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IBERO-AMERICAN MIGRATORY
MOVEMENTS

IBERO-AMERICAN DOCUMENTAL SOURCES

BOLIVIA

The documentary resources for studying Spanish emigration to Bolivia can be traced through the following archives:

Archivo y Biblioteca Nacionales de Bolivia

Address: Calle Dalence, 4. 793 Sucre.
Tel.: (00 591 ) 46460207
E-mail: abnb@entelnet.bo
Website: https://archivoybibliotecanacionalesdebolivia.wordpress.com/

Ministerio del Interior
In 1888, this ministry took charge of the Colonisation section, thus becoming responsible for fostering foreign immigration and promoting the establishment of colonies in Bolivia.

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Holds the census of foreign nationals from 1942 to 1953.

Servicio Nacional de Migración

Address: Avenida Camacho entre Bueno y Loayza. La Paz.
Tel.: (00 591 2) 2202981

It has several relevant series for this topic such as the census of foreign nationals, family ties, passports, etc.

Archivo de Documentos de la Dirección Nacional de Identificación Personal

Address: Calle Bolivar esquina Sucre. La Paz.
Tel.: 591 2 2285628

This archive contains baptism, birth, marriage and death certificates, divorce sentences, legal procedures for changing names and surnames, documents on adopted children and domestic radiograms.

Archivo de La Paz

Address: Avenida 6 de agosto nº 2080. La Paz.
Tel.: (00 591 2) 2441416

Contains population and housing censuses.

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