The Henry Finch Uruguay collection has not yet been catalogued: a handlist is available here The library also contains special materials such as the BBC & Reuters Latin America News Archives, and a recent donation by Dr Robert Howes, consisting of political ephemera he collected relating to the elections for the National Congress and the State Assemblies held on 15 November 1986 in the States if Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul. Most material is available via the library catalogue, but please contact the librarian [email protected] for further information. Special Collections Latin American Studies (shelved at Special Coll. 300 items (dating from 17th C.) covering a range of geographical areas and subject fields e.g.
Edmundo William Ross was born in 1910 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the eldest of four children to a black Venezuelan mother and a white Scottish father who was a telephone engineer.
The family moved to Venezuela in 1924 and following an argument, his godfather recommended placing him in a military academy.
Additional material is also held within SHL Special Collections eg Goldsmiths Kress.
The old ‘ISA’ Teaching collection is located on the 6th floor at the start of the collection sequence.
The CIIR Archive - a selection of the archive of the Catholic Institute for International Relations (now Progressio) - an international development charity. The Film and Documentary Collection includes the Nissa Torrents video archive and micro MACRO video collection plus a wide range of feature films and documentaries.