This collection was begun by Betty Vickery Williams (1931-1996) in 1974 and encompasses a portion of the material collected for research on the history of primarily western clothing fashions and accessories, tailoring and cutting, and documentation of commercial clothing patterns dating from the 18th to the 20th centuries.
The Jacqueline Bhabha papers consist of writings by Bhabha and others, along with legal briefs, case decisions, and government policies on matters relating to child trafficking, refugees, and migrants.
10.5 linear feet (10 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
1998-2008 (bulk 1998-2008)
The Michael Bhatia papers contain materials related to his research, humanitarian work, and education. Among the most important materials are the notebooks Bhatia kept while in Afghanistan on a humanitarian mission. It also includes papers written for courses at Brown University, syllabi for classes taught or taken by Bhatia, maps of the Western Sahara region and of Afghanistan, posters from the 2004 democratic election in Afghanistan and many articles and chapters from books used by Bhatia for his research on the causes of war, humanitarian aid, refugees, the military and American culture, and various 20th and 21st century conflicts notably Somalia, Rwanda, Kosovo, Bosnia and Afghanistan.
This collection consists of the papers of Martha
Dickinson Bianchi and her family. It includes a great deal of secondary material
relating to Emily Dickinson, along with material relating to the posthumous
publication of Emily's work by Martha. In addition to the personal papers of Martha
Bianchi and family (including family and editorial correspondence, diaries, notes,
worksheets, typescript poems, stories, plays, photographs, articles, books, and
clippings), the collection includes the personal papers of Alfred Leete Hampson and
his wife, Mary Landis Hampson.
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts - Audiovisual and Objects
24 Linear Feet
Audio recordings, films, videos and objects created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri during the course of his career. This is Subgroup 3 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are
Birss Memorial Lecture Series and Exhibit Materials
The annual Professor John Howard Birss Memorial Lecture Series at Roger Williams University provides a unique opportunity to study a single text in depth and to investigate why these significant works remain relevant for modern readers.
This collection contains the personal papers of Bishop James DeWolf Perry, mainly from the time of his consecration as Bishop of Rhode Island in 1911 until his death in 1947, and especially from his tenure as Presiding Bishop, 1930-1937.
The Black Lavender Experience (BLX) records contain the yearly master production books and many of the plays performed during each year's course. The course is described as an interdisciplinary approach to the study of plays that address the identities and issues of black gay men and lesbians and offers various perspectives from within and without the black gay and lesbian artistic communities. Also included are several dozen promotional posters and fliers. Focuses on analysis of unpublished titles. Also includes published works by Amiri Baraka, Bullins, Corbitt, Gibson, Shirlene Holmes, West, and Pomo Afro Homos.