Guide to the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1973 collection
3 linear feet
The Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1973 was convened to amend the state's constitution. The collection contains convention rules and other administrative documents, session journals, publicity, and research on the issues considered.
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
The Southside Community Land Trust records contain information on the organization’s efforts to develop community gardens in South Providence and provide educational programming. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, printed materials, meeting minutes, site plans and financial papers.
Rhode Island State Prison and Providence County Jail records
95.8 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island State Prison and Providence County Jail records contain information on all aspects of the administration of the Providence County Prison and the Rhode Island State Prison over a span of nearly two hundred years. It also provides a wealth of information on those incarcerated. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, reports, logs and registers, medical records and financial papers.
Rhode Island Statute Consolidated Commission records
.5 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Statute Consolidated Commission records consist of a series of correspondence spanning the years 1949 to 1957 which illustrates the process of compiling and annotating a complete revision of the 1938 General Statutes.
The personal papers of the John Austin Stevens Jr. family of New York and Newport, including correspondence, historical research, published articles and poetry and other papers by various family members. This collection notably contains a hand-drawn map of Valley Forge possibly created by Louis Lebègue Duportail, dated approximately 1777.
3 Hollinger Boxes; 1 album box; 5 oversized storage containers
The Breakers Collection is comprised of materials relating to the architecture of the home, as well as to its various occupants and their descendants. The collection spans a period from about 1877 until 1990. The collection includes images of the interior and exterior of the home from various points in its existence, as well as images, documents and correspondence related to the people whose lives were intertwined with the home.