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Formal title:
David Melville letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1853
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from David Melville (1773-1856) to his son, George W. T. Melville (1826-1900), both of Newport, Rhode Island, in which he provides news about his business and health.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.525
Formal title:
Malcolm Moncrieffe letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1930
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Malcolm Moncrieffe, a polo field owner in Wyoming, regarding the 1929 publication, American polo by Newell Bent.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.526
Formal title:
Thomas William Moore letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1812
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Thomas William Moore in New York with confirmation from a British admiral that Newport, Rhode Island, would not be threatened by an attack from the British during the War of 1812.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.527
Formal title:
Mumford family papers
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1776-1796
Abstract:
The Mumford family resided in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of a note signed by John Mumford claiming the loss of livestock from his farm and a list of births, deaths, and marriages for members of the family.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.528
Formal title:
Murphy collection of Van Alen papers
Extent:
11 linear feet linear feet (6 record boxes, 2 document cases, 2 flat boxes)
Date range:
1859-2001 and undated (bulk 1940-1999)
Abstract:
James H. Van Alen (1902-1991) and Candace Van Alen (1912-2002), were a well-known high society couple who were instrumental in establishing the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection documents their lives, residences and interests as well as their involvement in various activities and organizations through their own personal records, correspondence, financial and legal records, published and unpublished writings, clippings, audiovisual materials, and photographs.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.036
Formal title:
Newport ephemera collection
Extent:
6.26 linear feet (15 document cases)
Date range:
1776-2003 (bulk 1941-2003)
Abstract:
The Newport ephemera collection, created and maintained by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum for reference purposes, consists of printed ephemera such as annual reports, brochures, bylaws, pamphlets, postcards, and programs documenting the people, society, historic homes and buildings, maritime activities, civic organizations, public celebrations, sporting events, commerce, art, and history of Newport, R.I.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.028
Formal title:
Newport Horticultural Society records
Extent:
.42 linear feet
Date range:
1921-1948
Abstract:
The Newport Horticultural Society was founded in 1890 in Newport, Rhode Island, to provide gardeners and other interested individuals an opportunity to display their gardening achievements and to discuss horticulture. The Newport Horticultural Society records consist of judges’ records and printed lists regarding the society’s summer and fall flower exhibitions.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.023
Formal title:
Newport vertical file
Extent:
10.9 linear feet
Date range:
1854-2010 (bulk 1911-2010)
Abstract:
The Newport vertical file, created and maintained by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum for reference purposes, consists of articles, clippings, newspapers, photocopies, and reprints regarding the people, society, historic homes and buildings, maritime activities, civic organizations, music festivals, public celebrations, sporting events, commerce and industry, art, and history of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.035
Formal title:
Isaac P. Noyes memoir
Extent:
0.05 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1877
Abstract:
This collection consists of a handwritten memoir by Isaac P. Noyes (1840-1900) recounting the sailing excursion he and four friend enjoyed in August 1877 along the Narragansett Bay.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.545
Formal title:
Edith O’Shaughnessy letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1916
Abstract:
This collection consists of two letters written by Edith O’Shaughnessy (1870-1939), author, journalist, and wife of a diplomat, to an unidentified ambassador about her first publication in 1916,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.529

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