Plan a Visit


Archives and Special Collections is open to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth community, to the local community, and to researchers and all interested persons.  Appointments are suggested for better service.  If you are travelling from a distance, please arrange an appointment so that we may better serve you.

  • Monday through Friday 9:30 - 5:00
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday


Claire T. Carney Library Hours


Directions to UMass Dartmouth Library

These directions are for parking in visitor's Lot 5.  If you have a handicapped plate, park near the library, via Lot 13.  All other parking in Lot 13 must be arranged with the archives at least 2 days in advance. 


Judy Farrar, Archives and Special Collections Librarian.

(508) 999-8686

Sonia Pacheco, Archives Librarian, Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

(508) 999-8695

Gloria de Sa, Faculty Director, Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

(508) 910-6888

Care and Handling of Archival Material

Our materials are unique and irreplaceable!  Help us take care of them.

Duplication  - fees and guidelines

Copyright guidelines