa Libre; El Imparcial; La Tarde; La Hora; La Nación; El Gráfico; Inforpress, 2019, "Recortes de periódicos del Centro de Investigaciones Regionales de Mesoamérica, 1978", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/ZZ1U7F, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1, UNF:6:xxeMEQfQaj/gpTwu2Z4zjQ== [fileUNF]
Cien textos crudos extraídos de artículos periodísticos de Guatemala y un archivo con sus metadatos. Las noticias datan del 26 de abril al 31 de mayo de 1978. Los artículos son una pequeña parte de la colección "Recortes de periódicos" del Centro de investigaciones regionales de...
Mar 1, 2018 - Genaro García Collection
Ennis, Arthur J., 2018, "Augustinian Religious Professions in Sixteenth Century Mexico, 1534-1599", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/Y95FWM, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1, UNF:6:nsktLkpozq2YMGcqYxh/WQ== [fileUNF]
Biographic and other data related to the professions of Augustinian friars in 16th-century Mexico extracted primarily from the books of professions of the convents of Mexico City, Puebla de los Angeles, and Oaxaca. The original book of professions of Mexico City's convent is in t...
Feb 27, 2018 - Rare Books Collection
Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar; Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse; Narváez, Pánfilo de; Marco, da Nizza; Mendoza, Antonio de; Bandelier, Fanny, 2018, "The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536; tr. from his own narrative by Fanny Bandelier, together with the report of Father Marcos of Nizza and a letter from the viceroy Mendoza; ed., with an introduction, by Ad. F. Bandelier", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/ELAIH3, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
xxii p., 1 ℓ., 230 p., 1 ℓ. incl. 2 facsim. front. (fold. map) 19 cm. Note: Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1905, in the series called The trail makers. Series: American explorers. Subject: America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
Feb 25, 2018 - Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala
Gallegos, Gonzalo; Acuña, René, 2018, "Culhuacán (México), 1580 January 17", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/YSSPV0, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Descripción de Culhuacán por Gonzalo Gallegos, 17 de enero 1580. Original. 2 fojas. 2 ℓ. 31 cm., Call Number: JGI XXIII-14 Document in the public domain. Please cite: Joaquín García Icazbalceta Collection of Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala, Benson Latin American Co...
Dec 22, 2017 - Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala
Carrión, Juan de; Acuña, René, 2017, "Papantla (Tlaxcala), 1581 May 30-July 20", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/WDDBQP, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Descripción del pueblo de Papantla por el alcalde mayor Juan de Carrión, en 30 de mayo de 1581. Original. 5 fojas. 5 ℓ. 31 cm., Call Number: JGI XXIV-05 Document in the public domain. Please cite: Joaquín García Icazbalceta Collection of Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guate...
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