The Management A unit of this Directorate carries out the servicing of records to the public as well as research scholars. The Section holds Historical as well as public records. Historical records related to the erstwhile Portuguese colonial history and their relations with other parts of the world.
Goa Archives has about more than 5000 Modi Marathi loose manuscripts. Many leading scholars have utilized some of them in the past and published them also in their books. The collection is mostly dealing with the correspondence with neighboring kingdoms like Sunda Kings, Sawant of Sawantwadi, Kolhapur Kings, Peshwas, Hyder Ali, etc.
Records of the Land Registration offices of Ilhas (Tiswadi), Bardez and Bicholim are available in this Directorate. The Public records related to the Land Registration details including descriptions and inscriptions of the properties are made available for the public to apply and the certified copies of the same are issued. Apart from this Notorial records and Inventory files, records related to the Comunidades are also available in this Directorate. For more details, one may approach Archivist (General) for further information.