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1 Austin (William) certificate, 1813
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a certificate signed by William Ellery (1727-1820), collector of the port of Newport, and W. Nichols, an officer, verifying that William Austin of the ship Anna Maria had secured the necessary duties of merchandize.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
2 Bancroft (George) note, 1813
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was a noted American historian, diplomat, and public official, who also kept a home in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection contains one undated note to an unidentified recipient.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
3 Beauregard (G. T.) letter, 1857
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter written by G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893), a United States Army engineer officer and later Confederate Army general, to Dr. Mercer regarding the British invasion on Washington, D.C during the War of 1812.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
4 Birckhead collection of Redwood family papers, 1730/1866 (bulk 1730/1774)
0.21 linear feet (1 half document case)
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
5 Blackwell (Anotoinette Louisa Brown) letter, 1869
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921), the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States, to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a Unitarian minister, regarding her publication,
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
6 Brooks (Charles Timothy) letter, 1878
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles Timothy Brooks (1813-1883) was a Unitarian pastor in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection includes one letter addressed to Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull of Hartford, Connecticut, on July 2, 1878.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
7 Brooks (Phillips) letter, 1880
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was a prominent Episcopal clergyman of Boston, Massachusetts. This collection includes one letter written to Thomas M. March (1812-1903), the Bishop of Rhode Island from 1854-1903.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
8 Brown (John) letter, 1859
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a facsimile letter of John Brown (1800-1859) to his cousin, Reverend Luther Humphrey in Charlestown, Virginia, in which he reflects upon his imprisonment and upcoming death sentence as a result of his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
9 Calvert (George Henry) papers, 1868/1885
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of poems, visiting cards, newspaper clipping, and a letter concerning George Henry Calvert (1803-1889), a former Newport, Rhode Island, mayor and resident.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
10 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) collection of manuscripts, 1711/1920 (bulk 1711/1870)
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
11 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) papers, 1870/2009 (bulk 1950/2006)
28.5 linear feet (32 record boxes, 1 document case, 2 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
12 Champlin (Marjorie W.) papers, 1943/1993 (bulk 1980/1993)
0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
This collection consists of correspondence Marjorie W. Champlin (1921-1993) of Jamestown, Rhode Island, received in reply to the letters she sent to various United States and Rhode Island legislators and politicians, college professors, journalists, a member of England’s House of Commons, and Queen Elizabeth’s personal secretary at Buckingham Palace.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
13 Chase (Mary Ellen) letter, 1942
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973), a noted American novelist and professor at Smith College, regarding a public speaking engagement in 1942.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
14 Choate (Joseph Hodges) letter, 1915
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917), New York lawyer and diplomat, to General Francis V. Choate (1850-1921), Army officer and a former Rhode Island resident.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
15 Church (Frederick S.) letter, 1915
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one undated letter from Frederick S. Church (1842-1924), an American artist and illustrator. This letter also includes original illustrations done by Church of his studio in Far Hills, New Jersey, and of various animals.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
16 Claggett (William) invoice, 1748
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection contains an invoice from printer and engraver William Claggett (1696-1749) of Newport, Rhode Island, to the Colony of Rhode Island for currency printed in 1748.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
17 Coddington (William) papers, 1735/1775
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a copy of the Brenton family marriage and birth records and minutes from town meetings in Newport, Rhode Island, both transcribed by William Coddington (b. 1710), town clerk.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
18 Collection of Redwood family papers, 1710/1799 (bulk 1729/1796)
1.8 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
This collection consists of letters, legal documents, accounts, family histories, and other papers related to the Redwood family and its descendants, particularly Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
19 Collection of theater performances in Newport, 1980/1995 (bulk 1980/1989)
0.42 linear feet (1 document case)
This collection consists of newspaper clippings and playbills for various community theater productions performed primarily in Newport, Rhode Island, from 1980-1995.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
20 Collection on the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, 1821/1990 (bulk 1980/1990)
1.8 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
Newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum

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