The Howard Milton Blake papers are comprised of multiple versions of verse and prose written by Blake. The collection was edited before it came to Brown University by Robert Kent and was published under the title "The Island of Self: Poems of Howard Blake" (Boston 1973). The book reproduces almost all of the verse in the collection, but none of the prose; there is, however, a reprint of Blake's preface to his only published book of verse "Prolegomena To Any Future Poetry" (Boston 1936).
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).
The Elmer Milton Blistein papers document Professor Blistein's research, teaching, and service to Brown University. The collection includes correspondence, research and teaching materials, manuscripts, and administrative records. Materials date from circa 1957 to 1988.
Lyman G. Bloomingdale correspondence and collection on John Buchan
4.5 Linear feet
The collection consists of correspondence and research related to Lyman G. Bloomingdales collecting and interest in the British author and statesman John Buchan. The collection is assiduously focused on the acquisition of the published works of John Buchan and Buchan-related materials.
The L.G. Bloomingdale Files include personal documents, records from the building and planning of the Sciences Library and renovation of the John D. Jockefeller, Jr. Library, documents from various commencements, Brown Club meetings, and the Brown Annual Fund. They are dated from 1957-1978, with the bulk of the collection dated from 1960 to 1970.
This collection consists of 22 play scripts, some with manuscript annotations, compiled by Barbara Blossom who was an actress associated with Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, RI. The plays were not necessarily performed at Trinity Repertory Company. There is a printout of a PowerPoint presentation on Sissieretta Jones (Black Patti) and a framed needlepoint titled: All the World’s a Stage.
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.
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors meeting minutes
.12 cubic feet other
1961 June - 1964 September
The Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors meeting minutes includes meeting minutes; correspondence out to agencies/organizations (office copies); correspondence from agencies/organizations; mimeographed copies of board's newsletter; newspaper clippings and copies of Professional Engineering Exams from the State of New York.
This collection consists of the papers of Kate Bornstein, performer, playwright, author, and transgender activist who graduated from Brown University as Albert Bornstein in 1969. The collection documents Bornstein's personal and professional life and trans activism, and includes biographical information, correspondence, diaries, conference material, draft writings, writings by other authors, subject files, print material, ephemera, photographs, and electronic records dating from 1910-2018. The collection is arranged into 13 series.