The collection contains research materials on the composer, arranger, and pianist Percy Grainger that were compiled by Brown University Professor of Music, David S. Josephson. Contents include Josephson’s research notes, concert programs, correspondence, articles, and reviews of Grainger’s work.
Zenas Kevorkian (1910-1991) was a career educator, a United States Naval Officer during World War II, and a hobbyist photographer in Rhode Island. The bulk of this collection consists of Kevorkian’s personal photographs, which document his life, family, and community mostly in and around Providence and Cranston, Rhode Island from the 1920s through about 1960. The collection also includes correspondence while Kevorkian was in naval training in 1942, as well as publications of Providence Technical High School and Roger Williams Junior High School.
The King Family Letters Collection is composed of letters written by or to members of the King family or associated persons, including members of the Armstrong and Rives families. Many of the letters are between Gwendolen King and her mother Ella Rives King. Most of the letters are written in English, but some are written in French, and others are partially in French and partially in English
Rhode Island Leased Oyster Bed Grounds Indenture (agreements) records
0.24 cubic feet other
1844 - 1854
The Rhode Island Leased Oyster Bed Grounds Indenture (agreements) records consist of signed agreements with accompanying plot maps depicting leased oyster bed grounds primarily in the Providence River near Field's Point.
The McCarthy/Bannon Family Collection consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and ephemera related to the Bannon family of Mansfield, Massachusetts and the McCarthy family of Providence, Rhode Island. The majority of materials are related to Patrick Joseph McCarthy who served as mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from January 1907 to January 1909.
This collection is comprised of the organizational records of the North Kingstown Ambulance Association, including meeting minutes, lists and applications of member volunteers, treasurer reports, statistical reports, by-laws, manuals, business records and correspondence.