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Register of the Costa Rican Subject Collection, 1929-1993.
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Series Description

Box No. 1-2.

Subject File, 1968-1993.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, serial issues,articles, pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, bumper stickers, sample ballots, campaign biographies, voter's guide and election code. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box No. 3.

Oversize File, 1929-1990.

Scope and Content Note

Posters, manifesto, sample ballots, election literature and promotional items.

Container List


SUBJECT FILE, 1968-1993

Box 1., Folder 1-3

General. Serial issues, pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, bumper stickers, sample ballot, campaign biographies and reports, largely concerning political parties and campaigns, 1968-1986. Includes material from the Partido Comunista de Costa Rica, Partido Socialista Costarricense, Partido Vanguardia Popular, Movimiento Revolucionario del Pueblo and student movements

Box 2., Folder 1

Central America. Reports and pamphlets relating to Costa Rica's role in the Central American peace process, arms trafficking and the political situation in Nicaragua. Includes documentary material concerning various peace plans, including that of the Contadora group

Folder 2

Elections, 1990. Voter's guide, election code, sample ballot, bumper sticker, flyers, pamphlets and leaflets, 1989-1990

Folder 3

Human rights. Reports and pamphlet, 1987-1989

Folder 4

Trade unions. Newspaper, report and pamphlets concerning labor organizations and strike activities, 1979-1986. Includes material from the Asociacion Nacional de Empleados Publicos (ANEP) and the Confederacion Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT)

Folder 5

United States. Articles and reports mainly concerning the activities of John Hull within Costa Rica in support of the Nicaraguan Contras, 1988-1993. Includes material on the controversy surrounding allegations made against Hull and the Central Intelligence Agency by the Christic Institute


OVERSIZE FILE, 1929-1990.

Box 3.

Posters, manifesto, sample ballots, election literature and promotional items. Includes material from La Liga Antifascista de Costa Rica and the Partido Socialista Costarricense