Anna Tirocchi and Laura Tirocchi Cella Business
18 boxes and 1 flat file
This collection consists of business records and some household
repair/maintenance records, as well as floor plans of the Tirocchi house. There is considerable
documentation of dressmaking supplies purchases including invoices, receipts, a few fabric
samples, and correspondence.
The Annmary Brown Memorial, at 21 Brown Street in Providence, RI, was built in 1907 by Rush C. Hawkins (1831-1920) as a memorial to his deceased wife Annmary Brown Hawkins (1837-1903). The Memorial was designed as a tomb for the couple (both are interred there), and as a private library to house the Hawkins' collection of incunabula, paintings, manuscripts, books authored by or written about individuals with the surname of Hawkins, travel books, bibliographies, biographies, standard histories, books on printing wood engravings, and volumes on the early history of printing. This collection contains the records about the construction and maintenance of the building, documentation about the books and paintings collected by Hawkins, and records about the operation of the Memorial. It also includes a volume of minutes for the New York Dispensary for the Diseases of the Throat and Chest for which Rush Hawkins was a Trustee. Researchers can also find documentation about the Civil War swords presented to Rush Hawkins which were stolen from the Memorial and later recovered.
The Loren and Elizabeth Slater Anthony papers are a
collection of notebooks, class notes, and reports created during their enrollment at Rhode
Island School of Design, 1937-1942. The collection also includes samples of professional
graphic design work done after graduation, circa 1948.
Richard H. Anthony was a Providence, Rhode Island
native and Brown University graduate, class of 1925. His
distinguished career included working as a journalist in Paris for
the European edition of the