By Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney
This quantity presents the researcher with an exceptional instrument for investigating the heritage, politics, and tradition of Paraguay. even supposing quite a few libraries, museums, and records within the U.S. include documentary collections of curiosity to Paraguayanists, they're little identified and hence underutilized. Whigham and Cooney support right this challenge. not just do they describe the main recognized collections in such libraries because the college of Texas at Austin, the Library of Congress, and the Oliveira Lima Library at Catholic collage, they've got additionally exposed a few vague fabrics. From the Museum of Norwegian-American ancient organization data in Minnesota to the Mennonite files at Bethel collage in Kansas, they've got run the gamut of obtainable assets.
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S. State Department, the first dealing with Nazi espionage in Paraguay during the early 1940s, and the second focusing on the 1947 civil war. 16 Archives and Manuscripts San Diego State University Malcolm A. Love Library San Diego, California 92182 24. Abraham P. Nasatir Collection Abraham Nasatir was a well-known historian of Latin American and borderlands history and professor at San Diego State University for fifty years beginning in 1928. Aside from his many scholarly activities, Nasatir was involved in consular work in San Diego and from 1936 to 1951 acted as vice consul for Paraguay in that southern California city.
Maps, order, decrees and reports concerned with military operations (193233) are present, many of them with the letterhead "El Estado Mayor" and confidential in nature. 56. Diplomacy Collection This collection of documents (Ms. E202) springs from the pens of various Paraguayan officials between 1847 and 1914. It consists of about five hundred pages of original manuscripts by such figures as Juan Andres Gelly, Juan Cris6stomo Centuri6n, Carmelo and Natalicio Talavera, and Cecilio Baez. As such it is extremely important for any study of Paraguayan diplomatic history in this era.
MISSOURI Saint Louis University Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library 221 North Grand Saint Louis, Missouri 63103 This microfilm library possesses some of the finest sources on the Jesuit experience in the New World, and as such, are quite important for anyone dealing with this order's works in the Rio de Plata, and especially the Paraguayan missions. The holdings are in various collections. 84. Archivum Romanum Societatis lesu This archive is the official depository of the Society and St. Louis University has extensive microfilm holdings of it.
A Guide to Collections on Paraguay in the United States (Reference Guides to Archival and Manuscript Sources in World History) by Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney