Jean Brown papers on the William Watts Sherman House
0.25 Linear feet
1840-1995, n.d. Bulk, 1995
The collection contains research materials and notes on the William Watts Sherman House, the Sherman family, architecture, and interior design collected or generated by Jean Margaret Young Brown as part of the Circle of Scholars at Salve Regina University.
Photocopies documenting the provenance and disposition of furnishings, art, and other objects purchased by Ogden Goelet for his homes in New York City and Newport. Includes English translations of receipts and correspondence from French companies.
Financial records and correspondence related to Ogden Goelet and his family members, including his brother and his son, both named Robert. Much of the material relates to the family's real estate holdings in New York City and Odgen's Newport residence, Ochre Court.
This collection includes a variety of records salvaged from the former Newport Shipyard, including correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, promotional material, and administrative records, as well as images of boats affiliated with the shipyard and depicting work at the shipyard's three sites.