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3. Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: 3

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Portuguese-American calendar collection

Identifier: MC-199
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of tear-away calendars advertising Portuguese-American businesses in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and California. These calendars were commonly given to customers by businesses as promotional merchandise. It was not unusual within the Portuguese-American community to send these calendars to friends and family in Portugal, where they were displayed in homes.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1925

Manuel Lopes family photograph and theater collection

Identifier: MC -204
Scope and Contents

Contains Lopes family photographs, photographs of the Grupo Dramatico Lusitanio, and published plays.

Dates: 1910s-1990s

Raposo family papers

Identifier: MC-214
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, family photographs, property information and general family information.

Dates: 1944, 1959-1963, 1999

Beldemonio script

Identifier: MC -226
Scope and Contents

Script is handwritten in Portuguese, with each act being its own volume.

Dates: 1912-03-03

Feast of the Blessed Sacrament collection

Identifier: MC-227
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of ephemera that documents the history of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament.

Dates: 1951, 1980-1983

World's Fairs collection

Identifier: MC-228
Scope and Contents

Collection contains items related to Portugal's participation in several World's Fairs and by extension, the Portuguese-American community.

Dates: 1915-1945

Daniels family World War II correspondence

Identifier: MC-256
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of the letters written by two brothers from the Daniels family of Fall River, MA, Private Robert Daniels and Sgt. Richard Daniels, during their time in the service during World War II. Collection also includes some photographs.

Dates: 1941-1946