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Extent:
48.5 linear feet
Date range:
1930-1969
Abstract:
The collection of Louis F. Budenz, writer, labor activist, Communist supporter, and later anti-Communist advocate, consists of an array of publications, ephemeral materials, and correspondence he collected on Communism in the United States and abroad.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_budenz
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1936-1975
Abstract:
The collection contains a small amount of miscellaneous business and personal documents, newsclippings and transcripts of speeches. The heart of this collection is a series of oral history interviews conducted in 1972 and 1973. All but two of these interviews, which covers every phase of his public life, have been roughly transcribed. Of particular value are Quinn's comments on the 1935 "Bloodless Revolution" and on the local political arena of Rhode Island up to World War II.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_quinn
Extent:
1 box(es)
Date range:
1861-1865
Abstract:
The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary contains an account of his experiences as a trooper in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The account comments on the conditions of daily army life and the tragedy of the Civil War. In addition, a copy of Walsh's enlistment papers and a statement of his military service is included in the collection.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_walsh
Extent:
13 box(es)
Date range:
1921-1997
Abstract:
The Blackfriars Guild Collection includes correspondence, films and tapes, legal documents, memorabilia, news clippings, photographs, publications, scrapbooks, and scripts, which record the history and legacy of the guild, giving particular attention to the Blackfriars theatre in New York City.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_bfgc
Extent:
42 box(es)
Date range:
1958-2008
Abstract:
The collection consists of documentation, photographs, and memoribilia of Marine Colonel John V. Brennan (Providence College Class of ’59). The center piece of this collection are Brennan's oral histories of major figures and foreign affairs initiatives during his service as the Marine Corp military aide to President Richard Nixon and as his chief of staff during President Nixon's post-presidency years.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_brennan
Extent:
3 box(es)
Date range:
1914-1976
Abstract:
The papers of Alice LaFond Altieri, state legislator and public official, of North Smithfield, R.I., consists of her political and personal correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, speeches, reports, and memorabilia.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_altieri
Extent:
150.0 linear feet
Date range:
1941-1967
Abstract:
The collection consists of personal and constituent correspondence, photographs, public documents and memorabilia of John E. Fogarty (1913-1967), a Rhode Islander with national influence on the role of government in health and education.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
fogarty
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1900-1914
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, illustrations, and newsclippings accquired by Charles Welsh while he was the managing editor of the ten volume anthology Irish Literature (1904). Welsh saved these materials by loosely inserting them into his personal copy of the anthology.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_chaswelsh
Extent:
3 box(es)
Date range:
1853-1913
Abstract:
The collection consists of official records of the Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery (Colored) and the the personal correspondence of Lt. Allen F. Cameron, who was one of the regiment's officers. The regimental records consist of materials such as regimental reports, orders, rosters, and courts-martial records detailing activities of the regiment, life in the Union Army and treatment of black troops by white officers.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_us11regiment
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1952-1974
Abstract:
The collection consists of select newspaper articles reporting on polictal events regarding John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy and the events surrounding the assassinations of each man. Other materials include campaign memorabilia, prayer cards, and items commemorating the memory of each man. Additional clippings report on Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library
Collection call no:
kennedy

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