Many of the collections on Portugal relate to various diplomatic missions in the country, including ones from Hungary, Poland, and Latvia. Some collections pertain to Portuguese colonialism in Africa; others contain materials on the 1974 revolution that brought an end to a long period of right-wing dictatorship in Portugal.  

Keith Middlemas Collection

Portuguese revolution of 1974 and revolutionary developments in Portuguese colonies

Poland Poselstwo In Portugal Records

Polish legation in Portugal

Portuguese Subject Collection

Miscellaneous materials

Additional Guides

Chilcote, Ronald H. Emerging Nationalism In Portuguese Africa: A Bibliography of Documentary Ephemera Through 1965. Stanford.: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, 1969.

Duignan, Peter, ed. The Library of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1985.

Palm, Charles, and Dale Reed. Guide to the Hoover Institution Archives. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1980.

Featured Video

"This Is Radio Free Europe" (1964)

This film, narrated by Polish broadcaster Andrzej Kzeczenowicz, gives an overview of Radio Free Europes news-gathering and audience research, its production center in Munich, and its transmission operations in Germany and Portugal


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President Silva of Portugal visits the Hoover Institution

President Aníbal Cavaco Silva of Portugal and the first lady visited the Hoover Institution on Monday, November 14, 2011, for a closed-door roundtable luncheon discussion. John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, along with Tom Stephenson, Hoover overseer and former ambassador to Portugal, and his wife, Barbara, hosted the event. The president offered optimistic remarks about the future for Portugal, emphasizing the austerity measures being implemented, expansion of commerce beyond its traditional trading partners, and movement by the government to support the business sector to become more entrepreneurial and competitive

November 15, 2011
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