Daisy Aldan was an accomplished poet, publisher, translator and teacher. The Aldan papers contain manusript poems and translations by Daisy Aldan, photographs, promotional materials, biographical material, and correspondence.
Thomas M. Allison (U.S.N., Ret.) served aboard the Hornet when propaganda leaflets were dropped in the Tokyo area on 17 February 1945. This collection includes literary manuscripts, official and personal correspondence, and memorabilia relating to World War II navy convoy in 1941 and British P.O.W.'s in Thailand. Also includes: single-leaf leaflets produced by the U.S. Navy in an attempt to lower the morale of the Japanese during World War II, which were printed aboard the carrier U.S.S. Hornet (CV-12), placed in aircraft bomber bays, and then dropped over Tokyo.
The papers of Alice LaFond Altieri, state legislator and public official, of North Smithfield, R.I., consists of her political and personal correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, speeches, reports, and memorabilia.
The Alumnae Association Files includes meeting minutes, committee activity notes, class officers, and fundraising projects dated from 1900 to 2007. It includes materials regarding Andrews Association, Pembroke College Clubs, speaker lists, scrapbook materials, and flyers and invitations.
The collection consists of the records of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 618 (Providence, R.I). ATU Division 618, formerly known as the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees, represents transit workers of Providence, Rhode Island. The majority of the collection consists of business agent files, proceedings, programs, and reports.
American Association of People with Disabilities records
7 Linear Feet
(bulk 2002-2010) 1993-2014 (2002-2010)
This collection, ranging from 1993 to 2014, consists of an array of materials, including correspondence, scattered administrative materials, legal documentation, audio-visual cassettes, computer files, ephemera, and a few artifacts, all of which were issued by or are associated with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the largest cross-disability membership organization in the United States. AAPD was founded in 1995 by five leaders from the diasability community, Justin Sylvia Walker, Paul Hearne, John D. Kemp, and I. King Jordan, all of whom were instrumental in advocating, drafting and passing the landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The bulk of the materials gathered here represent AAPD's continuing advocacy for the equal rights of the disability community, and are mainly associated with James C. Dickson, a prominent leader in the disability community, who was Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), and a Brown University graduate (class of 1968).
American Association of University Professors (AAUP) -- University of Rhode Island Chapter
1931-1971 (bulk 1931-1971)
The American Association of University Professors has a rich history dating back to 1913. In this year the Association was created to represent academe's common interests and deal with the problems of university policy. In 1931 the local chapter at URI formed with two members: Joseph W. Ince of the Chemistry department and Andrew J. Newman, director of the school's placement service and lecturer in public finance. The records in this collection pertain to miscellaneous materials from the 1940s through the 1960s including meeting notices and member lists.