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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:
Cherokee Nation legislative act
Date range:
1902-1903
Abstract:
An act of the National Council of the Cherokee Nation signed and approved by Principal Chief T. M. Buffington (1855-1938) and President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.572
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:
John Galsworthy letters
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1910-1931
Abstract:
This collection contains four letters written by English novelist and playwright, John Galsworthy (1867-1933), to admirers and acquaintances.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.515
Formal title:
Hall family papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot(1 record box)
Date range:
1946-2006 (bulk 1962-1988)
Abstract:
Rosalys Haskell Hall (1914-2006) was a successful children’s book author, and great granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910). These papers document her writing career, as well as those of her father, Henry Marion Hall (1877-), and her sisters Frances Minturn Howard (1905-1995) and Julia Ward Howe Stickley (1903-1983), with manuscript drafts, research notes and correspondence.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.012
Formal title:
Frances Hubbert papers
Extent:
.08 linear feet (2 folders)
Date range:
1936-1957 and undated (bulk 1936-1938)
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of letters sent to Frances Hubbert (1894-1967) of Newport, Rhode Island, regarding her efforts to have Lady Winifred Fortescue’s (1888-1951) 1935 publication,
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.539
Formal title:
May L. Joynt auction records
Extent:
0.21 linear feet (1 half document case)
Date range:
1933-1983
Abstract:
Correspondence, financial records and photographs that document the purchase of silver at auction by Mrs. May L. Joynt.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.043
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:
Alexander A. Phillips letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1966-1987 (bulk 1971-1975)
Abstract:
Letters received by Alexander A. Phillips of Newport, Rhode Island, from various prominent political, literary, and artistic figures.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.511
Formal title:
John E. Rovensky papers
Extent:
2.33 linear feet (1 document case, 2 flat boxes)
Date range:
1901-1970 (bulk 1913-1965)
Abstract:
John E. Rovensky (1880-1970) was a successful businessman and philanthropist who spent his time between New York, New York, Palm Beach, Florida, and Newport, Rhode Island. These papers document his career and personal life from 1901-1970 with correspondence, photographs, his own personal memoir and other miscellaneous materials.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.004

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