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Paul Campbell Research Notes

Inventory


Series 1. Narragansett Indian research.

Subseries 1. Exhibit material
Exhibit material for 1975 land claim trial. The material consists of photocopied primary and secondary sources, and for the most part is arranged chronologically. Box 3, folder 2 (1880-1883) includes the 1880 Act presented to the RI General Assembly appointing a commission to negotiate the purchase of all common tribal lands from the Narragansett Tribe, along with a list of the 324 Narragansetts approved as claimants in the land purchase by the Supreme Court.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1
1524-1639
Box 1, Folder 2
1640-1649
Box 1, Folder 3
1650-1655
Box 1, Folder 4
1650-1659.
Box 1, Folder 5
1660-1662
Box 1, Folder 6
1663-1664
Box 1, Folder 7
1665-1666
Box 1, Folder 8
1667-1669
Box 1, Folder 9
1670-1674
Box 1, Folder 10
1675-1676
Box 1, Folder 11
1677-1678
Box 1, Folder 12
1679
Box 1, Folder 13
1680-1683
Box 2, Folder 1
1684-1686
Box 2, Folder 2
1687-1689
Box 2, Folder 3
1690-1697
Box 2, Folder 4
1698-1699
Box 2, Folder 5
1700-1719
Box 2, Folder 6
1720-1729
Box 2, Folder 7
1730-1745
Box 2, Folder 8
1746-1749
Box 2, Folder 9
1750-1759
Box 2, Folder 10
1760-1764
Box 2, Folder 11
1765-1769
Box 2, Folder 12
1770-1779
Box 2, Folder 13
1800-1824
Box 2, Folder 14
1825-1832
Box 2, Folder 15
1833-1845
Box 2, Folder 16
1846-1850
Box 2, Folder 17
1851-1862
Box 3, Folder 1
Contents Note: 1871-1879 - no documents during this time period.

1864-1870
Box 3, Folder 2
Contents Note: Folder includes the 1880 Act presented to the RI General Assembly appointing a commission to negotiate the purchase of all common tribal lands from the Narragansett Tribe, along with a list of the 324 Narragansetts approved as claimants in the land purchase by the Supreme Court.

1880-1883
Box 3, Folder 3
1884-1897
Box 3, Folder 4
1898-1899
Box 3, Folder 5
1900-1901
Box 3, Folder 6
1902-1933
Box 3, Folder 7
1934-1935
Box 3, Folder 8
1936-1937
Box 3, Folder 9
1938-1976
Box 3, Folder 10 Narragansetts- miscellaneous background
Box 3, Folder 11 Miscellaneous
Box 3, Folder 12 RI Supreme Court decision
1898
Box 3, Folder 13 Mashpee and Nipmuck Indians
Box 3, Folder 14 Ct. State Library and Historical Society - Narragansett Indians
Box 3, Folder 15 Research notes
Box 3, Folder 16 Research notes
Additional exhibit material.
Box 4, Folder 1 Miscellaneous manuscripts
1675-1852
Box 4, Folder 2 Copies of Charlestown, RI deeds with index
1742-1880
Box 4, Folder 3 Copy of Charlestown, RI tax book
1822
Box 4, Folder 4 RI newspaper articles concerning Narragansett tribe status, meetings, & pow- wows
1843-1976
Box 4, Folder 5 Census report information (c. 19th century) and PRC notes.
Box 4, Folder 6 Receipt and letter book, Narragansett tribe
c.1894-1902.
Box 4, Folder 7 James N. Arnold's notes on Narragansetts, circa 1890s.
c.1890
Box 4, Folder 8-11 James N. Arnold biographical notes
Box 4, Folder 12-14 Articles and booklets, Narragansett research.
Box 4, Folder 15 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes
Contents Note: Some minutes for the council and executive board are interspersed.

1945 Jan 05-1957 Aug 31
Box 4, Folder 16 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes,. (These do not appear to be duplicates of the above minutes.)
1952 Jan 26-1957 Aug 26
Box 4, Folder 17 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes
1957 Sep 28-1966 Oct 29
Box 4, Folder 18 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes,
1967 May 06-1970 Oct 30
Box 4, Folder 19 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes
1971 Jan 30-1973 Jun 23
Box 4, Folder 20 Narragansett tribe meeting minutes
1973 Jul 28-1977 Feb 26

Subseries 2. Trial documents.
List of documents used in case.

Container Description Date
Box 5, Folder 1 Plaintiff's answers to defendants' 1st set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 2 Report #1 to RI Attorney General, PRC & GL. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 3 Plaintiff's answer to defendants' 2nd set of interrogatories
Box 5, Folder 4 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's 2nd set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 5 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's 3rd set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 6 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's (4th?) set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 7 Defendants' revised answers to plaintiff's (4th?) set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 8 Plaintiff's 5th set of interrogatories.
Box 5, Folder 9 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's (1st?) request for admissions.
Box 5, Folder 10 Plaintiff's 2nd set of requests for admission to defendants.
Box 5, Folder 11 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's 2nd request for admissions (page one missing).
Box 5, Folder 12 Plaintiff's 3rd set of requests for admissions to defendants (incomplete).
Box 5, Folder 13 Defendants' answers to plaintiff's 3rd set of requests for admission to defendants.
Box 5, Folder 14 Historical Commentary Regarding Plaintiff's (3rd?) Request for Admissions (PRC & GL)
Box 5, Folder 15 Plaintiff's 4th set of requests for admission to defendants.
Box 5, Folder 16 Defendants' request for admission to plaintiff (set 1, volume 1).
Box 5, Folder 17 Plaintiff's answers to defendants' request for admissions (set 1, volume 1).
Box 5, Folder 18 Defendants' 2nd set of requests for admission to plaintiff.
Box 5, Folder 19 Index of documentary exhibits, #1-#1093, vol. II.
Box 5, Folder 20 Plaintiff's motion to strike certain defenses.
Box 5, Folder 21 Defendants' memorandum in opposition to motion to strike.
Box 5, Folder 22 Proposed stipulations between plaintiff and defendants.
Box 5, Folder 23 Defendants' responses to plaintiff's proposed stipulations to said defendants, which proposed stipulations are now deemed to have been filed as requests for admissions.
Box 5, Folder 24 Notes (PRC), legal briefs
c.1976
Box 5, Folder 25 Memoranda, applicability of Non-Intercourse Act of 1790 to various New England Indian land claims.
1977
Box 5, Folder 26 3rd pre-trial order
September, 1977
Box 5, Folder 27 Rhode Island Indian Claims Settlement Act
1978

Subseries 3. Providence College and other Narragansett research notes.

Container Description Date
Box 5, Folder 28 Chronology of Narragansett research (fragment of lecture), PRC.
Box 5, Folder 29 Case statements (undated).
Box 5, Folder 30 PC course notes.
Box 5, Folder 31 PC course notes
1800-1840, 1900-1937
Box 5, Folder 32 PC course notes, cultural background of Narragansetts.
Box 6, Folder 1 PC course notes.
Box 6, Folder 2 PC course notes.
Box 6, Folder 3 PC course notes.
Box 6, Folder 4 RIHS lectures and notes
c.1978
Box 6, Folder 5 Research notes, Chicago Title, RI report.
Box 6, Folder 6 Narragansett research notes: Charlestown records and census information.
Box 6, Folder 7 General Narragansett research notes, PRC.
Box 6, Folder 8 Narragansett research: reference and source notes, GL.
Box 6, Folder 9 Draft: Westerly history.
Box 6, Folder 10 General Indian bibliography/Westerly.
Box 6, Folder 11 Correspondence, Ct. and Mohegan case
1977
Box 6, Folder 12 Correspondence, Chicago Title Insurance Co. research
1977, 1978
Box 6, Folder 13 Correspondence, RIHS request for research grant
1978-1979
Box 6, Folder 14 Federal grants, RI education and feeding programs
1974-1977
Box 6, Folder 15 Historic village of the Narragansetts in Charlestown: nomination for National Register of Historic Places.
Box 6, Folder 16 An Ethnohistorical Study of the Narragansett Indian Tribe and Tribal Council, 1850-1880: A Case of Boundary Maintenance and Dissolution (R.L. Roberts, III), with notes by GL.
Box 6, Folder 17 Maine land claim, miscellaneous
Box 6, Folder 18 Mashpee trial notes
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 19 Ct. State Library
Box 6, Folder 20 Task Force for Indian Affairs
1978
Box 6, Folder 21 Providence Journal article clippings
1978-1980
Box 6, Folder 22 Providence Journal article clippings
1979-1982
Box 6, Folder 23 Narragansett Indians, McLoughlin chapter.
Box 6, Folder 24 Receipts and purchase orders for research
1976
Box 6, Folder 25 Miscellaneous Narragansett research.
Contents Note:
  • The folder contains the following:
  • 1. Letter to Glenn LaFantasie from Joseph O. Mehr (Providence Journal librarian.)
  • 2. Miscellaneous article clipping, Providence Journal, 10/6/1886, re: RIHS.
  • 3. Letter to Bureau of Indian Affairs (?) from Hattie L. Bennett of Wakefield, 1925.
  • 4. Research paper, untitled and undated, Indian research, by Francis G. Hutchins.
  • 5. Research paper, untitled, author and date unknown, about Non-Intercourse Act of 1790.
  • 6. Research paper, The "King Tom" Farm, author unknown.
  • 7. Names of Indian tribes and bands.
  • 8. Narragansett Indian Council member list, exact date unknown, circa 1945-1977.


Box 6, Folder 26 Miscellaneous loose notes, PRC.

Series 2. Pictorial History of Providence - research notes.
Items listed are photocopies of original printed material.

Container Description Date
Box 6, Folder 27 1636-1765.
Box 6, Folder 28 1636-1765, rejected material.
Box 6, Folder 29 1765-1790.
Box 6, Folder 30 1790-1832.
Box 6, Folder 31 1832.
Box 6, Folder 32 1832-1845.
Box 6, Folder 33 1845-1860.
Box 6, Folder 34 1861-1867.
Box 6, Folder 35 1868-1899.
Box 6, Folder 36 1899-1929a: rejects.
Box 7, Folder 1 1899-1929b.
Box 7, Folder 2 1929-1945.
Box 7, Folder 3 1945-1972.
Box 7, Folder 4 1973-c.1981.
Box 7, Folder 5 Providence illustrations - misc. notes and old orders.
Box 7, Folder 6 Providence, view by an 1847 visitor.
Box 7, Folder 7 Donning Co. Publishers.
Box 7, Folder 8 RI historic photos.
Box 7, Folder 9 Providence: A Century of Greatness, a critique by Patrick T. Conley.
Box 7, Folder 10 Chinese in Providence.
Box 7, Folder 11 Providence illustrations pending.
Box 7, Folder 12 Providence illustrations: economic and population stats.
Box 7, Folder 13 Corrections to text.
Box 7, Folder 14 Winsor Publications, Inc.
Box 7, Folder 15 Tables - charts, lists, etc.
Box 7, Folder 16 Providence illustrations: bills.
Box 7, Folder 17 Providence illustrations: specs.
Box 7, Folder 18 Providence illustrations: permissions.
Box 7, Folder 19 Providence illustrations: notes.
Box 7, Folder 20 Providence illustrations: bibliography and leads.
Box 7, Folder 21 Providence illustrations: background articles.
Box 7, Folder 22 Providence illustrations: photocopies of articles.
Box 7, Folder 23 Providence illustrations: photocopies of articles.
Box 7, Folder 23 Providence illustrations: photocopies of articles.
Box 7, Folder 24 Providence illustrations: photocopies of articles.
Box 7, Folder 25 Providence illustrations: photocopies of articles.
Box 7, Folder 26 Rejected photos.
Box 7, Folder 27 Rejected photos.
Box 7, Folder 28 Providence Journal article clippings.
Box 7, Folder 29 Correspondence.
Box 7, Folder 30 Index to illustrations.

Series 3. Providence firefighter research notes.

Container Description Date
Box 7, Folder 31 Notable fires.
Box 7, Folder 32 Arson.
Box 7, Folder 33 Loose notes and photocopies of original material.
Box 7, Folder 34 Loose notes and photocopies of original material.
Box 8, Folder 1 Fire book - notes.
Box 8, Folder 2 Fire book - loose notes.
Box 8, Folder 3 Fire book - photos inventory.
Box 8, Folder 4 Fire book - photos.
Box 8, Folder 5 Fire book - photos.
Box 8, Folder 6 Fire photos.
1800-1850
Box 8, Folder 7 Fire book.
1854-1899
Box 8, Folder 8 Fires.
1900-1951
Box 8, Folder 9 Fire book completed.
1900-1951
Box 8, Folder 10 Fire book.
1951-1984
Box 8, Folder 11 Oct. 1951- c.1980s.
1951-c.1980
Box 8, Folder 12 Fire book, 20th century.
Box 8, Folder 13 Fire laws and other documents.
Box 8, Folder 14 Dept. rosters and stats.
1900-1951
Box 8, Folder 15 Fire book - pending.
Box 8, Folder 16 Fire book - layout and miscellaneous notes.
Box 8, Folder 17 Fire book - notes and drafts.
Box 8, Folder 18 Fire book - original manuscript.
Box 8, Folder 19 Fire book - bibliography.
Box 8, Folder 20 Firefighter notes - miscellaneous.

Series 4. Cranston Ore Bed.

Container Description Date
Box 8, Folder 21 Research notes - history and ownership of Cranston Ore Bed, PRC & GL.
Box 8, Folder 22 Research notes and photocopies of original material, PRC & GL.
Box 8, Folder 23 Notes on poor in Cranston (GL).
Box 8, Folder 24 Photocopies of Cranston City Hall records.
Box 8, Folder 25 Photocopies of Cranston City Hall records.