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Featured Webcast: The Hispanic Reading Room celebrates its 75th anniversary and the 78th anniversary of the Handbook of Latin American Studies
The Hispanic Reading Room was designed by architect Paul Philippe Cret. It opened in 1939.
The Hispanic Reading Room serves as the primary
access point for research relating to those parts of the world encompassing
the geographical areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, and Iberia; the indigenous
cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced
by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S. and peoples of
Portuguese or Spanish heritage in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
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101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4850 Find us
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Latin American Studies
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