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3. Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: 3

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Affonso Gil “Ferreira Mendes” Mendes Ferreira collection of Portuguese musical recordings

Identifier: MC-054
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 48 78 RPM shellac disc recordings. They are not dated, but were probably manufactured between 1930 and 1960.

Dates: 1930-1950

Alfred Lewis literary papers

Identifier: MC-057
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of multiple drafts, in typescript, of Lewis’s unpublished and published works, including novels, poems, plays, and short stories. There are manuscripts for 9 novels, written from the late 1940s through the early 1970s. His only novel to be published during his lifetime was Home is an Island, in 1951. The collection contains a number of edited and annotated drafts for this novel, as well as correspondence, press clippings and a scrapbook about its...
Dates: 1928-1977

Club Ponta Delgada collection

Identifier: MC-058
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs, photocopies of newspaper articles, a booklet of bylaws, and two plaques.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915, 1934-1989; 1934 - 1989

Francisco de Albuquerque papers

Identifier: MC-059
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of photographs, some personal writings, books and pamphlets, documents such as marriage and baptism certificates (official certificates, and narrative statements), immigration documents such as Certificates of Arrival, Naturalization, and Citizenship, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1903-1959

Josephine Teixeira silhouettes and papers

Identifier: MC-060
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of 282 cut paper silhouette portraits done by Josephine Teixeira. Some are mounted in a scrapbook of Saltmarsh Store employees, some glued in a sketchbook, others are mounted on cards, or collaged. Most were done in the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. The collection also contains papers relating to the death and burial of Bibiana Xavier.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1990

Furtado family correspondence

Identifier: MC-064
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 100 letters, postcards, telegrams and other correspondence written and received by brothers William and Arthur Furtado, New Bedford citizens who served in the Navy during World War II. Also included are other ephemera of the Furtado family.

Dates: 1921-1945, bulk 1942-1945; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

"The Portuguese Around Us" cable access television program

Identifier: MC-077
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings in three formats: UMatics, VHS, and DVDs. The recordings span from 1996 to 2002.

Dates: 1996-2002

American-Portuguese Genealogical and Historical Society records and collection

Identifier: MC-083
Scope and Contents Collection includes selected meeting minutes, correspondence, a set of newsletters, newsletters of other Portuguese genealogical societies, a name card file, microfilm of card file, and vertical file papers. Card files consist of the name file created by members of the APGHS, as well as the research of Anthony S. Catojo, Jr., referred to as his “lifetime collection.” Monographs and serials are catalogued in the library, both in general collections and special collections. Special...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1999

"A Voz de Portugal” audio recordings

Identifier: MC-085
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the recordings of 22 or 23 broadcasts on 54 vinyl disks of "Voz de Portugal" hosted by Affonso Ferreira Ferreira-Mendes. The recordings were made over the period on one year, in 1942 by Pat Mauretti, of an unspecified government intelligence agency, possibly a World War II-era precursor to the CIA; they were done without Mr. Ferreira-Mendes' knowledge. Thirty years later, in the early 1970s, these disks were sent in a box to his daughters in Taunton. The...
Dates: Broadcast: 1942

Carlton M. Viveiros papers

Identifier: MC-086
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, awards, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks and loose newspaper clippings, and is broken down into five series. It documents his career as Mayor of Fall River, the projects he worked on, legislation he passed, and economic improvements made during his tenure as Mayor.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1991