The William H. Chamberlin papers (1861-1978), author, journalist, and foreign correspondent, consists of his personal correspondence, news clippings, publications, private journals, photographs and microfilm. The bulk of the collection is made up of news paper clippings (1925-1969) of articles that Chamberlin wrote during his career as a journalist, which reflect his conservative political view points.
Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored)
The collection consists of official records of the Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) and the the personal correspondence of Lt. Allen F. Cameron, who was one of the regiment's officers. The regimental records consist of materials such as regimental reports, orders, rosters, and courts-martial records detailing activities of the regiment, life in the Union Army and treatment of black troops by white officers.
The collection of Anastase Andreivich Vonsiatsky, self-appointed leader of a Russian fascist group which operated in America, and his wife Marion Buckingham Ream, heiress to the Norman Bruce Ream fortune, consists of their personal correspondence, books, newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, photographs, phonograph records, and printing blocks.
The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary contains an account of his experiences as a trooper in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The account comments on the conditions of daily army life and the tragedy of the Civil War. In addition, a copy of Walsh's enlistment papers and a statement of his military service is included in the collection.