Recent Submissions

  • Spanish Catholic Missions and Border History 

    Seglie, AnaMaria (2011-08-04)
    The Catholic missions of Spanish America are an integral part of U.S.-Mexico borderlands history. Using John Russell Bartlett’s Personal narrative of explorations & incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, volume 1, a 19th century document found in the Our Americas Archive Partnership, I discuss how the missions represent ...
  • La madre mexicana: fragmento del libro, Las mujeres españolas, portuguesas y americanas 

    Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011-07-21)
    Este video es una lectura corta del libro Las mujeres españolas, portuguesas y americanas, con preguntas para reflexión para estudiantes de español. (This video provides a reading of a short Spanish excerpt followed by questions and vocabulary for Spanish students.)
  • Introducción a un billete mexicano de diez pesos 

    Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2011-07-08)
    Este video contextualiza a un billete de diez pesos mexicanos (1823) impreso sobre una bula católica (siglo 18), según la trayectoria de la historia de México. (This video contextualizes a ten pesos Mexican banknote (1823) printed on an eighteenth century Catholic bull, according to the timeline of Mexican history.)
  • Global linking through archival digitization: The Our Americas Archive Partnership and "Las mujeres españolas, portuguesas y americanas" (1876) 

    Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena (2009-11-14)
    Digitization projects dealing with historical archives have altered the manner in which we access, search for, define, and interact with literature. New technologies hybridize historical documents and change the way archival research is conducted. The digitization of the book “Las mujeres españolas, portuguesas y americanas” (1876) for the Our Americas ...
  • Our Americas Archive Partnership: Charting New Cultural Geographies 

    Spiro, Lisa; Center for Digital Scholarship (2009-06-24)
  • Metababble: A Clash of Metadata Cultures 

    Henry, Geneva; Rivero, Monica (2009-06-22)
    A tension exists between making digitized resources available to users quickly and providing detailed, item-level metadata and semantic markup that make those resources more discoverable. The Our Americas Archive Partnership (OAAP) project, funded by IMLS in the fall of 2007, is facing these challenges as the project progresses. This poster ...