We are a Colombian non-profit devoted to using new technologies to protect and promote the historical heritage of Latin America.

We design and build custom scanners to digitize historical collections, create tools and platforms to make them accessible, and develop digital history projects.

Digital Archive of Colonial Latin America UCHRI Project

A UC Humanities Research Institute project developed with UC Santa Barbara


The primary aim of ths project was to develop some tools to publish the thousands of images digitized by Neogranadina and its institutional partners in Popayán and Tunja. It also sought to develop, adapt, and implement tools for the collaborative creation of the catalogs and archival descriptions necessary to make this material truly accessible, and to share the results of this process for free as open access so that they could be used and improved by anyone.


  • The development and experimentation made possible by this project resulted in two of Neogranadina’s platforms, the Collective Catalog of Colombian Archives and the Collective Archive.


  • UC Humanities Research Institute
  • Alex Borucki, UC Irvine
  • Universidad de California, Santa Barbara
  • El procesamiento de los materiales fue gracias a la loable labor de los estudiantes que participaron en el proyecto de Catalogación Colaborativa.


This project was supported in part by the University of California Office of the President MRPI funding MR-15-328710.