Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas is one of the premier collections in the world focused on Latin America and Latina/o Studies. Its mission is to serve local, national, and international constituencies with interests in Latin American or Latina/o issues and to provide information resources that support the activities of Latin American and Latina/o Studies scholars. In support of this mission, the Benson Collection acquires research materials from and about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the United States. The Benson’s Rare Books and Manuscripts unit houses over 500 Latin American and U.S. Latina/o archival collections dating from fifteenth century to the present that include manuscripts, artwork, maps, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other one-of-a-kind items. The Benson is also a library with over one million books, magazines, newspapers, journals and audiovisual materials. The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is on the UT Austin campus and is open to the public. Learn more at www.lib.utexas.edu/benson.