Collection Guides

LAMP's microform and digital collections form a large pool of historical, political, linguistic, economic, and geographical data and primary source materials not available elsewhere. Many of the sets contain archival material or large collections of material that do not lend themselves to traditional analytic cataloging. Many of these sets have Collection Guides to help scholars locate specific material of interest to their research.

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Holdings List

A comprehensive Holdings List of LAMP material is also available.  The Holdings List is organized by country of publication.

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Current LAMP Projects

Researchers who are interested in LAMP's current activities may check the list of Current LAMP Projects, which lists those projects recently funded by LAMP, but not yet complete.

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Guidelines for Proposing a New Project

New materials are added to the LAMP collection on an ongoing basis.  Funding proposals for acquisitions and new projects are considered each year at LAMP's annual meeting.  Proposals to preserve or acquire research material in microfilm, digital or other format are welcomed by LAMP.  Guidelines for proposing a LAMP project will assist members in crafting successful proposals.

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April 17, 1912 edition of El Mercurio

LAMP has acquired microfilm for 1909–13 issues of the Santiago, Chile newspaper El Mercurio, which was founded in 1900. Today the conservative title is considered the country’s newspaper-of-record.