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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Central America Collection, 1985-1991



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Central America
Title: Central America Collection
Dates: 1985-1991
Abstract: 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.
Accession No.: 92-273
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Dissenters -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.
Places
Central America -- History -- 20th century.
Central America -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Central America -- Social conditions -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Central America Collection, 1985-1991, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/A97 Newspapers and newsletters, 1985-1991

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