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Formal title:
Robert Cloutman and Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers
Extent:
12.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1797-1971 (bulk 1935-1968)
Abstract:
The Dexter Papers are a wide-ranging collection of letters, diaries, reports, manuscripts, research notes and photographs dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century. The material represents Elisabeth and Robert Dexter’s humanitarian work in Europe with the Unitarian Service Committee, their respective historical and sociological research projects, and the life and work of Elisabeth’s father Alfred Williams Anthony, a Baptist minister and educator.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.029
Formal title:
Asa Messer papers
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1791-1862 (bulk 1796-1836)
Abstract:
The Asa Messer papers document Messer's activities as President of Brown University; his sermons, prayers and religious essays; and his financial investments and inventions. Materials include letterbooks, correspondence, sermons, speeches, essays, prayers, lecture notes, diaries, and legal papers dating from 1791 to 1862 (bulk 1796 to 1836).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1C-3
Formal title:
Daniel March family papers
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1769-1871 (bulk 1798-1835)
Abstract:
The Daniel March family papers consists of correspondence, notebooks, written works, debts, official documents, newspaper/print clippings, printed pamphlets and student papers from Brown University 1802-1806.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-M5
Formal title:
Elisha Reynolds Potter Papers
Extent:
2.5 linear feet
Date range:
1798-1879
Abstract:
This collection contains some of the papers of Elisha Reynolds Potter, a notable nineteenth century public servant from Kingston, Rhode Island. Potter made his mark as a teacher, a lawyer, an elected official, and an educational reformer.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 12
Formal title:
Brown University Treasurer Receipts
Extent:
12.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1757-1891, undated
Abstract:
The Brown University Treasurer Receipts collection is arranged in one chronological series of receipts and invoices representing University expenses from 1757 through 1891. The collection documents the financial administration of the University from it's founding through the nineteenth century. The records comprise salaries, building construction and commencement costs, scholarships, insurance, servants' wages, gymnasium and library expenditures, and printing costs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1D-R1
Formal title:
Brown University Treasurer term bills
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1785-1904
Abstract:
The Brown University Treasurer term bills is a collection of student bills and receipts for payment of college costs, including tuition, room and board. The bills are foldered by student name and range from 1785 to 1904.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1D-T2
Formal title:
Brown University Treasurer reports
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1768-1882, undated
Abstract:
The Brown University Treasurer reports comprise annual reports of the University treasurer dating from 1768 through 1864 and financial documents.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1D.R2
Formal title:
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection
Extent:
16 box(es)
Date range:
1703-2004
Abstract:
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, letters, postcards, ledger books, ephemera, and artifacts the majority of which relate to Rhode Island subjects.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 20
Formal title:
Stuart C. Sherman papers
Extent:
5.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1720-1980 (bulk 1957-1980)
Abstract:
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-S5
Formal title:
Benjamin Weld spelling book
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1770-1772
Abstract:
This book belonged to Benjamin Weld (fl. 1770-1772) and was used for spelling and other small lessons.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.577

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