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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
Extent:
16.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1938-circa 1951
Abstract:
The Office of Student Activities files contain office files from student organizations at Brown University as well as files from the Office of Student Activities. Most of the files consist of correspondence and financial records related to the various organizations. The files are arranged alphabetically by topic and are dated from 1938 to circa 1951.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1Q.1
Extent:
4.0 Linear feet (10 clamshell boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1762-1964
Abstract:
The Carleton D. Morse whaling collection contains correspondence, logbooks and accounts, seaman's journals, merchant's and owner's accounts, reports and legal documents, literary works, photographs and engravings, as well as newspaper clippings, research notes, ephemera and other printed materials pertaining to whaling. Generally, the materials date from the middle 18th century to middle 20th century. This collection is part of a broader collection of whaling books, pamphlets, clippings and shipping lists collected by Carleton D. Morse (Brown University Class of 1913).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.79.22
Extent:
36.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1940-2005 (bulk 1970-2000)
Abstract:
Simon Ostrach is an internationally known scientist and pioneer in the fields of buoyancy-driven flows and microgravity science. Dr. Ostrach is highly regarded for his work as principal investigator on the Surface-Tension Driven Convection Experiments (STDCE), which were conducted on two NASA Spacelab missions, United States Microgravity Laboratories 1 (June 25-July 9, 1992) and 2 (October 20-November 5, 1995). The STDCE experiments explored thermal convection phenomena of liquids under microgravity conditions.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.005
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
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1934-1973
Abstract:
The records document Edna W. Lawrence’s development of the Nature Lab, 1937-1971, and students' work in her drawing and painting classes, 1934-1973.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
10.02.1
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
Extent:
4.1 linear feet
Date range:
1877-1991
Abstract:
Records of the Treasurer document the financial history of Rhode Island School of Design, 1877-1991.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
5.0
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
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1931-1985 (bulk 1931-1968)
Abstract:
The records of the Providence Milk Commission consist of financial and business records related to the Commission’s activities from 1931 to 1985. The series concerning Hillside Farms contains reports on the health of its employees and the results of tests to determine the quality of the milk produced there.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.018

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