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Formal title:
(Re)Presenting a Half Century: Oral History of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1998
Abstract:
The collection consists of videotaped oral histories of students and professors from the first graduating class of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island(1949 and 1950).
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 124
Formal title:
Benjamin Fine Collection , 1947-1975
Extent:
2 box(es)
Date range:
1947-1975
Abstract:
This collection contains materials pertaining to Fine's writings such as Barron's Profile of American Colleges (1964), American College Counselor and Guide (1955), How to Get Money for College (1964), Your Child and School (1965), and Underachievers (1967). It also includes correspondence with his agent, Nannine Joseph, contracts with various publishers, submission cards for his work, and newspaper clippings.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 5
Formal title:
Bernard LaFayette Oral History Project
Extent:
1 box
Date range:
2003-2006
Abstract:
Contains video recordings and transcripts of an oral history given by Bernard LaFayette. The interviews were conducted by Prof. James Findlay at the University of Rhode Island over the course of ten recording sessions from 2002-2003.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 123
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:
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:
Early Recordings of Rhode Island State College
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1948-1950
Abstract:
Contains twenty-two 78 rpm phonograph records of lectures on agricultural topics.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Rec. Gr. 143
Formal title:
Elisha Reynolds Potter Papers
Extent:
2.5 linear feet
Date range:
1798-1879
Abstract:
This collection contains some of the papers of Elisha Reynolds Potter, a notable nineteenth century public servant from Kingston, Rhode Island. Potter made his mark as a teacher, a lawyer, an elected official, and an educational reformer.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 12
Formal title:
Fayerweather Family Papers, 1836-1962
Extent:
1.25 linear feet
Date range:
1836-1962
Abstract:
The Fayerweather family, descendants of slaves, served the village of Kingston and the surrounding countryside as blacksmiths throughout the nineteenth century. Most famous in the family is Sarah Ann Harris Fayerweather whose attendance at Prudence Crandall's school for girls caused tension over school intergration in Connecticut. The records contain papers and memorabilia from several generations of the Fayerweather family.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 121
Formal title:
Graduate School of Oceanography Oral History Interviews
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1999
Abstract:
This collection consists of seven digital videocassettes that contain interviews with prominent former members and affiliates of the Graduate School of Oceanography.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Rec. Gr. 138

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