Hours, Policies and Access


Hours and Access

Archives and Special Collections is open to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth community, to the local community, and to researchers and all interested persons.  In-person visits to the Archives and Special Collections are currently available by appointment only.  For all archival inquiries, email Judy Farrar at jfarrar@umassd.edu.  Please note that wearing a mask during the appointment and while handling collections, is required if you are not vaccinated. 

Claire T. Carney Library Hours

Directions to UMass Dartmouth Library

Visitors should contact the Archives at least 2 days in advance to make parking arrangements.


Judy Farrar, Archives and Special Collections Librarian.  jfarrar@umassd.edu
(508) 999-8686

Paula Celeste Gomes Noversa, Faculty Director, Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives.  prioux@umassd.edu
(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


The Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections at UMass Dartmouth offers access to the materials in the Archives and Special Collections for use in research, private study and teaching.  Some materials may be protected by copyright.  Reproduction of items beyond that allowed by the Fair Use doctrine of the U.S. Copyright Code (section 108) requires written permission of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections and/or the copyright owners.  Materials with no copyright are considered in the public domain.  If you feel you hold legal righs in the copyright of any materials included on this site, or your copyright has been infringed, under Section 512 (c) of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) you may notify the archives by email or in writing to request that it be taken down.

email:  jfarrar@umassd.edu