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Formal title:
William M. Carpenter papers
Extent:
2.29 linear feet
Date range:
1934-2005 (bulk 1934-1964)
Abstract:
Captain William Milner Carpenter (1916-2006) was a World War II Pacific theater veteran with 26 years of active service in the United States Navy. After his retirement he spent 30 years working and consulting for SRI International. This collection include books, correspondence, photographs, and writings relating to both his naval and civilian careers.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-346
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:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers
Extent:
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Date range:
1870-2009 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.002
Formal title:
John Carter family papers
Extent:
.5 linear foot
Date range:
1769-1917 (bulk 1769-1844)
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
Ms. Carter
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:
Mary Ellen Chase letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1942
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973), a noted American novelist and professor at Smith College, regarding a public speaking engagement in 1942.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.506
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:
Frederick S. Church letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
circa 1990s
Abstract:
This collection consists of one undated letter from Frederick S. Church (1842-1924), an American artist and illustrator. This letter also includes original illustrations done by Church of his studio in Far Hills, New Jersey, and of various animals.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.541
Formal title:
John Ciardi letters
Extent:
13 items
Date range:
1952-1969
Abstract:
The collection is made up of eleven typed letters signed and one autographed letter signed to Professor William J. Griffin at George Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee. Most letters are about his writing, with one form letter to Rodger P. Kingston.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 88.4
Formal title:
Early records of the U.S. Naval War College
Extent:
2.09 linear feet
Date range:
1883-1919 1895-1911
Abstract:
Correspondence, memoranda, lists, contracts, inventories, military and naval orders, and plans regarding the early administration and curriculum of the Naval War College, new building construction, and items relating to the establishment of a naval coaling station in Narraganset Bay. Also included are journals and letterpress copybooks kept by past NWC presidents Charles Stockton and French Chadwick.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
RG-01

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