The Providence School Department records consist primarily of meeting minutes of the Providence School Committee (1828-1965), resolutions of the Providence School Board/Committee (1965-2001), reports and manuals (1861-1961) and various images (1907-1923) including lantern slides (1800-1870).
The Records of the Island of Rhode Island consists of one bound volume of records of the colony of Rhode Island dating from 1638 to 1644. It includes the proceedings of the General Assembly, the General Court of Election, and the General Court.
The Rhode Island Manuscript Collection contains papers having to do with, or related to, the state of Rhode Island. This can include documents related to the governance of the state, and personal manuscripts owned or created by residents, businesses and organizations of Rhode Island.