On this page you can find and retrieve existing documents in the Lusíada University Archive through a word or a set of words.

Basic filters

Lets you select the search terms and/or production dates of the documentation. The "inclusive dates" option allows you to select only the records whose production dates are between the extreme dates defined in the search criteria. You can also indicate whether you want to select only "with pictures" records associated.

Digital representation


Advanced filters

It allows you to refine your search by identifying the fields and terms that meet your selection criteria. The available options include the selection of funds and / or collections where you want to search, levels of description, search by reference code or by specific fields. For each field, you can also indicate if you want to search for all words, just some of the words, or through exact phrase.


Description level

  • Collection: set of documents assembled artificially due to any common characteristic, whatever their provenance.
  • Fond: set of documents produced organically and/or accumulated and held by an individual, family or legal person in the course of its activities and functions.
  • Section: subdivision of a fond, corresponding to organic non autonomous organic subdivisions of a producing entity.
  • Serie: set of documents organized according to an archiving system and maintained as a unit because they result from the same accumulation process, the exercise of the same activity, by having a particular type, among others.
  • Installation unit: set of documents grouped by or kept in the same physical unit of quotation, installation and inventory.
  • Composed document: documents grouped by referring to the same subject, activity, or transaction processing itself.
  • Simple document: intellectually indivisible archival unit, eg, letter, memorandum, report, photograph, sound recording.