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Formal title:
John J. Fawcett Cartoon collection
Extent:
67.0 linear feet
Date range:
1962-1975
Abstract:
The John J. Fawcett Cartoon Collection consists of original drawings and copies of editorial cartoons drawn by John J. Fawcett for the Providence Journal newspaper from 1962 to 1975.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
fawcett
Formal title:
John E. Fogarty papers
Extent:
150.0 linear feet
Date range:
1941-1967
Abstract:
The collection consists of personal and constituent correspondence, photographs, public documents and memorabilia of John E. Fogarty (1913-1967), a Rhode Islander with national influence on the role of government in health and education.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
fogarty
Formal title:
Aime J. Forand papers
Extent:
10.75 linear feet
Date range:
1918-1972
Abstract:
The papers of Congressman Aime J. Forand, United States House of Representatives from the Rhode Island delegation, contains his private and congressional correspondence, awards, election material, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_forand
Formal title:
Guide to the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Rhode Island Board #84 collection
Extent:
8.5 linear feet
Date range:
1922-2000
Abstract:
The collection documents the activities of the Rhode Island Board #84 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials from 1922 to 2000.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
iaabo#84
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
Collection call no:
rppc_higgins
Formal title:
John R. Kellam papers
Extent:
3.0 linear feet
Date range:
1935-1973
Abstract:
John R. Kellam was a Quaker and an American prisoner of conscience in World War Two. He later devoted his life fighting against discrimination in general and in particular housing discrimination against minorities. This collection contains his papers relating to his work with the Rhode Island Committee Against Discrimination in Housing from 1950 to the early 1960s.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
kellam
Formal title:
Kennedy Newspaper Clippings collection
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1952-1974
Abstract:
The collection consists of select newspaper articles reporting on polictal events regarding John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy and the events surrounding the assassinations of each man. Other materials include campaign memorabilia, prayer cards, and items commemorating the memory of each man. Additional clippings report on Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
kennedy
Formal title:
McDermott Record collection
Extent:
6 box(es)
Date range:
1900-1940
Abstract:
The collection consists of 164 78 r.p.m. phonograph recordings of Enrico Caruso, John McCormack, recordings of classical music composed by Beethoven, Grieg, and of popular musical artists of the 1920's and 1930's. Additional recordings contain instructional latin lessons.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_mcdermott
Formal title:
Thomas M. McGlynn, O.P. papers
Extent:
58 box(es)
Date range:
1930-1977
Abstract:
The Thomas M. McGlynn collection consist of his writings, letters, photographs and a sculpture collection of approximately seventy original works of art.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_mcglynn
Formal title:
Cornelius C. Moore papers
Extent:
3 box(es)
Date range:
1922-1970
Abstract:
The papers of Cornelius C. Moore Esq., an avid silver collector, contains correspondence and photographs that relate directly to Moore's silver collecting. Additional material includes documentation on a number exhibitions in the 1960s for Moore's silver collection. The collection was the basis for the publication of the art-history book, "American-Silver 1670-1830: The Silver Moore Collection at Providence College." Rhode Island Bicentennial Foundation and Providence College, (1980).
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_ccmoore

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