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Yale Library

History of Spain & Portugal: Primary Sources

Guide to resources for the study of history in the Iberian Peninsula

Primary Source Material

Archives at Yale

This database consists of finding aids for archival and manuscript materials at Yale University.

How to Find Primary Sources

To locate primary source materials in the Yale collections, search ORBIS using the following keywords with your search terms:

  • Sources
  • Archival resources
  • Archives
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Facsimiles
  • Early Works to 1800
  • Interviews
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Notebooks, sketchbooks
  • Pamphlets
  • Personal narratives
  • Pictoral works
  • Posters
  • Speeches
  • Statues



Mishneh Torah, Spain, c.1350

National Library of Israel