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Formal title:
Leon E. Truesdell papers
Extent:
6 linear feet
Date range:
1882-1973 (bulk 1902-1970)
Abstract:
Leon E. Truesdell graduated from Brown University in 1907 with both an A.B. and A. M degree. His papers consist chiefly of his personal and professional writings and correspondence. Most of the correspondence is related to his career as a statistician and demographer at the United States Bureau of the Census from 1919 to 1967. The papers also include biographical material about the Truesdell family.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2011.004
Formal title:
Turner family papers
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (5 folders)
Date range:
1797-1846 (bulk 1823-1846)
Abstract:
Deeds, accounts, court martial proceedings, and correspondence concerning various members of the Turner family of both East Greenwich and Newport, Rhode Island, particularly Dr. Peter Turner (1751-1822), Dr. William Turner (1757-1837), and Commodore Peter Turner (1803-1871).
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.573
Formal title:
United Fascist Union records
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1989-2011 (bulk, 1989-2005)
Abstract:
The United Fascist Union records contain material regarding the organization and its director, Jackson Kirk Grimes. This collection includes correspondence, drawings, copies of photographs and articles writings by Grimes, and some legal documents. A copy of the information on the organization's website as of 2011 is also included in the collection. The material is dated between 1989 and 2011.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.043
Formal title:
Daniel Berkeley Updike letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1926
Abstract:
Letter from Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941), printer and founder of the Merrymount Press, to James N. Gibson (1887-1957) of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.579
Formal title:
Vagabond Press Records
Extent:
3688 item(s)
Date range:
1965-1980
Abstract:
Letters, drawings, manuscript poems, stories, articles, and printed materials which record the workings of a small press of the American literary underground of the Sixties, under the editorship of Bennett. Also includes video tapes and audio tapes
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 83.1
Formal title:
James H. and Candace Van Alen papers
Extent:
102 linear feet (32 records boxes, 4 document cases, 4 half document cases, 12 small flat boxes, 49 oversize flat boxes, 2 textile boxes)
Date range:
1746-2002 and undated (bulk 1949-1991)
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 consists of personal records, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and textiles which document the lives, interests, and residences of James H. Van Alen and Candace Van Alen both separately and as a couple.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.003
Formal title:
Henry Van Dyke letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1902
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), a Presbyterian clergyman, author, and professor concerning his old parish, the United Congregational Church in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.533
Formal title:
Gideon Wanton letters
Extent:
.21 linear feet
Date range:
1782-1786
Abstract:
This collection is comprised of letters sent by Gideon Wanton of Newport, Rhode Island, to members of his family detailing his experiences as a young man learning the mercantile trade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1782-1786.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.014
Formal title:
Oliver Ring Warner letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1755
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Oliver Ring Warner (ca. 1729-1799) in Kingston, Jamaica, to his employers Samuel (1711-1792) and William (1719-1806) Vernon in Newport, Rhode Island, on January 5, 1755.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.535
Formal title:
Weeks family papers
Extent:
6.5 linear feet (6 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1901-2002
Abstract:
Papers of three 20th century New England sisters, Elizabeth Goddard, Genevieve Cass and Norma Geraldine Weeks, the only children of William B. and Mabel Cass Weeks. The collection includes legal documents, baby books, travelogues, diaries, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and published books.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 93.2

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