Public Archives of Aracaju preserves and makes available the capital’s history | F5 News

Public Archives of Aracaju preserves and makes available the capital’s history | F5 News
Public Archives of Aracaju preserves and makes available the capital’s history | F5 News

The Municipal Public Archive of Aracaju is the City Hall’s equipment, managed by the Fundação Cultural Cidade de Aracaju (Funcaju), responsible for hosting, conserving and making available to the public an extensive historical material of the creation and development of the Sergipe capital.

Funcaju / Reproduction

Located at Rua Estância, number 36, the Public Archives’ collection keeps written and printed documents, photographs, books, maps, plans and periodicals, some of which are so old that they are not dated.

The organ’s greatest relic is the Minutes of the Chamber of the year of transition from the capital of Sergipe de São Cristóvão to Aracaju, 1855. In addition, the organ also keeps a photocopy of the Cidade de Aracaju Plant, from 1919, made in graphite by the then manager of the Department of Works and Urbanism (currently Emurb), Antônio Baptista Bittencourt.

The president of Funcaju, Luciano Correia, explains that “the Public Collection of Aracaju is an excellent tour of our history, as it keeps the memory of our city, whether in the institutional, political, social or cultural field. the future, hence the importance of mobilizing efforts to increasingly improve access to the municipal archive”.

The Public Archive of Aracaju has free visitation and is open from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 2 pm.


The article is in Portuguese

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