To mark the Benson’s centennial, this exhibition looks at knowledge production from different communities in the Americas. Special attention is paid to community stories, craftwork, harvest and subsistence, medicine, and flora and fauna.
This exhibition explores various perspectives on Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna’s political and military career and legacy in Mexico.
Edicts and other historical manuscripts documenting slavery, manumission, and related subjects in Colombia.
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.
The collection contains information on the organizational activities of black communities in Colombia claiming ethnic rights over territories.
The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) is a digital language archive of recordings, texts, and other multimedia materials in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America. AILLA’s mission is to preserve these materials and make them available to Indigenous Peoples, researchers, and other friends of these languages now and for generations to come.
This exhibition focuses on the lives of Augustinian friars who professed to the Augustinian Order in Mexico City’s convent.
This step-by-step tutorial will introduce you to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS StoryMaps, free web-based tools that help you visualize and present geospatial research, using data and images from materials related to the Augustinian Order in sixteenth-century Mexico preserved at the Benson Latin American Collection.
These activity cards will help students understand multiple perspectives during the Spanish invasion of the Americas.