The Canada & Latin America tab includes migration resources related to Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Resources related to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade are available under the Labor Migration tab. Relevant sources are also available in General Databases.
Colonial Latin American manuscripts and transcripts in the Obadiah Rich Collection
Call Number: F 1411 .C65 microfilm
The Rich Collection, held in the New York Public Library, contains 102 sets of 149 bound volumes from 1492-1843 pertaining to the discovery and conquest of Latin America. Includes a print guide.
Spanish historical writing about the New World, 1493-1700, from the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University
Call Number: E123 .D44 1994 microfilm
"This project focuses on 82 significant works of history mainly written in Spanish about America before 1700, including on the spot narratives, lives of missionaries, ethnographic studies, and natural histories. It includes writings by explorers, conquistadores, missionaries, traders and scientists. Equally importantly, there are also works by mestizos and Native American writers."
Hispanic Culture Series: books before 1601
Call Number: Gov PQ 6171.A2H57 microfilm
Spanish, Portuguese & American books before 1601, Hispanic books printed before 1601. Spanish Language.
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Biographical Archive
(Archivo biográfico de España, Portugal e Iberoamérica Arquivo biográfico de Espanha, Portugal e Ibero-América)
Call Number: Gov CT1345 .A7- CT1345 .A73 microfiche
Dates of birth, dates of death, occupations, geographical data, and sources on historical figures connected to Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Ranging from the early 17th century to 1995, the three microfiche editions Archivo Biógrafico de España, Portugal e Iberoamérica (ABEPI) I, II and III contain biographical entries from 866 reference works, comprising a total of 2,000 volumes. Biographical encyclopedias and handbooks, scattered all over the world, were utilized for this project. Consisting of 2,633 microfiches, this collection provides a unique overview of the cultural, economic and social phenomena, which have shaped the life and history of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. The Archives facilitate access to some 480,000 biographical entries, providing information on 340,000 individuals.