The Management A unit of this Department 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 more than 5000 Modi Marathi loose manuscripts. Many leading scholars have utilized some of them in the past and published them 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 Department. 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 certified copies of the same are issued. Apart from this Notarial records Inventory files, records related to the Comunidades are also available in this Department. For more details, one may approach the Archivist (General) for further information.