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Legislative Records, 1953 - 1984

Identifier: Series II

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of correspondence, legislative and committee notes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, awards, photographs, and four of Fonseca’s trademark hats. There are some personal records, as well as records of the Portuguese American Civic League. The collection is divided into ten series and spans the period from 1932 until 2006. Series I are personal records; Series II are legislative records; Series III are speeches; Series IV are political records, events, and banquets; Series V are photographs; Series VI are scrapbooks of newspaper clippings; Series VII are awards and certificates; Series VIII are published material; Series IX are ephemera; and Series X are Portuguese American Civic League records.


  • 1953 - 1984

Conditions Governing Access



From the Collection: 21 Linear Feet (6 manuscript boxes, 13 oversize boxes, 3 record cartons, 3 photo boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA