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Formal title:
World War II Posters
Extent:
89 item(s)
Date range:
1940-1950
Abstract:
Repository:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
Collection call no:
Ms. 2017.256
Formal title:
Ambrose E. Burnside Collection
Extent:
80-90 item(s)
Date range:
1850-1883 (bulk 1862-1881)
Abstract:
The Historical Society holds a number of Burnside artifacts, primarily items related to his service in the Civil War.
Repository:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
Collection call no:
MSS 1881
Formal title:
Charles O. F. Thompson Collection
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1700-2000 (bulk 1885-1963)
Abstract:
The collection includes Thompson's personal papers and related material created by family members.
Repository:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
Collection call no:
MSS-1885
Formal title:
D'Wolf Family papers
Extent:
20 cubic feet
Date range:
1786-1880 (bulk 1790-1840)
Abstract:
The D'Wolf family of Bristol, Rhode Island became Bristol's most prominent family in the period after the Revolutionary war, initially engaging in maritime businesses that include the slave trade, privateering, and whaling. They branched out into many fields that eventually included a rum distillery, banking, an insurance company, a textile factory and sugar and coffee plantations in Cuba. Members of the family assumed positions of political leadership including John, who served in the State Legislature and became a judge, and James, who became a United States Senator.
Repository:
Bristol Historical & Preservation Society
Collection call no:
D'Wolf Family Papers
Formal title:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Vertical Files
Extent:
400 folder(s)
Date range:
1680-1993
Abstract:
The Vertical Files include newspaper clippings, original documents, research notes, and other paper items relating to the specific topic covered by the subject. The Vertical Files are broken down into Subject Headings and further into Subject Subheadings.
Repository:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
Collection call no:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Vertical Files

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