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 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.
Arthur H. Riani and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 66
1923-1989 (bulk 1923-1989)
The collection consists of the records of Arthur H. Riani who was a longtime employee of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge 66 of Providence, Rhode Island. Riani served almost 50 years with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, representing Lodge 66 at numerous conventions. The majority of the records deal with Riani's service to the Brotherhood.
This collections contains the records of noted composer Arthur Russell Custer. The bulk of the collection is made up of Custer's scores along with recordings and videos of performances of Custer's work.
This collection contains materials pertaining to Fine's writings such as Barron's Profile of American Colleges (1964), American College Counselor and Guide (1955), How to Get Money for College (1964), Your Child and School (1965), and Underachievers (1967). It also includes correspondence with his agent, Nannine Joseph, contracts with various publishers, submission cards for his work, and newspaper clippings.
The Blanche Murray Collection of the Co-Ed Colonel contains materials relating to the period in which Blanche Murray, nee Richard, served as a ROTC Co-Ed Colonel during 1940- 1941 at Rhode Island State College (now URI).