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Philippine and Filipino American History & Heritage

This guides primarily describes resources available at the UMD Libraries for research on the history of the Philipines and the experience of Filipino Americans. The guide also directs researchers to collections and resources beyond the UMD Libraries.



This is a guide to important primary and secondary sources on the history of the Philippines and Filipino Americans. The emphasis of this guide is on material available in the University of Maryland Libraries' Special Collections available in the Maryland Room of Hornbake Library, but general collections and external resources are also included. Contact the subject specialist for more information and assistance.

Image Citation: Photograph documents a celebration and social event of the Filipino Guerrillas of Bataan Association. Photo was taken at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, Ill., on September 19, 1943.  Available in the UMD Libraries Digital Collections as part of the Filipino American Community Archives.