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Formal title:
Newton Family Papers
Extent:
.25 linear feet (ca. 50 items)
Date range:
circa 1780-1856
Abstract:
Manuscript copies of 18th and 19th century broadside verse, made by members of the Newton family, chiefly Mrs. Miriam Newton and Miss Nancy Newton, with an occasional original piece; accounts, genealogies, verse and prose; copies of sermons; excerpts from religious books; biographies of famous people; accounts of local weather; newsworthy local events. Compiled mostly in Southboro, Massachusetts, and Marlboro, New Hampshire.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Newton
Formal title:
North Kingstown Woman's Club records
Extent:
1 linear feet
Date range:
1946-1996
Abstract:
This collection is comprised of the organizational records of the North Kingstown Woman's Club, including board and member meeting minutes, early lists of members,by-laws, and annual program booklets.
Repository:
North Kingstown Free Library
Collection call no:
1996.2
Formal title:
Isaac P. Noyes memoir
Extent:
0.05 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1877
Abstract:
This collection consists of a handwritten memoir by Isaac P. Noyes (1840-1900) recounting the sailing excursion he and four friend enjoyed in August 1877 along the Narragansett Bay.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.545
Formal title:
Elizabeth Wheeler Paul family papers
Extent:
0.21 linear feet
Date range:
1874-1898
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and a pair of pockets of Elizabeth Wheeler Paul (1817-1906) and her family.
Repository:
Newport Historical Society
Collection call no:
MS.2012.34
Formal title:
Pinkham family correspondence
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1855-1877
Abstract:
The Pinkham family correspondence consists of letters between members of the Pinkham family, a prominent Nantucket family in the whaling business, and with their acquaintances. The letters, dating from 1855-1877, cover topics including family and social life in Nantucket, New Bedford, and Providence, with some discussion of national politics. This collection was originally part of a larger collection on whaling donated by Carleton D. Morse (Brown University Class of 1913).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.85.16
Formal title:
Providence Female Charitable Society Records
Extent:
1.5 linear feet
Date range:
1799-1952
Abstract:
The idea for the formation of a charitable society to help "indigent women and children" was first proposed by a group of well-known Providence women in March of 1800. The Providence Female Charitable Society was formed April 2nd the same year. This collection contains correspondence and other records related to the organization.
Repository:
Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection call no:
MSS 642
Formal title:
Records of the Haymarket People's Fund, 1973-1990
Extent:
1.3 linear feet
Date range:
1973-1990
Abstract:
This collection contains records of the grants made by the Haymarket People's Fund to activist organizations in Rhode Island between 1973 and 1990.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 83
Formal title:
Records of the Nineteen Eighteen (1918) Club, 1960-2005
Extent:
3.5 linear feet
Date range:
1960-2004
Abstract:
This collection contains the records of the local 1918 Club from the time of its inception through its final days in 2004. The 1918 Club was an organization dedicated to promote friendship throughout the world. The Rhode Island chapter of the club took on a leadership role in the late 1990s.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 178
Formal title:
William Dana Reynolds Collection of Great Kanto Earthquake Photographs
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1923
Abstract:
A photograph album comprised of photographs taken by William Dana Reynolds documenting a voyage to Japan in 1923. The album focuses on images of Kanto, Japan after the earthquake of 1923 as well as memorabilia from the voyage.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.015
Formal title:
Frederick W. Rhinelander family papers
Extent:
0.209 linear feet
Date range:
1842-1911
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other material from the extended family of Frederick William Rhinelander of New York and Newport.
Repository:
Newport Historical Society
Collection call no:
MS.2011.2

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