The 200th Anniversity Files include office files, publications, and official brochures files dated from 1956 to 1965, with most dated from 1964 to 1965. It includes materials regarding the planning of the university's bicentennial events, booklets and announcements, and files on the event's major participants.
These papers span much of George James Adams’s long career as a textile manufacturer at various mills in Rhode Island and chief agent at the Narragansett Print Works. Included are personal, family, and business correspondence, invoices and receipts, inventories, payroll and supply lists, deeds and contracts, and photographs. A large set of letters are from Thomas P. Richmond, a banker of Bristol, Rhode Island, probably affiliated with the Bank of Bristol. They communicate Richmond’s strong abolitionist feelings and include descriptions of slave uprisings such as the insurrection on the ship La Amistad in 1839, meetings of abolitionist societies, etc. Also discussed are Richmond’s other interests, including phrenology, electricity, epidemiology, mesmerism, animal magnetism, and ships.
Personal and professional papers (primarily correspondence, research notes, and speeches) of Randolph Greenfield Adams and Thomas Randolph Adams. Also includes some personal papers of Helen Spiller adams and Richard Newbold Adams; correspondence and other family papers from the eighteenth century onward; genealogical background; letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt; friendship albums; and printed items, including clippings.
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 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.
Collection of letters and printed items to Sarah Fisher Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames
This collection consists of the research files of Daniel J. Anderson, one of the developers of the Minnesota Model for the treatment of alcoholism. There are magazines, newspaper clippings, speech outlines on index cards, books, pamphlets, and conference materials.