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Natural Science Museum of Barcelona - Historical Archive

Name Natural Science Museum of Barcelona
Subunits name Historical Archive
Institution type Archive
Description The Barcelona Natural History Museum’s Historical Archive contains the documents generated by the Barcelona Natural Science Board (1906-1941) and from 1882 onwards by the predecessors to the current Museum: Museu Martorell, Natural History Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona Zoological Museum and Barcelona Geological Museum.

It consists of administrative and legal documents, the minutes of meetings, scientific correspondence, etc. in a total of 1,947 folders, which can be consulted on-line via the Documentation Centre’s website.

It represents a valuable source of information for documenting the development of the Museum’s collections (origin, type, content) and the history of natural sciences in Catalonia.
Address Parc de la Ciutadella
Postal code 08003
City Barcelona
State/region Catalunya
Country Spain
Telephone +34 93 256 21 83
Fax +34 93 289 06 14