The Ernst Studio Collection is comprised of photographs taken by Ernst Studio between 1909 and 1967. The materials photographed include portraits of Newport residents and local events of all sorts. Also included are images of various Newport estates and landmarks, as well as sailing vessels and Newport Harbor.
The Newport Collection includes prints and negatives of Newport buildings restored and/or renovated by Fall River - Newport architect and preservation architect for the Preservation Society of Newport County, Thomas Marvell. Marvell was the nephew of Miss Alice Brayton of Green Animals.