Our Collection

THE VOTORANTIM MEMORY COLLECTION IS COMPOSED OF MORE THAN 600 THOUSAND ITEMS, CATALOGED AND STORED IN TECHNICAL RESERVE.

There are photographs, documents, objects, audios and films that tell the story of Votorantim, the Ermírio de Moraes’s business family and, consequently, a little of Brazil's history.

The documentation of incorporation and communication between companies allows us to understand the circumstances and intermissions of the formation of Votorantim's business, as well as to understand the technical, legal and social procedures that involves the national industrial production over the last century.

Highlighted, is the iconographic collection, with images dating back to the beginning of the 20th century.

Following precursors and aesthetics of different periods, the collection includes films and photographs produced by important studios and artists as requested by Votorantim. Films from the “Independência Film Studio” owned by the poet, journalist and novelist Menotti Del Picchia (1892-1988); photographic essays from the "Poet of steel and concrete" German photographer Hans Gunter Flieg (1923) and films form the French film-maker Jean Manzon are among the precious works of art that can be found.

Part of the collection is digitized and will soon be available online.

The Votorantim Memory meets there search demands with prior schedulingby e-mail contato@memoriavotorantim.com