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Formal title:
James N. Arnold Collection
Extent:
24.8 linear feet; 29 boxes, 1 oversized folder and 2 card catalogs
Date range:
circa 1860-1935
Abstract:
This collection consists of material compiled and written by James N. Arnold, between 1860-1927 and of typescripts by volunteers continuing his work until 1935. This collection contains numerous research topics and writings related to the history of Rhode Island.
Repository:
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
MSS033
Formal title:
John Russell Bartlett papers
Date range:
1832-1886
Abstract:
The collection encompasses the years 1832-1886, consisting of personal correspondence comprised of loose letters, drafts of various manuscripts and clippings, two hundred and thirty-six watercolor paintings and drawings from the Mexican Boundary Commission Survey and eleven folio volumes from the Mexican Boundary Commission.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
JRB Papers
Formal title:
Harold Brown papers
Extent:
4.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1878-1920 (bulk 1884-1900)
Abstract:
The Harold Brown papers, dated from 1878 to 1920, include legal and business documents, personal and business correspondence, two unpublished manuscripts, miscellaneous bills paid, two cashbooks and an inventory of Harold Brown's estate.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.006.TEMP
Formal title:
Francis Family correspondence
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1875-1887
Abstract:
Correspondence from George Blinn Francis and Henry Newton Francis to their family members in West Hartford, CT. Both George and Henry worked as civil engineers on reservoir projects in Rhode Island during the entire time period of this correspondence, 1875-1882.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2013.009
Formal title:
Goelet family papers
Extent:
1.25 linear feet (3 document boxes)
Date range:
1881-1953 (bulk 1893-1898)
Abstract:
Financial records and correspondence related to Ogden Goelet and his family members, including his brother and his son, both named Robert. Much of the material relates to the family's real estate holdings in New York City and Odgen's Newport residence, Ochre Court.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Special Collections
Collection call no:
SP 02
Formal title:
Guide to the Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records
Extent:
.5 other
Date range:
1880-2009 (bulk 2004-2008)
Abstract:
The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records consist of copies of correspondence, reports and photographs compiled and/or created by Chester A. Browning, Information Specialist of the Public Information Division.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2009-31
Formal title:
John Hay papers
Extent:
28 linear feet
Date range:
1829-1916
Abstract:
The John Hay papers consists of Hay's correspondence with his family and with literary, diplomatic, and political contemporaries; diaries kept by Hay as Lincoln's White House aide and as Secretary of the Legations in Paris, Vienna, and Madrid, 1866-1870; manuscript poems; galley proofs; personal letterpress copy books; photographs of Hay, his family, and various political figures; political cartoons; sound recordings; and a small collection of objects. Subjects include: Civil War; Lincoln and his administration; Reconstruction; court life in Paris; the bi-metal monetary standard; the Canadian boundary settlement; the fur seal question; Japanese naval activity; Chinese-American relations; the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars; British and American politics.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hay
Formal title:
Stephen T. Olney correspondence
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Date range:
1817-1875 1845-1875
Abstract:
This collection contains correspndence written to and from Stephen T. Olney during 1817 and 1845-1875 with 46 other botanists regarding the study and collection of a wide variety of plants. The bulk of his correspondence is with: Michael Schuck Bebb, John Carey, Chester Dewey, and Earl Flint.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2017.024

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