By Thomas Whigham, Jerry W. Cooney
This quantity offers the researcher with a superb software for investigating the background, politics, and tradition of Paraguay. even if a variety of libraries, museums, and files within the U.S. include documentary collections of curiosity to Paraguayanists, they're little recognized and hence underutilized. Whigham and Cooney support right this challenge. not just do they describe the main well-known collections in such libraries because the collage of Texas at Austin, the Library of Congress, and the Oliveira Lima Library at Catholic college, they've got additionally exposed a few vague fabrics. From the Museum of Norwegian-American ancient organization records in Minnesota to the Mennonite data at Bethel university in Kansas, they've got run the gamut of obtainable assets.
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Additional resources for A Guide to Collections on Paraguay in the United States (Reference Guides to Archival and Manuscript Sources in World History)
Snyder Collection In Box 2 of this collection is an investigation of the new Chaco colonies in 1930 by T. K. Hershey. 42. Walter Quiring Collection This collection contains, in Boxes I and 2, various reports on the politics and conomy of the Mennonite Chaco settlements in the 1930s. A guide exists. Indiana Historical Society 315 West Ohio Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 43. Carleton McCulloch Papers McCulloch was an important figure in Hoosier politics during the 1930s and a confident of Meredith Nicholson, envoy to Paraguay.
The Lilly Library of Richmond, Indiana states that in the future they may receive those papers. DePauw University Archives and Special Collections (Indiana United Methodism) Roy O. West Library Greencastle, Indiana 46135 35. Thomas Bond Wood Papers DePauw University holds the papers of Thomas Bond Wood, a prominent Methodist missionary to the Rio de Plata in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Most of his activities were in Argentina and Uruguay but from 1879 to 1887 he was Superintendent of Missions in South America, and in this capacity organized missionary work in Paraguay.
C. Los Angeles, and the University of Georgia (in the case of the latter library, only the Francia materials are present). To be sure, however, the Spencer Library holds the original transcripts. The overall value of these materials cannot be overestimated; they represent what is probably the principal source for studies of Paraguayan political and economic structures, diplomatic relations, land tenure, and the history of the military in the era preceding the Triple Alliance War. KENTUCKY University of Louisville William F.