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  • This digital collection features broadsides from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library’s William J. Griffith Collection of Guatemala and Central America.  Dating from the 1820s to 1922, the broadsides are primarily Guatemalan, with a smaller number from Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. Many pertain to national and local politics and include election materials, political manifestos, and government pronouncements. Additional broadsides address religion, culture, education, and lotteries.

    La colección digital consiste en volantes de la Biblioteca de investigación Kenneth Spencer pertenecientes a la colección de William J. Griffith sobre Guatemala y Centroamérica. Publicados entre 1820 y 1922, los volantes son mayormente de Guatemala, con un número menor de Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador y Nicaragua. Muchos se relacionan a la política nacional y local e incluyen material electoral, manifiestos políticos, y pronunciamientos gubernamentales. Además, los volantes se refieren a la religión, la cultura, la educación y la lotería.

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