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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.


Our print & PDF collection guides are excellent resources to:

  • find more details about the collection you're consulting (such as history, arrangement and contents of boxes, and more)
  • browse collections by name and number, rather than searching by keywords

Print Guides

The below finding aids are available for consultation in the LAL special collections reading room:

Collection Guide Binders

  • Organization: alphabetical by collection name
  • Contain information on and descriptions of the manuscript, image, and ephemera collections in LAL Special Collections

Listing of Special Collections at the Latin American Library

  • Organization: numerical by collection number within the following sub-sections:
    • Records Relating to the MSS Collections
    • Records Relating to the Photograph Collections
    • Records Relating to Album Series
    • Records Relating to Small Collection Series
    • Records Relating to Individual Photograph Series
    • Records Relating to Postcard Series

Martha & Donald Robertson Collection, 1934-1992 (MSS Collection 125)

  • Introduction, arrangement, and guide to the contents of this collection

PDF Collection Guides

More PDF guides coming soon.

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