The Latin American Library

  • Hours

  • 8am-4pm by appt.
  • Location

  • Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
  • Fourth Floor
  • About

  • The Latin American Library, a division of Tulane University Libraries, is among the world's foremost collections of research materials from and about Latin America, the Caribbean and its diasporas. The collection consists of more than 800,000 volumes and over 810 current periodical subscriptions and a growing number of digital resources. The Library’s rare and unique collections include over 15,000 rare printed works, 6,250 linear feet of manuscripts, 128,000 graphic and 6,000 cartographic items. The Latin American Library's collection is one of the most comprehensive of its kind, including original materials from the contact period to the present with substantial holdings documenting indigenous cultures in the region from pre-contact period to the present. It is one of only three stand-alone research collections devoted to the region in United States universities.


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