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Columbia U., Center for European Studies, Archival Guide - Portugal.
Lists of Museums in Portugal and their websites archived version
Torre do Tombo (National Portuguese Archives) Online
Names from Inquisition Archives in "Torre Do Tombo" .
Lisbon University, Sephardic studies: Dissertations online about Portuguese Jews
Coimbra University Archives
List of Portuguese District archives (in Portuguese)
Archives of Lisbon
Regional Archives of Madeira
Inquisition records from Brazil sent to Portugal (Record numbers at Torre do Tombo).
LusaWeb's Sephardic page
Genealogia Portuguesa (not Jewish)
Geneal Portugal: Portal de Genealogia (not Jewish)
Extensive list of Names of Portuguese New Christians in 16-17th centuries
Portuguese surnames
Some Portuguese families
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General Sites
Virtual Jewish History Tour of Portugal by Rebecca Weiner
The Jews of Portugal (History) by Arthur Benveniste
Crypto-Jews of Portugal articles
Crypto-Jews of Belmonte Beit Elijah synagogue in Belmonte
Saudades
The Jews of the Azores by M. K. Frommer and H. Frommer
The Influence of Hebrew on Portuguese by Alan D. Corré
Judeo-Portuguese by Miriam Sharon
Who are the Sephardim? A brief history by Jeff Malka
Sephardic Surnames by Jeff Malka
Evolution of Sephardic surnames by Jeff Malka
Portuguese America: Brazil Jewish Encyclopedia
A Brazilian City Resurrects Its Buried Jewish Past by Larry Rochter
The Portuguese in New England by Rickie Lazzerini
Crypto-Jews of Carção, Portugal

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Bibliography
For a more extensive bibliography click here

Malka, Jeffrey S.
Sephardic Genealogy:
Discovering Your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World.

Avotaynu, 2002. Click here for Table of Contents and to order.
Indispensible. The ONLY comprehensive book for Sephardic Genealogy. -- History, research methods, archives, surnames, maps, bibliography, and more.

Abecassis, Jose Maria
Genealogia Hebraica. Portugal e Gibraltar.
Lisboa 1990 (in portuguese).
5 volumes of documented family trees (XVII to XX centuries)

Tavares, Maria José Pimenta Ferro
Los judeus em Portugal.
Madrid: Editorial MAPFRE, 1992.
Studies including name and place index.

Tavares, Maria José Pimenta Ferro
Os judeus em Portugal no século XIV.
Lisboa: Guimarães, 1979.
Some biographic data, maps, bibliography, name index.

Tavares, Maria José Pimenta Ferro
Os judeus em Portugal no século XV.
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 1982-(1984).
Subtitled as "vol. 1" but I've found no other vol. Maps, bibliography, no index.

Malka, Edmond S.
Fieis Portugueses: Judeus na peninsula iberica
Portugal: Edições Acrópole, 1977.
Based on doctoral thesis at Universidade de Granada, Spain.

Ashton, Eliyahu
The Jews of Muslim Spain.
Jewish Publications Society, 1993 Order from Amazon Books now.
A "classic".

Baer, Yitzhak
History of the Jews in Christian Spain.
Jewish Publications Society, 1993. Order from Amazon Books now.
A "classic".

Gerber, Jane
The Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience.
The Free Press, MacMillan, New York, 1992. Order from Amazon Books now.
A must read.
(And a good friend of my dad's> )

Sachar, H. M.
Farewell Espana. The world of the Sephardim remembered.
Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1974-1985. Order from Amazon Books now.
Great book by a master.

Paris, Erna
The End of Days.
Promethius books, Amherst, NY 1995. Order from Amazon Books now.
Very readable, perceptive and informative. Highly recommended.

Netanyahu, B.
The Origins of the Inquisition in XIV century Spain.
Random House, 1995. Order from Amazon Books now.
A "classic" with a different point of view.

Singerman, Robert
The Jews in Spain and Portugal.
Garland Publishing, New York, 1975.
History.

Liebman, Seymour B.
The Inquisitors and the Jews in the New World.
University of Miami Press
Except for a brief introduction, the entire book is a listing of Inquisition Records in the New World. Good source for converso names in the New World.

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