Containing over 10 million scanned images of documents from the National Police Historical Archive, this digital collection contains documentation for the study of Guatemalan history and human rights in the region. The collection spans a broad array of topics, from Guatemala’s armed conflict between 1960 and 1996, to the sexually transmitted disease experiments performed at the behest of the United States government in the 1940s.

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Date Range(s): 1870-1997
Country(ies): Guatemala
Course Subject(s): Indigenous Studies; Latin American Studies; Women & Gender Studies; World Geography Studies; World History Studies
Topic(s): Human Rights; Police Violence; History; Health; Government
Document Type(s): Correspondence; Police Records; Reports; Publications
Language(s): Spanish
Physical Repository: Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional, Guatemala

Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive (Primary Sources)