Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture is a collection of monographs and pamphlets which was assembled by Manoel de Oliveira Lima, a Brazilian diplomat, journalist, historian, and book collector whose career spanned Brazil’s transition from empire to republic. Brazilian history and literature was the central focus of his writing and collecting. The collection was donated to Catholic University of America in 1920. It contains about 40,000 items.
A detailed description of the collection is available at the website.
This collection can also be searched on Gale Primary Sources, an integrated platform that combines Gale’s digital archives into a single cross-searchable interface.
Coverage: 17th – early 20th centuries