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Arte Público Series 1
The Latino-Hispanic American Experience: The Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture. This collection accurately conveys the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics, shedding new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized them from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times. The Latino-Hispanic American Experience offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the United States. This collection includes: approximately 60,000 historical articles; hundreds of political and religious pamphlets and broadsides; and complete texts of over 1,100 historical books of Hispanic literature and culture.
Arte Público Series 2
The Latino-Hispanic American Experience: Leaders, Writers, and Thinkers presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers—including rare anarchist newspapers—are presented in their original form. Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing, indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. This collection offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the U.S. This collection includes: hundreds of rare books by Latino-Hispanic Americans; over 3,000 issues of rare historical newspapers and periodicals, including over 75,000 pages of content; and over 250,000 pages of personal and organizational manuscript content.
Both Series 1 and Series 2 collections include content written in Spanish (80%) and English (20%), indexed and searchable in Spanish and English. The collections draw their content from the “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project,” the largest national project ever to locate, preserve, and disseminate Latino-Hispanic culture of the U.S. in its written form, from colonial times to 1960. The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press, the oldest and largest publisher of U.S. Latino-Hispanic literature, and includes publications from all regions of the nation.
These rare collections feature EBSCOhost's unique Digital Archives Viewer which was developed with the input of researchers and librarians for exploring archival materials. This technology provides the ability for users to search the entire collection by keyword, while preserving the ability to browse and navigate within the content. You can learn more about the Digital Archives Viewer at http://www.ebscohost.com/archives/general-archives/digital-archive-viewer. Training is available via Webinar and/or phone, if interested.
To learn more about EBSCOhost’s Arte Público Series 1, visit http://www.ebscohost.com/archives/featured-archives/latino-hispanic-series-one. To learn more about EBSCOhost’s Arte Público Series 2, visit http://www.ebscohost.com/archives/featured-archives/the-latino-hispanic-american-experience-series-two.