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Extent:
5.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1988-2004 (bulk 1992-2000)
Abstract:
The Mitchell L. Stevens papers are a collection of materials on home schooling in the United States in the late 20th and early 21st century. There are newsletters, catalogs, workbooks and promotional materials for private schools, home schooling programs and home schooling products, conference handouts, photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles and long runs of magazines.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.001
Extent:
3.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-1991
Abstract:
The papers document Brown University's establishment of an affirmative action program for faculty hiring and promotion under the conditions laid out in the consent decree. Although the consent decree was concerned primarily with sex discrimination, issues of minority recruitment and hiring are also covered in the records. This collection also provides information about the early work of the Committee on Women Faculty (1971-1977), the status of women faculty on campus, early courses in women's studies, and women and minorities in science at Brown.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1UF.F1
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1930-1970 (bulk 1941-1970)
Abstract:
The records of the Advisory Committee on Pembroke College include minutes, agendas, correspondence, and reports from the dean and college departments.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1B-4zp
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1800-1910
Abstract:
The collection comprises historical documents related to the development of the University in the nineteenth century. It includes financial records, materials related to the Corporation, documentation of student experience, and various reports
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1E.4
Extent:
1.75 linear ft. (2 legal size clamshell boxes)
Date range:
1937-1981
Abstract:
The Seven Hills Garden Club of Providence, Rhode Island, was founded in 1937 to "stimulate an interest in horticulture for purposes of civic betterment, and to enable each member to enjoy her own garden more intelligently." These records were kept in two notebooks by the Seven Hills Garden Club librarian and include by-laws, programs, clippings, photographs, some minutes, membership lists, memorial tributes to past members, and reports. In addition to documenting a women's club and the horticultural activities of a number of Providence women over several decades of the twentieth century, this collection provides some information about individual members and about the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 91.17
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1927-1991
Abstract:
The Pembroke Afternoon Reading Group records comprise materials related to the history and administration of the social group. Materials date from 1927 to 1991.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1S.8zp
Extent:
37.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1960-ongoing
Abstract:
This collection consists of the records of Scholarship America (formerly known as the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America) from 1960 and ongoing.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.027
Extent:
12.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1797-1971 (bulk 1935-1968)
Abstract:
The Dexter Papers are a wide-ranging collection of letters, diaries, reports, manuscripts, research notes and photographs dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century. The material represents Elisabeth and Robert Dexter’s humanitarian work in Europe with the Unitarian Service Committee, their respective historical and sociological research projects, and the life and work of Elisabeth’s father Alfred Williams Anthony, a Baptist minister and educator.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.029
Extent:
250 items
Date range:
1763-1804
Abstract:
A collection of historical documents from the petition for a charter in 1763 to the change of name from Rhode Island College to Brown University in 1804. Titles of the papers and folder numbers are taken from the two volumes in which the papers had previously been mounted.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1E.1
Extent:
5.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1923-2010
Abstract:
The Women and Men of Brown records contain meeting minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, reports, bylaws and photographs related to the Brown University campus society and its various committees and interest groups. The material dates from 1924 through 2010.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1LS.1

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