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A short story about Potosi—the largest South American silver mine—in the Library’s Collections (Part 2)

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

This is a two-part blog post by Pamela Padilla, 2022 Summer participant in the Library of Congress Internship (LOCI) program with the Hispanic Reading Room, and a Library Science and History graduate student at Queens College, City University of New York.  Click here for the first part of Pamela’s research project. At one point one …

Happy 500th Anniversary, Old San Juan! Acquisitions about Puerto Rico at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Giselle M. Avilés

Puerto Rico is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Old San Juan, the oldest city in the United States, and we could not be more excited to share two recent acquisitions by the Latin American, Caribbean & European Division (LAC&E) which shed light on the historical details of Old San Juan and the …