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Formal title:
Ezekiel Gilman Robinson papers
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1848-1896 (bulk 1875-1889)
Abstract:
The Ezekiel Gilman Robinson papers primarily contain the business correspondence of Robinson during his presidency at Brown University between 1872 and 1889. Also included are three typewritten drafts of an article entitled, "The Professor of Philosophy," by Alfred Gideon Langley about Robinson. This article was meant to be a supplement to Robinson’s autobiography but it was never published.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1C.7
Formal title:
James J. Robinson papers
Extent:
52.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1930-1977 (bulk 1945-1950)
Abstract:
The James J. Robinson papers consist of legal documents, manuscripts, notes on legal cases, speeches, and research and drafts of a published book. The bulk of the collection pertains to the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.001
Formal title:
Thomas Rodney papers
Extent:
0.5 linear feet (103 items)
Date range:
circa 1774-1810
Abstract:
Personal papers and records of Thomas Rodney, including letters, essays, notes on court cases in Mississippi and Delaware (1791 to 1810), a journal about personal matters and Delaware politics (1792-1800), and manuscript poetry.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Rodney
Formal title:
Nancy Lyman Roelker papers
Extent:
42.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1927-1993 (bulk 1963-1985)
Abstract:
The Nancy Lyman Roelker papers include research notes, photocopies, manuscripts, publications, letters, and teaching materials from her classes at Tufts University, Boston University and Brown University. Also included are juvenilia and memorabilia from her secondary school teaching career. Roelker's field was sixteenth century France and her subjects included Henry of Navarre and Jeanne d'Albret, as well as sixteenth century French noblewomen and French Huguenots. The material dates from 1929 to 1993, with the bulk of it from 1963 to 1985.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2012.006
Formal title:
Royal Theatre Records
Extent:
4.5 linear feet
Date range:
circa 1914-1934
Abstract:
The Royal Theatre Records comprise the business records of the Royal Theatre in Olneyville Square, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912-1935. The records document the day-to-day management of a small motion picture theater as well as its integration in local, regional, and national networks. Materials include correspondence, account books, invoices, receipts, tax records, insurance policies, legal documents, clippings, and trade publications.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2011.034
Formal title:
Scholarship America records
Extent:
37.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-ongoing
Abstract:
This collection consists of the records of Scholarship America (formerly known as the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America) from 1960 and ongoing.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.027
Formal title:
Naomi Schor papers
Extent:
71.5 Linear feet (71 record center boxes, 1 document box)
Date range:
1950-2002
Abstract:
The Naomi Schor papers span the years from 1950-2002 and consist of personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts, research and teaching materials, and materials from her professional activities. The collection documents Schor's career as one of the foremost scholars of French literature and critical theory and a pioneer feminist theorist of her generation.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.02
Formal title:
Barnas Sears papers
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1833-1880 (bulk 1856-1867)
Abstract:
Barnas Sears graduated from Brown University in 1825 and served as the fifth president of Brown from 1855-1867. This collection primarily consists of correspondence from Sears' service as president of Brown University.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1C.5
Formal title:
Earl Albert Selle papers
Extent:
1.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1906-1972 (1938-1972)
Abstract:
The collection consists of newspaper articles, photographs, and other memorabilia covering the history of China in the early part of the twentieth century. The career of William Henry Donald as a journalist and advisor to Generalissimo and Mme. Chiang Kai-shek, the career of Earl Selle as a journalist on the Far East beat during and after World War II and the Selle Family are focal points.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.002
Formal title:
Shawomet Baptist Church records
Extent:
11.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1727-2011 (bulk 1945-1999)
Abstract:
The Shawomet Baptist Church records include founding documents, publications, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, club and activity records and photographic materials documenting the 170-year history of the congregation, which was founded in 1842 and dissolved in 2011. The bulk of the material covers the period from 1945 through 1999. This is part of the Rhode Island Baptist Heritage Center collection.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2011.018

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