RIAMCO

Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online

Limit My Results

Institution

Date Range

    -
  • 1901 - 2000 Remove facet 1901 - 2000
    ( 60 )
« Previous | 1 - 10 of 60 collections | Next »

Results

Formal title:
Arthur Russell Custer Papers, 1940-1997
Extent:
17 linear feet
Date range:
1940-1997
Abstract:
This collections contains the records of noted composer Arthur Russell Custer. The bulk of the collection is made up of Custer's scores along with recordings and videos of performances of Custer's work.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 168
Formal title:
Records of the President's Office Werner A. Baum Papers
Extent:
82.5 linear feet
Date range:
1949-1974
Abstract:
The Records of the President, Werner A. Baum, consists of the administrative files maintained by Werner A. Baum during his tenure as president of the University of Rhode Island. They document both the continued growth of the University and the adjustments it had to make to a new generation of activist students, a unionized faculty, and a governing board which took an often intrusive interest in the day to day activities of campus administration.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Rec. Gr. 1.11
Formal title:
Benjamin Fine Collection , 1947-1975
Extent:
2 box(es)
Date range:
1947-1975
Abstract:
This collection contains materials pertaining to Fine's writings such as Barron's Profile of American Colleges (1964), American College Counselor and Guide (1955), How to Get Money for College (1964), Your Child and School (1965), and Underachievers (1967). It also includes correspondence with his agent, Nannine Joseph, contracts with various publishers, submission cards for his work, and newspaper clippings.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 5
Formal title:
Biscuit City Press Archives, 1970-1992
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1970-1992
Abstract:
This collection contains the complete records of the Biscuit City Press including the works of the press and a diary of press activities.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 177
Formal title:
Blanche Murray Collection of the Co-Ed Colonel
Extent:
1 box
Date range:
1940-1941
Abstract:
The Blanche Murray Collection of the Co-Ed Colonel contains materials relating to the period in which Blanche Murray nee Richard served as a ROTC Co-Ed Colonel during 1940- 1941 at Rhode Island State College (now URI).
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 215
Formal title:
Blue Ribbon Commission: Leona Kelley Papers
Extent:
4 box(es)
Date range:
1981-1987
Abstract:
Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, research materials, final committee report entitled Toward Excellence Without Extravagance (1987), and other records, collected by Leona Kelley, state legistlator and commission member.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 59
Formal title:
Burton Hoffman Papers, 1952-1986
Extent:
17.25 linear feet
Date range:
1952-1986
Abstract:
This collection contains the papers of journalist, political aide, and activist Burton Hoffman. The papers center on Hoffman's work as a newspaper editor, press secretary, and political advisor in the 1960s and 1970s.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 184
Formal title:
Carl R. Woodward Papers
Extent:
43.5 linear feet
Date range:
1928-1974
Abstract:
This collection contains the personal papers of Carl R. Woodward, the first president of the University of Rhode Island. Woodward was a noteworthy educator but he was also a local historian and a writer.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 1
Formal title:
Claudine Schneider papers
Extent:
161 box(es)
Date range:
1973-1995
Abstract:
The collection contains records created by the administration of United States Representative from Rhode Island Claudine Schneider, 1981-1991.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 89
Formal title:
Dismissed with Prejudice
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1956-1960
Abstract:
Between 1956 and 1960 citizens of Jamestown, R.I. successfully fought the construction of an oil refinery along Narragansett Bay. Commerce Oil Refining Corporation of New York and its executive vice president Harold M. Geller, with the backing of Gulf Oil and Lehman Brothers, attempted to build the refinery. Leading the opposition was Jamestown resident Dr. William Miner, who formed the Jamestown Protective Association and retained Attorney Cornelius C. Moore as counsel. The material in this collection was used by authors Mary Stearns McGaughan and Terrence F. McGaughan in writing their book, Dismissed With Prejudice: the Epic Battle Against Construction of an Oil Refinery in Jamestown, Rhode Island, published in 1994.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 146

Pagination

Options

For Participating Institutions