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Formal title:
Records of Emmanuel Church, Newport RI
Extent:
59 box(es)
Date range:
1855-2009 (bulk 1930-2004)
Abstract:
Emmanuel Church is an historic Episcopal church located on 42 Dearborn Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Established as a mission in 1841 to address the spiritual needs of the working class. It was admitted to the Rhode Island Episcopal Diocese as Emmanuel Free Church in 1852 and continues as an active parish.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection call no:
Mss.Gr.228
Formal title:
The Ernst Studio Collection
Extent:
5 Hollinger Boxes; 5 Oversized Boxes
Date range:
circa 1909-1967
Abstract:
The Ernst Studio Collection is comprised of photographs taken by Ernst Studio between 1909 and 1967. The materials photographed include portraits of Newport residents and local events of all sorts. Also included are images of various Newport estates and landmarks, as well as sailing vessels and Newport Harbor.
Repository:
The Preservation Society of Newport County
Collection call no:
PSNCA.H.013
Formal title:
Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll
Extent:
7 box(es)
Date range:
1993
Abstract:
This collection consists of taped interviews, transcripts, and student papers connected with "The Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll", an oral history which captured the experiences of Rhode Island residents in that decade .
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 116
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:
J. Louis Giddings Collection
Extent:
19 linear feet
Date range:
1937-1967 (bulk 1956-1964)
Abstract:
The collection encompasses the years 1937-1967 and consists primarily of a single series of ten boxes of subject files. Additional material includes numerous newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, press releases, photographs, slides, glass plate negatives and films.
Repository:
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Collection call no:
JLG
Formal title:
The Green Animals Collection
Extent:
6 Hollinger Boxes; 2 Oversize Boxes
Date range:
circa 1870-1990
Abstract:
The Green Animals Collection is comprised of materials relating to the Brayton Family, as well as the Estate’s house and gardens, spanning the period from 1870 until 1990. The collection includes images of the interior and exterior of the home from various points in its existence, as well as images showing various generations of the family.
Repository:
The Preservation Society of Newport County
Collection call no:
PSNCA.H.009
Formal title:
Guide to the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Rhode Island Board #84 collection
Extent:
8.5 linear feet
Date range:
1922-2000
Abstract:
The collection documents the activities of the Rhode Island Board #84 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials from 1922 to 2000.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
iaabo#84
Formal title:
David Priestly Hall and David Prescott Hall papers
Extent:
1 linear foot (1 record box)
Date range:
1819-1907 (bulk 1854-1907)
Abstract:
This collection contains letters and commonplace books from New York City lawyers, who often spent their summers in Newport, Rhode Island: David Priestly Hall (1798-1868) and his youngest son, David Prescott Hall (1845-1907). Also included is a series of drafts recounting the history of the United States, written by David Prescott Hall as a young child, and letters sent between father and son.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.005
Formal title:
Rush Hawkins collection
Extent:
71 linear feet
Date range:
1750-1951 (bulk 1830-1917)
Abstract:
The Rush Hawkins collection (1750-1951(bulk 1830-1917)) contains personal, family, financial, and military correspondence and documents; photographs; and a variety of museum objects ranging from dinnerware and household items to clothing and personal accessories belonging to the Hawkins and Brown families. Most of the collection reflects the life and interests of Hawkins himself, with some items related to his wife Annmary Brown Hawkins and her family. Included in the papers are two significant sub-collections of correspondence: a collection of antebellum historical letters and documents from earlier generations of the Brown family, as well as individual letters from Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel Greene, Edgar Allan Poe, and Napoleon I; and a collection of Civil War-related correspondence and documents that contains records of Hawkins’ Zouaves and much Confederate material, including a subseries of Jefferson Davis’s communications to the Senate of the Confederate States.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.05
Formal title:
H. L. Herbert letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1890
Abstract:
This collection consists of two letters from H. L. Herbert, first chairman of the United States Polo Association, to George Griswold of New York concerning the sport of polo.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.519

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