Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo

  • National Archives

Archival and Other Holdings

USHMM has surveyed and copied in this archive. Among the Holocaust-relevant collections are the following:

  • Legião Portuguesa, connected to the PVDE or Polícia de Vigilância E Defesa do Estado (former name of Portuguese secret police under Salazar, later changed to PIDE) and the Ministry of the Interior
  • AOS - Arquivo Official Salazar (Salazar’s personal archives)
  • CO - Correspondência officielle
  • NE - Negocios Estrangeiros (Foreign Affairs –Salazar was President and Minister of Foreign Affairs)
  • SI - Serviços de Informação (Secret Service)
  • SNI - Secretario Nacional de Informação (Propaganda, headed by Antonio Ferro)
  • SGPCM - Secretaria-Geral da Presidência do Conselho de Ministros

Language(s) of collection: Portuguese, some Spanish (press clippings on Ferro), French (Politis’ proposition), and English.

Sources

  • Peggy Frankston