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Portuguese-American Legal Document collection

Identifier: MC-146

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.


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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

Repository Details

Part of the UMass Dartmouth Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives Repository

Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA