El Salvador - Libraries and museums

The National Library in San Salvador is the largest in the country, with 150,000 volumes. The library at the University of El Salvador has 34,000 volumes. The Central American University José Simeón Cañas in San Salvador has 150,000 volumes. In addition, there are three governmental libraries attached to the ministries of Education, Economics, and Foreign Affairs and a few small private and college libraries. The Ministry of Education maintains a mobile library with a total of 25,000 volumes.

The David J. Guzmán National Museum in San Salvador, founded in 1883, is a general museum housing historical documents and pre-Columbian artifacts. The Natural History Museum of El Salvador was founded in 1976. The National Zoological Park in San Salvador, established in 1961, maintains a natural science museum.

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Jun 29, 2010 @ 2:14 pm
I am interested in researching the 1958-59 Santa Ana Car Race that took place in San Salvador. How can I do this from the United States (I do not speak Spanish)? I would be happy to pay someone to do the research.

Thank you.


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