Today we return to looking at physical research repositories in a single country; in this case, Mexico. If you are also interested in writing a post(s) on the challenges and joys of doing research on Latin America and the Caribbean, please click here.
I am happy to continue our series on transnational research. If you are interested in contributing to this blog, click here. Vera Blinn Reber (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), taught for 38 years at Shippensburg University and is now Professor Emerita. She is author of British Mercantile Houses in Buenos Aires, 1810-1880 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979) and over twenty-five articles.
Happy 2021, H-LatAmist@s! If you have not seen Research Corner’s end-of-year review, please check it out. I’ve got an interesting set of posts lined up for you for the next few months, but I could use more contributions.
Gretchen Pierce is Associate Professor of Latin American History and the 2020-2021 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellow at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She is the co-editor of Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History (University of Arizona Press, 2014) with Áurea Toxqui, and has published a number of articles, book chapters, and academic blog posts on temperance in Mexico.
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I am pleased to continue David Carey Jr.’s two-part series on archival research in Guatemala, Peru, and the United States. If you missed part one, please click here. Carey Jr. is Doehler Chair in History at Loyola University.
David Carey Jr. is Doehler Chair in History at Loyola University. In addition to writing more than thirty peer-reviewed articles and essays, he is the author of I Ask for Justice: Maya Women, Dictators, and Crime in Guatemala, 1898-1944, which was the co-recipient of the 2015 Latin American Studies Association Bryce Wood Book Award. His most recent book is Oral History in Latin America: Unlocking the Spoken Archive.
I am pleased to continue our three-part series on both how scholars can collaborate to increase their research output and on transnational work on the U.S.-Mexican borderlands. If you missed the first post, please click here.
I am pleased to begin today with the first of a three-part series on both how scholars can collaborate to increase their research output and on transnational work on the U.S.-Mexican borderlands. Andrae Marak is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences & Graduate Studies and a Professor of History and Political Science at Governors State University. Laura Tuennerman is a Professor of History at California University of Pennsylvania.
Today I am excited to present a post on a topic that differs a bit from some of the previous ones, as it focuses on Latin American-oriented botanical resources at the Field Museum in Chicago. Joshua Henkin is a Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History in the Department of Botany. He has a BA in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania (2010) and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Pharmacognosy (2019).
Es un gusto para mi presentar el segundo de dos artículos que muestran la experiencia de Andrés Hijar investigando temas como sindicatos, la clase trabajadora, Lázaro Cárdenas, movimientos sociales, elites políticas y económicas, prohibición, entre otros, en el Archivo Municipal de Ciudad Juárez y los archivos de Parral-Santa Bárbara en Chihuahua. Si no viste el primero, haga un clic aquí.
Es un gusto para mi presentar el primero de dos artículos que muestran la experiencia de Andrés Hijar investigando temas como sindicatos, la clase trabajadora, Lázaro Cárdenas, movimientos sociales, elites políticas y económicas, prohibición, entre otros, en el Archivo Municipal de Ciudad Juárez y los archivos de Parral-Santa Bárbara en Chihuahua. Nació en Ciudad Juárez, a unas cuadras del archivo.
I am pleased to continue with part two on the Brazilian National Library, which focuses in more detail on the visual sources the institution has to offer. If you missed the first part, which looked at the repository in a more general way, click here.
Today we continue our mini-series on digital repositories with a post on the Oliveira Lima Library Digital Collections, a site of interest to scholars of Brazil and Portugal. Nathalia Henrich has been the Director and Curator of the Oliveira Lima Library at the Catholic University of America since 2018. She holds a Ph.D. and MA in Political Sociology from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) where she also received a BA in Social Sciences.
Getty Research Institute Digital Resources for Latin America
Compiled by Jonathan Saxon
This list includes titles for open access online digital resources for Latin America available through the Getty Research Institute (GRI). The GRI’s digitized resources include photographs, maps, and drawings covering a range of eras and topics. The list below is organized by country.
I am pleased to continue our multi-post series on digital collections. Today Jonathan Saxon examines the Getty Research Institute’s (GRI) online portal Obsidian Mirror-Travels: Refracting Mexican Art and Archaeology.
Gretchen Pierce is an Associate Professor of History at Shippensburg University, an editor of H-LatAm, and the founder/editor of Research Corner/Rincón del Investigador/Canto do Pesquisador.