This collection includes correspondence, Elizabeth Buffum Chace’s commonplace book and diary, family albums, scrapbooks, photographs, an album of familial hair locks, needlework (cross stitch samplers), newspaper clippings, and other material relating to the Buffums, the Chaces, the Cheneys, and the Tolmans. The papers also contain letters in response to Chace’s book "Anti-Slavery Reminiscences." Elizabeth Buffum Chace was an activist for prison reform, the rights of orphans, peace, and temperance.
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.
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.
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.
Chime of Bells and Music at Grace Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1857-1987
.75 linear feet
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.
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.
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