This collection consists of the papers of Martha
Dickinson Bianchi and her family. It includes a great deal of secondary material
relating to Emily Dickinson, along with material relating to the posthumous
publication of Emily's work by Martha. In addition to the personal papers of Martha
Bianchi and family (including family and editorial correspondence, diaries, notes,
worksheets, typescript poems, stories, plays, photographs, articles, books, and
clippings), the collection includes the personal papers of Alfred Leete Hampson and
his wife, Mary Landis Hampson.
This collection contains the personal papers of Bishop James DeWolf Perry, mainly from the time of his consecration as Bishop of Rhode Island in 1911 until his death in 1947, and especially from his tenure as Presiding Bishop, 1930-1937.
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.
The collection consists of the records of the Bonoff family. The Bonoffs operated home demonstration shows and ran several theatres in Phoenix, AZ, and in New England from the 1940s to the late 1990s. The majority of the records deal with the operation of the Warwick Musical Theatre in Warwick, R.I.
Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1815-1891) was a teacher and poet of Providence, Rhode Island and New York City. The collection covers the years 1835-1894 and contains correspondence concerning literary and personal affairs, three manuscripts of her poems, two engraved portraits extracted from a book, and miscellaneous notes.
The W.C. Bronson papers comprise the professional and personal records of Professor Walter Cochrane Bronson from his time as a student at Brown University through his career as a professor of English at Cornell University, West Virginia University, and Brown University, from which he retired in 1927.
The William H. Brooks Family Papers consist almost exclusively of correspondence from the period 1861-1865. While most of the letters are primarily concerned with family matters and relationships, some portion of the content relates the military activities of William H. Brooks and Jesse S. Comac, who enlisted in the Union Army at the rank of private early in the war. Camp life and battle scenes are described.