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Formal title:
James H. and Candace Van Alen papers
Extent:
102 linear feet (32 records boxes, 4 document cases, 4 half document cases, 12 small flat boxes, 49 oversize flat boxes, 2 textile boxes)
Date range:
1746-2002 and undated (bulk 1949-1991)
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 This collection consists of personal records, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and textiles which document the lives, interests, and residences of James H. Van Alen and Candace Van Alen both separately and as a couple.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.003
Formal title:
Henry Van Dyke letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1902
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), a Presbyterian clergyman, author, and professor concerning his old parish, the United Congregational Church in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.533
Formal title:
Samuel and William Vernon bill of exchange
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1768
Abstract:
This collection consists of one bill of exchange between the merchant firm of Samuel and William Vernon and Diederich Brameyer of Hamburg, Germany, on March 1, 1768, in which a payment is ordered to be made to Aaron Lopez (1731-1782), a merchant in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.534
Formal title:
Oliver Ring Warner letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1755
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Oliver Ring Warner (ca. 1729-1799) in Kingston, Jamaica, to his employers Samuel (1711-1792) and William (1719-1806) Vernon in Newport, Rhode Island, on January 5, 1755.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.535
Formal title:
Wetmore family papers
Extent:
.03 linear feet (3 folders)
Date range:
1847-1950 and undated (bulk 1847-1854)
Abstract:
This collection consists of personal correspondence sent to and from members of the Wetmore family of Newport, Rhode Island. An unidentified photograph is also included.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.546
Formal title:
Edith Wharton letters
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Date range:
1883-1937 (bulk 1917-1925)
Abstract:
Letters and photocopies of letters written by renowned American author, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) to various members of Newport, Rhode Island society.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.569
Formal title:
Thornton Wilder letters
Extent:
0.05 linear feet (3 folders)
Date range:
1948-1975 (bulk 1969-1975)
Abstract:
Letters written by Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), the successful American writer, to Roy S. and Margaret H. Anderson of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.562
Formal title:
Oliver Wolcott letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1795
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833), Secretary of the Treasury, to William Ellery (1727-1820), collector of the port of Newport, concerning the funding for a fort.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.548

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