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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

Collection Overview

Title: William Eaton Foster Papers
Date range: 1877-1930
Creator: Foster, William E. (William Eaton), 1851-1930
Extent: 2 box(es)
Abstract: The Foster papers contain William E. Foster’s personal papers during his tenure as librarian at the Providence Public Library. Included are the manuscripts for the many speeches and addresses given to various clubs and organizations on historical and literary matters, subjects Foster was especially interested in. There are also handwritten and typed manuscripts for books and articles written by Foster and some of his writings published in booklet form.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Special Collections
Collection number: MSS005