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Formal title:
American Association of People with Disabilities records
Extent:
7.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1993-2014 (bulk 2002-2010)
Abstract:
This collection, ranging from 1993 to 2014, consists of an array of materials, including correspondence, scattered administrative materials, legal documentation, audio-visual cassettes, computer files, ephemera, and a few artifacts, all of which were issued by or are associated with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the largest cross-disability membership organization in the United States. AAPD was founded in 1995 by five leaders from the diasability community, Justin Sylvia Walker, Paul Hearne, John D. Kemp, and I. King Jordan, all of whom were instrumental in advocating, drafting and passing the landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The bulk of the materials gathered here represent AAPD's continuing advocacy for the equal rights of the disability community, and are mainly associated with James C. Dickson, a prominent leader in the disability community, who was Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), and a Brown University graduate (class of 1968).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.020
Formal title:
Jean E. Howard papers
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1970-2013
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2016.010
Formal title:
P. J. Capelotti Papers
Extent:
6 linear feet
Date range:
1941-2000 (bulk 1960-1984)
Abstract:
P. J. Capelotti was a student, writer, and naturalist. Of particular interest in this collection is Capelotti's correspondence with author Norman Mailer. Also included are family records, manuscripts of articles by Capelotti, and research materials for Capelotti's books.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 45
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:
Monday Morning Musical Club Records
Extent:
1.8 linear feet
Date range:
1909-1957
Abstract:
The Monday Morning Musical Club Records consists of two scrapbooks, organizational records, programs, and newspaper clippings from 1909-1957.
Repository:
Providence Public Library, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
MSS022
Formal title:
Charles Value Chapin Correspondence
Extent:
3.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1900-1939
Abstract:
Correspondence chiefly with workers in public health in America, Europe, and Australia about Dr.Chapin's work in communicable diseases.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Chapin
Formal title:
Records of Hospice of Washington County, Rhode Island, 1979-1989
Extent:
22 linear feet
Date range:
1979-1989
Abstract:
This collection contains the records of Hospice of Washington County from its first ten years in operation. The collection documents the administrative, fiscal and to a small degree, patient care activities of the organization from its inception to its merger.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 84
Formal title:
Heinrich Schwarz papers
Extent:
6 linear ft.
Date range:
1926-1970 bulk 1943-1953
Abstract:
The Heinrich Schwarz papers document his personal and professional correspondence, 1940-1953, while at the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art and include records documenting the activities of employees before and after his tenure, 1926-1942 and 1954-1970.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
23.3.6.1
Formal title:
Rhode Island Feminist Theatre records
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1970-1991
Abstract:
This collection documents the history and activities of the Rhode Island Feminist Theatre of Providence, RI. The collections includes scripts, publicity, reviews, articles, promotional and touring material, posters, playbills, photographs, and administrative files.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.90.28
Formal title:
John M. Crawford, Jr. papers
Extent:
9.5 linear feet
Date range:
1940-1978 (bulk 1950-1970)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings relating to the history of writing, the art of calligraphy, Asian Art, and other lifelong interests of Mr. Crawford. Also included are ten calligraphy notebooks.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.014

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