Our very own special collections library (Burns), has centuries of material that you can hold in your own hands. As with many U.S. institutions, however, the our material on spaces like Guatemala, India, China, presents a heavy U.S. and European perspective. That material is still important, but researchers should remember that these predominately white authors often approach their topics as colonizers lacking respect.
With that in mind, you should start by searching for material through BC Libraries' catalog and then ordering it (if you haven't registered, you'll be prompted). For a guide on the process, check out the "Finding Burns Material" page. You might also check out the following recommendations: