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

Emigration from Spain

The materials listed below encompass both the beginnings of the Spanish movement across the Atlantic and the reasons for its continuation into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They also help to trace emigration routes, as hundreds of thousands of people emigrated from Spain to Spanish colonies in the Americas, and from there to territories that now lie within U.S. borders.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.