The Penn Libraries’ Latin American studies materials cover topics like ethnohistory, folklore, migration, and public health, and include both books and music sound recordings.
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Since the beginning of 2021 the Penn Libraries has added over 200 works about the the Catholic Inquisitions, which complement and support the extraordinary text and manuscript holdings of the Henry Charles Lea Library.
Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture: The Oliveira Lima Library consists of over 5,700 items nearly evenly divided between those characterized as monographs and the rest as pamphlets (nomenclature is a question of length: monographs have more than 50 pages).
In 1994, Penn joined 30 other North American libraries to found the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP). Participant institutions committed to devoting increased resources to particular countries or themes in order to better represent the “diversity of Latin American cultural and scholarly production.”