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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 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) collection of manuscripts, 1711/1920 (bulk 1711/1870)
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
8 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) papers, 1870/2009 (bulk 1950/2006)
28.5 linear feet (32 record boxes, 1 document case, 2 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
9 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
10 Colcleugh (Emma Shaw) Collection, 1863/1937 (bulk 1884/1902)
6.25 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
11 Collection of Redwood family papers, 1710/1799 (bulk 1729/1796)
1.8 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
12 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
13 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 Courthouse to a historic site.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
14 Conti (Gino E.) Collection, 1928/1973
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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 Giddings (J. Louis) Collection, 1937/1967 (bulk 1956/1964)
19 linear feet
The collection encompasses the years 1937-1967 and consists primarily of a single series of ten boxes of subject files. Additional material includes numerous newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, press releases, photographs, slides, glass plate negatives and films.
Repository: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
20 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

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