Portuguese-American Legal Document collection
Scope and Contents
This is an open series: materials and documents will be added to it as they are donated. Please consult the inventory list for specifics.
Language of Materials
Documents in English and Portuguese
Conditions Governing Access
Documents may be consulted in-house only, no copies/duplication permitted due to nature of materials.
Biographical / Historical
Government (Portugal and the United States) issued documents such as passports, military records, civil records and other documents related to the immigration process are often times the only remaining legal evidence of a deceased family member. The records in this collection were donated as individual items by a variety of donors.
0.5 Linear Feet ((1 small manuscript box) )
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Multiple individual donors.
- Portuguese-American Legal Document collection
- In Progress
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description