Latin American Ephemera Collections

Latin American Ephemera Collections

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The Princeton University Library has developed numerous collections of Latin American ephemera that are unique in their depth and scope. Privileging the popular voices of the region, the collections document numerous political and social movements, and a wide variety of key socioeconomic and cultural developments.

Our Collections

Augusto Pinochet Ugarte Case, 1998-2000

This collection contains documents, declarations, correspondence and other public and private statements from Chilean as well as international organizations issued between 1998 and 2000 concerning the trial of Chilean president Augusto Pinochet Ugarte.
Collection ID: LAE047

Education in Brazil, 1940-2006

This collection of workbooks, reports, serials, pamphlets, and flyers documents the history of Brazilian educational initiatives and programs over the past six decades, from 1940 to 2006, with an emphasis on materials from the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Collection ID: LAE055

Labor in Brazil, 1980-2005

This collection on labor-related issues and events in Brazil includes flyers, brochures, pamphlets, reports, serials, working papers, and other materials.
Collection ID: LAE066

Arts and Culture in Brazil, 1962-2007

This collection on the arts and culture in Brazil includes flyers, pamphlets, reports, working papers, and serials.
Collection ID: LAE046

Alternative Press from Venezuela, I, 1998-2004

The material in this collection consists of newspapers from Venezuela that are published outside the mainstream and commercial press.
Collection ID: LAE007

Non-denominational Christian Organizations in Cuba, 1955-2000

This microfilm contains materials published by Cuban Christian organizations which either have an ecumenical focus or for which no denominational affiliation can be identified. Most of the material consists of newsletters, small religious tracts, and educational materials, such as series of biblical lessons or books of hymns.
Collection ID: LAE067

Church Materials from Uruguay, II, 1914-2001

This microfilm is second in a series and consists of pamphlets, serials, and monographs either published by organizations in Uruguay or published by outside organizations but pertaining to the subject of religion in Uruguay.
Collection ID: LAE053

The Catholic Church in Cuba, 1996-2000

This collection contains pamphlets and serials published and distributed by the Catholic Church and affiliated organizations throughout Cuba between 1996 and 2000.
Collection ID: LAE051

Brazilian Literature and Criticism: Pamphlets I, 1916-1991

This microfilm contains pamphlets on Brazilian literature and criticism published in Brazil between 1916 and 1991.
Collection ID: LAE049

Brazilian Poetry: Pamphlets I, 1948-1998

This microfilm contains poetry pamphlets by Brazilians issued between 1948 and 1998.
Collection ID: LAE050

Socioeconomic Crisis and Political Participation in Argentina, I, 1995-2005

The materials in this collection provide a look at the economic, political, and social response that surrounded and followed the profound economic crisis in Argentina in 2001.
Collection ID: LAE008

Protestant Churches in Cuba III, 1947-2002

This microfilm contains materials published or distributed by Protestant organizations in Cuba. Many are published or printed by independent evangelical groups but distributed by various Protestant denominations or individual churches.
Collection ID: LAE042

Religion in Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain, 1849-2011

This collection of religious ephemera comprises materials from all over Latin America, with the exception of Cuba. While the date range covered in this extensive collection spans 165 years, the bulk of the items was published between 1960 and 2010.
Collection ID: LAE119

Environment and Ecology in Bolivia, I, 1985-2005

This collection consists of ephemera regarding the environment and ecology in Bolivia. The materials include reports, pamphlets, flyers, serials and posters produced primarily between 1998 and 2003.
Collection ID: LAE005

Indigenous Peoples, Peasants, and Ethnic Minorities in Bolivia, I, 1970-2005

This collection contains pamphlets, leaflets, serials, small monographs, and posters pertaining to indigenous peoples and other ethnic minorities in Bolivia.
Collection ID: LAE009

HIV/AIDS in Latin America, II, 1980-2008

This collection of ephemera on HIV/AIDS in Latin America consists of flyers, pamphlets, instructional materials, reports, and serials addressing issues related to prevention and sexual education, public services, community organizing, and health policies.
Collection ID: LAE101

Políticas del Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Chile: documentos y publicaciones, 1942-2005

This collection contains approximately three hundred and fifty items directly related to the Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Chile.
Collection ID: LAE099

Environment and Ecology in Colombia and Venezuela, 1988-2007

This collection of ephemera on the environment and ecology in Colombia and Venezuela contains flyers, pamphlets, booklets, reports, and periodicals.
Collection ID: LAE103

Children and Youth in Mexico and Central America, 1984-2008

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, working papers, institutional reports, and periodicals that address the conditions of children and youth in Mexico and Central America between 1984 and 2008.
Collection ID: LAE104

Gay and Lesbian Issues in Latin America, II, 1991-2008

This collection of ephemera on gay and lesbian issues in Latin America contains serials, bulletins, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, bookmarks, stickers, and other materials.
Collection ID: LAE102

Arts and Culture in Cuba, 1963-2008

This collection consists mostly of pamphlets and a few serial titles related to various aspects of the arts and culture in Cuba.
Collection ID: LAE105

Uruguay's Consejo de Estado: official documents, 1972-1980

This collection contains dozens of rare documents of Uruguay's Consejo de Estado during the era of the military dictarship, covering the years from 1972-1980. The documents were originally collected by a member of the Consejo de Estado.
Collection ID: LAE100

Gay and Lesbian Issues in Latin America, 1963-2001

This microfilm consists of pamphlets and serials issued between 1963 and 2001 by organizations concerned with gay and lesbian issues and advocacy. The countries best represented are Mexico, Costa Rica and Peru.
Collection ID: LAE058

Brazilian "Literatura de Cordel", 1970-1999

The cordéis or Brazilian chapbooks included in this collection were published between 1970 and 1990. Many of the items are undated.
Collection ID: LAE048

The Catholic Church in Cuba, IV, 1988-2008

This collection contains Catholic Church materials from Cuba. Types of material included are bulletins, evangelical tracts, religious serials, as well as instructional items, pamphlets, and flyers. The publications are mostly from La Habana and the provinces of Camagüey, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos, Ciego de Ávila, Holguín, Santa Clara, and Pinar del Río. A handful of non-Catholic items published by the Sacro Arzobispado Ortodoxo Griego in La Habana are also included.
Collection ID: LAE097

Protestant Churches in Cuba, VI, 1944-2007

This collection contains religious publications from Protestant churches and organizations in Cuba.
Collection ID: LAE096

Armed Conflict and Human Rights in Colombia, 1973-2007

This collection of ephemera consists of pamphlets, reports, periodicals, brochures, and flyers which relate to the armed conflict and human rights in Colombia.
Collection ID: LAE088

Protestant Churches in Cuba, V, 1966-2004

This collection contains material published or distributed by Protestant churches and organizations in Cuba.
Collection ID: LAE095

Non-denominational Christian Organizations in Cuba, III, 1953-2009

This collection contains pamphlets, bulletins, evangelical tracts, serials, booklets, and flyers published or distributed by non-denominational Christian organizations in Cuba.
Collection ID: LAE094

Politics in Peru, I, 1931-2000

This microfilm covers primarily the 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2001 elections in Peru. It contains election propaganda and literature from participating political parties, political analysis, and official government publications.
Collection ID: LAE092

Non-Christian Religious and Spiritual Organizations in Cuba, 1913-2006

This collection contains bulletins, evangelical tracts, serials, monographs, pamphlets, and flyers published or distributed in Cuba by non-Christian religious and spiritual bodies.
Collection ID: LAE093

Indigenous Peoples in Chile, 1970-2002

This microfilm consists of pamphlet materials relating to the culture, living conditions, and legal rights of the indigenous peoples of Chile.
Collection ID: LAE091

Gay and lesbian issues in Chile, I, 1991-2001

This microfilm consists primarily of pamphlets, declarations, flyers and posters issued between 1991 and 2001 by organizations concerned with gay, lesbian and transgender issues and advocacy in Chile.
Collection ID: LAE057

Politics in Mexico, II, 1968-2008

This collection of ephemera from Mexico consists of pamphlets, flyers, serials, and election paraphernalia printed between 1968 and 2008, but the bulk of the materials dates from the early 1990s to 2006.
Collection ID: LAE098

Human Rights in Mexico and Central America, 1979-2008

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, working papers, reports, and periodicals pertaining to human rights in Mexico and Central America during the past thirty years, from 1979 to 2008.
Collection ID: LAE106

HIV/AIDS in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Latin America, 1988-2000

This microfilm consists of pamphlets and ephemera published by non-governmental organizations and government agencies from various Latin American countries in relation to HIV/AIDS.
Collection ID: LAE062

Indigenous Issues in Ecuador, 1983-2001

This collection consists primarily of pamphlets, flyers and posters addressing a wide range of issues affecting the indigenous communities of Ecuador, including, but not limited to, agriculture, health, human rights, culture, politics, religions, tourism and women's issues. These materials were published between 1983 and 2001.
Collection ID: LAE063

Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Minorities in Peru, 1982-2008

This collection of Peruvian ephemera contains flyers, pamphlets, and reports, as well as magazines and serials.
Collection ID: LAE064

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transvestite Issues in Brazil, 1981-1999

This microfilm contains materials either published by or targeting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transvestite and transgender population of Brazil. The materials include flyers, pamphlets, posters, and public communications in the form of press releases, letters, and e-mails.
Collection ID: LAE060

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transvestite Issues in Argentina, 1985-2001

This film contains materials either published by or targeted towards the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transvestite and transgender population of Argentina. The materials include flyers, pamphlets, posters, and public communications in the form of press releases, letters, and e-mails.
Collection ID: LAE059

Church Materials from Mexico, II, 1926-2004

This collection consists mainly of religious pamphlets published in Mexico.
Collection ID: LAE018

Education in Bolivia, I, 1982-2003

This collection of pamphlets, reports, instructional materials, posters and other ephemera, documents Bolivian educational programs and initiatives at the turn of the twenty-first century.
Collection ID: LAE020

Economy, Industry, and Trade in Brazil, I, 1954-2005

This collection contains ephemera concerning the Brazilian economy, the external debt crisis, economic development, monetary policy, industry, technology, and trade.
Collection ID: LAE019

Environment and Ecology in Chile, II, 1992-2004

The materials included in this collection cover multiple aspects related to the environment and ecology in Chile. Types of materials include pamphlets, flyers, reports, and research papers published mostly by non-governmental organizations concerned with the protection of the environment, and by government agencies. The bulk of the material was published between the late 1990s and the early 2000s.
Collection ID: LAE024

Environment and Ecology in Brazil, I, 1975-2001

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, reports, working papers, and posters published between 1975 and 2001 concerning ecology and the environment in Brazil.
Collection ID: LAE023

Education in Chile, II, 1967-2005

The collection consists of pamphlets, reports, flyers, workbooks, and other materials relating to educational policies and their implementation, to social activism and political participation, and to alternative views on the role of education in Chilean society.
Collection ID: LAE021

Church Materials from Guatemala, II, 1913-2001

This microfilm contains pamphlet materials published by Christian groups in Guatemala between 1929 and 2001.
Collection ID: LAE003

Environment and Ecology in Ecuador, 1987-2003

This collection contains ephemera pertaining to environmental and ecological issues in Ecuador. It consists of pamphlets, flyers, and serials published between 1987 and 2003, although the majority of documents were published after the mid 1990s. General subjects addressed by the ephemera include the petroleum industry, the role of foreign oil companies in Ecuador, sustainable development, environmental education, and conservation of land, resources, and species.
Collection ID: LAE025

Education in Colombia, I, 1962-2005

The collection consists of pamphlets, reports, serials, and other materials relating to educational policies and their implementation, to social activism and political participation, and to alternative views on the role of education in Colombian society from 1962 to 2005.
Collection ID: LAE022

Agrarian Issues in Bolivia, I, 1989-2004

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, posters, and monographs pertaining to agrarian practices, land reform, sustainable development, the rights of campesinos and farmers, and rural conditions in general in Bolivia.
Collection ID: LAE013

Politics in Argentina, I, 1985-2000

This microfilm consists of monographs, serials, and ephemeral material associated with politics in Argentina from 1985 to 2000. The bulk of the material dates from about 1993 on.
Collection ID: LAE002

Politics in Venezuela, I, 1978-2004

This collection consists of pamphlets, flyers, posters and serials documenting political activities and organizations in Venezuela from 1978 to 2004.
Collection ID: LAE011

Children and Youth in Bolivia, I, 1986-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, instructional materials, and other items addressing a range of issues related to the rights and conditions of youth and children in Bolivia.
Collection ID: LAE017

Catholic Church in Cuba, III, 1995-2001

This collection contains materials published and distributed by various Catholic Church organizations in Cuba.
Collection ID: LAE015

Children & Youth in Venezuela, I, 1992-2004

This collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, flyers and other materials addressing a range of issues related to the rights and conditions of youth and children in Venezuela.
Collection ID: LAE016

Cuban Protestant Serials II, 1979-1999

This collection contains serial publications issued in Cuba by various Presbyterian churches and organizations between 1979 and 1999.
Collection ID: LAE012

Politics in Argentina, II, 1943-2004

This collection consists of flyers, pamphlets, and serials concerning the political process and society in Argentina. The material in the elections sections is comprised primarily of propaganda from the 2001 legislative elections and 2003 presidential elections in Argentina.
Collection ID: LAE033

Women and Gender Issues in Bolivia, II, 1991-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, serials, monographs, and posters concerning the rights and conditions of women in Bolivia. Most of the material was published in Bolivia itself, between the years 1991 and 2003. Topics covered include women's rights, women in politics, domestic violence, women's health, indigenous women, and women in the labor force.
Collection ID: LAE034

Women in Chile, V, 1989-2002

This microfilm is the fifth in a series of collections of pamphlet materials relating to issues concerning women in Chile. The subjects of the pamphlets vary widely and include such topics as women's health, gender in the labor market, violence in the family, indigenous women, and the legal and civil rights of women. The materials are published by a wide variety of organizations, including non-governmental organizations, religious groups, and government bodies.
Collection ID: LAE043

Politics in Peru, IV, 1976-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, articles, bulletins, pronouncements, flyers, posters, and other miscellaneous items addressing a range of political issues in Peru, including the electoral process, electoral education, corruption, impunity, privatization, and rondas campesinas (sometimes translated as peasant patrollers).
Collection ID: LAE041

Human Rights in Peru, II, 1978-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, articles, reports, flyers, posters, and other miscellaneous items addressing a variety of human rights issues in Peru, such as political violence, torture, political prisoners, displaced populations, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Collection ID: LAE040

Women in Peru, III, 1986-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, articles, declarations, posters, and other miscellaneous items addressing a variety of women's issues in Peru, such as health, violence, labor, prostitution, ethnicity, grass-roots organizing, and political participation.
Collection ID: LAE044

Environment and Ecology in Peru, I, 1993-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, bulletins, articles, reports, letters, flyers, and other miscellaneous items addressing a wide range of environmental issues in Peru, including conservation, environmental education and community initiatives, human health and the environment, legal and political issues, and mining.
Collection ID: LAE038

Mexican Elections 1997, 1990-1997

This collection contains documents, pamphlets, articles, flyers, posters, banners and other miscellaneous propaganda items produced by the Mexican political parties leading up to the 1997 elections.
Collection ID: LAE045

Health in Peru, 1991-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, articles, and other miscellaneous items addressing a range of health-related topics in Peru, such as domestic violence, substance abuse, sexual and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, religious health education, and nutrition.
Collection ID: LAE039

Protestant Churches in Cuba, IV, 1929-2003

This collection contains church materials published or distributed by Protestant organizations in various Cuban cities and provinces.
Collection ID: LAE014

Health and Society in Bolivia, 1986-2003

This collection contains ephemera concerning healthcare programs and practices in Bolivia from 1986-2003. The materials include flyers, pamphlets, posters, reports and working papers dating mostly from the late 1990s and early 2000s. Most were created and distributed by non-governmental organizations and by government agencies in this country.
Collection ID: LAE026

Non-denominational Christian Organizations in Cuba, II, 1961-2002

This collection contains materials published or distributed in Cuba by ecumenical or otherwise non-denominational Christian organizations - organizations which are not known to be affiliated with the Catholic Church, the Christian Orthodox Church, or any specific Protestant denomination. The publications in the collection include church bulletins, evangelical tracts, children's educational items, serials, monographs, pamphlets, and flyers, and the bulk of them date from the 1990s and 2000s.
Collection ID: LAE030

Human Rights in Argentina, III, 1978-2004

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, and serials pertaining to human rights in Argentina. Most of the materials are about human rights abuses that took place during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship. Other materials have to do with a broader understanding of human rights that includes issues such as discrimination, police brutality, and the rights of children, immigrants, consumers, and workers. The majority of the ephemera was published by non-governmental human rights activist groups in Argentina between the early 1990s and 2004.
Collection ID: LAE028

Human and Civil Rights in Bolivia, 1981-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, serials, and posters pertaining to human and civil rights in Bolivia. Almost all the documents included here are published within Bolivia, by both national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as by the Bolivian government.
Collection ID: LAE027

Industry and Infrastructure in Venezuela, I, 1992-2004

This collection of pamphlets, serials, and bulletins pertains to industry and infrastructure in Venezuela. The majority of the materials in this collection were produced between 2000 and 2004. The ephemera was published by both private industrial organizations and Venezuelan government ministries and agencies.
Collection ID: LAE029

Economic Development and Conditions in Peru, III, 1987-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, monographs, bulletins, flyers, posters, and other miscellaneous items addressing a variety of local and regional development issues in Peru, such as municipal administration, civic participation and community organizing, infrastructure, socioeconomic development, and decentralization.
Collection ID: LAE037

Politics and Elections in Uruguay, I, 1984-2004

This collection comprises pamphlets, flyers, posters, and documents produced by political parties and organizations in Uruguay, relating to national elections and internal party processes.
Collection ID: LAE032

Agrarian Issues in Peru, III, 1920-2003

This collection contains pamphlets, bulletins, posters, and other miscellaneous items addressing a variety of agrarian issues in Peru, including farming techniques and practices, environmental concerns, land reform, political-economic aspects of agriculture, and the controversy over coca production.
Collection ID: LAE035

Youth and Children in Peru, 1994-2003

This microfilm contains pamphlets, periodicals, and other miscellaneous items addressing a range of issues related to youth and children in Peru, such as labor, violence, health, education, and political participation and rights.
Collection ID: LAE004

Women in Argentina, VII, 1993-2005

This collection comprises a diversity of pamphlets, flyers, posters, newspapers, and other documents produced by political parties, women's organizations and movements, political and cultural organizations, city and state governments, as well as other publishers from Argentina.
Collection ID: LAE001

Protestant Churches in Cuba II, 1941-2000

This microfilm contains materials published or distributed by Protestant Christian organizations in Cuba. Many are published or printed by independent evangelical groups and distributed by various denominations or churches.
Collection ID: LAE074

Urban Issues in Brazil, 1975-2006

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, bound reports, and working papers pertaining to a wide range of urban issues in Brazil.
Collection ID: LAE082

Women and Children in Brazil, II, 1983-2005

This collection of ephemera on women and children in Brazil consists of pamphlets, flyers, and serials published by governmental and non-governmental organizations between 1983 and 2005.
Collection ID: LAE081

Youth in Chile, II, 1988-2006

This collection contains pamphlets, flyers, working papers, institutional reports, and periodicals addressing issues related to children and youth in post-dictatorship Chile.
Collection ID: LAE087

Rural and Agrarian Issues in Brazil, 1971-2005

This collection contains pamphlets, serials, reports, booklets, and flyers pertaining to rural conditions and agrarian practices in Brazil.
Collection ID: LAE080

Religion in Perú, 1871-2001

This microfilm consists primarily of pamphlets published in Peru relating to church and religion. Themes covered include history, indigenous peoples, internal church affairs, youth, social issues, politics, biographies and art. The bulk of the material was published during the 1990s.
Collection ID: LAE079

Women in Argentina, VI, 1989-2001

This collection consists of pamphlets published between 1989 and 2001 by community and national organizations as well as government agencies covering women-related issues in Argentina.
Collection ID: LAE085

Women and Gender Issues in Latin America, 1932-1998

This microfilm consists primarily of pamphlets published by non-governmental organizations and government agencies from various Latin American countries in relation to women and gender issues. The bulk of the material was published during the 1980s and 1990s.
Collection ID: LAE083

Women in Argentina, V: Pamphlets, 1982-1998

This microfilm consists of pamphlets published between 1982 and 1998 by community and national organizations as well as government agencies covering women-related issues in Argentina.
Collection ID: LAE084

Women in Chile, IV: Pamphlets, 1985-1998

This microfilm consists of pamphlets published between 1985 and 1998 by community, national and international organizations covering women-related issues in Chile.
Collection ID: LAE086

Politics in Chile I, 1968-2001

This microfilm consists of monographs, serials, and ephemeral material associated with politics in Chile from 1968 to 2001. The bulk of the material dates from about 1985 on.
Collection ID: LAE070

Religion in Brazil, I, 1899-2002

This collection contains ephemera concerning religious issues and events in Brazil, published between 1899 and 2002.
Collection ID: LAE006

Women in Central America, I, 1960-2004

This collection contains pamphlets, reports, serials, monographs, and posters concerning the rights and conditions of women in Central America.
Collection ID: LAE010

Labor in Argentina, 1989-2002

This collection consists of pamphlets, flyers, and some serials issued between 1989 and 2002 by a wide variety of labor organizations in Argentina, including actors guild, state workers, financial sector employees, and industrial laborers; also included are publications from various research and academic centers.
Collection ID: LAE065

Religion in Ecuador, 1977-2000

This microfilm consists of pamphlets and booklets issues between 1977 and 2000 in Ecuador covering a wide range of themes touching on religion, among them: art and culture, biblical studies, biographies, catechism, family and education.
Collection ID: LAE078

Politics in Mexico, 1993-1999

This microfilm, entitled Politics in Mexico (1993-1999), contains, serials, monographs, and ephemeral materials pertaining to politics that are published by political parties, government bodies, and other politically and socially active institutions in Mexico.
Collection ID: LAE072

Religion in Cuba: Protestant Churches in Cuba, 1926-1999

This collection contains materials published and / or distributed in Cuba by Protestant churches and organizations, and issued between 1926 and 1999.
Collection ID: LAE076

Religion in Cuba: The Catholic Church, 1904-1998

This collection contains materials published and/or distributed in Cuba by the Catholic Church and affiliated organizations, and issued between 1904 and 1998.
Collection ID: LAE077

Fraternal Organizations in Cuba, 1954-2000

This collection consists of publications issued by three Cuban fraternal organizations: Gran Logia de Cuba, Orden Caballero de la Luz and the Orden Rosacruz.
Collection ID: LAE056

Religion in Cuba: Non-Christians and General Publications, 1972-1998

This collection contains religious materials published in Cuba between 1972 and 1998 and issued by non-Christian and secular organizations.
Collection ID: LAE075

Church Materials from Mexico I, 1851-1999

This microfilm consists mainly of Catholic religious pamphlets published in Mexico, covering a wide range of subjects such as art, liturgy and catechism, as well as social issues related to women, indigenous groups, youth, and other topics. The bulk of the material was published in the 1980s and after.
Collection ID: LAE052