New PDF release: A Guide to Collections on Paraguay in the United States

By Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney

ISBN-10: 0313292035

ISBN-13: 9780313292033

This quantity offers the researcher with a great instrument for investigating the background, politics, and tradition of Paraguay. even if a number of libraries, museums, and records within the U.S. include documentary collections of curiosity to Paraguayanists, they're little identified and therefore underutilized. Whigham and Cooney aid 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 imprecise fabrics. From the Museum of Norwegian-American old organization information in Minnesota to the Mennonite files at Bethel university in Kansas, they've got run the gamut of accessible assets.

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A short guide to the Lohrentz papers also exists. Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Abilene, Kansas 67410 52. Dwight D. Eisenhower Papers Within the Ann Whitman File, the Official File and the General File series of the Eisenhower White House Central Files, and the Records of the White House Staff Secretary are five folders titled, Paraguay. These folders contain correspondence, memoranda, memoranda of conversations, and reports, but much of the material is duplicated and is rather of a routine nature.

The missionary activities of the Seventh-Day Adventists in Paraguay are found in the minutes of the Record Group of the South American Division, as well as in the general correspondence files of other record groups. There exists a general guide to this archive and interested scholars should first get in touch with the staff of this institution. The archive is open to researchers but some restrictions apply on certain materials. MASSACHUSETTS Boston Public Library Copley Square Boston, Massachusetts 021 17 75.

Sara Lockwood Williams Papers Collection 2533, folder 1204 are the papers and travel accounts of a journalist, Sara Lockwood Williams (1885-1961), pertaining to Paraguay. NEW JERSEY Princeton University Harvey Firestone Library Princeton, New Jersey 08544 91. " Each title in the collection has been catalogued with bibliographic access on line by means of RLIN and OCLC. One may order the entire Paraguayan set on microfilm. The "Constitutions of Paraguay" will greatly aid any scholar working on the Stroessner years in that republic and the manipulation of the constitutional process.

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