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Formal title:
Records of the President's Office Werner A. Baum Papers
Extent:
82.5 linear feet
Date range:
1949-1974
Abstract:
The Records of the President, Werner A. Baum, consists of the administrative files maintained by Werner A. Baum during his tenure as president of the University of Rhode Island. They document both the continued growth of the University and the adjustments it had to make to a new generation of activist students, a unionized faculty, and a governing board which took an often intrusive interest in the day to day activities of campus administration.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Rec. Gr. 1.11
Formal title:
Bernon Helme Photograph Collection, 1895-1930
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Date range:
1895-1930
Abstract:
This collection contains 24 historic photographs of the University of Rhode Island and the surrounding Kingston village area.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 125
Formal title:
Blue Ribbon Commission: Leona Kelley Papers
Extent:
4 box(es)
Date range:
1981-1987
Abstract:
Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, research materials, final committee report entitled Toward Excellence Without Extravagance (1987), and other records, collected by Leona Kelley, state legistlator and commission member.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 59
Formal title:
Bonoff Family Papers
Extent:
123 linear feet
Date range:
1899-2007
Abstract:
The collection consists of the records of the Bonoff family. The Bonoffs operated home demonstration shows and ran several theatres in Phoenix, AZ, and in New England from the 1940s to the late 1990s. The majority of the records deal with the operation of the Warwick Musical Theatre in Warwick, R.I.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 216
Formal title:
Carl R. Woodward Papers
Extent:
43.5 linear feet
Date range:
1928-1974
Abstract:
This collection contains the personal papers of Carl R. Woodward, the first president of the University of Rhode Island. Woodward was a noteworthy educator but he was also a local historian and a writer.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 1
Formal title:
Coffin/Robinson Family Papers, 1870-1970
Extent:
11 linear feet
Date range:
1870-1970 (bulk 1900-1940)
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, letterpress copybooks, scrapbooks, financial records, school records, blueprints, photos, and other papers, of Coffin and Robinson family members, of Wakefield, R.I., and New York, N.Y.. It also includes information relating to Marginal Dock Company, a family business in New York, N.Y., a family farm and homestead in Wakefield, R.I. and additional real estate holdings in South Kingstown and Narragansett, R.I
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 50
Formal title:
Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll
Extent:
7 box(es)
Date range:
1993
Abstract:
This collection consists of taped interviews, transcripts, and student papers connected with "The Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll", an oral history which captured the experiences of Rhode Island residents in that decade .
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 116
Formal title:
Galilee Fishermen Oral History
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1930-1979
Abstract:
The oral history project was conducted by students in Prof. Valerie Quinney's History Research Methods class (Hist. 395A) during the spring of 1979. Ten fishermen of Galilee (R.I.) were interviewed. Research papers were written from the project interviews and the research conducted by the students.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 37
Formal title:
Caroline Hazard Papers, 1871-1939
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1871-1939
Abstract:
The Caroline Hazard papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, publications, and addresses by the writer and philanthropist.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 7
Formal title:
Hazard, Rowland Gibson, 1801-1888
Extent:
.25 linear feet
Date range:
1832-1883
Abstract:
This collection contains the records of Rowland Gibson Hazard including correspondence and miscellaneous items.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 9

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