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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
Formal title:
William Lyon Phelps letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1929
Abstract:
Letter from William Lyon Phelps (1865-1943), Professor of English Literature at Yale University, to Dr. Roderick Terry of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.557
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:
Franklin Pierce authorization
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1855
Abstract:
Authorization from President Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) to Secretary of State William L. Marcy (1786-1857) to affix a seal to the 1853 Treaty with the Rogue River Indians.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.571
Formal title:
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau letter of recommendation
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1781
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter of recommendation written by Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807) regarding his recommendation for a soldier’s promotion in the French Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.558
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
Formal title:
Mrs. Edward A. Sherman, Sr., collection of autographs
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1870s-1941 (bulk 1918-1941)
Abstract:
This collection consists of autographs and letters from various political, military, business, and other figures from the late nineteenth through early twentieth century collected by Mrs. Edward A. (Hazel Erma Poole) Sherman of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.554
Formal title:
William Sowden Sims papers
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of a letter from William Sowden Sims (1858-1936), an U.S. navy admiral, and a blank postcard given in thanks to contributors in Newport County, Rhode Island, for a doll house given to his children.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.530

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