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1 ACT UP Rhode Island Records, 1987/1995
24.0 Linear feet
The ACT UP Rhode Island (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) records contain minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, reports, booklets, handbooks, pamphlets, clippings, mailings, newsletters, conference material, publications, lists of members and contacts, ACT UP/RI circulars and posters, photographs and clippings of ACT UP demonstrations, documentation of Rhode Island legislation, regulations, and policies concerning AIDS. Also included are AIDS-related materials from other ACT UP groups, especially New York, and various gay and lesbian groups, both in Rhode Island and nationally. Topical files document developments in AIDS treatment, public health issues, government policy, AIDS activism, and various gay/lesbian issues. There are also three painted plywood panels and one cloth banner in the collection.
Repository: John Hay Library
2 Anderson, Daniel J. papers , 1975/2002 (bulk 1980/1998)
7 linear feet (7 records center boxes)
This collection consists of the research files of Daniel J. Anderson, one of the developers of the Minnesota Model for the treatment of alcoholism. There are magazines, newspaper clippings, speech outlines on index cards, books, pamphlets, and conference materials.
Repository: John Hay Library
3 Butler Hospital records, 1840/1892
3 Linear Feet
The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of the first hospital of any kind in Rhode Island, the hospital's expansion, and the day-to-day expenses of such an institution.
Repository: John Hay Library
4 Charles V. Chapin Papers, 1880/1941
11 linear feet
Charles V. Chapin (1856-1941) served as Superintendent of Health in Providence, RI from 1884-1932 and as City Registrar from 1889-1932. Chapin was well known nationally and internationally for his public health work related to contagious diseases, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, and typhoid. In 1910, he was instrumental in setting up City Hospital, where people who had contagious diseases could get medical care. This collection contains biographical information, certificates, commissions, correspondence, manuscript material, physician's reports and scrapbooks related to Chapin's work.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
5 Department of Health Library (Rhode Island) records, 1850/2006
51.6 cubic feet (42 boxes) other
The Rhode Island Department of Health Library records consist primarily of annual reports and other reports of the Department of Health and its offices and divisions as well as the Providence Health Department.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
6 Health Planning Council (Rhode Island) reports, 1965/1985
4.2 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Health Planning Council reports consist of various reports created by the Council and its various sub-committees on hospitals, agencies and non-hospital facilities. The Health Planning Council reports also include survey findings.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
7 Just Say No Campaign collection, 1985/1996 (bulk 1985/1992)
1 linear foot (1 record center box)
This collection contains material, chiefly photographs, related to the "Just Say No" campaign against drug use from 1985 to 1996. It also includes some correspondence to and from the Just Say No Foundation and Just Say No International, slides, negatives, videocassettes and a workbook.
Repository: John Hay Library
8 Parsons (Usher) papers, 1812/1873 (bulk 1831/1873)
34 folder(s)
Usher Parsons (1788-1868) was a professor of anatomy and surgery in Brown University's early medical school. Parson's medical experience is legendary in the annals of military surgery as he was the only surgeon at the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. The collection contains diaries (1831-1866), surgical notes, travel journals, and account books.
Repository: Brown University Library
9 Peele (Stanton) papers, 1965/1990
7 linear feet (7 records center boxes)
Stanton Peele was one of the first to reject the disease theory of alcoholism and offer alternatives to the 12-step program of AA. These papers include personal and scholarly correspondence, academic work from his undergraduate and graduate school years at Penn and Michigan, and drafts of his book,
Repository: John Hay Library
10 Powers (Tom) collection of Bill Wilson public talks, 1947/1970 (bulk 1951/1969)
3.5 linear feet (3 records center boxes, 1 shoebox)
The Tom Powers collection of Bill Wilson public talks comprises 147 audio CDs containing 79 public talks given by Bill Wilson at various Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon events between 1947 and 1970.
Repository: John Hay Library
11 Providence Board of Health records, 1857/1977
.35 cubic feet
Black and white photographs documenting disease and living conditions in Providence during the early 1900's as well as activities of the City of Providence Health Department. The collection also includes annual reports, and examples of actual signs used to warn of the existence of scarlet fever or diphtheria.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
12 Records of Hospice of Washington County, Rhode Island, 1979/1989
22 linear feet
This collection contains the records of Hospice of Washington County from its first ten years in operation. The collection documents the administrative, fiscal and to a small degree, patient care activities of the organization from its inception to its merger.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
13 Rehabilitation Council (Rhode Island) meeting minutes, 1962/1964
.08 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Rehabilitation Council meeting minutes consists of meeting minutes with attached/accompanying reports, memoranda, charters, articles of association and membership lists.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
14 Rhode Island Medical Society papers, 1791/1989 (bulk 1880/1970)
29 linear feet
The Rhode Island Medical Society papers primarily relate to the activities of the Society, various topics in medical research, and the history of the medical sciences. The papers include correspondence, reports, and memos; addresses and speeches; case studies; documents; research/lecture notes and papers; medical notebooks; autograph letters of prominent men of medicine collected by George Dallas Hersey; medical drawings; photographs; meeting programs; biographical data; slides; and, other miscellanea. Names of persons and groups represented include: William P. Davis, Helen DeJong, Robert F. Noyes, Herbert G. Partridge, Providence Franklin Society, and Brown University School of Medicine.
Repository: Brown University Library
15 Rossi (Jean J.) papers, 1961/1998 (bulk 1980/1990)
1.0 linear foot
The collection consists largely of Rossi's articles on the subject of alcoholism and its treatment. There are also articles on these topics by other psychologists, conference handouts and notes as well as information on Willmar State Hospital.
Repository: John Hay Library
16 Smith (Robert Holbrook "Dr. Bob") collection, 1885/1992 (bulk 1936/1992)

The Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") collection, most of which dates from 1936 to 1992, consists of a wide variety of materials, including an extensive selection of books and other printed materials; correspondence; manuscripts; business papers; photographs; certificates, awards and bonds; ephemera; and an assortment of artifacts. These materials are primarily associated with Robert Holbrook Smith and the organization he founded with William G. Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous. It also includes materials associated with William G. Wilson; Anne Ripley Smith and Lois Burnham Wilson, the respective spouses of Smith and Wilson; and other family members, friends and AA associates.
Repository: John Hay Library
17 Snyder (Clarence H.) A.A. Papers, 1939/1980
3.5 linear feet (3 records center boxes and 1 oversize folder)
These papers consist of pamphlets, brochures, books, periodicals, menus, programs and tickets for events, rosters of A.A. groups, speeches, newspaper and magazine clippings, postcards, greeting cards, gas rationing stamps, bills of sale, receipts, and letters either typed, autographed or photocopied. The majority of the materials focus on the early history of Alcoholics Anonymous in the Cleveland, Ohio area and Clarence Snyder's involvement in Alcoholics Anonymous.
Repository: Brown University
18 Thomas Arnold Hazard Papers, 1839/1882
0.5 linear feet
This small collection contains the bankbooks, daybooks, and medical papers of Thomas Arnold Hazard.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
19 Walsh (Anthony) papers, 1965/2003 (bulk 1972/1996)
1.25 linear feet (3 document boxes)
This collection contains correspondence, articles, and papers relating to Anthony Walsh, professor of psychology at Salve Regina University (1976- ).
Repository: Salve Regina University Archives
20 Zinn (Earl F.) Case Notes of a Psychiatric Patient, 1936/1938
5.5 Linear feet
The collection comprises Earl F. Zinn's case notes on an unnamed male schizophrenic patient. Materials include trascriptions of a series of interviews recorded in the 1930s as well as artwork produced by the patient.
Repository: John Hay Library

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