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Formal title:
Brown Land Company records
Extent:
14.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1857-1947
Abstract:
The objective of the Brown Land Company was to purchase, manage, improve, lease, mortgage and sell real estate, principally located in Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota. The records span the years 1857-1947 (the bulk falling within the years of the company's incorporation, 1903-1940), and reflect the business and professional activities of the company.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.016
Formal title:
Dr. Frederick (Fred) Burke Commissioner of Education speeches
Extent:
1 cubic foot other
Date range:
1969-1974 (bulk 1971-1973)
Abstract:
The Dr. Frederick (Fred) Burke Commissioner of Education speeches are primarily speeches of Dr. Fred Burke made during his time as the Rhode Island Commission of Education for the years 1971-1974.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2005-27
Formal title:
Edward Burke collection of postcards
Extent:
2.0 linear feet (2 record boxes)
Date range:
1892-2013
Abstract:
This collection is composed primarily of scenes in Newport, RI with some various images from the rest of the state. Included in this collection are some postcards from the donor, Edward Burke, to his daughter Emily, and his parents. Some of the postcards have been used for correspondence, but show no connection to Mr. Burke.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.042
Formal title:
Katharine DePew Burlingame papers
Extent:
0.5 linear feet
Date range:
1918-1974
Abstract:
The collection contains notebooks on favorite books, prose, poetry, library reference questions, and historical topics along with 2 scrapbooks related to churches in Paris. There are some personal letters and greeting cards relating to her retirement.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.010
Formal title:
John Hutchins Cady Map Collection
Extent:
22 folder(s), 3 drawers
Date range:
1636-1962
Abstract:
The collection consists of 108 maps collected or created by John Hutchins Cady.
Repository:
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
MSS031
Formal title:
George Henry Calvert papers
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1868-1885 and undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of poems, visiting cards, newspaper clipping, and a letter concerning George Henry Calvert (1803-1889), a former Newport, Rhode Island, mayor and resident.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.505
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:
Edith Marie Linnea Carlborg papers
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1909-1965
Abstract:
abstract
Repository:
Brown University Archives
Collection call no:
MS-1U-C4
Formal title:
Guide to the Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., collection of manuscripts
Extent:
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
Date range:
1711-1920 and undated (bulk 1711-1870)
Abstract:
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.040
Formal title:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers
Extent:
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Date range:
1870-2009 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.002

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