Projects

Below you will find an alphabetical list of ongoing digital humanities projects that come out of the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage archives.

Do you have a project that utilizes our archives that you would like for us to include? Contact us via our contact page, Facebook, or e-mail.


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Are We Good Neighbors?

This project maps cases of discrimination against people of Mexican descent in Texas during the 1940s as documented by affidavits collected by Alonso S. Perales.

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.


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Delis Negrón Digital Archive

This digital archive highlights the life and work of Delis Negrón, a Puerto Rican writer who was also a director, editor, English professor and activist in south Texas and Mexico City.

Student Lead: Sylvia A. Fernández
Collaborators: Isis Campos, Victoria Moreno, and Annette Zapata


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Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Blog

This blog is dedicated to highlighting archival documents, digital humanities projects, resources, workshops, events, and news.

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.


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Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage DIGITAL ARCHIVES

This digital archive contains a sampling of some of Recovery's collections, such as that of Alonso S. Perales and Ángela de Hoyos. The digital collections include photographs, correspondence and other documents. 

Project Manager: Lorena Gauthereau, Ph.D.


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MUSEUM SURVEY

In 2017-2018, Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage conducted a survey of small historical societies, libraries and museums in the Southwest that might hold Hispanic archival materials and to assess how they were preserved and made accessible. The results were digitally mapped as part of this survey to serve as a guide to Hispanic materials at small institutions.


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Twitter Bots

@AlonsoSPerales
Tweets out quotations from Alonso S. Perales’ writings, information regarding Perales, and news regarding his collection. Created by Lorena Gauthereau and Theresa Mayfield.

@Fillingthe_gaps
Unveils Latino authors’ written legacy recovered in newspapers published in the United States from 1808 to 1960. The bot asks people to contribute by responding with any additional information they’ve come across in their research. Created by Isis Campos and Sylvia Fernández.


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Network of women in hispanic periodicals

This project visualizes the vast network between women writing in the early Hispanic press in the United States.

Project Manager: Isis Campos


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Printed pathways in us latino periodicals

This is a comprehensive authority list that contains robust bibliographic information about US Latina/o authors and poets who published in US Latino periodicals.

Student Lead: Isis Campos


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SARABIA COLLECTION

This project highlights historic spaces important to the Houston Latino community.

 



visual bibliography of hispanic periodicals in the us

Project Manager: Isis Campos