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Formal title:
1824 Gyles Copy of the Rhode Island Colony records
Extent:
.10 linear feet
Date range:
January 1, 1638-December 31, 1670
Abstract:
The 1824 Gyles copy of the Rhode Island Colony records consists of one volume of records that were copied by Charles Gyles and others from original colonial records.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
C#00207
Formal title:
George James Adams papers
Extent:
15 linear feet
Date range:
1795-1890
Abstract:
These papers span much of George James Adams’s long career as a textile manufacturer and agent. Included are personal and business correspondence, invoices and receipts, inventories, payroll and supply lists, deeds and contracts, and photographs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2010.021
Formal title:
Adams Family papers
Extent:
9.5 linear feet
Date range:
ca. 1830-1981
Abstract:
Personal and professional papers (primarily correspondence, research notes, and speeches) of Randolph Greenfield Adams and Thomas Randolph Adams. Also includes some personal papers of Helen Spiller adams and Richard Newbold Adams; correspondence and other family papers from the eighteenth century onward; genealogical background; letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt; friendship albums; and printed items, including clippings.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 90.21
Formal title:
Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records
Extent:
.45 cubic feet other
Date range:
1987-2008 (bulk 1989-1991)
Abstract:
The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records consist primarily of meeting minutes, meeting notices and correspondence.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2009-19
Formal title:
Thomas M. Allison papers
Extent:
125.0 item(s)
Date range:
1941-1983
Abstract:
Thomas M. Allison (U.S.N., Ret.) served aboard the Hornet when propaganda leaflets were dropped in the Tokyo area on 17 February 1945. This collection includes literary manuscripts, official and personal correspondence, and memorabilia relating to World War II navy convoy in 1941 and British P.O.W.'s in Thailand. Also includes: single-leaf leaflets produced by the U.S. Navy in an attempt to lower the morale of the Japanese during World War II which were printed aboard the carrier U.S.S. Hornet (CV-12), placed in aircraft bomber bays and then dropped over Tokyo.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.91.20
Formal title:
Ambrose E. Burnside Collection
Extent:
80-90 item(s)
Date range:
1850-1883 (bulk 1862-1881)
Abstract:
The Historical Society holds a number of Burnside artifacts, primarily items related to his service in the Civil War.
Repository:
Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
Collection call no:
MSS 1881
Formal title:
Sarah Fisher Ames papers
Extent:
34 item(s)
Date range:
1860-1879
Abstract:
Collection of letters and printed items to Sarah Fisher Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms.88.2
Formal title:
Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes
Extent:
.24 cubic feet other
Date range:
1969-1972
Abstract:
The Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes includes meeting minutes and other general records for the years 1969-1972.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
1997-28
Formal title:
Edwin W. Arnold Correspondence
Extent:
.25 linear feet
Date range:
1862 December 2 - 1894 September 2
Abstract:
This collection consists of letters written by Edwin W. Arnold to members of his family during the period of December 22, 1862 – November 1, 1865.
Repository:
Providence Public Library, Special Collections
Collection call no:
MSS 006
Formal title:
James N. Arnold Collection
Extent:
24.8 linear feet; 29 boxes, 1 oversized folder and 2 card catalogs
Date range:
circa 1860-1935
Abstract:
This collection consists of material compiled and written by James N. Arnold, between 1860-1927 and of typescripts by volunteers continuing his work until 1935. This collection contains numerous research topics and writings related to the history of Rhode Island.
Repository:
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
MSS033

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