Portuguese pamphlets: pamphlets, speeches, almanacs, offprints, and broadsides in various languages, chiefly Portuguese, relating to Portugal or Portuguese affairs

Location: 
ALEXANDER M/film 2528 Cab 110
Extent: 
75 reels
Guide: 
Guide in reel 1.
Description: 
[Coverage from 1610-ca. 1925] This collection, called by the Library of Congress its Portuguese pamphlet collection or the Portuguese Collection, was formed from material acquired by LC in 1927 and 1929 through purchase of the private library of Antonio Augusto de Carvalho Monteiro. Contents: Reel 1. Introductory background information; Comprehensive guide to contents -- Reels 2-3, (items 1-70). Agriculture -- Reels 4-18, (items 71-263). Almanachs -- Reels 19-20, (items 264-327). Art and music -- Reel 21, (items 328-377). Bibliography, books, and libraries -- Reels 22-23, (items 378-477). Biography -- Reels 24-31, (items (478-983). Luis de Camöes -- Reels 32-33, (items 984-1078). Drama -- Reel 34, (items 1079-1121). Economics, finance, and industry -- Reel 35, (items 1122-1186). Education -- Reels 36-42, (items 1187-1673). History, including Freemasonry -- Reel 43, (items 1674-1771). History : commemorative works -- Reels 44-45, (items 1772-1869). Law -- Reels 46-51, (items 1870-2303). Literature -- Reels 52-53, (items 2304-2413). Local history and description -- Reels 54-55, (items 2414-2499). Medicine and other sciences of man -- Reel 56, (items 2500-2528). Miscellaneous and personal publications, including Children's literature -- Reels 57-58, (items 2529-2656). Natural sciences -- Reel 59, (items 2657-2688). Numistics -- Reels 60-61, (items 2689-2790). Overseas territories -- Reel 62, (items 2791-2816). Philology, language, and orthography -- Reels 63-64, (items 2817-2937). Polemical writings -- Reels 65-70, (items 2938-3376). Politics and government -- Reels 71-73, (items 3377-3511). Religion -- Reel 74, (items 3512-3545). Science and technology -- Reel 75, (items 3546-3602). Societies, institutions, and expositions.
Revision: 
02/28/2013 - 12:06pm