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Formal title:
Edward J. Higgins papers
Extent:
(2.0 linear feet)
Date range:
1935-1976
Abstract:
The papers of Edward J. Higgins consist of correspondence, baseball memorabilia, Democratic National Convention memorabilia, news clippings, and investigative reports concerning the 1939-1940 wire tapping case involving RI Governor William Henry Vanderbilt and Pawtucket City Mayor Thomas McCoy.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_higgins
Formal title:
Robert Emmet Quinn papers and Oral Histories
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1936-1975
Abstract:
The collection contains a small amount of miscellaneous business and personal documents, newsclippings and transcripts of speeches. The heart of this collection is a series of oral history interviews conducted in 1972 and 1973. All but two of these interviews, which covers every phase of his public life, have been roughly transcribed. Of particular value are Quinn's comments on the 1935 "Bloodless Revolution" and on the local political arena of Rhode Island up to World War II.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_quinn
Formal title:
Dennis J. Roberts papers
Extent:
32 box(es)
Date range:
1927-1972
Abstract:
The collection of Dennis J. Roberts, former mayor of Providence and Rhode Island Governor, consists of his personal and political correspondence, clippings, reports, campaign and public speeches, press releases, and photographs.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_roberts

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