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Richard L. Champlin papers (RLC.Ms.593)

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard L. Champlin papers
Date range: 1747, 1973-1998, (bulk 1973-1998)
Creator: Champlin, Richard L.
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (3/4 full record box, 1 half document case, 1 flat file)
Abstract: Richard L. Champlin was one of the foremost experts on clocks made by Newport clockmaker William Claggett and other clockmakers in the Claggett family. This collection consists of photocopies of primary source material, correspondence, photographs, notebooks and other research materials collected or created by Mr. Champlin in the process of writing articles on Claggett clocks for various publications, including Newport History, the Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection number: RLC.Ms.593