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The Latin American Library Special Collections: Discovery Tools

Guide to databases, catalogs, and inventories available to search and discover the special collections of Tulane's Latin American Library.

Brazilian Cordel Collection

The Latin American Library at Tulane University has an extensive collection of more than 900 Brazilian chapbooks, or literatura de cordel.

These small pamphlets are registered under one catalog entry and call number in the Tulane library catalog: Latin American Library (Rare Books) PQ9691.N59 C65. You can consult them in our special collections reading room from 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

To consult the title, author, publication place, publisher, and year of each individual chapbook, download the excel inventory below. Box 1 begins with chapbook number 1, and each chapbook is numbered sequentially thereafter in the order in which they were acquired until the last entry of Box 6. 

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