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Portuguese-American calendar collection

 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

Conditions Governing Access

No known restrictions

Extent

22 items

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Calendars purchased from a variety of vendors

Title
MC 199, Portuguese-American calendar collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Sonia Pacheco
Date
April 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

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