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HIST 393 / REL 398 Approaches to History: Catholicisms in the Americas

Other Local Collections

  • The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) CRL has large collections of newspapers and other publications as well as access to some online material. Materials from the CRL can be request through Interlibrary Loan. Below are examples of some of the materials that can be requested from CRL:
    • Early printed books on religion from colonial Spanish America, 1543/44-c. 1800 holdings of the British Library
      Leiden, The Netherlands : IDC,
      1038 microfiches : ill. ; 11 x 15 cm. + 1 catalog (27 p. ; 30 cm.)
      The British Library collection comprises 413 works from this period, the overwhelming majority of which are from Mexico and Peru

  • Newberry Library The Newberry Library is one of the premier collections in the United States of primary source materials for the study of Early Modern Europe; the history of printing and publishing; American literature through the 1920s; and the history of the Americas, including of Native Americans.A majority of the Newberry's holdings are listed in their online catalog, which can be accessed via the URL above, though you may need to visit the Newberry to find out the full scope of their holdings.
  • Loyola University Chicago Libraries Loyola's Cudahy library has a large number of publications relating to Catholicism. Cudahay library is just a quick shuttle ride away. To obtain a Loyola borrower’s card, Northwestern patrons must bring their WildCARD to the circulation desk at the Cudahy Library at Loyola between 8:30am and 6:00pm Monday through Thursday, or between 8:30am and 5:00pm on Fridays. NU patrons will be asked to fill out paperwork and staff will call the NU Library Privileges Office to verify their status. A card will then be issued on the spot.

    Loyola's collections in their University Archives and Special Collections includes much Catholic history and history of the Jesuits.
  • DePaul University Library Archives. Depaul has a number of manuscript collections created by Catholic organizations or individuals or related to Catholic issues.
  • Chicago History Museum The above link will take you to the catalog of the Chicago History Museum where you can search for materials relating to Chicago and Catholicism.

Potential Interlibrary Loan CIDOC collection : the history of religiosity in Latin America ca. 1830-1970 on microfiche

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