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Formal title:
John Carter family papers
Extent:
.5 linear foot
Date range:
1769-1917 (bulk 1769-1844)
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
Ms. Carter
Formal title:
John Carter family papers
Extent:
0.5 linear foot
Date range:
1769 – 1917 (bulk 1769-1844)
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 – 1814), and his family.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
Carter papers
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:
Hussey Collection plans and drawings
Extent:
116 items item(s)
Date range:
1911-1938 (bulk 1917-1938)
Abstract:
The Hussey Collection plans and drawings consist primarily of bridge drawings and plans created by the State Board of Public Roads' Bridge Department (now RIDOT). The bulk of the collection was created under the supervision of Clarence L. Hussey, Bridge Engineer and State Engineer of Rhode Island from 1912-1925.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
1998-146
Formal title:
Rhode Island Leased Oyster Bed Grounds Indenture (agreements) records
Extent:
0.24 cubic feet other
Date range:
1844 - 1854
Abstract:
The Rhode Island Leased Oyster Bed Grounds Indenture (agreements) records consist of signed agreements with accompanying plot maps depicting leased oyster bed grounds primarily in the Providence River near Field's Point.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
C#1207
Formal title:
Obadiah Brown I (1712-1762) Papers
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1719-1776 (bulk 1740-1762)
Abstract:
Obadiah Brown I (1712-1762) was born in Providence. His father was Elder James Brown (1666-1716), a pastor on the First Baptist Church; his mother was Mary (Harris) Brown. Upon reaching adulthood, Obadiah joined his older brother James Brown II (1698-1739) in the mercantile trade, which included traffic in cocoa, rum, molasses and slaves.
Repository:
Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection call no:
MSS 315
Formal title:
Plum Beach Light Research Collection
Extent:
4 box(es)
Date range:
1864-2000
Abstract:
The collection consists of print and audio/visual material regarding the construction, history, and restoration of the Plum Beach lighthouse.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 138
Formal title:
Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society manuscripts, published works, and other material
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1858-1887
Abstract:
This collection consists primarily of manuscripts and papers from the society, as well as published material including newspapers and flyers.
Repository:
Providence Public Library, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
MSS 019
Formal title:
Rhode Island's Islands
Extent:
5 box(es)
Date range:
1985-1986
Abstract:
The collection consists of interviews with residents of three of Rhode Island's islands: Block Island, Conanicut Island, and Prudence Island. The interviews attempt to define the islands culturally and socially, rather than geographically, through oral history.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 54
Formal title:
George D. Sweet bill of lading
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1776
Abstract:
Bill of lading for George D. Sweet (fl. 1774-1775), master of the Brig Othello, to Francis Mairez at an unidentified destination.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.578

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