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1 Anthony (Richard H.) papers, 1923/1958 (bulk 1923/1929)
6 items (0.25 linear feet)
Richard H. Anthony was a Providence, Rhode Island native and Brown University graduate, class of 1925. His distinguished career included working as a journalist in Paris for the European edition of the , where he covered the landings of Charles E. Lindburgh and Richard E. Byrd on their respective transatlantic flights in 1927. These papers include letters, family memorabilia, and a collection of autographs of Richard E. Byrd, and co-pilots Bernt Balchen, Bertand B. Acosta and George O. Noville, who accompanied him on his historic flight from New York to the coast of Normandy on July 1, 1927.
Repository: John Hay Library
2 Berkeley House collection, 1881/1895 (bulk 1884/1895)
1.668 linear feet
This collection contains 4 architectural drawings and specifications, personal artwork, and household receipts related to LeRoy King and his residence, Berkeley House.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
3 Bhatia, Michael V. papers, 1998/2008 (bulk 1998/2008)
10.5 linear feet (10 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
The Michael Bhatia papers contain materials related to his research, humanitarian work, and education. Among the most important materials are the notebooks Bhatia kept while in Afghanistan on a humanitarian mission. It also includes papers written for courses at Brown University, syllabi for classes taught or taken by Bhatia, maps of the Western Sahara region and of Afghanistan, posters from the 2004 democratic election in Afghanistan and many articles and chapters from books used by Bhatia for his research on the causes of war, humanitarian aid, refugees, the military and American culture, and various 20th and 21st century conflicts notably Somalia, Rwanda, Kosovo, Bosnia and Afghanistan.
Repository: Brown University Library
4 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
5 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
6 Carter (John), 1769/1917 (bulk 1769/1844)
.5 linear foot
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
7 Colcleugh (Emma Shaw) Collection, 1863/1937 (bulk 1884/1902)
3.2 Linear Feet
The collection encompasses the years of 1863 until 1937 and consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, two separate inventories of field collections, a bill of sale, two photographs, a postcard and Pas Indian Reservation (Saskatchewan, Canada) documents including a Cree Syllabary Hymn and Psalms book, a treaty form and a ration ticket. Scrapbooks are arranged by Emma Shaw Colcleugh by geography, subject and in varying chronological order.
Repository: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
8 Collection of Redwood family papers, 1710/1799 (bulk 1729/1796)
1.5 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
This collection consists of letters, legal documents, accounts, family histories, and other papers related to the Redwood family and its descendants, particularly Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
9 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
10 Commerford (Arthur) Colony House scrapbooks, 1925/1942
3 volumes
Three scrapbooks of the activities and news regarding the Colony House as it transitions from the Newport County Couthouse to a historic site.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
11 Conti (Gino E.) Collection, 1958/1973
3.2 Linear feet
The photographic collection encompasses the years of 1958 until 1973 and documents Rhode Island artist Gino Conti's travels in the American southwest and northern Mexico, primarily on American Indian reservations. It consists of over 3,700 photographic prints, negatives and slides, a disbound photo album and calendar pages used to record the locations of his travels. The collection also includes a box of postcards, a letter, newspaper clippings, art exhibition flyers, images of religious art and architecture, a reference book on the Tarahumana signed by Conti and a related ethnographic collection.
Repository: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
12 Cox (Patricia Nixon) letter, 1971 (bulk 1971)
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Patricia Nixon Cox (b. 1946), eldest daughter of President Richard Nixon, to Alexander A. Phillips of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
13 Elizabeth Johnson Perry papers, 1937/1967
500 item(s)
Elizabeth Johnson Perry was an African-American domestic worker in New York. The papers date between 1937-1967 and contain letters, greeting cards, financial records, photographs, a scrapbook, and museum objects.
Repository: Brown University Library
14 Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll, 1993
7 box(es)
This collection consists of taped interviews, transcripts, and student papers connected with "The Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll", an oral history which captured the experiences of Rhode Island residents in that decade .
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
15 Galilee Fishermen Oral History, 1930/1979
1 box(es)
The oral history project was conducted by students in Prof. Valerie Quinney's History Research Methods class (Hist. 395A) during the spring of 1979. Ten fishermen of Galilee (R.I.) were interviewed. Research papers were written from the project interviews and the research conducted by the students.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
16 Guide to the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Rhode Island Board #84 collection, 1922/2000
8.5 linear feet
The collection documents the activities of the Rhode Island Board #84 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials from 1922 to 2000.
Repository: Phillips Memorial Library
17 Hall (David Priestly) and David Prescott Hall papers, 1819/1907 (bulk 1854/1907)
1 linear foot (1 record box)
This collection contains letters and commonplace books from New York City lawyers, who often spent their summers in Newport, Rhode Island: David Priestly Hall (1798-1868) and his youngest son, David Prescott Hall (1845-1907). Also included is a series of drafts recounting the history of the United States, written by David Prescott Hall as a young child, and letters sent between father and son.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
18 Herbert (H. L.) letters, 1890
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of two letters from H. L. Herbert, first chairman of the United States Polo Association, to George Griswold of New York concerning the sport of polo.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
19 John (Potter) collection, 1850/1893
0.5 linear feet
This collection contains letters to and from John Potter, pocket diaries written by Julia Johnson Wells, a transcription of the diaries, and a pamphlet entitled Important Correspondence Between Elisha Reynolds Potter and R. G. Hazard, Esq., 1876. Potter was a resident of Connecticut who served in the Connecticut Legislature. His family had close ties to Rhode Island.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
20 Joseph W. Blaine Family Papers, 1868/1986
10.5 linear feet
This collection consists of the papers of three generations of the Blaine and MacLellan families, who resided in Newport from 1882 to 1986. Alexander MacLellan (1856-1939) emigrated from Scotland in 1882, and served as a head gardener at several large estates. His daughter Rowena (1886-1965) married jeweler Joseph W. Blaine (1875-1953). Their son Joseph W. Blaine Jr. (1920-1986) was an electrical engineer who retired young to devote himself to the study of history.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society

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