The Newberry has a strong collection in Filipino immigration to the
- A large number of manuscripts from the Spanish period particularly from the 17th and 18th centuries.
- Important materials on the origins of Filipino nationalism as well as documents of the Philippine Revolution against
- Reports, bulletins and circulars from the American Civil Government from the Philippine-American War
- More than 8,000 ethnological photos
- Philippine linguistics and
- Travel literature and maps of the Philippine islands