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Formal title:
Brazil Clipping Service records
Extent:
6.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1971-1975
Abstract:
The collection contains newspaper clippings from two daily newspapers in Brazil, O Estrado de Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo) and Jornal do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro), and the weekly Opiniao. The clippings were mailed to subscribers along with monthly indices. The service operated from 1971-1976.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2016.021
Formal title:
Sally and David R. Brown collection on Marty Mann
Extent:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1950-1999
Abstract:
This collection focuses primarily on Marty Mann, a key figure in early alcoholism treatment and awareness in the United States and one of the first women to successfully complete AA's recovery program. Most of the collection is made up of the research materials assembled by Reverend Sally Brown and her husband, David, in writing "A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous." The materials include articles by and about Marty Mann, Sally and David Brown's research notes, materials from collaborators on Mann's biography, information regarding Priscilla Peck, Mann's partner, interview transcripts, information on organizations that deal with alcoholism, photographs, audio tapes and material devoted to other important figures in the alcoholism movement and the early homosexual and lesbian movement.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2009.002
Formal title:
Burt/Bock family papers
Extent:
7 linear feet
Date range:
1831-1996
Abstract:
These papers focus on the life of Henry Burt, a noted settlement house worker who moved to Rhode Island in 1922 and continued his work for the greater good. The collection contains some of Burt's settlement house photographs, scrapbooks, and information pertaining to the Beecher Bible and Rifle Colony.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 46
Formal title:
Elizabeth Johnson Perry papers
Extent:
500 item(s)
Date range:
1937-1967
Abstract:
Elizabeth Johnson Perry was an African-American domestic worker in New York. The papers date between 1937-1967 and contain letters, greeting cards, financial records, photographs, a scrapbook, and museum objects.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 89.16
Formal title:
Life Story Theater Oral History Project
Extent:
2 box(es)
Date range:
1987-1988
Abstract:
This collection consists of audiocassette tapes, transcipts, and other materials relating to the Life Story Theatre, a project to uncover the life stories of a number of older Hipanic citizens of Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 66
Formal title:
Edward De Forest Metcalf papers
Extent:
1.75 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
Date range:
1950-1976
Abstract:
Edward De Forest Metcalf (1924-1968) was a Providence writer of poetry and short stories. Metcalf's papers contain numerous drafts and fragments as well as complete literary works. Included in the papers is a compilation Edward De Forest Metcalf's writings that was published after his death by his father, George T. Metcalf.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 78.2
Formal title:
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection
Extent:
16 box(es)
Date range:
1703-2004
Abstract:
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, letters, postcards, ledger books, ephemera, and artifacts the majority of which relate to Rhode Island subjects.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 20
Formal title:
Rhode Island Black Heritage Society Oral History Tapes
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1982
Abstract:
This collection consists of 9 cassette tapes of oral history interviews conducted by Kathleen Hauke for the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. No transcripts are available.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 174
Formal title:
Rhode Island Working Women Oral History
Extent:
4 box(es)
Date range:
1981-1983
Abstract:
The collection consists of interviews with female clerical workers of the state of Rhode Island. The interviews were conducted as part of the University of Rhode Island Oral History Project and cover careers from the 1930s through the 1970s.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 52
Formal title:
The Narragansett Indians: 1930s and 1940s Oral History Interview of Mable Graves
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1976
Abstract:
The records consist of audiocassette tapes and a transcript of the interview with Mabel Graves on the history of the Narragansett Indians from the Depression years to the war years.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 23

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