Broadsides and circulars that relate primarily to the history and politics in Mexico, particularly the Mexican War of Independence (1810-1821) and the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920).
This exhibition explores the localized consequences of the royal inspection, or visita general, administered by José de Gálvez in New Spain from 1765-1771.
This is a list that the LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship Office maintains of free and open-source digital scholarship tools and platforms.
Manuscripts and archives acquired by Genaro García, Mexican historian, educator, lawyer, politician, and bibliophile, relating primarily to the history, politics, and culture of Mexico from the 16th-20th centuries, including archives of prominent Mexican political figures.
Materials documenting activities of the Catholic Church in Mexico from 1580-1890, including original official documents and transcripts.
Photographs and other images, mostly from the 19th century, of people and scenes in Mexico.
Edicts and other historical manuscripts documenting slavery, manumission, and related subjects in Colombia.
Manuscripts and printed material related to the history of Mexico and southwestern United States (California, New Mexico, and Texas) before 1836. collected by geologist William B. Stephens.
Collected by Mexican historian Edmundo O’Gorman, this collection is focused on central Mexico and contains documents mostly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. The digitized documents primarily concern the activities of the Catholic Church and religious orders, primarily the Franciscans and the Jesuits, and their the treatment of Indigenous and Black people during the colonial period.
Digitized books in the Benson’s Rare Book Collection encompassing a wide variety of topics relating to Spanish and Latin America, including literature, histories, travel accounts, and secondary sources.