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Formal title:
Bruce E. Graver collection on John G. Whittier
Extent:
5 box(es)
Date range:
1831-1890
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of a series of letters composed by John G. Whittier, 19th century newspapers, and various publications of his poetry and writings.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_whittier
Formal title:
John Buchan papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1898-1958
Abstract:
The John Buchan Papers contain approximately 150 items covering the years 1898-1958. Most of the collection contains letters written by John Buchan to W.M. Colles and Sir Henry Newbolt. A selection of 5 published works by John Buchan are included as well as photographs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Buchan
Formal title:
Tristam Burges Papers
Extent:
0.25 linear foot
Date range:
1821-1851
Abstract:
Poems and letters written by Tristam Burges, including letters sent to the Brown University Corporation and Zachariah Allen.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS-1UF-B6
Formal title:
Burt/Bock Family Papers
Extent:
7 linear feet
Date range:
1831-1996
Abstract:
These papers focus on the life of Henry Burt, a noted settlement house worker who moved to Rhode Island in 1922 and continued his work for the greater good. The collection contains some of Burt's settlement house photographs, scrapbooks, and information pertaining to the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony.
Repository:
University Archives and Special Collections
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 46
Formal title:
James Bushee papers
Extent:
0.05 cubic feet.
Date range:
1849-1889
Abstract:
The collection consists of the collected papers of James Bushee, an educator and principal in New England during the nineteenth century.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS-0097
Formal title:
Butler Hospital records
Extent:
3 Linear Feet
Date range:
1840-1892
Abstract:
The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of the first hospital of any kind in Rhode Island, the hospital's expansion, and the day-to-day expenses of such an institution.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.033
Formal title:
George Henry Calvert papers
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1868-1885 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of poems, visiting cards, newspaper clipping, and a letter concerning George Henry Calvert (1803-1889), a former Newport, Rhode Island, mayor and resident.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.505
Formal title:
William H. Cameron Civil War papers
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1862-1886
Abstract:
The William H. Cameron papers consist of approximately 100 items, most of which pertain to Cameron's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Cameron
Formal title:
Eli Hawley Canfield papers
Extent:
1140 items
Date range:
1844-1898
Abstract:
The papers of Rev. Eli Canfield, Episcopal clergyman and prominent member of the evangelical faction of the church, consist of sermons reflecting the religious and social beliefs of the period 1845 to 1885, personal manuscripts, and letters mainly to his son, James Hulme Canfield, educator. Canfield was born in Arlington, Vermont and served as a pastor in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 78.12
Formal title:
Carolina Mills Collection
Extent:
4.5 linear feet
Date range:
1869-1956
Abstract:
This collection contains the records of the Carolina Mills, an active textile manufacturer in southern Rhode Island from the early 1840s to the mid-1930s.
Repository:
University Archives and Special Collections
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 104

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