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Primary Sources: Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal: Introduction

A selection of primary sources available in various formats via Cornell University Library and beyond.


This guide serves as an introduction to primary resources available through Cornell University Library, as well as electronic resources available freely online.

It includes pages for major sources of general information on Latin America as well as resources on specific countries.

Searching Tip

To find printed primary sources in the online catalog, try a subject search for [COUNTRY]+[TOPIC]+Sources.

For example:

Argentina Travel Sources

Brazil History Sources

Cuba "Foreign Relations" Sources

Mexico Conquest Sources

Remember to limit your search to Cornell Libraries only.

Major Resources at Cornell

Resources Outside Cornell

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Sócrates Silva Reyes