A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America
This collection of posters from different Latin American countries covers a wide range of subjects relevant to the geographical region. The posters range in date from the 1970s to the 1990s.
Language of Materials
Spanish; Portuguese; German
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 2 oversize boxes, 54 oversize folders) ; Sizes vary.
Scope and Contents
Latin American countries and regions respresented in this collection of posters include Brazil, the Caribbean, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Venezuela. The range of topics includes astronomy, banks, biography, children, description and travel, development, the "disappeared", education, environment, health, justice, literacy, military service, national history, students, unions and women. Several categories are grouped topically under the general geographic region of Central America, while other categories are broken out by a specific country.
The posters have been grouped by geographical areas and subjects. The posters date from the 1970s through the 2010s. Medium-format posters are shelved at call number Griffith Q109, folders 1-29, while smaller posters are at Griffith P96, folders 1-13 and larger posters at Griffith R18, folders 1-42 and Griffith S4:1-11.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation / purchase, William Griffith via University of Kansas Libraries Department for Spain, Portugal, and Latin America, 1970s-1990s. Addition, gift of Vientos Tropicales in honor of Shelley Miller, 2017.
Some posters at Griffith R18 formerly located at R53. Posters at Griffith Q109 labeled as being at Griffith Q103.
- Guide to the Griffith Latin American Poster Collection
- A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America
- Finding aid prepared by C.J, March 2005; revised by K.C, September 2005. Finding aid encoded by amc, 2005; revised by skt, 2010; mwh, 2017.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
A Collection of Posters from and about Latin America, Department of Special Collections, Griffith Q109, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas