Category Archives: Reference Resources

Resources for Rare Books: A Work in Progress

Looking for the best resource to track down copies of a fifteenth-century printing (try ISTC)?  What about the vernacular equivalent for Ludguni Batauorum (Leiden, Netherlands, according to Latin Place Names)?  Need to find a rare, eighteenth-century American imprint (try NAIP)?  All of these questions (and more) … Continue reading

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Guide to the Latin American Ephemera Collections

In the 1960s, Barbara Hadley Stein, the University’s first Bibliographer for Latin America, Spain and Portugal (1966-1977), began intensively collecting ephemera to document some of the major political developments of the period, including the rise to power of military dictatorships, coup d’états, the institutionalization of … Continue reading

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