An Archive Covering Hispanic American Civil Rights, Religion and Women’s Rights

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection Series 2 is an archive of rare manuscripts, newspapers and books by Latino-Hispanic Americans. Rare and relevant books and newspapers – including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form.

Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing and are indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. Content is written in Spanish (80%) and English (20%).

The U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection draws its content from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, the largest national project ever to locate, preserve, and disseminate Latino-Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form.

The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Latino-Hispanic literature, and includes publications from all regions of the nation.

Sources Include:

  • Letters and telegrams
  • Speeches and transcripts
  • Periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Literary manuscripts
  • Books/Monographs
  • Yearbooks
  • Personal records
  • Meeting minutes
  • Political papers
  • Cultural programs and notices

Explore the Past in a New Way

EBSCO’s Digital Archives Viewer replicates the experience of browsing and reading original archive material and enhances it with keyword search, note-taking tools and other useful features. 

Learn about Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1.