The collection of Rev. Paul van K Thomson, former V.P of Academic Affairs at Providence College, consists of sermons, course materials, books and articles written by him, as well as news clippings, church bulletins, handwritten manuscripts, and annotated books from his personal library.
The collection of Anastase Andreivich Vonsiatsky, self-appointed leader of a Russian fascist group which operated in America, and his wife Marion Buckingham Ream, heiress to the Norman Bruce Ream fortune, consists of their personal correspondence, books, newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, photographs, phonograph records, and printing blocks.
The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary contains an account of his experiences as a trooper in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The account comments on the conditions of daily army life and the tragedy of the Civil War. In addition, a copy of Walsh's enlistment papers and a statement of his military service is included in the collection.
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, illustrations, and newsclippings accquired by Charles Welsh while he was the managing editor of the ten volume anthology Irish Literature (1904). Welsh saved these materials by loosely inserting them into his personal copy of the anthology.