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Spanish Civil War posters

 Collection — map-case: OF-1
Identifier: MS-0996

Content Description

This collection contains propaganda posters created by the Republican faction during the Spanish Civil War, via the Ministerio de Propaganda and the Quinto Regimiento de Milicias Populares. See item description for more details on the individual posters.

Content Warning

This finding aid and the archival records it describes include images that may be upsetting or triggering. Specifically, depictions of death and severe injury. This collection aims not to promote or otherwise celebrate these materials, but to use items of propaganda as teaching tools. Please take care when using the collection and contact Special Collections with feedback or questions about the materials.


  • Creation: 1937


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.


0.167 Cubic Feet (1 map case folder)

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from in November 2017 with funds from the Class of 1990-NEH.

Processing Information

Processed in February 2024 by Jenelle Clark.

Guide to the Spanish Civil War posters
Jenelle Clark
February 2024
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA