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Hispanic Origins in the United States: A Guide to Local History and Genealogy Sources

Online Resources

This section lists useful digitized materials from Library collections, as well as websites and subscription databases. Some are specifically meant for Hispanic genealogy, and others are general resources that can be useful for any type of family history research.

The Library of Congress Digital Collections contain a wide variety of primary source materials including maps, manuscripts, moving picture and sound recordings, newspapers, photographs, and more. Selected digitized primary source materials from the Library’s collections are highlighted below.




Sound Recordings

These guides provide curated Library of Congress resources for researching each country, including digitized primary source materials in a wide variety of formats, books and periodicals, online databases, and tips for searching.