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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:
Robert Cloutman and Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers
Extent:
12.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1797-1971 (bulk 1935-1968)
Abstract:
The Dexter Papers are a wide-ranging collection of letters, diaries, reports, manuscripts, research notes and photographs dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century. The material represents Elisabeth and Robert Dexter’s humanitarian work in Europe with the Unitarian Service Committee, their respective historical and sociological research projects, and the life and work of Elisabeth’s father Alfred Williams Anthony, a Baptist minister and educator.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.029
Formal title:
Anne Fausto-Sterling papers
Extent:
3.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-1991
Abstract:
The papers document Brown University's establishment of an affirmative action program for faculty hiring and promotion under the conditions laid out in the consent decree. Although the consent decree was concerned primarily with sex discrimination, issues of minority recruitment and hiring are also covered in the records. This collection also provides information about the early work of the Committee on Women Faculty (1971-1977), the status of women faculty on campus, early courses in women's studies, and women and minorities in science at Brown.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.F1
Formal title:
ACT UP Rhode Island records
Extent:
24.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1987-1995
Abstract:
The ACT UP Rhode Island (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) records contain minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, reports, booklets, handbooks, pamphlets, clippings, mailings, newsletters, conference material, publications, lists of members and contacts, ACT UP/RI circulars and posters, photographs and clippings of ACT UP demonstrations, documentation of Rhode Island legislation, regulations, and policies concerning AIDS. Also included are AIDS-related materials from other ACT UP groups, especially New York, and various gay and lesbian groups, both in Rhode Island and nationally. Topical files document developments in AIDS treatment, public health issues, government policy, AIDS activism, and various gay/lesbian issues. There are also three painted plywood panels and one cloth banner in the collection.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2011.028
Formal title:
Brown University Peace Corps files
Extent:
1.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1965-1967
Abstract:
The Brown University Peace Corps files contain publications by the Peace Corps, training materials, and office files compiled from 1965 to 1967. The office files include correspondence and staff personnel records.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZY-1
Formal title:
Ronald A. Wolk files
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1969-1976
Abstract:
The Ronald A. Wolk files contain administrative records, correspondence, newsletters and reports that deal with his work as Vice President for University Relations and Development at Brown University. Areas of interest include Brown's curriculum, development, and Brown Security. The material dates from 1969 through 1976.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.W1.
Formal title:
Joseph John Loferski papers
Extent:
6.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1965-1985
Abstract:
The Joseph John Loferski papers document Loferski's tenure at Brown University. The papers consist of research and teaching materials, writings, publications, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials date from 1965 to 1985.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.L2
Formal title:
Rhode Island School of Design. Office of the Treasurer records
Extent:
4.1 linear feet
Date range:
1877-1991
Abstract:
Records of the Treasurer document the financial history of Rhode Island School of Design, 1877-1991.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
5.0
Formal title:
Ray Lorenzo Heffner files
Extent:
20.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1966-1969
Abstract:
The Ray Lorenzo Heffner files contain reports, correspondence and material related to his tenure as thirteenth president of Brown University, from 1966 to 1969.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1C.13
Formal title:
Butler Hospital records
Extent:
3 Linear Feet
Date range:
1840-1892
Abstract:
The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of the first hospital of any kind in Rhode Island, the hospital's expansion, and the day-to-day expenses of such an institution.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.033

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