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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
Formal title:
Caroline Hazard Papers
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1871-1939
Abstract:
The Caroline Hazard papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, publications, and addresses by the writer and philanthropist.
Repository:
University Archives and Special Collections
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 7
Formal title:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers
Extent:
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Date range:
1870-2009 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.002
Formal title:
Michael R. Carroll papers
Extent:
0.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1885-1931
Abstract:
The collection consists of Michael Carroll's pension and legal documents, letters from Victor Chambers, and the book "Born at the Battlefield of Gettysburg"
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.03
Formal title:
Central Baptist Church in Tiverton Records
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1808-2006
Abstract:
Records of the Central Baptist Church in Tiverton from its opening to its closing in 2006.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2018.002
Formal title:
Elizabeth Buffum Chace and family papers
Extent:
4.5 linear feet (approximately 80 items)
Date range:
circa 1801-1900
Abstract:
This collection includes correspondence, Elizabeth Buffum Chace’s commonplace book and diary, family albums, scrapbooks, photographs, an album of familial hair locks, needlework (cross stitch samplers), newspaper clippings, and other material relating to the Buffums, the Chaces, the Cheneys, and the Tolmans. The papers also contain letters in response to Chace’s book "Anti-Slavery Reminiscences." Elizabeth Buffum Chace was an activist for prison reform, the rights of orphans, peace, and temperance.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.89.12
Formal title:
William Henry Chamberlin papers
Extent:
18 box(es)
Date range:
1861-1978
Abstract:
The William H. Chamberlin papers (1861-1978), author, journalist, and foreign correspondent, consists of his personal correspondence, news clippings, publications, private journals, photographs and microfilm. The bulk of the collection is made up of news paper clippings (1925-1969) of articles that Chamberlin wrote during his career as a journalist, which reflect his conservative political view points.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_chamberlin
Formal title:
Odell M. Chapman papers
Extent:
0.417 linear feet and 2 museum objects
Date range:
1882-1975
Abstract:
This collection contains photographs, music books, sheet music,a fife, as well as other documents relating to martial ensembles primarily of Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Repository:
Newport Historical Society
Collection call no:
Ms.44.4
Formal title:
Charles Lanman Papers
Extent:
0.25 linear feet,
Date range:
1841-1866
Abstract:
This collection contains the correspondence between Charles Lanman and several Congressman. Lansman used the information from this correspondence to inform his 1866 work, Dictionary of the United States Congress.
Repository:
University Archives and Special Collections
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 10
Formal title:
Charles V. Chapin Papers
Extent:
11 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1941
Abstract:
Charles V. Chapin (1856-1941) served as Superintendent of Health in Providence, RI from 1884-1932 and as City Registrar from 1889-1932. Chapin was well known nationally and internationally for his public health work related to contagious diseases, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, and typhoid. In 1910, he was instrumental in setting up City Hospital, where people who had contagious diseases could get medical care. This collection contains biographical information, certificates, commissions, correspondence, manuscript material, physician's reports and scrapbooks related to Chapin's work.
Repository:
Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection call no:
MSS 343

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