SOCIETY FOR SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE HISTORICAL
RESOURCES ON THE WEB
LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES
The links below are offered as general reference. For information
on resources devoted to specific individuals or time periods, you might
want to consult other links in our website (under construction), such
as "historical associations/cultural organizations," "documents and texts,"
or the links to the different historical periods (ancient, medieval,
early modern, and modern).
The catalogue of the diplomatic historical archive housed at the
Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais/Torre
do Tombo: http://www.iantt.pt/
Website of the Portuguese National Archives. It offers information
on the collections held at the Torre do Tombo, as well as links to
a number of municipal and
archives in the country.
Centro de Estudos de História
do Atlântico: http://www.ceha-madeira.net/
Information and research on the Atlantic Islands with special
attention to Madeira. There is a link to the Arquivo Regional da Madeira.
Centro de Documentação
25 de Abril:
Housed at the University of Coímbra, this electronic archive
is dedicated to the history of the April Revolution and its consequences.
It offers links to primary documents, bibliographies, monographs
and exhibitis on the revolution and Portuguese transition to democracy.
Arquivos e Serviços de Informação Portugueses
na Internet: http://www.portembassy.gla.ac.uk/info/libs/badlib.html
A complete and well-organized listing of Portuguese archives
and libraries from the Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários,
Arquivistas e Documentalistas.
Biblioteca Nacional de Lisboa: http://www.bn.pt/
A number of sources have been digitalized and are accesible
in electronic format through the Biblioteca Nacional Digital.
A variety of on-line exhibits are also available
Libdex: The Library
Index (Portugal): http://www.libdex.com/country/Portugal.html
A worldwide directory of library homepages, searchable by country.
de Archivos de España:
Links to the homepages of a variety of Spanish archives. For the webpages
of archives managed by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura
y Deporte check
Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas: http://www.cultura.mecd.es/archivos/index.html
List from the Centro Virtual Cervantes. It provides a brief
history and description of the collections held at some of the more
relevant Spanish state archives.
de Galicia: http://www.usc.es/~troia/paleo/arquivos.html
Provides information on location and access, as well as a general
description of the collections, for a variety of Galician archives.
Links to a variety of historic archives in Catalonia, from the
homepage of the Associació d´Arxivers de Catalunya.
An inventory of Catalan Photographic Archives which includes
information concerning photographic archives, public and private,
Centro de Patrimonio Documental del
País Vasco: http://www.irargi.org/
An ongoing project, the website provides on-line access to a
rich collection of documents from a wide range of archives in the Basque
country, including several private collections.
Biblioteca Nacional de
Revised November 25, 2003
The website of the National Library in Madrid includes other
relevant links under "Recursos de interés bibliotecario," among
them the Catálogo
Colectivo del Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español.
An ongoing project, the Catálogo provides
a collective catalogue of printed materials from the 15th to the 21st
centuries held in more than 600 Spanish libraries.
Links to the websites and catalogues of the research libraries
associated with the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Directorio de las Bibliotecas
Públicas del Estado (BPE): http://www.mcu.es/bpe/info.html
Provides links to the websites and catalogues of Spanish public
libraries linked to the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte,
organized by Autonomous Community. For a more detailed directory,
including municipal libraries, check
, "the webportal of Spanish public libraries."
Libdex: The Library
Index (Spain): http://www.libdex.com/country/Spain.html
A worldwide directory of library homepages, searchable by country
de Bibliotecas Universitarias (REBIUN): http://www.crue.org/web-rebiun/index.html
Includes a searchable collective catalogue of books and periodicals
held at Spanish university libraries.
Links to Spanish university libraries and archives, organized
by Autonomous Community