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Formal title:
Edward Burke collection of postcards
Extent:
2.0 linear feet (2 record boxes)
Date range:
1892-2013
Abstract:
This collection is composed primarily of scenes in Newport, RI with some various images from the rest of the state. Included in this collection are some postcards from the donor, Edward Burke, to his daughter Emily, and his parents. Some of the postcards have been used for correspondence, but show no connection to Mr. Burke.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.042
Formal title:
George Henry Calvert papers
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1868-1885 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of poems, visiting cards, newspaper clipping, and a letter concerning George Henry Calvert (1803-1889), a former Newport, Rhode Island, mayor and resident.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.505
Formal title:
Guide to the Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., collection of manuscripts
Extent:
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
Date range:
1711-1920 and undated (bulk 1711-1870)
Abstract:
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.040
Formal title:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers
Extent:
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Date range:
1870-2009 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.002
Formal title:
Marjorie W. Champlin papers
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
Date range:
1943-1993 and undated (bulk 1980-1993)
Abstract:
This collection consists of correspondence Marjorie W. Champlin (1921-1993) of Jamestown, Rhode Island, received in reply to the letters she sent to various United States and Rhode Island legislators and politicians, college professors, journalists, a member of England’s House of Commons, and Queen Elizabeth’s personal secretary at Buckingham Palace.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.540
Formal title:
Mary Ellen Chase letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1942
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973), a noted American novelist and professor at Smith College, regarding a public speaking engagement in 1942.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.506
Formal title:
Joseph Hodges Choate letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1915
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917), New York lawyer and diplomat, to General Francis V. Choate (1850-1921), Army officer and a former Rhode Island resident.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.507
Formal title:
Frederick S. Church letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
circa 1990s
Abstract:
This collection consists of one undated letter from Frederick S. Church (1842-1924), an American artist and illustrator. This letter also includes original illustrations done by Church of his studio in Far Hills, New Jersey, and of various animals.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.541
Formal title:
William Claggett invoice
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1748
Abstract:
This collection contains an invoice from printer and engraver William Claggett (1696-1749) of Newport, Rhode Island, to the Colony of Rhode Island for currency printed in 1748.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.508
Formal title:
William Coddington papers
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1735, 1775
Abstract:
This collection consists of a copy of the Brenton family marriage and birth records and minutes from town meetings in Newport, Rhode Island, both transcribed by William Coddington (b. 1710), town clerk.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.509

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