Portuguese and Lusophone

Portuguese resources

1. resources in Portugal

1.1 archives

Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo
This archive operates both as Historical Archive and as the national board responsible for the supervision of all district archives – the Direcção-Geral de Arquivos – also accessible through this website. These are:

Arquivo da Universidade de Coimbra
This constitutes the deposit of all documents both received and produced in the University of Coimbra (established in 1290), as well as of the district archive. Its most ancient document, a parchment from the Colegiada de Guimarães, dates back to the 10th century.

Hemeroteca Digital
This is an archive of all periodicals available in the public domain.

Radiotelevisão Portuguesa – Centro de Documentação e Informação
This maintains all documentation of the history of Portuguese TV of the last 50 years. A Virtual Museum is also available.