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Formal title:
Akerman and Company records
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1854-1884
Abstract:
Collection of 8 items concerning the business partnership of Charles Akerman and Thomas B. Rawson, bookbinders and stationers in Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.015
Formal title:
Brown University Christian Association records
Extent:
34.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1881-1969
Abstract:
The Brown Christian Association records contain material relating to various issues in which the BCA was involved, such as disarmament and conscientious objectors during World War II, various relief organizations for post-war Europe, and organizations that provided aid to poor children in the United States. The collection includes annual reports, journals, and newsletters produced by the organization; correspondence and files of K. Brooke Anderson and Joe Wang; records related to campus activities during World War II; peace activities; and subject files. The materials are dated from 1881 to 1969.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1Q.C1
Formal title:
Brown University historical documents
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1800-1910
Abstract:
The collection comprises historical documents related to the development of the University in the nineteenth century. It includes financial records, materials related to the Corporation, documentation of student experience, and various reports
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1E.4
Formal title:
Brown University Registrar's accounts
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1826-1882
Abstract:
The Brown University Registrar's accounts consist of one series. The collection includes Steward accounts from 1826 to 1838; accounts of Lemuel H. Elliott, registrar, from 1858/1859 to 1861/1862 (arranged chronologically); Registrar financial accounts (1844-1864) and reports (1864-1882). The collection also contains "Charitable Account" and account of "Beneficiaries," from 1836 to 1843.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1D-R3
Formal title:
Theodore Francis Green papers
Extent:
88.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1821-1961 (bulk 1900-1961)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.026
Formal title:
David H. Hirsch papers
Extent:
22.0 linear feet
Date range:
1826-2000 (bulk 1961-1999)
Abstract:
The David H. Hirsch papers (1826-2000; bulk, 1961-1999) include correspondence, essays, manuscripts, translated materials, research and lecture notes, course syllabi, annotated critical material, financial documents, conference proceedings, committee agendas, notebooks, and photographs. These materials relate primarily to his tenure as Professor of English at Brown University. Most of the collection reflects his extensive research and writing in American literature and literary theory, as well as in Holocaust literature and interpretation. A portion of the collection contains the fiction of his son, Joe Hirsch.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.030
Formal title:
Murphy collection of Van Alen papers
Extent:
11 linear feet linear feet (6 record boxes, 2 document cases, 2 flat boxes)
Date range:
1859-2001 and undated (bulk 1940-1999)
Abstract:
James H. Van Alen (1902-1991) and Candace Van Alen (1912-2002), were a well-known high society couple who were instrumental in establishing the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection documents their lives, residences and interests as well as their involvement in various activities and organizations through their own personal records, correspondence, financial and legal records, published and unpublished writings, clippings, audiovisual materials, and photographs.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.036
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:
Roger Williams Baptist Church records
Extent:
8.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1877-2011
Abstract:
The administrative records, committee minutes, publications, photographs and historical information documenting the history and activities of this Baptist church in Providence, RI. This is part of the Rhode Island Baptist Heritage Center collection.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2012.009

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