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1 , 1931/1985 (bulk 1931/1968)
0.5 Linear feet
The records of the Providence Milk Commission consist of financial and business records related to the Commission’s activities from 1931 to 1985. The series concerning Hillside Farms contains reports on the health of its employees and the results of tests to determine the quality of the milk produced there.
Repository: John Hay Library
2 , 1949/1980 (bulk 1950/1975)
5.0 Linear feet
This collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and proclamations from the Rhode Island Writers' Guild, founded by Ruth Eddy in 1950 . The collection also includes original poetry, prose and music written by Guild members.
Repository: John Hay Library
3 , 1895/1971
1.5 Linear feet
The records of the Rhode Island Society for the Collegiate Education of Women (RISCEW) consist of the organization's meeting minute records, correspondence, news clippings, organizational histories, membership lists and financial ledgers from 1895-1971. Additional materials within the collection are reports by various committees, such as the Building Committee, Evaluation Committee, and the War Service Committee of 1918-1919.
Repository: John Hay Library
4 , 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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

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