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Documentos Diplomáticos Portugueses (DPP)

Contact:
Helena Pinto Janeiro, Historian (helena.janeiro AT mne.pt)

Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal

DAB – IDI – MNE

Largo do Rilvas

1399-030 Lisboa

 


Documents on Portuguese Foreign Police


Relações Diplomáticas Luso-Russas (Luso-Russian Diplomatic Relations)

Scope: Chronological Scope
Description of scope: This project is the result of an agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal. The agreement establishes a joint publication of a compendium of diplomatic documents covering the period from the eighteenth century until 1918, concerning the relations between the two countries. Following the edition of a first volume, with documents between 1722–1815, we are in the final stages of the production of a second volume, with documents from 1816 and 1918.
Status: Ongoing
Number of volumes: 2

Fernando de Castro Brandão, M. Isabel Fevereiro, José S. Saldanha (eds.), Relações diplomáticas Luso-Russas : colectânea documental conjunta 1722-1815, Volume 1, Lisboa: Instituto Diplomático – Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, 2014, 863 pp. ISBN: 978-972-98906-4-2




X Anos de Política Externa 1936-1947 [10 Years of Foreign Policy 1936-1947]

Scope: Thematical
Description of scope: Description of scope: Foreign policy designed by Salazar in the context of the Spain War, the World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. Published during the dictatorship (10 volumes) and continued under the democratic regime (5 volumes)
Number of volumes: 15

Vinte Anos de Defesa do Estado Português na Índia (1947-1967)

Scope: Thematical and Chronological
Description of scope: Diplomatic documents on the end of the Portuguese India. Edited by the last Foreign Minister of Salazar, Franco Nogueira.

Number of volumes: 4 (in book; available also in digital format in the Diplomatic Library online catalogue).

Published: 1967-1968

 

Portugal na Primeira Guerra Mundial

[Portugal in the World War I]

Scope: Thematical and Chronological
Description of scope: Diplomatic documents on the Portuguese participation in World War I.

Number of volumes: 2 (in book, volume 1 out of print; both volumes also available in digital format in the Diplomatic Library online catalogue).

Published: 1997

 

Coleção Diplomatas Portugueses

(Collection Portuguese Diplomats)

Scope: Thematical
Description of scope: Collection of documents produced by Portuguese diplomats: Ruy Teixeira Guerra (1902-1996) – volume 1; António de Faria (1904-2000) – volume 2. Edited by 2 scholars, who also wrote biographical introductions to the volumes: Nuno Valério (Volume 1) and António Telo (Volume 2). Published by Cosmos Publisher, in partnership with the Portuguese Association of History of International Relations, the Association of Friends of the Historical-Diplomatic Archive (AAAHD) and the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IDI-MNE)

Number of volumes: 2

Published: 2000-2001

 

Correspondência de um diplomata no III Reich (Correspondence of a diplomat in the III Reich)

Scope: Thematical
Description of scope: Collection of documents produced by Veiga Simões, Portuguese diplomat in Berlin between 1933 and1940. Edition and Introduction by Lina Alves Madeira; Forward by Luís Reis Torgal, both researchers of CEIS20 – University of Coimbra. Published by Mar de Palavra, in partnership with the Association of Friends of the Historical-Diplomatic Archive (AAAHD), the Arganil Town Hall, the Archive of the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IDI-MNE) and the CEIS20 – Coimbra University.

Number of volumes: 1

Published: 2005

 

Relatórios e Documentos submetidos ao Parlamento [Reports and Documents submitted to the Parliament]

Scope: Thematical and Chronological
Description of scope: Collection of reports and other diplomatic documents on different subjects submitted to the Courts and, after 1910, to the Parliament of the Republic (1836-1924)

Number of volumes: 157

Published: 1836-1924 (books); 2013 (digitized and available in the Diplomatic Library online catalogue, in the Portuguese National Data Base of Digital Objects (RNOD) and in Europeana).

 

Dos Romanov a Lenine : relatórios de Jaime Batalha Reis sobre a sua saída da Rússia em 1918

[From Romanov to Lenin: reports of Jaime Batalha Reis on his departure from Russia in 1918]

Scope: Thematical scope
Description of scope: Two reports written by the Portuguese diplomat Jaime Batalha Reis, after leaving Petrograd in March 1918. With 7 documents attached. Transcription by Margarida Lages. Foreword by José Freitas Ferraz. Edition and Introduction by the historian Pedro Aires Oliveira, director of the Institute of Contemporary History. Published in partnership with the Association of Friends of the Historical-Diplomatic Archive (AAAHD) and the Institute of Contemporary History of the Faculty of Social Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (IHC-NOVA/FCSH).

Number of volumes: 1

Published: 2017

 

Tóquio : Diário, 1946

[Tokyo : Diary, 1946]

Scope: Chronological
Description of scope: Diary of the young Portuguese diplomat in Tokyo in 1946, Alberto Franco Nogueira. Part of the Franco Nogueira’s Papers, the most recent private papers incorporated into the Archive of the Diplomatic Institute (IDI-MNE). José Freitas Ferraz, former ambassador in Tokyo, has written the foreword to the book. Published by Tinta da China, supported by IDI-MNE

Number of volumes: 1

Published: 2019