Guide to The Newport Collection, circa 1950-1970


The Preservation Society of Newport County
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-847-1000
KGarrett-Cox@newportmansions.org

Published in 2018

Collection Overview

Title: The Newport Collection
Date range: circa 1950-1970
Creator: Thomas Marvell
Extent: 1 hollinger box
Abstract: The Newport Collection includes prints and negatives of Newport buildings restored and/or renovated by Fall River - Newport architect and preservation architect for the Preservation Society of Newport County, Thomas Marvell. Marvell was the nephew of Miss Alice Brayton of Green Animals.
Language of materials: English
Repository: The Preservation Society of Newport County
Collection number: PSNCA.H.020

Scope & content

The Newport Collection is comprised of photographs, negatives, and sketches. The photographs date from 1950-1970, and formats include modern gelatin silver prints and tracing paper. The photographs depict various buildings around Newport that Marvell worked on throughout this time period. The collection holds one hundred and eleven photographs of his projects around the city of Newport, Rhode Island.

This collection has been fully digitized and is available for viewing online at newportalri.org

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of materials and subject matter in one document box. The collection is held in one series.
  • Series 1: Architectural Photographs

Biographical note

Thomas Brayton Marvell was The Preservation Society of Newport County’s (The Society’s) restoration architect from 1940s until his death in 1983. Photographs in the collection range from 1950 to 1970. Marvell was a renowned architect throughout the state of Rhode Island during his career, based in Fall River, MA, Little Compton and Tiverton, RI. As the Society’s restoration architect, Marvell’s images are directly related to projects undertaken by the Preservation Society. He was a graduate of Harvard University and used his extensive knowledge as a preservation architect throughout his impressive career.

Access & Use

Access to the collection: The collection is open to the public, and there are no restrictions on access. However, the collection can only be seen by scheduled appointment.
Use of the materials: All researchers seeking to publish materials from the collections of the PSNC Archives and Special Collections are requested to contact the archivist, prior to reproducing, quoting, or otherwise publishing any portion or extract from this collection. Although the Preservation Society has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it does not claim copyright ownership. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the copyright and to obtain any necessary permission from them.
Preferred citation: "Courtesy of the Preservation Society of Newport County"
Contact information: The Preservation Society of Newport County
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-847-1000
KGarrett-Cox@newportmansions.org

Administrative Information

ABOUT THE COLLECTION  
Acquisition: Architectural photographs taken by Thomas Marvell. Architectural photographs and negatives gifted to the PSNC by Mrs. Elinor Truesdale Marvell.
ABOUT THE FINDING AID  
Encoding: Finding aid written by Megan Sullivan, Archival Intern, and encoded by Kate McNally, Digitization Archivist,2018
Descriptive rules: Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard(DACS).

Additional Information

Inventory


Series 1. Architectural Photographs, circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1-19

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.1
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.2
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.3
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.4
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.5
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 1 Photograph of the White House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.6
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 2 Photograph of the Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.7
1965 March
Box 1, Folder 2 Photograph of the Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.8
1965 March
Box 1, Folder 2 Photograph of the Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.9
1965 March
Box 1, Folder 3 Photograph of the Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.10
circa 1965
Box 1, Folder 3 Photograph of the Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.11
circa 1965
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.12
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.13
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.14
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.15
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.16
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 4 Photograph of the Long Wharf Offices of Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.17
1968 Jan 16
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.18
1968 June
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.19
1968 June
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.20
1968 June
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.21
1966 Nov
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.22
1966 Nov
Box 1, Folder 5 Photograph of the Matthew Perry House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.23
1966 Nov
Box 1, Folder 6 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.24
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 6 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.25
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 6 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.26
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 6 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.27
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Coggeshall Building
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.28
circa 1959
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Coggeshall Building
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.29
circa 1959
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Coggeshall Building
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.30
circa 1959
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.31
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Coggeshall Building
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.32
circa 1959
Box 1, Folder 7 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.33
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 8 Photograph of Kingscote
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.34
1973 Dec
Box 1, Folder 8 Photograph of Kingscote
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.35
1973 Dec
Box 1, Folder 8 Photograph of Kingscote
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.36
1973 Dec
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.37
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.38
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.39
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.40
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.41
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.42
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 9 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.43
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of House in Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.44
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.45
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.46
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.47
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.48
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.49
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.50
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.51
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.52
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.53
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.54
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.55
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.56
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.57
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 10 Photograph of Trinity Church
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.58
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.59
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.60
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.61
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.62
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.63
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.64
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.65
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 11 Photograph of U.S. Naval War College
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.66
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 12 Photograph of Newport Oil Corp.
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.67
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.68
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.69
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.70
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.71
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.72
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.73
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.74
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.75
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 13 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.76
1969 April 30
Box 1, Folder 14 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.77
circa 1974
Box 1, Folder 14 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.78
circa 1974
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.79
1973 Spring
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.80
1964 Oct
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.81
1964 Oct
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.82
1965 Sept
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.83
1965 Sept
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.84
1965 Sept
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.85
1964 Oct
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.86
1964 Oct
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.87
1964 Oct
Box 1, Folder 15 Photograph of Marble House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.88
1973 Spring
Box 1, Folder 16 Photograph of Lloyd Hyde House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.89
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 16 Photograph of Lloyd Hyde House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.90
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 16 Photograph of Lloyd Hyde House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.91
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 16 Photograph of Lloyd Hyde House
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.92
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 17 Photograph of Horan Building
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.93
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 17 Photograph of Washington Square
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.94
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Porte-Cochere
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.95
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Porte-Cochere
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.96
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Porte-Cochere
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.97
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Porte-Cochere
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.98
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Porte-Cochere
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.99
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.100
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.101
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.102
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.103
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.104
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.105
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.106
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 18 Photograph of The Breakers Pergola
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.107
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 19 Photograph of Rosecliff
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.108
1971 Sept 17
Box 1, Folder 19 Photograph of Rosecliff
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.109
1971 Sept 17
Box 1, Folder 19 Photograph of Rosecliff
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.110
1971 Sept 17
Box 1, Folder 19 Photograph of Rosecliff
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.020.111
1971 Sept 17