Legislative Records, 1953 - 1984
Scope and Contents
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