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Formal title:
Central Baptist Church in Tiverton Records
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1808-2006
Abstract:
Records of the Central Baptist Church in Tiverton from its opening to its closing in 2006.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2018.002
Formal title:
William Henry Chamberlin papers
Extent:
18 box(es)
Date range:
1861-1978
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_chamberlin
Formal title:
Odell M. Chapman papers
Extent:
0.417 linear feet and 2 museum objects
Date range:
1882-1975
Abstract:
This collection contains photographs, music books, sheet music,a fife, as well as other documents relating to martial ensembles primarily of Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Repository:
Newport Historical Society
Collection call no:
Ms.44.4
Formal title:
Charles Lanman Collection
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1841-1866
Abstract:
This collection contains the correspondence between Charles Lanman and several Congressman. Lansman used the information from this correspondence to inform his 1866 work, Dictionary of the United States Congress.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 10
Formal title:
Charles V. Chapin Papers
Extent:
11 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1941
Abstract:
Charles V. Chapin (1856-1941) served as Superintendent of Health in Providence, RI from 1884-1932 and as City Registrar from 1889-1932. Chapin was well known nationally and internationally for his public health work related to contagious diseases, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, and typhoid. In 1910, he was instrumental in setting up City Hospital, where people who had contagious diseases could get medical care. This collection contains biographical information, certificates, commissions, correspondence, manuscript material, physician's reports and scrapbooks related to Chapin's work.
Repository:
Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection call no:
MSS 343
Formal title:
Chime of Bells and Music at Grace Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1857-1987
Extent:
.75 linear feet
Date range:
1857-1987
Abstract:
Collection consists of manuscript, published, and photocopied material and includes two histories of Grace Church, a history of the Grace Church chime of bells, chime program log, news clippings and correspondence pertaining to the chimes, original musical notations, pamphlets, service programs and biographical information on Bishop Thomas March Clark, rector of Grace Church at the time of the purchase and installation of the chimes as well as Dorothy Rice, bellringer from 1946 to 1989.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 157
Formal title:
George Earl Church family collection
Extent:
1.25 Linear Feet
Date range:
1866-1980 (1891-1911)
Abstract:
The materials in this collection relate to the family and personal life of George Earl Church and were sent to Brown University by descendants of Church.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2016.012
Formal title:
Dawn Clements papers
Extent:
15 linear feet
Date range:
1888-2018 (bulk 1970-2018)
Abstract:
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Dawn Clements (1958-2018), a 1986 graduate of Brown University and a contemporary artist who was known for her work with Sumi ink and ballpoint pen on small to large-scale paper panels. The collection includes personal correspondence, diaries, photos, research notes, paintings and sketches with the bulk dating from 1970-2018.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2019.010
Formal title:
Coffin/Robinson Family Papers, 1870-1970
Extent:
11 linear feet
Date range:
1870-1970 (bulk 1900-1940)
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, letterpress copybooks, scrapbooks, financial records, school records, blueprints, photos, and other papers, of Coffin and Robinson family members, of Wakefield, R.I., and New York, N.Y.. It also includes information relating to Marginal Dock Company, a family business in New York, N.Y., a family farm and homestead in Wakefield, R.I. and additional real estate holdings in South Kingstown and Narragansett, R.I
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 50
Formal title:
Emma Shaw Colcleugh Collection
Extent:
6.25 Linear Feet
Date range:
1863-1937 (bulk 1884-1902)
Abstract:
The collection encompasses the years of 1863 until 1937 and consists of five scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, two separate inventories of field collections, a bill of sale, two photographs, a postcard and Pas Indian Reservation (Saskatchewan, Canada) documents including a Cree Syllabary Hymn and Psalms book, a treaty form and a ration ticket. Scrapbooks are arranged by Emma Shaw Colcleugh by geography, subject and in varying chronological order.
Repository:
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Collection call no:
msESC

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