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Guide to the Jorge P. Forjaz Collection, 1704-1996
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Description
Jorge P. Forjaz is an historian and published author whose works focus primarily on the genealogies of Macanese families, most notably Familias Macaenses, published in 1996. The collection consists largely of research materials compiled by Forjaz and used in Familias Macaenses. Records include correspondence between Forjaz and numerous contributors who provided family histories, legal documents, photographs, and memorabilia; the author’s typescript, and manuscript, both with handwritten notes; extensive research records, notes and photographs compiled by the author.
Background
Jorge P. Forjaz is an historian and published author whose works focus primarily on the genealogies of Macanese families. Forjaz was born in the Aszores in 1944, and attended the University of Lisbon where he earned a Doctorate in history. Forjaz served as the Director of Cultural Affairs for the Azores, and Director of the Museu in Angra. Between 1989 and 1992, Forjaz served as General Secretary of the International Music Festival of Macau. During this time he decided to research the genealogies of the Macanese. His resulting exhaustive work, Familias Macaenses was published in 1996.
Extent
10.80 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.