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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:
Samuel Jones papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1760-1794
Abstract:
These papers consist primarily of correspondence from James Manning, first president of Brown University, discussing issues relating to the founding of the college, such as fundraising, the charter, and the use of University Hall as barracks by the United States government during the American Revolutionary War.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1E.2
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:
Jane L. Keddy papers
Extent:
14.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1969-1993 (bulk 1977-1988)
Abstract:
The Keddy papers contain correspondence, research notes on index cards, brochures, museum handbooks, photocopies of entire chapters from books being used for research, maps and other illustrations along with extensive drafts of a proposed 1000 plus page biography of Samuel de Champlain. Other material includes personal correspondence on topics as diverse as feminism, safe drinking water and theology, professional correspondence in Jane Keddy's capacity as the editor/owner of Parameter Press and a folder of correspondence with potential publishers of the Champlain manuscript.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.028
Formal title:
George Washington Keely papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1820-1834
Abstract:
These papers primarily consist of correspondence concerning events leading to the resignation of President Asa Messer and the educational developments in Providence between 1829 and 1833.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1U.K1
Formal title:
Barnaby Conrad Keeney papers original
Extent:
52.5 Linear Feet
Date range:
1936-1980 (1940-1966)
Abstract:
The Barnaby Conrad Keeney papers contain correspondence, speeches, biographical records, lecture notes, scrapbooks, appointment books and annual reports, most of which are associated with Keeney's tenure as a professor, administrator and President of Brown University. Some personal correspondence and materials associated with the Commission on the Revision of the Rhode Island Constitution and the Commission on the Humanities are also included in the papers, which are dated from 1936 to 1980.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1C.12.orig
Formal title:
Jeanne McHugh Kerr papers relating to Alexander Lyman Holley
Extent:
16.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1847-1983 (bulk 1949-1980)
Abstract:
The Jeanne McHugh Kerr papers relating to Alexander Lyman Holley consist chiefly of manuscripts and research materials relating to Kerr's biography of Holley. The papers also include several scrapbooks and letter books that belonged to Holley, samples of minerals and stainless steel, microfilm of Holley's papers at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., and personal papers such as a desk diary and address book that belonged to Kerr. The material is dated between 1847 and 1983, with most dated between 1949 and 1980.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2012.016
Formal title:
Rudy Kikel papers
Extent:
16.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1942-2017 (bulk 1960-2006)
Abstract:
This collection represents a comprehensive portrait of Rudy Kikel, a distinguished gay poet, scholar, and journalist, and a staunch supporter of gay and lesbian writers and artists. It documents Kikel's tenure as the arts and entertainment editor for Bay Windows, New England's leading LGBT weekly, from 1983 when it was first founded until he retired in 2004. The collection consists of a variety of materials, the bulk of which date from the early 1960s to 2004. It includes an extensive compilation of manuscripts of Kikel's poetry, copies of his scholarly and professional writings, an assortment of significant LGBT periodicals, and correspondence from many acclaimed gay poets, including Thom Gunn, Richard Howard, Felice Picano, Paul Monette, and James Merrill, to cite just a few.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.029
Formal title:
William L. Kinter papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet (200 items in 1 clamshell box)
Date range:
1958-1965
Abstract:
Chiefly letters to teacher and poet William L. Kinter from William Everson, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Denise Levertov, and other 20th century poets; also photographs, play bills, postcards, and clippings.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Kinter
Formal title:
David C. Lewis papers
Extent:
9.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1939-2006
Abstract:
The David C. Lewis papers contain information on his efforts to collect historical collections concerning alcoholism, and his work at the local, state and federal level concerning alcoholism and addiction. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, writings, printed materials, meeting minutes, audiovisual materials and financial papers including appraisals of collections which David Lewis had acquired or was exploring acquiring for the Brown University library.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.L3

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