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Formal title:
J. Lyons Moore papers
Extent:
13 box(es)
Date range:
1904-1974
Abstract:
The collection contains materials relating to national and state campaign elections and conventions, including a wide assortment of memorabilia and private correspondence between party officials and approximately 200 prominent Democrats from the 1930's-1970's.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_jlmoore
Formal title:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Providence, Rhode Island Branch collection
Extent:
6.0 linear feet
Date range:
1914-1974 (bulk 1969-1974)
Abstract:
The NAACP Providence, RI Branch Collection consists of correspondence, memorandum, documents, newspaper clippings and other material about civil rights issues both in Rhode Island and throughout the nation.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
US-RPPC_naacp
Formal title:
Newspaper collection
Extent:
7 box(es)
Date range:
1914-1974
Abstract:
This small collection of mostly regional Rhode Island newspapers contains articles reporting on early World War I events, the Hurricane of 1938, the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and on early 1950s reunification efforts of Ireland. Additional materials include microfilm copies of the mid-20th century runs of the Boston Chronicle and the Providence Chronicle, the 19th century Woonsocket Patriot (1833-1836), the 18th century New-England Courant (1731-1735), the Weekly Rehearsal (1731-1735), and few odd original copies of early American newspapers.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
newspaper
Formal title:
Prose Poem's of Peter M. Johnson
Extent:
1 linear feet
Date range:
1973-2006
Abstract:
Contains periodical publications featuring literary works in the prose poem style. The majority of publications within this collection contain works written by Peter M. Johnson.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_pmjohnson
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
Collection call no:
rppc_quinn
Formal title:
Quonset Point Naval Air Station collection
Extent:
37.5 linear feet
Date range:
1900-2004
Abstract:
The Quonset Point Naval Air Station Collection contains subject files, publications, scrapbooks, biographies, records and photographs which detail the function and operation of the base during and after World War II, until its decomission in 1974.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_qpnas
Formal title:
Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored)
Extent:
3 box(es)
Date range:
1853-1913
Abstract:
The collection consists of official records of the Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) and the the personal correspondence of Lt. Allen F. Cameron, who was one of the regiment's officers. The regimental records consist of materials such as regimental reports, orders, rosters, and courts-martial records detailing activities of the regiment, life in the Union Army and treatment of black troops by white officers.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_us11regiment
Formal title:
Guide to the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1973 collection
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1973
Abstract:
The Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1973 was convened to amend the state's constitution. The collection contains convention rules and other administrative documents, session journals, publicity, and research on the issues considered.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_ricc73
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, Archives and Special Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_roberts
Formal title:
Social Justice collection
Extent:
9 box(es)
Date range:
1931-1969
Abstract:
The
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
rppc_socialjustice

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