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Affonso Gil “Ferreira Mendes” Mendes Ferreira collection of Portuguese musical recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MC-054
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 48 78 RPM shellac disc recordings. They are not dated, but were probably manufactured between 1930 and 1960.
Dates: 1930-1950

"A Voz de Portugal” audio recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MC-085
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

José Pedro Alves and Mary Medeiros scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-089
Scope and Contents Scrapbook that includes a play, songs, drawings and poetry and school notes. The play was written by José Pedro Alves, written around 1919. Alves was born around 1902 in Santo Antonio, S. Miguel, Azores. The play was completed when the author was seventeen years old, and was first performed in 1922 for parish priests with an all-male cast, as was custom to local parish audiences. Prof. M. de Gloria de Sá completed an oral history interview with the son and daughter of Alves,...
Dates: 1919

Affonso Gil “Ferreira Mendes” Mendes Ferreira papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-092
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Affonso’s career and accomplishments as a radio broadcaster and journalist, personal documents and photographs, immigration and naturalization records, and records related to the monarchist cause.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1992

Edmund Dinis Portuguese-American Political, Legal and Public Service collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-094
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Mr. Dinis’ career and personal life as well as his accomplishments as a Portuguese-American prosecutor and politician for Massachusetts, personal documents and photographs, and records related to his campaigns. The collection also contains family photographs and personal items.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967-1970

Portuguese-American Vasco da Gama Holy Ghost (Newport, RI) Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-095
Scope and Contents Collection consists of membership records and various paper records and medals pertaining to the Vasco da Gama Holy Ghost Society.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-1923

Alfred Lewis correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MC-096
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967-1977 ( 1967-1970)

Emily Motta Sheet Music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-103
Scope and Contents The collection consists of sheet music for twenty-six, Portuguese language, songs published between 1915 and 1935.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1935

Azorean vital records microfilm

 Collection
Identifier: MC-151
Dates: Majority of material found within 1541 - 1898

“Saudade” raw footage

 Collection
Identifier: MC-162
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the raw footage used to create the documentary. Footage includes: complete interviews, local Portuguese-American feasts, scenery and photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1988-1991

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