Special Collections and Oliveira Lima Library — Latin American Independence Resources
This research guide represents a collaborative effort between The Catholic University of America’s Special Collections and Oliveira Lima Library to highlight holdings related to Mexican, Venezuelan, and Brazilian Independence.
Memoirs of Simon Bolivar: President Liberator of the Republic of Colombia: and of his principal generals: comprising a secret history of the revolution, and the events which preceded it, from 1807 to the present time (1830)
Author: Ducoudray Holstein, H. L. V. (Henri La Fayette Villaume), 1763-1839
Call No.: F2235 .B654 1830 (Oliveira Lima Library)
General Miranda, an accurate likeness taken at Barbadoes (1806)
Artist: William Holland (1782–1817)
Call No.: ART 1-02-2 MIRA 1806 H734 (Oliveira Lima Library)
Simón Bolívar, Libertador de Colombia y del Peru, y fundador de Bolivia (1827)
Artists: Turner, Charles, 1774-1857, engraver; Gil de Castro, José, 1785-1841, artist.
Call No.: ART 1-01-2 BOLI 1827 T944 (Oliveira Lima Library)
Description: 1 print: mezzotint, sheet 61 x 38 cm. Portrait of Simón Bolívar, whole-length, standing, turned to the right, looking at the viewer, wearing uniform with double breasted coat, epaulettes and high collar, with dark neckerchief, and knee-high boots; his right hand on his chest, with fingers inside his jacket, holding sword in his left hand; view of two soldiers from behind in a landscape on the right...