Mexican History Collections

Find out more about the Mexican History Collections in the IHR Wohl Library. We collect historical sources and guides to finding and using sources. This page shows examples from the collections.


The IHR Wohl Library holds a wealth of resources on Mexican history, covering the period from the Spanish invasion up to the twentieth century, both from a national and local perspective. The bulk of the collections comprise of a range of published sources, such as diaries, letter collections, autobiographies, and official records. These works are supplemented by a sizeable collection of bibliographies, archive guides, and reference works, as well as titles about historiography and the nature of memory in Mexican history.

Highlights from the Collections

Online Resources

Please note that access to these resources is available onsite at the IHR, or offsite for staff and students of the IHR only. 

Other Collections

Within the IHR Wohl Library

Browse collection guides to find material relevant to your particular area of interest. Some other collections include

Other libraries, archives, organisations

Further Help

Contact us if you would like help on finding or using our collections, or if you have any comments or suggestions about the content of this guide. We are happy to help.

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