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Formal title:
Rhode Island School of Design. Alumni Association records
Extent:
1 linear feet
Date range:
1895-1962
Abstract:
The records document the activities of the RISD Alumni Association including meeting minutes, 1905-1943; membership, 1906-1921; traveling scholarship fund, 1911-1937, bulk 1911-1914; Alumni Fund Drives, 1944-1957; AA President's Office, 1934-1936; constitution and by-laws; banquets, invitations and announcements, shows and publications
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
16.1
Formal title:
Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers
Date range:
1846-1967
Abstract:
The Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs related to Lanta Wilson Smith (Charles Brown's aunt), Rev. Henry Wheaton Brown (Charles Brown's father) and Rev. William Jones Wilson (Charles Brown's grandfather). The correspondence is largely written to or by Lanta Wilson Smith and includes some of her poetry; the remaining correspondence is written by or related to Rev. William Jones Wilson. Autobiographies of both Rev. Brown and Rev. Wilson can be found in the collection as can parish programs and related clippings. The photographs are of Maine churches and Rev. Wilson and his wife.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.97.3
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:
Rush Hawkins collection
Extent:
71 linear feet
Date range:
1750-1951 (bulk 1830-1917)
Abstract:
The Rush Hawkins collection (1750-1951(bulk 1830-1917)) contains personal, family, financial, and military correspondence and documents; photographs; and a variety of museum objects ranging from dinnerware and household items to clothing and personal accessories belonging to the Hawkins and Brown families. Most of the collection reflects the life and interests of Hawkins himself, with some items related to his wife Annmary Brown Hawkins and her family. Included in the papers are two significant sub-collections of correspondence: a collection of antebellum historical letters and documents from earlier generations of the Brown family, as well as individual letters from Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel Greene, Edgar Allan Poe, and Napoleon I; and a collection of Civil War-related correspondence and documents that contains records of Hawkins’ Zouaves and much Confederate material, including a subseries of Jefferson Davis’s communications to the Senate of the Confederate States.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.05
Formal title:
Frances Hubbert papers
Extent:
.08 linear feet (2 folders)
Date range:
1936-1957 and undated (bulk 1936-1938)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of letters sent to Frances Hubbert (1894-1967) of Newport, Rhode Island, regarding her efforts to have Lady Winifred Fortescue’s (1888-1951) 1935 publication,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.539
Formal title:
Thomas A. Jenckes papers
Extent:
0.25 linear feet (116 items in 1 clamshell box)
Date range:
1834-1870
Abstract:
One box, chiefly correspondence to Thomas Allen Jenckes, Congressional Representative from Rhode Island, about legal matters and legislative affairs for the period of 1837 to 1870.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Rider.Jenckes
Formal title:
Just Say No Campaign collection
Extent:
1 linear foot (1 record center box)
Date range:
1985-1996 (bulk 1985-1992)
Abstract:
This collection contains material, chiefly photographs, related to the "Just Say No" campaign against drug use from 1985 to 1996. It also includes some correspondence to and from the Just Say No Foundation and Just Say No International, slides, negatives, videocassettes and a workbook.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.010
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:
Newport ephemera collection
Extent:
6.26 linear feet (15 document cases)
Date range:
1776-2003 (bulk 1941-2003)
Abstract:
The Newport ephemera collection, created and maintained by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum for reference purposes, consists of printed ephemera such as annual reports, brochures, bylaws, pamphlets, postcards, and programs documenting the people, society, historic homes and buildings, maritime activities, civic organizations, public celebrations, sporting events, commerce, art, and history of Newport, R.I.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.028
Formal title:
Pembroke College Seventy-fifth Anniversary files
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1965-1971
Abstract:
The Pembroke College Seventy-fifth Anniversary files include records kept by the anniversary committee, Dean Rosemary Pierrel, and the Alumnae Association Committee, which are comprised of minutes, correspondence, reports, and accounts. There are also programs, tickets, invitations, and articles. The material dates from 1965 to 1971.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1E.5zp

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