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A Guide to Collections on Paraguay in the United States by Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney

By Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney

This quantity offers the researcher with a superb instrument for investigating the heritage, politics, and tradition of Paraguay. even supposing quite a few libraries, museums, and files within the U.S. comprise documentary collections of curiosity to Paraguayanists, they're little identified and therefore underutilized. Whigham and Cooney support right this challenge. not just do they describe the main recognized collections in such libraries because the college of Texas at Austin, the Library of Congress, and the Oliveira Lima Library at Catholic collage, they've got additionally exposed a few imprecise fabrics. From the Museum of Norwegian-American old organization documents in Minnesota to the Mennonite information at Bethel university in Kansas, they've got run the gamut of accessible assets.

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The documents themselves are communications by royal officials in the Indies and Jesuit superiors to the crown, royal orders and communications by the Crown, all types of requests and reports on missions, as well as polemics reflecting the long-standing conflicts between Jesuits and officials, or Jesuits and other orders. It is essential for a study of this order's missions in Paraguay. Missouri Historical Society 225 South Skinker Saint Louis, Missouri 63105 87. Daily Morning Herald The Saint Louis Daily Morning Herald was an important local newspaper in the Midwest during the mid-nineteenth century.

Correspondencia de Asunci6n y del gobernador (borrador). 36 Archives and Manuscripts This microfilm is held by multi-media of the Ekstrom Library and is available on interlibrary loan. Borrowers should identify their needs by volume number from Francisco Sevillano Colom, "Lista del contendio de los volumenes microfilmados del Archivo Nacional de Asunci6n," Hispanic American Historical Review, 38:1 (February, 1958), pp. 60-120. In addition, the Patterson Rare Book Collection of Ekstrom Library possesses a typescript "Archivo Nacional Libro No.

Los Angeles, boasts a photocopied ten-volume collection of typescript archival documents on Dr. Francia the originals of which can be found in the Natalicio Gonzalez Collection at the Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas. ILLINOIS University of Illinois Urbana Champlain Main Library Urbana Champlain, Illinois 61801 31. Albert Barlow Hale Collection The Library at the University of Illmois-Urbana Champlain owns one small collection of documents on Paraguay that was compiled by Albert Barlow Hale, once an instructor of ophthalmology at the university.

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