Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo (Digitized collections)
Manuscripts, rare books, photos, maps and more.
Primary sources and other materials from the 1964-1985 era of dictatorship.
Presents materials from church and parish archives in Brazil, Colombia, Cuba and Spanish Florida.
LivrosBrasileiros (Social Sciences)
A searchable digital library offering free access more than 200 out-of-print Brazilian social sciences books. (Edelstein Center for Social Research)
A large collection of sources, pictures, and documentaries about the military dictatorship period.
A joint effort by Brown University and the Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Paraná, Brazil to digitize and index 10,000 U.S. State Department documents on Brazil.
"A specialized collection of works about democracy in Latin America ... with free access to the library’s twenty thousand titles." Works deal with Brazil and other countries in the region, in Portuguese, Spanish, English and other languages. (Edelstein Center for Social Research)
Includes a selection of digitized Brazilian literature.
SciELO Books Portal (Brazil only, to date)
Peer-reviewed open access and commercial ebooks in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Public Health. Includes publications of some top tier Brazilian academic presses. Available in ePub and PDF formats with the option to download the whole ebook or just individual PDF chapters.
"Explores the history of Brazil, interactions between Brazil and the United States from the eighteenth century to the present, and the parallels and contrasts between Brazilian and American culture and history." Click on "Collections" for the nine available primary source collections, including the Lady Maria Calcott Collections of 39 watercolor depictions of life in early 19th century Brazil.
Digital archive of O Estado de São Paulo, a major daily newspaper, since 1875. Registered non-subscribers may view up to 20 pages in a period of 30 calendar days. For helpful details see review.
Diario de Pernambuco (1825-1922, and 1924)
Published in Rio de Janeiro since 1891. Includes two issues from 1891, one from 1910, and thousands from the 1930s through the 1990s.
Brazilian Government Documents
Serial documents issued by Brazil's national government between 1821 and 1993, and by its provincial governments from the earliest available for each province to the end of the Empire in 1889.
The Codigo Brasiliense at the John Carter Brown Library
Provides access to the earliest official documents of Brazil, starting in 1808.
Opening the Archives: Documenting U.S.-Brazil Relations from the 1960s-1980s
A joint effort by Brown University and the Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Paraná, Brazil to digitize and index 10,000 U.S. State Department documents on Brazil..
For more information, see this article, The Brazilian Electronic Theses and Dissertations Digital Library: Providing Open Access for Scholarly Information
"O acesso à Biblioteca Digital é público e gratuito." UNICAMP also participates in BDTD, above.