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Formal title:
Scholarship America records
Extent:
37.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-ongoing
Abstract:
This collection consists of the records of Scholarship America (formerly known as the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America) from 1960 and ongoing.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.027
Formal title:
Pembroke Afternoon Reading Group records
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1927-1991
Abstract:
The Pembroke Afternoon Reading Group records comprise materials related to the history and administration of the social group. Materials date from 1927 to 1991.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1S.8zp
Formal title:
Seven Hills Garden Club records
Extent:
1.75 linear ft. (2 legal size clamshell boxes)
Date range:
1937-1981
Abstract:
The Seven Hills Garden Club of Providence, Rhode Island, was founded in 1937 to "stimulate an interest in horticulture for purposes of civic betterment, and to enable each member to enjoy her own garden more intelligently." These records were kept in two notebooks by the Seven Hills Garden Club librarian and include by-laws, programs, clippings, photographs, some minutes, membership lists, memorial tributes to past members, and reports. In addition to documenting a women's club and the horticultural activities of a number of Providence women over several decades of the twentieth century, this collection provides some information about individual members and about the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 91.17
Formal title:
Women and Men of Brown University records
Extent:
5.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1923-2010
Abstract:
The Women and Men of Brown records contain meeting minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, reports, bylaws and photographs related to the Brown University campus society and its various committees and interest groups. The material dates from 1924 through 2010.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1LS.1
Formal title:
William N. Davis Plant Business Manager office files
Extent:
18.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1946-1974
Abstract:
The William N. Davis Plant Business Manager office files contain general office files, minutes and reports related to the management of food services, housing, and the physical plant of Brown University. They include information regarding the budget and unions at Brown as well as files regarding on-campus and off-campus buildings owned by Brown. The files are dated from circa 1946 to 1974.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1W.D1
Formal title:
Brown University Peace Corps files
Extent:
1.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1965-1967
Abstract:
The Brown University Peace Corps files contain publications by the Peace Corps, training materials, and office files compiled from 1965 to 1967. The office files include correspondence and staff personnel records.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZY-1
Formal title:
John P. Bourcier papers
Extent:
4 linear feet (3 records center boxes, 1 legal-size Hollinger document case and 1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
Date range:
1974-2002
Abstract:
This collection contains material related to John P. Bourcier's career as a jurist in Rhode Island from 1974 to 2002. It includes his Superior and Supreme Court decisions, instructions to juries, material related to his service on various committees, his work with the Alternate Disput Resolution Task Force created by Chief Justice Frank J. Williams, newspaper articles and correspondence regarding the antinuclear Trident II Plowshares trial, and the 1984 trial of Vincent A. Cianci, Jr.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2009.005
Formal title:
Ronald A. Wolk files
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1969-1976
Abstract:
The Ronald A. Wolk files contain administrative records, correspondence, newsletters and reports that deal with his work as Vice President for University Relations and Development at Brown University. Areas of interest include Brown's curriculum, development, and Brown Security. The material dates from 1969 through 1976.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.W1.
Formal title:
Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship records
Extent:
10.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1985-1992
Abstract:
The IRIS records document exploratory work at Brown University in the development and implementation of computing technology in research, teaching and learning. Materials include research documentation and published and unpublished reports, papers, and presentations.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZCO.1
Formal title:
Nancy Love papers
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1950-1952
Abstract:
Typed research notes prepared by Nancy Love covering the period between 1878 and 1952 are based on Elsie Bronson's manuscript ("RISD: A Half-Century Record, 1878-1928," 1932) as well as catalogues, yearbooks, correspondence, and corporate/administrative records. Narrative reports provide information about the development of Departments, Divisions, and Administrative offices, 1945-1950. The materials in this collection were gathered in preparation for the RISD's 75th Anniversary.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
26.2

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