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IBERO-AMERICAN MIGRATORY
MOVEMENTS

SPANISH PRIMARY SOURCES

EMIGRATION ARCHIVES AND MUSEUMS

Arquivo da Emigración Galega (Archive of Galician Emigration)

Address: Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Edificio da Biblioteca de Galicia, 1º andar
Monte Gaiás, s/n. CP 15707
Santiago de Compostela
Tel.: +34 881 995 143 | +34 881 995 148
E-mail: aemigracion@consellodacultura.org
Website: http://consellodacultura.gal/aeg/

One of the objectives of this archive is to recover and safeguard the documentation about Galician emigration.

Some of the documentary collections which have been preserved are the emigrant books for certain municipalities, documentation from official bodies of the receiving countries, collections from Galician societies and personal archives of emigrants.

Centro de Documentación de las Migraciones (Migration Documentation Centre)

Address: Calle Arenal 11. 28013 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 3640601
Fax: +34 91 3641350
E-mail: afernandez@1mayo.ccoo.es
Website: http://www.1mayo.ccoo.es/Centro_Documentacion_Migraciones

This centre is dedicated to recovering, organising and safeguarding the life testimonies of Spanish emigrants and their communities.

It safeguards archives from Spanish emigrant associations and centres, as well as personal archives of emigrants and those exiled in Argentina, Cuba, Mexico and Uruguay.

Fundación Archivo de Indianos (Indianos Archive Foundation). Museo de la Emigración (Museum of Emigration)

Adress: Quinta Guadalupe. Columbres 33590 Colombres (Asturias)
Tel.: +34 985 41 20 05
E-mail: info@archivodeindianos.es
Website: http://www.archivodeindianos.es/

One of the activities of this Foundation is to compile documents from various Spanish associations in America, especially Asturian associations. It also collects personal and family archives of emigrants.

Museo del Pueblo de Asturias (Museum of the Asturian People)

Address: Paseo del Doctor Fleming 877. La Güelga. 33203 Gijón (Asturias)
Tel.: +34 985182960
E-mail: museopa@gijon.es
Website: http://museos.gijon.es/page/5285-museu-del-pueblu-d-asturies

Several personal and family archives of Asturian emigrants who migrated to America during the 19th and 20th centuries can be found in this museum.

It also has an important collection of photographs and postcards from Asturians living in America, sent between 1840 and 1940.

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