Tracking colonial women in the Latin-American archives: challenges, lawsuits, and flavors

Why are people so sure that women are not in the archives?
This question serves as a starting point for a reflection on archival institutions and the challenges of uncovering women’s traces and voices within their collections. Drawing from my experience, the archival research provided me different flavors and at least one undeniable truth: women are always present in the sources, even in periods when efforts were made to silence them.

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