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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 Adams (George James) papers, 1795/1890
15 linear feet
These papers span much of George James Adams’s long career as a textile manufacturer and agent. Included are personal and business correspondence, invoices and receipts, inventories, payroll and supply lists, deeds and contracts, and photographs.
Repository: John Hay Library
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 Akerman and Company records, 1854/1884
0.25 Linear feet
Collection of 8 items concerning the business partnership of Charles Akerman and Thomas B. Rawson, bookbinders and stationers in Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository: John Hay Library
5 Ames (Sarah Fisher) papers, 1860/1879
34 item(s)
Collection of letters and printed items to Sarah Fisher Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames
Repository: Brown University Library
6 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
7 Arnold (Edwin W.) correspondence, 1862/1894
.25 linear feet
This collection consists of letters written by Edwin W. Arnold to members of his family during the period of December 22, 1862 – November 1, 1865.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Special Collections
8 Arnold (William) Autograph Collection, 1655/1922
1.0 Linear feet
The William Arnold Autograph Collection is part of a larger collection of books and manuscripts dealing with American, especially Rhode Island, history. The entire collection was donated to the Providence Public Library in 1923 by Mr. Frederick Augustus Arnold. In an effort to support collections at other Providence libraries, the following transfers of materials were made: items representing “Americana” before the year 1801 were transferred to the John Carter Brown Library; items relating to American poetry were transferred to the John Hay Library; and publications concerning the Arnold family were transferred to the Rhode Island Historical Society. The remaining materials constitute the William Arnold Autograph Collection. The collection was named for William Arnold, an ancestor of Frederick A. Arnold. The collection consists mainly of legal documents and correspondence, but also includes poems, portraits, business records, and ephemera dating from 1655 to 1922.
Repository: Providence Public Library
9 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
10 Bartlett (John Russell) papers, 1832/1886

The collection encompasses the years 1832-1886, consisting of personal correspondence comprised of loose letters, drafts of various manuscripts and clippings, two hundred and thirty-six watercolor paintings and drawings from the Mexican Boundary Commission Survey and eleven folio volumes from the Mexican Boundary Commission.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 Blake, Eli Whitney (1867-1902) papers, 1890/1901
0.5 linear foot (1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
This collection consists primarily of personal correspondence to and from Eli Whitney Blake. The letters were written by Blake, Sophia Atwater and Stephen Atwater. Also included are several drawings and poems by Blake, one photograph of him and an undated letter from a family member to a publisher regarding their interest in publishing an article about Blake's letters.
Repository: Brown University Library
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Subject Files, 1680/1993
400 folder(s)
The Subject Files files include newspaper clippings, original documents, research notes, and other paper items relating to the specific topic covered by the subject. The Subject Files are broken down into Subject Headings and further into Subject Subheadings.
Repository: Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
20 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

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