Volumes of the Cervantes collection

The entrance to the Library

Photo of the Counts Library, 19th century

Detail of the exhibition, in the Library

Partial view of the Library


The Archive funds are diverse and its documentation is heterogeneous. It has documents from IXth century till nowadays.

Recently there have been included two important funds belonging to Miguel Mateu, his particular and his corporate archives. And the one belonging to Hispano Suiza kept by the family, business started by Damià Mateu and the engineer Mark Birkigt.

You can find different sections:

Section A: Peralada and Rocabertí

Section B: El Carmen

Section C: La noble Casa del Catllar Besora

Section D: La Guerra Gran

Section E: Parchments s. XII-XV

Section F: Eclesiastical funds

Sección G: Cataluña towns and villages

Section H-M: Actual period, related to Miguel Mateu



Library and archive are accessible to researchers in the morning.

It’s compulsory to get in touch with us in advance in order to agree the appointment.