A Guide to the Central America Collection, 1985-1991
Comprised of newspapers and newsletters published in Texas, the Central America Collection, 1985-1991, documents research and shifting public opinion on Central American social, political, and economic issues. Newspapers consist of several editions of the Houston Catholic Worker, while newsletters include the S.T.A.R. of Guatemala, the Texas Alliance for Human Needs, La Carta: Newsletter of the Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America, the Texas Ecumenical Action, the Central America Peace Initiative, and Austin Peace and Justice. The vast majority of articles discuss political and social dissent in such countries as Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama.
This collection is open for research use.
Central America Collection, 1985-1991, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers