Constitutional Convention Constitution of the United States: Papers Relating to Adoption by the State of Rhode Island
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The Constitutional Convention Constitution of the United States: Papers Relating to Adoption by the State of Rhode Island consist of papers relating to the adoption of the United States Constitution by Rhode Island.
Includes:  Annual reports, Membership Lists, Reports on Rhode Island Legislation and Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings and Material on the Consumer's League of Rhode Island, 1901-1951.  Minutes of the Board of Directors' meeting, February 1908- October 1951.  Report of the executive secretary, October 4, 1940- May 1951.  Treasurer's reprot, 1911-1948.
The George H. Corliss collection consists of correspondence, business records, scrapbooks, awards, medals, and photographs relating to the life and activities of a leading nineteenth century inventor, engineer, and businessman. These papers are an important source of information concerning Corliss’s early years as a merchant and his life-long involvement with a variety of mechanical inventions. Primarily, however, the materials serve as a valuable collection of business records, which reveal the growth and operations of the Corliss Steam Engine Company of Providence, Rhode Island.
Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was the published author of at least 20 books, director of the Roger Williams Museum of Natural History (1947-1972), and a lifelong educator. Her writing, fiction and non-fiction, reflects her interest in various subjects including astronomy, anthropology, history, and genealogy. Materials include manuscripts, correspondence, research materials, lectures, slides, photographs, and the writings of her father, Adam Cormack. This collection was acquired by Rhode Island College Special Collections between 1981 and 1983 as a gift from her brother Bruce L. Cormack. Several of Cormack's published works are also held by Special Collections but are not indexed in this finding aid. Please contact James P. Adams Library, Special Collections, Rhode Island College (+1-401-456-9653) for more information.
Autographs, letters and letter fragments, postcards, notes, calling cards, poems, military orders, and other official documents collected by Emma Cullum Cortazzo and her daughter, Katherine Cortazzo, from various literary, historical, and royal figures.
A collection of 34 leather-bound diaries, ranging from 1900 to 1941, recording the daily activities of Minerva Greenwood Curtis, a grade-school teacher in Providence, Rhode Island. The collection also includes an address book, a notebook, a loose, hand-written recipe and a newspaper clipping.
The S. Foster Damon Festival papers consists of approximately 50 items from 1967-1968 relating to the 75th birthday party of S. Foster Damon and the S. Foster Damon Festival at Brown University. S. Foster Damon was an American poet, William Blake scholar, Brown University professor of English (1927-1963), and curator of the Harris Collection, Brown University Library (1930-1963).
Department of Administration Division of Accounts and Control State Highway Program fiscal records
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The Department of Administration Division of Accounts and Control State Highway Program fiscal records include balance sheets, correspondence, program agreements and adjustment vouchers for the years 1946-1967.
Department of Environmental Management Division of Compliance and Inspection records
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The Department of Environmental Management Division of Compliance and Inspection records include card files/indices of dams (1938), photographs (1940-1941), report files of O. Perry Sarle C.E. (1940-1953), U.S. Geological Survey Maps and Data (1964-1977), Annual Reports (1887-1959), Freshet Rating Charts (1948); WPA Survey of RI dams field notes (1938-1939), and Journals of Commissioner of L.M.E Stone (1882-1891).