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Duran i Sanpere, Agustí, 1887-1975

(Updated 16/05/2024)

Agustí Duran i Sanpere (Cervera, 1887- Barcelona, 1975). Catalan archivist, historian and archaeologist. Particularly known for his work as an archivist. After graduating in Arts in Barcelona and completing a Doctorate in Law in Madrid, he began his professional career at the Arxiu municipal de Cervera (Cervera Municipal Archive) (1914) and in 1917 he became an archivist at the Arxiu municipal de la ciutat de Barcelona (Municipal Archive of the city of Barcelona). He was known for safeguarding Catalan documentary heritage during the Civil War. He held various positions in scientific and academic institutions.


Agustí Duran i Sanpere Collection in the Arxiu Comarcal de la Sagarra (Sagarra Regional Archive)