Compiled by Oscar E. Delepiani
The newspapers listed below are currently being received by the Benson Latin American Collection. The most recent issues available are displayed in the Reading Room adjacent to the Current Periodicals Area. Earlier issues for the current year, and for the year immediately past, are kept in Room 3N, shelved alphabetically by country, city and title.
To locate current newspapers use the following checklist:
1. Search the title in UTCAT, the online catalog.
2. Check the shelves adjacent to the Current Periodicals Area where the newspapers are arranged alphabetically by title.
3. Go to Room 3N of the stacks for other issues of newspapers received within the last two years.
4. Consult with Information Desk staff for further information.
Holdings and location of bound volumes may be obtained by doing a title search in UTCAT. In order to find out which newspapers from a particular country are in UTCAT do a subject search under the name of the country, or city, plus the word "newspapers," e.g. Argentina -- newspapers.
The beginning dates of publication of the newspapers are given below when known, although they do not necessarily reflect Benson Collection holdings.
La Nación Ed. internacional vía aérea. Buenos Aires: [s.n.]. Began in 1964. Weekly.
This is the airmail, summary edition of the daily La Nación. Issues of the daily edition may be found listed in UTCAT under Nación (Buenos Aires, Argentina). The cultural section, section 7 of the Sunday newspaper, called "Cultura," is also received and issues are displayed in the Reading Room. Issues of the daily on microfilm are at FILM 6073 LAC.
Excélsior. México, DF: Excélsior. Began Mar. 18, 1917. Daily. The Library also has issues on microfilm at: FILM 14,955 LAC.
Mexico City Times. Mexico City: Mex-Press, S.A. de C.V. Began publication in 1995. Daily except Sundays.
El Norte. Monterrey: Editora El Sol. Daily. The Library also has issues on microfilm at: FILM 12,955 LAC.
Reforma. Mexico: Consorcio Interamericano de Comunicación. Daily. Began in 1993?
Uno más uno. México, DF: Editorial Uno, S.A. de C.U. Began in 1978. Daily.
El Peruano. Lima, Peru: [s.n.] Began in 1990. Daily. This publication which was originally the official gazette of Peru, became a general newspaper in Nov. 1990. It includes a section called "El Peruano: boletín oficial," which now serves as the official gazette. This section is separated from the newspaper and is cataloged at: fG328.85 P435 LAC.
El Hispano News. Albuquerque, NM: El Hispano, Inc. Vol. 20, no. 35 (17 de enero de 1986). Weekly. Continues: El Hispano (Albuquerque, NM : 1966). In Spanish, a newspaper about Hispanos in New Mexico.
El Nuevo Herald. Miami, FL: Knight Ridder, Began Nov. 21, 1987. Daily. Spanish language edition of: Miami Herald (Miami, FL: 1976).
La Opinión. Los Angeles, CA: I.E. Lozano. Año 1, no. 1 (Sept. 16 de 1926)-. Daily. In English or Spanish, contains general news and news about Latinos in the United States.
La Prensa de San Antonio. San Antonio, TX: Duran Duran Industries Inc. Weekly.
La Raza. Chicago, IL: La Raza Publications. Began in 1971? Weekly.
El Sol. Phoenix, AZ: Voz Hispana Inc. Año 42, no. 2040 (17 de dic., 1982)-. Weekly. Published by Premier Communications International since 1994. Continues: El Sol de Arizona.
El Sol de Texas. Dallas, TX: J.CV. Gutierrez. Vol. 1, no. 1 (sept. 30, 1966)-. Weekly.
Voz. Denver, CO: Hispano Publications. Vol. 14, no. 1 (1 de enero de 1988)-. Weekly. Continues: Voz hispana de Colorado.
Voz de Houston. Houston, TX: A. R. Ordoñez. Began in 1980? Weekly.
Non-current newspapers stored in CDL may be consulted at that library, Monday-Friday 8:00 am. to 5:00 pm. Newspapers in the Library Storage Facility (LSF) must be used in the Benson Collection and should be requested in advance through the Circulation Desk.
CONSULT THE INFORMATION DESK STAFF FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT NEWSPAPERS.