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BLOG: Research in the Archives of Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia: Part I, State Archaeology in the Archivo Técnico by Sam Holley-Kline

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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.

BLOG: Comparative Research: The Example of Tuberculosis in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires by Vera Blinn Reber

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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.

BLOG: The UNESCO Archive: A Brief Introduction to the Physical and Digital Repositories by Lisa Pinley Covert

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Today we continue Lisa Pinley Covert’s two-part series on transnational research. If you missed the first post on transnational research tips, please click here. If you are interested in contributing to this blog for the good of the community, click here.

Some Positive Research News in an Otherwise Dismal Year: Research Corner/Rincón del Investigador/Canto do Pesquisador’s First Year by Gretchen Pierce

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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.

Transnational Archival Research in the Americas, Part I, by David Carey Jr.

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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.

Co-Researching and Authoring Across National Borders, Part III: by Andrae Marak and Laura Tuennerman

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I am pleased to conclude 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 or second post, please check them out.

Co-Researching and Authoring Across National Borders, Part II: The Benefits and Challenges of Co-Authoring by Laura Tuennerman and Andrae Marak

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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.

Co-Researching and Authoring Across National Borders, Part I, by Andrae Marak and Laura Tuennerman

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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.

An Introduction to Resources—Especially Botanical Resources—at the Field Museum for Latin American Researchers by Joshua Henkin

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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).

Archivos Históricos Municipales de Cd. Juárez, Parral y Santa Bárbara, la segunda parte por Andrés Hijar

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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.

Archivos Históricos Municipales de Cd. Juárez, Parral y Santa Bárbara, la primera parte por Andrés Hijar

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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.

The Digital Archives of the Brazilian National Library – Part 2, by Fernando Miramontes Forattini

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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.

The Digital Archives of the Brazilian National Library - Part 1 by Fernando Miramontes Forattini

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After a brief pause, I am pleased to continue our series on digital repositories with two posts on Brazil’s Biblioteca Nacional Digital (BNDigital). We begin with a general overview and continue with a specific post that discusses their iconographic material and goes into a little more depth on their usage rules.

Call for Guest Bloggers: Transnational, Digital, and Physical Repositories

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H-LatAmist@s: I hope you are all doing well in this trying time. I know you are incredibly busy, eking out some time for research, transformng courses, programs, and institutions (once again) for the fall, and trying to stay physically and mentally healthy.

How to Find Documentaries in Mexican Film Archives: A Quick Guide by Gaurav Pai

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Today we pause our digital mini-series to return to a post about (mostly) physical repositories. I am pleased to present Gaurav Pai, a PhD Candidate and pre-doctoral instructor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. Pai studies and teaches about media technologies, documentaries, and non-theatrical film.

Oliveira Lima Library Digital Collections - The Oliveira Lima Family Papers by Nathalia Henrich

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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.

Appendix: Getty Research Institute Digital Resources for Latin America. Compiled by Jonathan Saxon

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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.

Art and Archeology of Mexico: More Digital Resources from the Getty Research Institute by Jonathan Saxon

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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.

Aztec Archeology to the Mexican Revolution: A Digital Photohistory at the Getty Research Institute by Jonathan Saxon

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I am excited to continue our multi-post series on digital collections. Today Jonathan Saxon examines the Getty Research Institute’s online portal, A Nation Emerges: Sixty-five Years of Photography in Mexico and his subsequent post will cover the GRI’s Obsidian Mirror-Travels: Refracting Mexican Art and Archaeology. He earned his M.A.