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1 (Re)Presenting a Half Century: Oral History of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences , 1998
1 box(es)
The collection consists of videotaped oral histories of students and professors from the first graduating class of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island(1949 and 1950).
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
2 Arthur Russell Custer Papers, 1940/1997
17 linear feet
This collections contains the records of noted composer Arthur Russell Custer. The bulk of the collection is made up of Custer's scores along with recordings and videos of performances of Custer's work.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
3 Bacon, (Leonard) papers, 1887/1947 (bulk 1923/1947)
.25 linear feet
The University of Rhode Island's collection of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Leonard Bacon's poems is an extensive collection of books and personal papers. These include signed books, manuscripts for translation projects and Bacon's mother's babybook for his first year of life.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
4 Baum (Werner A.) papers, 1967/1974
82.5 linear feet
The Records of the President, Werner A. Baum, consists of the administrative files maintained by Werner A. Baum during his tenure as president of the University of Rhode Island. They document both the continued growth of the University and the adjustments it had to make to a new generation of activist students, a unionized faculty, and a governing board which took an often intrusive interest in the day to day activities of campus administration.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
5 Benjamin Fine Collection, 1947/1975
2 box(es)
This collection contains materials pertaining to Fine's writings such as Barron's Profile of American Colleges (1964), American College Counselor and Guide (1955), How to Get Money for College (1964), Your Child and School (1965), and Underachievers (1967). It also includes correspondence with his agent, Nannine Joseph, contracts with various publishers, submission cards for his work, and newspaper clippings.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
6 Bernard LaFayette Oral History Project, 2003/2006
1 box
Contains video recordings and transcripts of an oral history given by Bernard LaFayette. The interviews were conducted by Prof. James Findlay at the University of Rhode Island over the course of ten recording sessions from 2002-2003.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
7 Bernon Helme Photograph Collection, 1895/1930
0.5 linear feet
This collection contains 24 historic photographs of the University of Rhode Island and the surrounding Kingston village area.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
8 Betty Williams Research Collection, 1796/1995
29.5 linear feet
This collection was begun by Betty Vickery Williams (1931-1996) in 1974 and encompasses a portion of the material collected for research on the history of primarily western clothing fashions and accessories, tailoring and cutting, and documentation of commercial clothing patterns dating from the 18th to the 20th centuries.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
9 Biscuit City Press Archives, 1970/1992
3 linear feet
This collection contains the complete records of the Biscuit City Press including the works of the press and a diary of press activities.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
10 Bishop James DeWolf Perry Papers, 1835/1961 (bulk 1904/1947)
26 linear feet
This collection contains the personal papers of Bishop James DeWolf Perry, mainly from the time of his consecration as Bishop of Rhode Island in 1911 until his death in 1947, and especially from his tenure as Presiding Bishop, 1930-1937.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
11 Blanche Murray Collection of the Co-Ed Colonel, 1940/1941
1 box
The Blanche Murray Collection of the Co-Ed Colonel contains materials relating to the period in which Blanche Murray nee Richard served as a ROTC Co-Ed Colonel during 1940- 1941 at Rhode Island State College (now URI).
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
12 Blue Ribbon Commission: Leona Kelley Papers, 1981/1987
4 box(es)
Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, research materials, final committee report entitled Toward Excellence Without Extravagance (1987), and other records, collected by Leona Kelley, state legistlator and commission member.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
13 Bonoff family papers, 1899/2007
123 linear feet
The collection consists of the records of the Bonoff family. The Bonoffs operated home demonstration shows and ran several theatres in Phoenix, AZ, and in New England from the 1940s to the late 1990s. The majority of the records deal with the operation of the Warwick Musical Theatre in Warwick, R.I.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
14 Burt/Bock family papers, 1831/1996
7 linear feet
These papers focus on the life of Henry Burt, a noted settlement house worker who moved to Rhode Island in 1922 and continued his work for the greater good. The collection contains some of Burt's settlement house photographs, scrapbooks, and information pertaining to the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
15 Burton Hoffman Papers, 1952/1986
17.25 linear feet
This collection contains the papers of journalist, political aide, and activist Burton Hoffman. The papers center on Hoffman's work as a newspaper editor, press secretary, and political advisor in the 1960s and 1970s.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
16 Carl R. Woodward Papers, 1928/1974
43.5 linear feet
This collection contains the personal papers of Carl R. Woodward, the first president of the University of Rhode Island. Woodward was a noteworthy educator but he was also a local historian and a writer.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
17 Charles Lanman Collection, 1841/1866
0.25 linear feet
This collection contains the correspondence between Charles Lanman and several Congressman. Lansman used the information from this correspondence to inform his 1866 work, Dictionary of the United States Congress.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
18 Chime of Bells and Music at Grace Church Providence, 1857/1987
.75 linear feet
Collection consists of manuscript, published, and photocopied material and includes two histories of Grace Church, a history of the Grace Church chime of bells, chime program log, news clippings and correspondence pertaining to the chimes, original musical notations, pamphlets, service programs and biographical information on Bishop Thomas March Clark, rector of Grace Church at the time of the purchase and installation of the chimes as well as Dorothy Rice, bellringer from 1946 to 1989.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
19 Coffin/Robinson Family Papers, 1870/1970 (bulk 1900/1940)
11 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, letterpress copybooks, scrapbooks, financial records, school records, blueprints, photos, and other papers, of Coffin and Robinson family members, of Wakefield, R.I., and New York, N.Y.. It also includes information relating to Marginal Dock Company, a family business in New York, N.Y., a family farm and homestead in Wakefield, R.I. and additional real estate holdings in South Kingstown and Narragansett, R.I
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
20 Colt Family Papers, 1793/1961
100.25 linear feet
This extensive collection focuses on the life of Samuel Pomeroy Colt (1852-1921) who lived most of his life in Bristol, Rhode Island. Colt was an active lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist. Of particular interest in the collection are the personal records of Colt and his family, Colt's financial and business records, and the records of his political life and legal practice. The collection also contains several photographs, maps, and blueprints. The study of this collection reveals much about the political, social, and economic history of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Rhode Island.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library

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