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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:
Coalition of Essential Schools records
Extent:
50.8 linear feet (17 document boxes, 36 records center boxes, 17 shoeboxes)
Date range:
1984-2012
Abstract:
The Coalition of Essential Schools (CES) records contains various materials documenting the foundation of CES. The records contain correspondence between CES and partner and funding institutions, as well as extensive documentation of grant funding pursued and distributed by CES. The development of the Essential Schools movement is embodied in the publication of Horace and in the video recordings of Coalition schools.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
UA.2010.12.30
Formal title:
Charles A. Kraus papers
Extent:
4.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1915-1966
Abstract:
The Charles A. Kraus papers document a network of professional colleagues and industry affiliations; his patent and consulting work, in particular with the Standard Oil Co.; and research. The collection includes correspondence, patents, and collected reference sources. Materials date from circa 1915 to 1966.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.K1
Formal title:
Harvey O'Connor Civil Liberties collection
Extent:
4.0 linear feet
Date range:
between 1966 and 1972
Abstract:
The collection includes a wide range of printed materials (reports, mailings, newspaper clippings, financial statements, court documents, correspondence, meeting agendas, announcements, publications, flyers, and press releases). In addition, there are materials concerning civil rights issues; the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); the Subversive Activities Control Board (SACB); Committee for GI Rights; the Rosenerg-Sobell case; Stamler and Hall; American Committee for Protection of Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF); Emergency Civil Liberties Committee; American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born; the House Un-American Activities Committee, the Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee, and Sacco and Vanzetti.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.013
Formal title:
Helen M. Danforth records
Extent:
.5 linear feet
Date range:
1926-1967
Abstract:
The bulk of the collection consists of Museum correspondence, 1926-1949, organized chronologically. Helen M. Danforth's correspondence with RISD's Presidents, 1947-1967, is included.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
02.01.8
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:
Papers of the Academic Dean, Dr. Beverly Miller,PhD
Extent:
0.15 Linear Feet
Date range:
1970-1974
Abstract:
The records of Academic Dean, Dr. Beverly Miller consists of correspondence and memorandum related to professional work, activities, and academic affairs conducted at Salve Regina University.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Archives
Collection call no:
RG6.1.7
Formal title:
Willard Maas papers
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1931-1968
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, manuscripts, play scripts, film scripts, photographs, drawings, galley proofs, and ephemera of the American poet, experimental filmmaker, editor, and educator Willard Maas, dating from 1931 to 1968. Maas, who was openly bisexual and married to artist and filmmaker Marie Menken, with whom he often collaborated, is especially known for his pioneering avant-garde films, many of which explored homoerotic themes. These films, which were created from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, influenced the work of a number artists from that era, including Kenneth Anger and Andy Warhol; and they continue to garner much critical attention and acclaim by many contemporay scholars, filmmakers, and artists who acknowlege Maas' influential contribution to the history of cinematography. Highlights of this collection include: manuscripts of Maas' poetry; documents associated with the production of Maas' film,
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Maas
Formal title:
Charles H. Smiley papers
Extent:
20.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1934-1977
Abstract:
The Smiley papers comprise extensive correspondence; course and research materials; diaries, notebooks, and journals; typescript drafts and scrapbooks of his column, "Planets and Stars"; as well as audio and visual materials.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.S2
Formal title:
Sister Mary Emily Shanley papers
Extent:
1.04 Linear feet
Date range:
1964-1969
Abstract:
Includes mainly materials related to Sister Shanley's tenure as president of Salve Regina College. The collection largely consists of correspondence and other communications, and also includes speeches, reports, and some records related to the Sisters of Mercy.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Archives
Collection call no:
RG.3.1.3

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