The Hispanic Society of America was founded by Archer Huntington as a free public museum and reference library for the study of art and culture of the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America.
Portolan charts, illustrating the harbors and trade routes of the Mediterranean, were an early cartographic form. The online catalogue will include a full description, with images, of each chart.
This initiative describes our goal to replace and expand the monastery's library. We hope to create a reading room and space for over 15,000 volumes, along with a Founders' Room and Archive Room.
The oldest and largest English-language lending library on the European continent, the American Library in Paris today serves a broad membership of more than 2,500 families and individuals.
The Library at the Graduate Theological Union is one of the largest of its kind in the United States.
Manuscripts related to the indigenous civilizations and the natural history of the Americas represent a major facet of our collections. Our goal is to scan and make these available on a website.
Our museum holds approximately 200,000 manuscripts, dating from the 10th to the 20th century, which encompass all parts of the world where the Spanish and Portuguese Empires held sway.
To remain an important center of American intellectual life in Paris, The American Library in Paris has undertaken the Second Century Campaign.
The Phase II Renovations of the American LIbrary in Paris will enable us to update and modernize the building for the existing and future demands.