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Formal title:
M. Charles Bakst papers
Extent:
10 linear feet (8 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1927-2009 (bulk 1962-2008)
Abstract:
These papers date from 1927-2009 and include the personal papers and materials of M. Charles Bakst, Brown '66, and journalist for the Providence Journal. Includes manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, ephemera, photographs, audiocassettes and videotapes related to his student days at Brown and his career as a reporter and columnist.
Repository:
Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-B6
Formal title:
John P. Bourcier papers
Extent:
4 linear feet (3 records center boxes, 1 legal-size Hollinger document case and 1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
Date range:
1974-2002
Abstract:
This collection contains material related to John P. Bourcier’s career as a jurist in Rhode Island from 1974 to 2002. It includes his Superior and Supreme Court decisions, instructions to juries, material related to his service on various committees, and newspaper articles and correspondence regarding the Trident II Plowshares trial and the 1984 trial of then Mayor of Providence Vincent A. Cianci, Jr.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.005
Formal title:
John Brown letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1859
Abstract:
This collection consists of a facsimile letter of John Brown (1800-1859) to his cousin, Reverend Luther Humphrey in Charlestown, Virginia, in which he reflects upon his imprisonment and upcoming death sentence as a result of his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.550
Formal title:
Guide to the Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., collection of manuscripts
Extent:
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
Date range:
1711-1920 and undated (bulk 1711-1870)
Abstract:
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.040
Formal title:
Marjorie W. Champlin papers
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
Date range:
1943-1993 and undated (bulk 1980-1993)
Abstract:
This collection consists of correspondence Marjorie W. Champlin (1921-1993) of Jamestown, Rhode Island, received in reply to the letters she sent to various United States and Rhode Island legislators and politicians, college professors, journalists, a member of England’s House of Commons, and Queen Elizabeth’s personal secretary at Buckingham Palace.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.540
Formal title:
Joseph Hodges Choate letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1915
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917), New York lawyer and diplomat, to General Francis V. Choate (1850-1921), Army officer and a former Rhode Island resident.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.507
Formal title:
Ulysees S. Grant letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1877
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), 18th President of the United States, to his friend regarding his plans for after his presidency and his opinion on the Election of 1876.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.518
Formal title:
Henry D. Hamilton papers
Extent:
10.5 linear feet (9 records center boxes, 1 legal-size Hollinger document case and 2 oversize boxes)
Date range:
1836-1968 (bulk 1837-1942)
Abstract:
Henry D. Hamilton was a lawyer and politician who also served as the Adjutant General of New York and Rhode Island. His papers include, but are not limited to, correspondence, business papers, subject files, diaries, certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts. Most of the material dated before 1894 belonged to Henry Hamilton's father, B.B. Hamilton, a Baptist minister. The collection also includes genealogical information about the Hamilton family, writings and correspondence by Henry's elder brother John B. Hamilton, a medical doctor, and material related to the military careers of B.B. Hamilton, Henry D. Hamilton and Henry's son Warren Hamilton.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.009
Formal title:
Thomas Jefferson letter
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1790
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter with a commission from Thomas Jefferson (1742-1826) as Secretary of State to William Channing (1751-1793) of Newport, Rhode Island, appointing Channing as the United States attorney for Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.521
Formal title:
Edith O’Shaughnessy letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1916
Abstract:
This collection consists of two letters written by Edith O’Shaughnessy (1870-1939), author, journalist, and wife of a diplomat, to an unidentified ambassador about her first publication in 1916,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.529

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