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Formal title:
David Beckwith papers
Extent:
30.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1946-2011 (bulk 1980-1999)
Abstract:
The David Beckwith papers (1946-2011) is a significant collection of organizational records, correspondence, publications, training and funding materials relating to community development and organizing on both the local and national levels. Most of the material dates from 1980 to 1999 and represents the work of a wide range of community organizations, advocacy-based coalitions, governmental agencies and private organizations devoted to fulfilling social needs such as housing, transportation and education. The Papers also include a small but noteworthy collection of counter-culture newspapers from the mid-1960s and early 1970s.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2010.010
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:
Brown University Department of Mathematics meeting minutes
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1915-1942
Abstract:
The Brown University Department of Mathematics meeting minutes contains minutes and visiting committee reports dated from 1915 to 1942.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZM.1
Formal title:
Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records
Extent:
16 linear feet (33 letter-size document cases)
Date range:
1961-1989 (bulk 1963-1969)
Abstract:
The Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records contain correspondence, reports, financial data, grant proposals, teaching materials, tape recordings and press clippings produced by or about Tougaloo College and its exchange program with Brown University. The collection also includes financial and documentary material about the U.S. Higher Education Act of 1965, especially its Title III, Institutional Aid.
Repository:
Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZU-2
Formal title:
Butler Hospital records
Extent:
3 Linear Feet
Date range:
1840-1892
Abstract:
The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of the first hospital of any kind in Rhode Island, the hospital's expansion, and the day-to-day expenses of such an institution.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.033
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
Formal title:
John Elmendorf papers
Extent:
2.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1961-1966
Abstract:
The John Elmendorf papers include office files, subject files, and materials regarding the Latin American Studies Program at Brown University. The papers were compiled while Elmendorf was Vice President of Brown, from 1961 to 1965.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1CA.E1
Formal title:
Royal Bailey Farnum records
Extent:
7 linear feet
Date range:
1905-1965 bulk 1905-1946
Abstract:
The collection contains records of the Director, Educational Director, Executive Vice-President, and Presidents. The records cover 1905-1965 and the bulk of the records document the Royal Bailey Farnum administration, 1929-1946.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
4.0
Formal title:
Ray Lorenzo Heffner files
Extent:
20.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1966-1969
Abstract:
The Ray Lorenzo Heffner files contain reports, correspondence and material related to his tenure as thirteenth president of Brown University, from 1966 to 1969.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1C.13
Formal title:
Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship records
Extent:
10.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1985-1992
Abstract:
The IRIS records document exploratory work at Brown University in the development and implementation of computing technology in research, teaching and learning. Materials include research documentation and published and unpublished reports, papers, and presentations.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZCO.1

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