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Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia
The Brazilian College of Genealogy
Av. Augusto Severo, 8, 12º andar
20.021-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Telephone: (55) 021 2221-6000

The college was founded in 1950 with the purpose of studying genealogical research in Brazil. While the college does not do research for others, it does provide resources to help others in their genealogical endeavors.

The Instituto Genealógico Brasileiro
The Brazilian Genealogical Institute
Rua Sete de Abril, 230
01044-000 São Paulo, SP
Telephone: (11) 257-4840

The institute is actively involved in genealogy and may help you pursue your progenitors.

A message board may also be helpful:

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro
Avenida Augusto Severo 8 - Glória
20021-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Telephone: (+55-21) 2252-4430

The objectives of the society are to collect and publish all documents pertaining to the history and geography of Brazil.

The addresses of over 100 ethnic heritage historical societies in North America are given in:

  • Smith, Betty P. Directory, Historical Societies and Agencies in the United States and Canada. 13th ed. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1986. FHL 970 H24d

Other Societies[edit | edit source]