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Formal title:
Collection of Newport, R.I. tax statements
Extent:
0.02 linear feet
Date range:
1813-1820 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of tax records presented to tax collectors by various residents of Newport, RI in the years 1813-1820 and undated.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.581
Formal title:
Collection of Redwood family papers
Extent:
1.8 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
Date range:
1710-1999 and undated (bulk 1729-1796)
Abstract:
This collection consists of letters, legal documents, accounts, family histories, and other papers related to the Redwood family and its descendants, particularly Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.029
Formal title:
Collection of theater performances in Newport
Extent:
0.42 linear feet (1 document case)
Date range:
1980-1995 (bulk 1980-1989)
Abstract:
This collection consists of newspaper clippings and playbills for various community theater productions performed primarily in Newport, Rhode Island, from 1980-1995.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.010
Formal title:
Collection on the Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Extent:
1.8 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
Date range:
1821-1990 and undated (bulk 1980-1990)
Abstract:
Newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.030
Formal title:
Hilda Conkling poems
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
undated
Abstract:
Hilda Conkling (1910-1986) was a poet who produced all of her work by age fourteen. This collection includes three of her poems printed by the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College in Vermont under the title of “Hill Songs.”
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.510
Formal title:
Cortazzo autograph collection
Extent:
0.83 linear feet (2 document cases)
Date range:
1656-1916 and undated (bulk 1880-1900)
Abstract:
Autographs, letters and letter fragments, postcards, notes, calling cards, poems, military orders, and other official documents collected by Emma Cullum Cortazzo and her daughter, Katherine Cortazzo, from various literary, historical, and royal figures.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.027
Formal title:
Adam Philippe, comte de Custine letter of recommendation
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1782
Abstract:
Adam Phillippe, comte de Custine (1740-1793) was the colonel of the Saintonge regiment, part of the French expeditionary force led by Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), during the American Revolutionary War. In this document, written in French, Custine lists the various soldiers in his regiment and explains why they are deserving of payment, a pension, or promotion.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.512
Formal title:
James DeWolf papers
Extent:
.63 linear feet
Date range:
1796-1832 (bulk 1810-1815)
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and financial accounts regarding the privateering activities of the Brig Yankee during the War of 1812.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.015
Formal title:
William Ellery letter
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1798
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from William Ellery (1727-1827), collector of the port of Newport, Rhode Island, to David L. Barnes (1760-1812), Rhode Island District Attorney, regarding maritime law.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.536
Formal title:
Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft receipt
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1763
Abstract:
This collection consists of one receipt to Thomas Vernon (1718-1784), postmaster for Newport, Rhode Island, from Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and John Foxcroft (d. 1790), the deputy Postmasters General for North America in 1763.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.513

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