Account books and receipts compiled by various members of the Easton family of Newport, Rhode Island, including James C. Easton (1803-1861), William H. Easton (1834-1910) and George W. T. Tilley (1838-1898) of William H. Easton & Co.
The Theodore Francis Green papers is a significant collection of correspondence, reports, speeches, financial and legal records, notes and newspaper clippings that relate to the life and career of the Rhode Island governor and United States Senator, as well as to his father, lawyer Arnold Green. The material dates from 1821 through 1961, with the bulk from 1900 through 1961.
4.0 Linear feet (10 clamshell boxes and 1 oversize box)
D. Morse whaling collection contains correspondence, logbooks and accounts, seaman's
journals, merchant's and owner's accounts, reports and legal documents, literary works,
photographs and engravings, as well as newspaper clippings, research notes, ephemera and
other printed materials pertaining to whaling. Generally, the materials date from the
middle 18th century to middle 20th century. This collection is part of a broader
collection of whaling books, pamphlets, clippings and shipping lists collected by
Carleton D. Morse (Brown University Class of 1913).
Correspondence, account books, ledgers, invoices, documents, and music relating to
Gottlieb Graupner, John Rowe Parker and the music-publishing industry in Boston,
Massachusetts from 1802-1838, collected by writer/editor Horace Reynolds.
The Royal Theatre Records
comprise the business records of the Royal Theatre in Olneyville
Square, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912-1935. The records
document the day-to-day management of a small motion picture
theater as well as its integration in local, regional, and
national networks. Materials include correspondence, account
books, invoices, receipts, tax records, insurance policies,
legal documents, clippings, and trade publications.