3. Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of multiple drafts, in typescript, of Lewis’s unpublished and published works, including novels, poems, plays, and short stories.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...
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
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.
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
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings in three formats: UMatics, VHS, and DVDs. The recordings span from 1996 to 2002.
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 collections...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1999
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 originals...
Dates: Broadcast: 1942
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of genealogical records compiled by Joseph Sequeira Vera, including family trees and historical backgrounds of members of the family. There are also a few newspaper clippings and photographs
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990-1998