National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Providence, Rhode Island Branch collection
6.0 linear feet
1914-1974 (bulk 1969-1974)
The NAACP Providence, RI Branch Collection consists of correspondence, memorandum, documents, newspaper clippings and other material about civil rights issues both in Rhode Island and throughout the nation.
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
This collection consists of the personal papers of Anna C. Renzi, Pembroke College alumna from the class of 1947. Renzi was the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Civil Engineering from Brown University. She went on to become chief of the District Highways and Traffic Department’s programming division in Washington, DC. Papers document Renzi’s time at Pembroke and her subsequent career. Materials include Junior Promenade, May Day, and commencement programs; photos of senior prom, senior sing, and parties hosted by Renzi’s coworkers; and clippings regarding Renzi’s graduation and career. The collection spans from 1945-1997.
Papers of Jean E. Howard, Columbia University scholar of early modern literature, the history of drama, and former chair of the Pembroke Center Associates Council. Papers include correspondence, drafts, notes, and research material relating to Howard’s education, scholarly writings, and publications.
This collection consists of the papers of Inderpal Grewal, professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University, and a major figure in feminist theory, South Asian studies, and intercultural studies. This collection documents Grewal’s professional life, predominantly consisting of conference material, and various lectures concerning transnationality, gender, cosmopolitanism, and identity, dating from the early 1990s to the present. The collection is arranged into six series.
Rhode Island Partnership for Research on Women and Gender
The Rhode Island Partnership for Research on Women and Gender was born out of the creative energy of a group of faculty, graduate students, alumni, and community members dedicated to the issues of gender. The Partnership was established in 1994-1995 as a campus-community collaborative of individuals from the public and private sectors, organizations, and institutions of higher education who were engaged in feminist research, scholarship, creative activities, instruction and service.
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
The Louise A. Tilly papers contain materials ranging from 1960 to 1998, with the bulk of materials dated between 1974 and 1995. This collection of drafts of scholarly papers, research notes and materials, academic department administrative materials, and professional correspondence is arranged into six series.
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Barbara Johnson, American literary critic and scholar of deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and queer theory. The collection documents Johnson’s personal life, academic career, research, and writing, and is composed of biographical materials, correspondence, syllabi, handwritten notes, research articles, and writing drafts, dating from 1971-2009.
This collection consists of the papers of Nancy L. Buc, a 1965 graduate of Brown University, an attorney and the first woman Chief Counsel for the Food the Drug Administration. The collection documents Buc's personal and professional life with a particular focus on her career in government in Washington, DC, and her service on the Corporation of Brown University. Materials include biographical information, correspondence, conference material, speeches, writings, subject files, print material, photographs, and electronic records dating from 1950-2015. The collection is arranged into 10 series.