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Formal title:
Malcolm Read Lovell, Jr. papers
Extent:
15 linear feet
Date range:
1795-1992 (bulk 1958-1992)
Abstract:
The Malcolm Read Lovell, Jr., papers relate mainly to Lovell's public service in Michigan under Governor George Romney, and in Washington, under Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. Reed was Undersecretary of Labor during the Reagan Administration, a former president of the National Planning Association, and Director of the Labor Management Institute at the George Washington University School of Business and Public Administration. The papers do include some personal papers related to his family and education (Brown University, Class of 1943).
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 94.14
Formal title:
Nancy Luce papers
Extent:
1 linear foot (over 300 items)
Date range:
1725-1964 (bulk 1833-1889)
Abstract:
The Nancy Luce papers comprise manuscripts poems, accounts, journals, photographs, family papers and clippings that cover the period from 1725 to 1964.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Luce
Formal title:
Mary Man literary manuscripts
Extent:
20 items item(s)
Date range:
1765?-1812?
Abstract:
The Mary Man Literary Manuscripts consist of twenty items that fall within the years 1765 and 1812. They contain copy-books, notebooks, and other manuscripts of Mary Man, with original and copied verse on mostly religious themes, as well as biblical and sermon extracts. Also included are manuscripts by Thomas Man, Mary Howe, Olive Fisk, Sukey Fisk, and unidentified authors.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 84.1
Formal title:
James Manning papers
Extent:
0.5 linear feet (c.230 items)
Date range:
1761-1827 (bulk 1765-1791)
Abstract:
The James Manning papers consist primarily of correspondence dating from 1765-1791 with prominent British and American Baptist ministers. Much of the correspondence involves the early history of Brown University or various issues regarding the Baptist religion and the growing tide of religion in Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1C-1
Formal title:
Manuscript Items
Extent:
38.5 linear feet (36 archival boxes, 7 half archival boxes, 14 oversize boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Date range:
1783-2013 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of single manuscripts items from past NWC presidents, faculty, and staff, as well as other other naval officers and military service members from Rhode Island and the surrounding area. These items include correspondence, journals, reports, certificates, commissions, scrapbooks, and other ephemera that relate to the history of the U.S. Naval War College, the history of navies in the Narragansett Bay region, and the history of naval warfare and strategy.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-364
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:
Charles Woodberry McLellan papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1780-1953 (bulk 1901-1927)
Abstract:
The Charles Woodberry McLellan papers (1780-1953 (bulk 1901-1927)) consist primarily of correspondence between Charles McLellan, his sons Hugh and Malcolm, and collectors and dealers of Lincoln memorabilia. Also included is the correspondence between the McLellan family and Brown University regarding Brown's acquisition of the collection in 1923. In addition to a small collection of personal documents, the papers also include an assortment of facsimiles of documents in Lincoln's handwriting; transcriptions (typed and handwritten) of various documents by or about Abraham Lincoln; and inventories, want lists, and bibliographies of Lincolniana.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.CWM
Formal title:
William Gerald McLoughlin papers
Extent:
114 Linear feet
Date range:
1700-2004 (bulk 1960-1992)
Abstract:
Professor William Gerald McLoughlin taught history at Brown University from 1954-1992 and was an active and vocal participant professionally and personally in all of the issues and events during those years: freedom of speech, civil rights, racial equality, gender equality (Louise Lamphere sex discrimination case), nuclear energy, improving the Providence education system, the Vietnam War, divestment from South Africa, and US intervention in Nicaragua during the 1980s. His papers are particularly useful for studying the changes in America and their effect s at Brown University during his tenure. His major areas of scholarship were religion in America (particularly Baptists and Evangelicals), the Cherokee Indian Nation, antislavery movement, African Americans, and Rhode Island history. This collection contains research notes and subject files for his many research topics, drafts for some of his published books, correspondence with colleagues and friends, minutes for meetings of the various committees at Brown and in the community on which he served, and newspaper clippings for topics of importance to him.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2009.003
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:
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

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