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A Bibliotheca Nacional

Suas deficiencias e remedios d'essas deficiencias

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Author: Xavier da Cunha
Published: 1910
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 2,152 / 14 pg
LoC Category: Z
Downloads: 640
Added to site: 2010.12.12 29875
Genre: Non-fiction

Suas deficiencias e remedios d'essas deficiencias

(These relatada perante o Congresso Nacional na sessão nocturna de 23 de Maio de 1910)

Convidado pela Academia de Sciencias de Portugal a escrever sobre deficiencias das nossas Bibliothecas e remedios de taes deficiencias, escolhi de preferencia, para objectivo de minhas considerações, a Bibliotheca Nacional de Lisboa, em que, por Decreto de 27 de Novembro de 1902, tive a immerecida honra de ser nomeado Director.

Fundada em 1796 sob o titulo «Real Bibliotheca Pública da Côrte», ella funccionou durante annos em salas da Praça do Commercio,--e foi só depois de extinctas as ordens religiosas de Portugal que a Bibliotheca veiu installar-se no Convento de San'-Francisco, onde existe ainda hoje, sem todavia d'esse vasto edificio occupar mais do que uma parte, pois que outras partes se acham destinadas a nellas se accommodarem a Academia Real de Bellas



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