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Formal title:
Lysander Dickerman lectures
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1863-1907
Abstract:
The collection consists of manuscript notes written by Lysander Dickerman for lectures about Egypt and Egyptian life. In addition , there are materials relating to Dickerman's lectures which include miscellaneous notes; numerous clippings; notebooks, booklets of notes; correspondences; and other printed materials which include receipts, addressed envelopes, and invitations.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.Dickerman
Formal title:
Marguerite Gibson Freeman papers
Extent:
10 items
Date range:
1942-1947
Abstract:
The collection consists chiefly of letters from friends in England describing conditions during World War II and giving personal news, and includes one letter to Freeman's husband, Harrison Barber Freeman.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.88.8
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:
Louis Franklin Snow papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
circa 1891-1919
Abstract:
The papers of Louis Franklin Snow consist of manuscript writings, correspondence to and from Snow, as well as materials relating to his work as head of the English department at the University of the Philippines.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1UF-S2
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:
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:
Gordon Rohde Dewart papers
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1935-1975
Abstract:
The Gordon Rohde Dewart papers document Dewart's tenure as professor of French at Brown University. The collection consists of student and scholarly writings, research, teaching materials, correspondence, and limited administrative records. Materials date from 1935 to 1975.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.D3
Formal title:
Papers of the Academic Dean, Sister Mary Alban Kerwick
Extent:
.08 Linear Feet
Date range:
1967-1998 (bulk 1967-1969)
Abstract:
The records of the Academic Dean, Sister Mary Alban Kerwick consist of correspondence, memorandum, and financial documents.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Archives
Collection call no:
RG6.1.5
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
Formal title:
Papers of the Academic Dean, Sister Margaret Sorensen
Extent:
.1 Linear Feet
Date range:
1968-1971
Abstract:
The records of Associate Academic Dean, Sister Margaret Sorensen consist of correspondence and memorandum related to the professional work, activities, and academic affairs conducted at Salve Regina University.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Archives
Collection call no:
RG6.1.6

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