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1 Berkeley House collection, 1881/1895 (bulk 1884/1895)
1.668 linear feet
This collection contains 4 architectural drawings and specifications, personal artwork, and household receipts related to LeRoy King and his residence, Berkeley House.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
2 Chapman (Odell M.) papers, 1882/1975
0.417 linear feet and 2 museum objects
This collection contains photographs, music books, sheet music,a fife, as well as other documents relating to martial ensembles primarily of Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
3 Commerford (Arthur) and Wetmore (Edith) Washington portrait papers, 1939/1940
approximately 25 items
The bulk of this collection comprises of correspodence between Arthur B. Commerford and Edith Wetmore as they make efforts to reclaim the George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart back into the Colony House after its relocation to the Newport County Courthouse.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
4 Commerford (Arthur) Colony House scrapbooks, 1925/1942
3 volumes
Three scrapbooks of the activities and news regarding the Colony House as it transitions from the Newport County Couthouse to a historic site.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
5 Gardner (Newport) letter, 1821
1 folder(s)
This collection consists of one letter written by Newport Gardner to his niece, Sarah Burk.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
6 Hammett (Charles E.) papers, 1831/1907
3 folders, approximately 24 documents and one volume
Abstract
Repository: Newport Historical Society
7 Johnston (John Dixon) Architectural Plans , 1900/1920
1059 item(s)
Over 1,000 architectural plans of firm of J.D. Johnston, Newport architect. The plans consist mainly of floor plans and elevations of private residences in southern Rhode Island.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
8 Newport Historical Society collection of music, 1643/1975
3 oversize box(es)
This collection contains music manuscripts, books, full and condensed scores, and sheet music, much of which was written, printed, or performed in Newport and Rhode Island.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
9 Newport Insurance Company records, 1799/1835 (bulk 1799/1802)
12 oversized bound volumes and 2 folders
This collection contains the business records of the Newport Insurance Company.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
10 Paul (Elizabeth Wheeler) family papers, 1874/1898
0.21 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and a pair of pockets of Elizabeth Wheeler Paul (1817-1906) and her family.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
11 Rhinelander (Frederick W.) family papers, 1842/1911
0.209 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other material from the extended family of Frederick William Rhinelander of New York and Newport.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
12 Stevens family papers, 1777/1941 (bulk 1863/1907)
1.668 linear feet (4 boxes)
The personal papers of the Stevens Family of New York and Newport, including correspondence, historical research, published articles and poetry and other papers by various family members.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
13 Vernon Court Junior College collection, 1964/1971
0.42 linear feet
Small collection of documents, ephemera, and printed material relating to Vernon Court Junior College.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
14 Wilde (Oscar) invitation, 1882
1 item(s)
This collection contains one item, an invitation to hear Oscar Wilde spaek on "The Decorative Arts" at the Casino.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
15 Williams (Obadiah) correspondence, 1743/1859
1.25 linear feet
Correspondence and related documents of two generations of the family of Obadiah Williams (1767-1848), Quakers, of Newport and Providence, R.I., New Bedford, Mass., and New York State, chiefly reflecting family matters; connections with the Rotch and Rodman families, whalers and merchants from New Bedford and the Brown family, of Providence, famous for their stand against slavery and founders of Providence Boarding School and Brown University; and the changes, principally those in the first half of the 19th century, involved in the history of the U.S. Subjects include the capture by the British of a ship mastered by Nicholas Williams in 1807, which led to financial disagreements with his brother, David Williams, a clockmaker in Newport; and the War of 1812, particularly pertaining to the death of James Hadwin, a relative, the capture of a family ship by a British privateer, and the embargo in Newport and subsequent difficulties experienced by Quaker merchants which led to the move of Obadiah Williams, merchant, farmer, and businessman, and other family members to Bridgewater and other farming towns in New York State, and Ohio. Other subjects include the utilization of ties in Newport by family members in New York to conduct trade via the Erie Canal; lands owned in New York State, Ohio, and Massachusetts; political and religious revivalism in New York in the 1820s, including family criticism of the Hicksite movement; the support of Obadiah's son, Henry Williams, of the Whig Party and Martin Van Buren; Quaker women, as exemplified by Ruth Hadwin Williams, second wife of Obadiah and their daughter, Catharine (Williams) Carman, an early student at Providence Boarding School; and descriptions of Newport (ca. 1848), as seen through the eyes of Henry Williams, a visitor, reflecting its people, events, and attitudes. Other family members represented include Dorcas Hadwin Brown, Obadiah Brown, and Mary Rotch.
Repository: Newport Historical Society

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