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William Eaton Foster Papers (MSS005)

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-455-8021
Fax: 401-455-8065
email: special_collections@provlib.org

Additional Information

Related material: The Foster Papers are part of the Library Archives and Foster’s published materials are part of the Providence Public Library Special Collections and Rhode Island Collections. Some published materials are available in the Ocean State Libraries circulating collections.
  • Adams, Herbert B., ed. Municipal government and land tenure. Baltimore: John Hopkins, 1886. Call number: RIColl 050 J65 v.4.
  • Farnum, Alexander. Catalogue of the library of the late Alexander Farnum, esq. of Providence, Rhode Island. New York: G.A. Leavitt, 1884. Call numbers. RIColl 018.3 F236c, 018.3F236cSpec.Coll.
  • Foster, William E. Address Before The Rhode Island Society Of The Sons Of The American Revolution: At The Annual Dinner. New York: The Republic Press, 1892. Call number RIColl 973.04 F758a.
  • Foster, William E. The first fifty years of the Providence public library, 1878-1928. Providence: Providence Public Library, 1928. Call numbers 027.43 P9f, RIColl 027.43 P9f.
  • Foster, William E. The Fiske Harris Collection of rebellion literature. Providence: The Providence Journal, 1884. Call number: RIColl 027.43 P9fis.
  • Foster, William E. The literature of civil service reform in the United States. Providence: Providence Press Co., 1881. RIColl 016.8516 F758L.
  • Foster, William E. Point of view in history. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1906. Call number RIColl 907 F758p.
  • Foster, William E. Public support of public libraries: Read before the American Library Association, at San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 15, 1891. Call number: RIColl 027.4 F758p.
  • Foster, William E. References to the history of presidential administrations, 1789-1885. New York: The Society for Political Education, 1885. Call number RIColl 016.973 F758r.
  • Foster, William E. The school and the library. New York: Educational Review Publishing, 1900. Call number: RIColl 0211.3 F758s.
  • Foster, William E. Some Rhode Island contributions to the intellectual life of the last century. Worcester: Press of Charles Hamilton, 1892. Call number: RIColl 974.5 F758s.
  • Foster, William E. Stephen Hopkins: A Rhode Island statesman. A study in the political history of the eighteenth century. Providence: S. S. Rider, 1884. Call number: RIColl 974.5 R475 v.19.
  • Foster, William E. Town government in Rhode Island. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1886. Call number: RIColl 852.0745 F758t.
  • Foster, William E. William Binney: April 14, 1825 to April 23, 1909. Providence: 1909. Call number: RIColl 92 R6147f.