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Portuguese-American Genealogy

A guide on some resources for those interested in Portuguese-American genealogy.

American Vital Record Information

It is worth reiterating that we do not posses any vital records (including birth certificates) except those given to us by individuals. Compared to the local authorities this amounts to a drop in the bucket and is extremely unlikely to happen to be the one person you are searching for. Additionally we do not index these records whereas the local authorities often do. 

Archives and Special Collection Librarian

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Chelsea Fernandes
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Claire T. Carney Library
Archives & Special Collections
Room M07
285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747