The collection consists of documentation, photographs, and memoribilia of Marine Colonel John V. Brennan (Providence College Class of ’59). The center piece of this collection are Brennan's oral histories of major figures and foreign affairs initiatives during his service as the Marine Corp military aide to President Richard Nixon and as his chief of staff during President Nixon's post-presidency years.
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Rhode Island General Assembly Reapportionment and Redistricting records
17.7 cubic feet other and 123 maps
1883-2002 (bulk 1970-2002)
The Rhode Island General Assembly Reapportionment and Redistricting records consist of the records of the General Assembly’s Reapportionment Commission (2001) including official maps, transcripts, videocassettes of Commission proceedings and the records of Elmer E. Cornwall (House Parliamentarian (1977-2002) and was the House of Representatives' chief expert on Constitutional Conventions; Reapportionment and Municipal Home Rule Charters.
The McCarthy/Bannon Family Collection consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and ephemera related to the Bannon family of Mansfield, Massachusetts and the McCarthy family of Providence, Rhode Island. The majority of materials are related to Patrick Joseph McCarthy who served as mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from January 1907 to January 1909.
The John A. Notte Jr. records include correspondence, campaign-related papers, newspaper clippings and other records of John A. Notte Jr. over the course of his political career including his time as Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State and Governor.
Office of the Secretary of State James R. Langevin records
57.32 cubic feet other
The Office of the Secretary of State James R. Langevin records include subject files, case files, videos, photographs and publications (created by the Office of the Secretary of State and outside agencies) memoranda and correspondence relating to various issues and events.
Office of the Secretary of State Barbara M. Leonard records
6.6 cubic feet other
The Office of the Secretary of State Barbara M. Leonard records consists of subject files maintained by the Administrative Office, Hope Spruance, Chief of Staff and span the dates 1993-1994 reflecting the one term of Secretary of State Barbara Leonard.