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HIST 4600: US-Mexico Border/La Frontera

Research guide for HIST 4600/LTAM 4600/LTAM 5600: U.S. - Mexico Border/La Frontera: Migration and Settlement since 1900

TIP! Find Legislation by Country

A good way to start looking for the legislation of each country: write the words “gaceta official de….” (Panama, Venezuela, Cuba, etc)


How-To Video: Searching Historical Newspapers

Digital Archival Collections

LC Subject Headings

You can find edited primary source collections in book format.  Below are some examples.  Add terms such as narratives, sources, documents, correspondence.

Government Documents

Local Libraries/Archives

You may be able to visit a local library that has a strong collection of print or digital materials relating to Latin American History.  Interlibrary Loan may be able to borrow microform of newspapers or other documents that you can view on-site using our microform readers (2nd floor).