This collection of papers primarily consists of manuscripts and published articles by Stephen S. Colvin, who was a scholar in the field of educational psychology and intelligence testing. A native Rhode Islander, Colvin graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's degree of philosophy in 1891, and a corresponding master's degree in 1894. He also received a doctorate degree from the University of Strasburg in 1897. He taught at a number of American universities, including Brown University, where he was appointed its first professor of educational psychology in 1912 and subsequently named the director of its School of Education in 1919. This collection also includes a small amount of correspondence, a scattered assortment of other printed materials (not written by Colvin), ephemera, and a few artifacts, including a print of an illustration by Richard Felton Outcault.
Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art. Presidents' and
6.0 linear feet
The Presidents' and Directors' correspondence documents their interaction with family, friends, gallery owners, art dealers, donors, collectors, artists, museum directors, and curators, 1889-1966, bulk
1900-1948. The records include correspondence, legal documents, inventories, photographs, invoices, receipts,
and certificates of insurance, which document the consideration, acquisition, exhibition, conservation, and
disposal of works of art, as well as the Museum of Art’s internal affairs.
These papers document and focus on Andrew E. Gibson's career as a government official, corporate executive, and professor at the Naval War College. The collection consists of many elements including but not limited to: correspondence, writings, speeches, deck files, books, proposals, critiques, legislation testimony and charts.
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
The University of Rhode Island's collection of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Leonard Bacon's poems is an extensive collection of books and personal papers. These include signed books, manuscripts for translation projects and Bacon's mother's babybook for his first year of life.
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
The collection consists of manuscript notes written by Lysander Dickerman for lectures about Egypt and Egyptian life. In addition , there are materials relating to Dickerman's lectures which include miscellaneous notes; numerous clippings; notebooks, booklets of notes; correspondences; and other printed materials which include receipts, addressed envelopes, and invitations.
The Artha May McConoughey Papers consist of travel diaries, temperance speeches, law school assignments, photographs, and personal artifacts. All of the written material is from McConoughey's own hand; most of it was composed during the first quarter of the 20th century when she came of age and became active in the temperance and women's suffragist movements in the Chicago area.
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.
This collection documents
the career of Thomas E. Skidmore who was a professor in the
Latin American Studies department at the University of Wisconsin
(1967-1987) and then at Brown University (1988-1999). His area
of focus was Brazil and he was the pre-eminent expert in the
United States on the topic of its history and politics. The
collection relates primarily to his professional life as a
student, professor and scholar. Materials related to his
personal life are interspersed throughout with the highest
concentration in Series 5. Correspondence.