This tutorial will introduce you to an app that allows you to create fully interactive digital timelines.
Violetas del Anáhuac (Primary Sources)
Violetas del Anáhuac was a feminist weekly that emerged during the government of Mexican President Porfirio Díaz. Supporting Positivism, the weekly advocated for the instruction of women to promote “progress” and motherhood.
A Hemisphere of Knowledge: A Benson Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
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.
Broadsides and Circulars from the Genaro García Collection (Primary Sources)
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).
Santa Anna in Life and Legend (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores various perspectives on Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna’s political and military career and legacy in Mexico.
Digital Scholarship Tool List (Reference)
This is a list that the LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship Office maintains of free and open-source digital scholarship tools and platforms.
Presenting Temporal Research with TimelineJS (Platform Tutorial)
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a project in TimelineJS, a free Google Sheet-based tool that helps you present temporal research, using historical events from the Wars of Independence in Mexico and archival materials preserved at the Benson Latin American Collection.
Genaro Garcia Manuscripts Collection (Primary Sources)
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.
Catholic Church in Mexico Collection (Primary Sources)
Materials documenting activities of the Catholic Church in Mexico from 1580-1890, including original official documents and transcripts.
Guillermo Dupaix Papers (Primary Sources)
Personal archives of Guillermo Dupaix, military captain and pioneer archaeologist, including correspondence, literary productions, and official documents concerning his archaeological expeditions in Mexico.