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Formal title:
Joseph Livramento Papers, Cape Verde Collection
Extent:
2.5 linear feet
Date range:
1916-2011
Abstract:
Joseph Livramento’s collected papers, photographs, and memorabilia related to Cape Verde, Cape Verdean-Americans, and Cape Verdean music.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.13-1
Formal title:
Maribelle Cormack Papers
Extent:
33 linear feet
Date range:
1920-1972
Abstract:
Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was the published author of at least 20 books, director of the Roger Williams Museum of Natural History (1947-1972), and a lifelong educator. Her writing, fiction and non-fiction, reflects her interest in various subjects including astronomy, anthropology, history, and genealogy. Collection materials include manuscripts, correspondence, research materials, lectures, slides, photographs, and the writings of her father, Adam Cormack.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.10
Formal title:
Papers of the Honorable Michael DeCiantis
Extent:
23 boxes, 5 volumes, 1 cardfile, 26 scrapbooks
Date range:
1900-1975
Abstract:
The papers pertain principally to DeCiantis' career as a lawyer. There is information on Rhode Island politics, 1930's-1960's; the Rhode Island Family Court, 1961-1974; and personal matters, 1920's-1970's. Material on politics in Rhode Island for the period 1936-1940 is of particular interest.
Repository:
Special Collections
Collection call no:
MSS.1
Formal title:
Egypt Study Group records
Extent:
4.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Date range:
1977-1978
Abstract:
This collection documents the activities of Rhode Island College’s Egypt Study Group from 1977 to 1978, while travelling in Egypt and developing curricula as part of their Fulbright-Hays grant funded project,
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
RG.10-2
Formal title:
Clare Gomnes Letters to Caroline DiOrio
Extent:
5 linear inches
Date range:
1940-1955 (bulk 1945-1955)
Abstract:
Letters written to Caroline DiOrio by Clare Gomnes, who was superintendent of the Sophia Little Home, a residence for unmarried mothers, from 1948-1955. The collection also includes a watercolor sketch of Caroline DiOrio by Clare Gomnes, as well as a few letters from Olga Gomnes and Madeleine Hoagland.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.31
Formal title:
Mariposa Collection
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1966-2018 (bulk 2007-2018)
Abstract:
Collected records from Mariposa, including administrative documents, curriculum resources, and printed materials.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.25
Formal title:
Ron McLarty Collection
Extent:
40 linear feet
Date range:
1915-2018 (bulk 1950-2018)
Abstract:
The McLarty collection includes Ron McLarty's personal papers, photographs, published and unpublished works, and memorabilia from his appearances in theater, television and film.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.21
Formal title:
Scott Molloy Social and Political Materials Collection
Extent:
6.5 linear feet
Date range:
1947-1991
Abstract:
Political materials collected by Rhode Island College alumnus Scott Molloy. Includes letters, leaflets, newsletters, newspapers, and other printed materials created by various political groups.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.24
Formal title:
Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection
Extent:
6.5 linear feet
Date range:
1922-2002 (bulk 1922-1958)
Abstract:
Artwork, photographs, and memorabilia of Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (1890-1960), American sculptor and the first woman of color to graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.28
Formal title:
Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications
Extent:
3.83 linear feet (10 slide boxes and 2 document boxes)
Date range:
1956-2008
Abstract:
This collection comprises over 10,000 slides and 370 editorial columns published in Rhode Island newspapers, spanning the 1950s through the 2000s. Materials document the studies and travels of Professor Chester Smolski, who was a Professor of Geography and Director of the Urban Studies Program at Rhode Island College.
Repository:
Special Collections, James P. Adams Library
Collection call no:
MSS.41

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