Historical Archive


The Historical Archive of Banco de Portugal collects, preserves and discloses documentation of interest to the Bank’s history and supports related research. Here you can search through the Historical Archive’s collection and view digital versions.


The Historical Archive’s collection contains documentary fonds of Banco de Portugal, its forerunner Banco de Lisboa, the financial companies created with the support of Banco de Lisboa and companies wound up by Banco de Portugal.

It also holds Banco de Portugal’s photographic collection, its collection of architectural plans and drawings of its buildings and a collection of sundry documents on the various aspects of Portuguese finantial activity from the late 18th century to the early 19th century.

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