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1 1824 Gyles Copy of the Rhode Island Colony records, 1638/1670
.10 linear feet
The 1824 Gyles copy of the Rhode Island Colony records consists of one volume of records that were copied by Charles Gyles and others from original colonial records.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
2 1964-1969 Rhode Island Constitutional Convention, 1964/1969
9 box(es)
The Rhode Island Constitutional Convention Papers contains the official proceedings, proposals, and reports from the Convention in addition to correspondence and memorandums between the delegates. This collection also includes access to digitized copies of the Journals from the Constitutional Convention.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
3 Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries (Rhode Island) records, 1987/2008 (bulk 1989/1991)
.45 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records consist primarily of meeting minutes, meeting notices and correspondence.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
4 Albert C. Greene Papers, 1804/1863
16 linear feet
Albert C. Greene (1791-1863) was born in Coventry, Rhode Island to Perry (b.1749) and Elizabeth (Belcher) Greene (b. 1758). He had one sibling, a brother, William P. Greene (1784-1855). He was educated at the East Greenwich Academy until he was placed as an apprentice, at the age of 13, to George Brinkerhoff, an attorney in New York City. He was admitted to the bar in 1812 and continued his studies at the law school of Judges Reeves & Gould in Litchfield, Connecticut. He returned to Rhode Island in 1813 and set up practice in East Greenwich.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
5 Aldrich, (Nelson W.) papers, 1777/1930
73 reel(s)
United States representative and senator from Rhode Island, financier, and philanthropist. Collection contains correspondence, journal, appointment books, drafts of speeches, memoranda, financial records, reports, legislative matter, scrapbooks, serial publications, and other printed material relating chiefly to Aldrich's career in Congress. This is the microfilm copy of the collection held by the Library of Congress.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library
6 Altieri (Alice LaFond) papers, 1914/1976
3 box(es)
The papers of Alice LaFond Altieri, state legislator and public official, of North Smithfield, R.I., consists of her political and personal correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, speeches, reports, and memorabilia.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
7 Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes, 1969/1972
.24 cubic feet other
The Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes includes meeting minutes and other general records for the years 1969-1972.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
8 Bakst (M. Charles) papers, 1927/2009 (bulk 1962/2008)
10 linear feet (8 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
These papers date from 1927-2009 and include the personal papers and materials of M. Charles Bakst, Brown '66, and journalist for the Providence Journal. Includes manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, ephemera, photographs, audiocassettes and videotapes related to his student days at Brown and his career as a reporter and columnist.
Repository: Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
9 Bancroft (George) note, 1927/2009
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
10 Beckwith (David) papers, 1946/2008 (bulk 1980/1999)
25 linear feet (24 records center boxes, 3 oversize boxes)
The David Beckwith papers is a significant collection of organizational records, correspondence, publications, training and funding materials relating to community development and organizing on both the local and national levels. Most of the material dates from 1980 to 1999 and represents the work of a wide range of community organizations, advocacy-based coalitions, governmental agencies and private organizations devoted to fulfilling social needs such as housing, transportation and education. The Papers also include a small but noteworthy collection of counter-culture newspapers from the mid-1960's and early 1970's.
Repository: John Hay Library
11 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
12 Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors meeting minutes, 1961/1964
.12 cubic feet other
The Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors meeting minutes includes meeting minutes; correspondence out to agencies/organizations (office copies); correspondence from agencies/organizations; mimeographed copies of board's newsletter; newspaper clippings and copies of Professional Engineering Exams from the State of New York.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
13 Body of Laws of the Colony of Rhode Island, 1663/1705
.10 linear feet
The Body of Laws of the Colony of Rhode Island consists of statutes and other legislation enacted by the General Assembly of the Colony of Rhode Island from 1663 to 1705.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
14 Brennan (John V.) papers, 1958/2008
42 box(es)
The collection consists of documentation, photographs, and memoribilia of Marine Colonel John V. Brennan (Providence College Class of ’59). The center piece of this collection are Brennan's oral histories of major figures and foreign affairs initiatives during his service as the Marine Corp military aide to President Richard Nixon and as his chief of staff during President Nixon's post-presidency years.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
15 Brown (Henry A.L.) Constitutional Convention papers, 1986
2.4 cubic feet other
The Henry A.L. Brown Constitutional Convention papers, though duplicated somewhat in the 1986 Constitutional Convention Collection at the Rhode Island State Archives, contains items which illustrate the process of drafting a constitution from the delegate's position within the process. Some items provide a view to the inner workings of the life of the delegate, from lobbying efforts of special interests groups to the efforts made of the Convention organizers to facilitate teamwork and keep delegates informed on the issues. This is not a complete record of the convention but documents one delegate's involvement. It is evident, from papers collected, that Mr. Brown served on the Judiciary Committee whose main focus was Resolution 80; This resolution, among others, addressed the issues of judicial power, accountability and selection.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
16 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
17 Budenz (Louis F.) papers, 1930/1969
48.5 linear feet
The collection of Louis F. Budenz, writer, labor activist, Communist supporter, and later anti-Communist advocate, consists of an array of publications, ephemeral materials, and correspondence he collected on Communism in the United States and abroad.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
18 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
19 Chamberlin (William Henry) papers, 1861/1978
18 box(es)
The William H. Chamberlin papers (1861-1978), author, journalist, and foreign correspondent, consists of his personal correspondence, news clippings, publications, private journals, photographs and microfilm. The bulk of the collection is made up of news paper clippings (1925-1969) of articles that Chamberlin wrote during his career as a journalist, which reflect his conservative political view points.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
20 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

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