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By Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney

ISBN-10: 0313292035

ISBN-13: 9780313292033

This quantity offers the researcher with a good device for investigating the heritage, politics, and tradition of Paraguay. even though a variety of libraries, museums, and data within the U.S. include documentary collections of curiosity to Paraguayanists, they're little identified and hence 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 historic organization data in Minnesota to the Mennonite documents at Bethel collage in Kansas, they've got run the gamut of obtainable assets.

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He had a longtime interest in the Chaco settlements and visited them while working for the Mennonite Central Committee. In Boxes I and 7 of this collection are accounts of his visits and observations in the Chaco. A guide exists. 39. Nelson and Ada Litwiller Collection In Box 3 of this collection are the minutes and reports of the Mission Committee of the Mennonite Church for 1963-1966 that refer to Paraguay, as well as correspondence referring to Church work in the Chaco between 1960 and 1965.

Finally, some uncatalogued materials have made their way into the Weyer collection. 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.

Only forty-two of this large number come from Paraguay, and all of these focus on the Stroessner and post-Stroessner periods. The earliest poster — a portrait sketch of the general — dates from 1955. The latest posters are all drawn from the much-contested 1991 election. The Paraguay holdings do not include any tourism oriented posters. 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.

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