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Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers

Inventory


Series 1. Correspondence
This series is arranged in alphabetical order and includes incoming and outgoing correspondence found within two separate subseries. Greeting cards, invitations, and some photographs enclosed with letters are also found within this series.

The first subseries, dedicated to Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., consists of his correspondence with family and friends, business associates, and antiques dealers and colleagues and generally concerns his involvement in various associations, historical preservation projects, and antiques hunting. The second subseries includes correspondence addressed to both Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., and one of his wives. Also included are letters received individually by Cynthia Carpenter and Roberta Carpenter as well as various greeting cards and invitations received by the Carpenters.

Subseries A. Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Box 1, Folder 1 Letters received
1936-1949
Box 1, Folder 2 Letters received
1950-1954
Box 1, Folder 3 Letters received
1955-1956
Box 1, Folder 4 Letters received
1957-1959
Box 1, Folder 5 Letters received
1961-1969
Box 1, Folder 6 Letters received
1970-1979
Box 1, Folder 7 Letters received
1980-1984
Box 1, Folder 8 Letters received
1985-1986
Box 1, Folder 9 Letters received
1987-1989
Box 1, Folder 10 Letters received
1990-1991
Box 1, Folder 11 Letters received
1992-1994
Box 26, Folder 1 Letters received (oversize)
1993
Box 1, Folder 12 Letters received
1995-1997
Box 1, Folder 13 Letters received
1998-1999
Box 1, Folder 14 Letters received
2000-2002
Box 1, Folder 15 Letters received
2003-2004
Box 1, Folder 16 Letters received
2005-2006
Box 1, Folder 17 Letters received
2007-2009
Box 2, Folder 1 Letters received
undated
Box 2, Folder 2 Letters received
undated
Box 2, Folder 3 Letters sent
1918-1999
Box 2, Folder 4 Letters sent
2001-2007 and undated

Subseries B. Carpenter family

Box 2, Folder 5 Greeting cards
1960s-2009
Box 2, Folder 6 Invitations
1950s-2000s
Box 2, Folder 7 Letters received by Cynthia Carpenter
1948-1971 and undated
Box 2, Folder 8 Letters received by Ralph and Cynthia Carpenter
1943-1973 and undated
Box 2, Folder 9 Letters received by Ralph and Roberta Carpenter
1982-2007
Box 2, Folder 10 Letters received by Ralph and Roberta Carpenter
undated
Box 2, Folder 11 Letters received by Roberta Carpenter
1980-2007 and undated

Series 2. Subject files
This series, arranged in alphabetical order, contains financial records, correspondence, reports, proposals, clippings, drafts, and notes directly related to various activities and organizations that Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. was participated in throughout his life. These series documents his involvement in the restoration of the Hunter House, Trinity Church, and Brick Market in Newport as well as the construction of Mowbra Hall, his home in Scarsdale, NY. Also included is memorabilia and records from various vacations and trips he undertook for both personal enjoyment and with organizations he was associated with such as Christie’s, the Society of Philosophes, and the Walpole Society. His efforts to establish the Newport Symposium and the John Clarke Society can also be found here as well as his involvement with the publishing of Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969 for the Redwood Library and Athenaeum.

Box 2, Folder 12 Address lists
undated
Box 2, Folder 13 Advice for living
1956-1957 and undated
Box 27, Folder 1 Antiques and the Arts Weekly
1997 Apr 5
Box 2, Folder 14 Antiques and decorations forum
1949
Box 2, Folder 15 Arts and crafts of Newport
1955
Box 3, Folder 1 Auchincloss, Janet
1989
Box 3, Folder 2 Auctions
undated
Box 3, Folder 3 Auctions: Opportunities and hazards
undated
Box 3, Folder 4 Bayou Bend: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1966, 1988
Box 3, Folder 5 Bidding at Christie's
undated
Box 3, Folder 6 The Blind Brook Club
1947, 2008
Box 3, Folder 7 Brick Market: articles and documents pertaining to the Brick Market and the Brick Market Foundation (RESTRICTED)
1989 Jul 12
Box 3, Folder 8 Brick Market: clippings
1989-1993
Box 3, Folder 9 Brick Market Foundation: board of Directors meeting minutes (RESTRICTED)
1989 Sep 27
Box 3, Folder 10 Brick Market Foundation: bylaws and lease (RESTRICTED)
1989
Box 3, Folder 11 Brick Market Foundation: correspondence (RESTRICTED)
1991-1992
Box 3, Folder 12 Brick Market Foundation: fact sheets (RESTRICTED)
1992
Box 3, Folder 13 Brick Market Foundation: financial reports (RESTRICTED)
1991-1993
Box 3, Folder 14 Brick Market Foundation: fundraising (RESTRICTED)
1991-1992
Box 3, Folder 15 Brick Market Foundation: grant proposals (RESTRICTED)
1994
Box 3, Folder 16 Brick Market Foundation: management agreement between Brick Market Foundation, Inc. and Newport Historical Society (with related documents) (RESTRICTED)
1993
Box 3, Folder 17 Brick Market Foundation: notes
undated
Box 3, Folder 18 Brick Market Foundation: Paquette Design and Construction Management (RESTRICTED)
1992-1993
Box 3, Folder 19 Brick Market Foundation: records (RESTRICTED)
1992-1993
Box 3, Folder 20 Brick Market Foundation: records (RESTRICTED)
1992-1994
Box 3, Folder 21 Brick Market Foundation: reports (RESTRICTED)
1991
Box 3, Folder 22 Brick Market Foundation: update (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 26, Folder 2 Broadsides
undated
Box 3, Folder 23 Brown family
1985-1986
Box 3, Folder 24 Burge, Christopher
1989
Box 3, Folder 25 Business and calling cards
undated
Box 3, Folder 26 Business papers
1937-2002 and undated
Box 3, Folder 27 Certificates
1951-1976 and undated
Box 3, Folder 28 Champs Soleil
1994
Box 3, Folder 29 Chemical Bank, Chantrill guaranty
1976-1977
Box 3, Folder 30 Chorley, Jean and Katherine
1972-1994
Box 3, Folder 31 Christ Church, Alexandria, Virginia
1986
Box 3, Folder 32 Christie's
1979-1998
Box 3, Folder 33 Clippings
1930s-1940s
Box 3, Folder 34-35 Clippings
1950s
Box 3, Folder 36 Clippings
1960s
Box 4, Folder 1 Clippings
1970s
Box 4, Folder 2 Clippings
1980s
Box 4, Folder 3-4 Clippings
1990s
Box 4, Folder 5-6 Clippings
2000s
Box 4, Folder 7 Collecting
undated
Box 4, Folder 8 Collectors and collections
undated
Box 4, Folder 9 Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (RESTRICTED)
1956-1988
Box 4, Folder 10 Connoisseur magazine article
1972
Box 4, Folder 11 Correspondence and invoices regarding photographs
1984-1985
Box 4, Folder 12 Dinner in celebration of the bicentennial of the Treaty of Paris
1983 Dec 1
Box 4, Folder 13 Dinner menus and guest lists
1950s-2000s
Box 4, Folder 14 Duke, Doris
1989-1992
Box 4, Folder 15 Epsilon Sig
2002
Box 4, Folder 16 Estate of Florence W. Carpenter
undated
Box 4, Folder 17 Evolution of a collector
undated
Box 4, Folder 18 Exports and imports
undated
Box 4, Folder 19 Florida and Jamaica
1998
Box 4, Folder 20 The French Chateau: Fortress or Villa?
1998 Oct 26
Box 4, Folder 21 Furniture
undated
Box 4, Folder 22 Golf clubs in the United Kingdom
1980
Box 4, Folder 23 Golf score cards
undated
Box 4, Folder 24 Gordon, Linda
1998
Box 4, Folder 25 Grand Tour
undated
Box 4, Folder 26 Guillet, Gail T.
undated
Box 4, Folder 27 Havemeyer, Henry O.
1945
Box 4, Folder 28 The Henry Luce Foundation (RESTRICTED)
1992-2001
Box 4, Folder 29 The Henry Luce Foundation (RESTRICTED)
2001 and undated
Box 4, Folder 30 History of collectors and collecting
undated
Box 4, Folder 31 History of photos by name of institution or individual
undated
Box 4, Folder 32 Hunter House
1954-1990
Box 4, Folder 33 Hunter House miscellaneous
undated
Box 4, Folder 34 Hunterian Museum
1983-1996
Box 4, Folder 35 Invoices and receipts
1980-2001
Box 4, Folder 36 John Clarke Society (RESTRICTED)
2006
Box 4, Folder 37 John Clarke Society status brief (RESTRICTED)
2007
Box 5, Folder 1 Kluge, John
1986-2007
Box 5, Folder 2 Lafayette trip
1957
Box 5, Folder 3 Lecture draft on Townsend and Goddard furniture
undated
Box 5, Folder 4 Lectures
1979 and undated
Box 5, Folder 5 Linton, Cynthia
1999 and undated
Box 5, Folder 6 London
1997
Box 5, Folder 7-8 London and Paris trip
1993-1997
Box 5, Folder 9 Longfellow's Wayside Inn (RESTRICTED)
2005-2007
Box 5, Folder 10 Marquis de Lafayette
1955-1957
Box 5, Folder 11 Marquis de Lafayette programs
1955
Box 5, Folder 12 Miscellaneous
undated
Box 27, Folder 2 Miscellaneous publications
1871-1910
Box 5, Folder 13 Moore, Cornelius C.
2004
Box 5, Folder 14 Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
2001-2002
Box 5, Folder 15 Mowbra Hall
1972
Box 5, Folder 16 Mowbra Hall architect reports
1949-1951
Box 26, Folder 3 Mowbra Hall architectural drawings
1950
Box 5, Folder 17 Mowbra Hall bids from sub contractors
1950
Box 5, Folder 18 Mowbra Hall Christmas cards
undated
Box 5, Folder 19 Mowbra Hall contracts
undated
Box 5, Folder 20 Mowbra Hall data
1949-1950
Box 5, Folder 21 Mowbra Hall field inspection and conference reports
1950-1951
Box 5, Folder 22 Mowbra Hall in Westchester County
undated
Box 5, Folder 23 Mowbra Hall miscellaneous correspondence
1950-1952
Box 5, Folder 24 Mowbra Hall orders and certificates
1950-1951
Box 5, Folder 25 Mowbra Hall specifications
1950
Box 5, Folder 26 Mowbra Hall subcontracts
1950
Box 5, Folder 27 National Indicative Inventory proposal (RESTRICTED)
2005
Box 5, Folder 28 National Trust Council
2004
Box 6, Folder 1 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: book design (RESTRICTED)
2005-2006
Box 6, Folder 2 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: book reviews (RESTRICTED)
2007
Box 6, Folder 3 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 1 draft (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 6, Folder 4 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 1 and 2 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005
Box 6, Folder 5 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 2 draft (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 6, Folder 6 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 3 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005
Box 6, Folder 7 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 3 and 4 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005
Box 6, Folder 8-10 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 5 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 6, Folder 11-13 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 6 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 6, Folder 14-16 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 7 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 7, Folder 1-3 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 8 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 7, Folder 4-5 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: Chapter 9 drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 7, Folder 6 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: drafts of foreword (RESTRICTED)
2004-2006
Box 7, Folder 7 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: manuscript (RESTRICTED)
2006
Box 7, Folder 8 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: marketing (RESTRICTED)
2007 and undated
Box 7, Folder 9 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: notes (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 7, Folder 10-12 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: peer reviews (RESTRICTED)
2005-2006 and undated
Box 7, Folder 13 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: press releases (RESTRICTED)
2007
Box 7, Folder 14 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: promotional materials (RESTRICTED)
2006-2007
Box 7, Folder 15 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: proposals (RESTRICTED)
2005-2006
Box 7, Folder 16-17 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: related correspondence (RESTRICTED)
2005-2007
Box 7, Folder 18 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: suggestions for illustrations (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 7, Folder 19-20 Newport: a lively experiment 1639-1969: various edited drafts (RESTRICTED)
2005-2006 and undated
Box 8, Folder 1 Newport Antiques Show
2007
Box 8, Folder 2 Newport Country Club
2000
Box 8, Folder 3 Newport Garden Club
1984 Jul 18
Box 8, Folder 4 Newport Symposium (RESTRICTED)
1992-1993
Box 8, Folder 5 Newport Symposium
1994
Box 8, Folder 6 Newport Symposium (RESTRICTED)
1995-1997
Box 8, Folder 7 Newport Symposium
1998-1999
Box 8, Folder 8 Newport Symposium (RESTRICTED)
2000
Box 8, Folder 9 Newport Symposium (RESTRICTED)
2004
Box 8, Folder 10 Newport Symposium
2005
Box 8, Folder 11 Newport Symposium (RESTRICTED)
2006-2007
Box 8, Folder 12 Newport Symposium correspondence
1993
Box 8, Folder 13 Newport Symposium correspondence
1995 May
Box 8, Folder 14 Newport Symposium published articles
1993
Box 8, Folder 15-16 Newport Tower
2007
Box 8, Folder 17 Nicholas Brown desk and bookcase
1981-1989
Box 8, Folder 18-19 Nicholas Brown desk and bookcase
1989
Box 8, Folder 20 Notes
undated
Box 8, Folder 21 Notes for future filing
2000
Box 8, Folder 22 Penn Mutual News Letter
1953 Feb
Box 8, Folder 23 Postcards
undated
Box 8, Folder 24 Preservation Society of Newport County (RESTRICTED)
1953-1959
Box 8, Folder 25 Preservation Society of Newport County (RESTRICTED)
1955-2005
Box 8, Folder 26 Preservation Society of Newport County clippings
1955
Box 9, Folder 1 Programs
1950s-2000s
Box 9, Folder 2 Redwood Library and Athenaeum (RESTRICTED)
1981-2008
Box 26, Folder 4 Redwood Library and Athenaeum (oversize) (RESTRICTED)
2005 and undated
Box 9, Folder 3 Redwood Library and Athenaeum committee meetings (RESTRICTED)
2006
Box 9, Folder 4 Redwood Library and Athenaeum mission (RESTRICTED)
2008
Box 9, Folder 5 Redwood Library and Athenaeum publications (RESTRICTED)
2001, 2006
Box 9, Folder 6 Reports of Breakers Ball
1955 Jul 9
Box 9, Folder 7 Reynolds and Co.
1959-1969
Box 9, Folder 8 Rhode Island State Historic Preservation Awards
1999
Box 9, Folder 9 Rocky Farm
1987-2003 and undated
Box 9, Folder 10 Royal Ascot
1968
Box 9, Folder 11 Royal Viking
1987
Box 9, Folder 12 Russell B. Aitken biographies and obituaries
1981-2001 and undated
Box 9, Folder 13 Russell B. Aitken Collection
1992-1994
Box 9, Folder 14 Russell B. Aitken Collection auction catalog
2003 Jan
Box 9, Folder 15 Russell B. Aitken Collection auction catalogs
2003 Apr
Box 9, Folder 16 Russell B. Aitken Collection auction catalog
2003 May
Box 9, Folder 17 Russell B. Aitken Collection auction catalog
2003 Nov
Box 9, Folder 18 Russell B. Aitken Collection clippings
2002
Box 9, Folder 19 Russell B. Aitken Collection in Newport Life magazine
2002
Box 9, Folder 20 Russell B. Aitken lecture material
1983 Feb 16
Box 9, Folder 21 Sack, Israel
1953
Box 9, Folder 22 Scarsdale Adult School
1956
Box 9, Folder 23 Secretary of State
1982-1984
Box 9, Folder 24 Sheffield, Samuel S.
1968 and undated
Box 9, Folder 25 Sherbune Museum
1983-1987
Box 26, Folder 5 Sigma Phi draft
2008
Box 9, Folder 26 Silver collections
1962-1970 and undated
Box 9, Folder 27 Slant lid desks, block front with three shells
1975-1987
Box 10, Folder 1 Society of Philosophes
1996
Box 10, Folder 2-3 Society of Philosophes
1997
Box 10, Folder 4-5 Society of Philosophes
1998
Box 10, Folder 6 Society of Philosophes
1999
Box 10, Folder 7 Society of Philosophes
2000-2001
Box 10, Folder 8 Society of the Cincinnati
2001
Box 10, Folder 9 Speeches
undated
Box 10, Folder 10 Thomas Tufft furniture sale
1987
Box 10, Folder 11 Townsend, Job
undated
Box 10, Folder 12 Trinity Church: background information
1958-1986 and undated
Box 10, Folder 13 Trinity Church: GMP summary (RESTRICTED)
1986 Aug 8
Box 10, Folder 14 Trinity Church: guide to successful solicitation (RESTRICTED)
undated
Box 10, Folder 15 Trinity Church: inspection report (RESTRICTED)
1992 Jul 8
Box 10, Folder 16 Trinity Church: notes
undated
Box 10, Folder 17 Trinity Church: planning/action study (RESTRICTED)
1985 May
Box 10, Folder 18 Trinity Church: rehabilitation project (RESTRICTED)
1985-1988
Box 10, Folder 19 Trinity Church and the Trinity Church Landmark Preservation Fund, Inc. final report (RESTRICTED)
1986 Jul
Box 10, Folder 20 Trinity Church Landmark Preservation Fund, Inc. (RESTRICTED)
1985-1992
Box 10, Folder 21 Trinity Church Landmark Preservation Fund, Inc. campaign (RESTRICTED)
1985 and undated
Box 10, Folder 22 Trinity Church Landmark Preservation Fund, Inc. meeting minutes (RESTRICTED)
1985-1986
Box 11, Folder 1 The University Club
2006
Box 11, Folder 2 Vacations
1980s
Box 11, Folder 3 Van Alens: Estate of James H. Van Alen
1998
Box 11, Folder 4 Van Alens: Memorial for Candace Van Alen
2002
Box 11, Folder 5 Venice, Como, etc.
1984 May 1-Jun 1
Box 11, Folder 6-8 Vichy, France trip
1957
Box 27, Folder 3 Vichy, France trip
1957
Box 11, Folder 9 Vichy, France trip to celebrate Lafayette
1957
Box 11, Folder 10 Walpole Society
1950s
Box 11, Folder 11 Walpole Society
1976
Box 11, Folder 12 Walpole Society
1980-1982
Box 11, Folder 13 Walpole Society
1983
Box 11, Folder 14 Walpole Society
1984-1985
Box 11, Folder 15-16 Walpole Society
1986
Box 11, Folder 17 Walpole Society
1987
Box 12, Folder 1 Walpole Society
1988-1989
Box 12, Folder 2 Walpole Society
1991-1992
Box 12, Folder 3 Walpole Society
1993-1995
Box 12, Folder 4 Walpole Society
1996-1998
Box 12, Folder 5 Walpole Society
2000-2006
Box 12, Folder 6 Walpole Society articles
1970s-1990s
Box 12, Folder 7 Walpole Society: Virginia trip
1986
Box 12, Folder 8 Warren, George
1981-1986 and undated
Box 12, Folder 9 White Horse Tavern architectural drawings
1957 and undated
Box 12, Folder 10 White Horse Tavern scrapbook
1950s
Box 12, Folder 11 Whitehorne House furniture appraisal for Doris Duke (RESTRICTED)
1984
Box 12, Folder 12 Winterthur
1957-1987

Series 3. Personal records
This series is arranged in alphabetical order and concerns Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. and other members of the Carpenter family.

Box 26 American flag from President Ronald Reagan
1984
Box 12, Folder 13 Carpenter genealogy and biography
undated
Box 12, Folder 14 A celebration of the life of Ralph Emerson Carpenter, Jr.
2009 Jul 25
Box 12, Folder 15 Certificates
1926-2004
Box 28, Folder Certificates (oversize and framed)
1993-1999
Box 12, Folder 16 Extension agreement
1937 Jan 18
Box 12, Folder 17 Financial records
1927, 1979
Box 12, Folder 18 Henry Francis DuPont award
1999 Oct 12
Box 12, Folder 19 Interview transcript
2000
Box 12, Folder 20 Memorabilia
1952-1999
Box 29 Mr. Newport
1993
Box 12, Folder 21 Poems
2003 and undated
Box 12, Folder 22 Separation agreement
1978 Jun 29
Box 12, Folder 23 Travel documents
1930-1980
Box 12, Folder 24 Trust agreement for Florence W. Carpenter
1967 Sep 27
Box 12, Folder 25 Work documents
1934 and undated
Box 12, Folder 26 Yearbook: The Spectator
1927

Series 4. Research materials
This series, arranged alphabetically, is comprised of articles (photocopies and originals), photocopies of manuscripts, notes, and other ephemera that was most likely consulted by Carpenter while preparing various lectures and speeches, his own articles and books, and as background information for other projects in which he was involved.

Box 13, Folder 1-2 American history
1950-2006
Box 13, Folder 3 Antiques
1944-2001
Box 13, Folder 4 Architecture
1998-2005
Box 13, Folder 5-7 Art and artists
1956-2008
Box 13, Folder 8 Brown family
1979
Box 13, Folder 9 Cabinet makers
undated
Box 13, Folder 10 Clarke, John
undated
Box 13, Folder 11 Decorative arts
1954 and undated
Box 13, Folder 12-13 Furniture
1940-2004
Box 13, Folder 14 Genealogical research
undated
Box 13, Folder 15 Goddard family
undated
Box 13, Folder 16 Historic homes
undated
Box 13, Folder 17 King, Benjamin
1996-1998
Box 13, Folder 18 Malbone, Godfrey
undated
Box 13, Folder 19-21 Marquis de Lafayette
1957
Box 13, Folder 22 Newport historic homes
1961 and undated
Box 13, Folder 23 Newport history
1993-2005
Box 13, Folder 24 Newport Jewry and the Touro Synagogue
2003
Box 14, Folder 1 Newport Tower/Old Stone Mill
2007 and undated
Box 14, Folder 2 Nicholas Brown desk and bookcase
circa 1980s
Box 14, Folder 3 Notes
undated
Box 14, Folder 4 Preservation
1916, 1971
Box 14, Folder 5-6 Rhode Island History
1991-2001 and undated
Box 14, Folder 7 Ships
undated
Box 14, Folder 8 Townsend family
undated
Box 14, Folder 9 Townsend-Goddard
undated
Box 14, Folder 10 Wright's Ferry
1983 and undated

Series 5. Audiovisual records
This series is further divided into three subseries: photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings, all of which are arranged in alphabetical order. Photographs also include negatives, glass plate negatives, framed photographs, photograph albums and slides. Sound recordings are comprised of twenty audiocassette tapes and one compact disc with Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. speaking. Lastly, there is one unidentified film and one video cassette recording of Carpenter receiving the H. F. DuPont award in 1999.

Subseries A. Photographs

Box 14, Folder 11 20 Jonellan Road, Scarsdale, NY
1947
Box 14, Folder 12 90th birthday at Christie's
1999
Box 14, Folder 13 Brick Market
circa 1980s
Box 14, Folder 14 Brick Market Foundation
1991-1993 and undated
Box 14, Folder 15 Brick Market opening day and others
circa 1990s
Box 14, Folder 16 Bush, George W. and Laura
circa 2000s
Box 14, Folder 17 Carpenter family
circa 1880s-1900s
Box 14, Folder 18 Carpenter family
circa 1900s-2005
Box 14, Folder 19 Carpenter family (framed)
undated
Box 14, Folder 20 Carpenter houses
circa 1950s-1980s
Box 14, Folder 21 Carpenter, Jr., Ralph E.
circa 1930s-2000s
Box 27, Folder 4 Carpenter, Jr., Ralph E. (oversize)
circa 1990s
Box 30, Folder 1 Carpenter's party at golf club (slides)
1983
Box 14, Folder 22 Decorative arts
undated
Box 26, Folder 6 Decorative arts (oversize)
undated
Box 14, Folder 23 Family dinner
1996
Box 14, Folder 24 Fine arts
undated
Box 14, Folder 25-26 Furniture
1990s and undated
Box 30, Folder 2 Furniture (color negatives and transparencies)
undated
Box 26, Folder 7 Furniture (oversize)
undated
Box 14, Folder 27 Furniture (glass plate negatives)
undated
Box 14, Folder 28 Furniture (negatives)
undated
Box 31 Glass plate negatives
undated
Box 15, Folder 1 Group photos - identified
circa 1940s-1960s
Box 15, Folder 2 Group photos - identified
circa 1960s-2000s
Box 15, Folder 3 Group photos - unidentified
circa 1930s-1950s
Box 15, Folder 4-5 Group photos - unidentified
circa 1960s-2000s
Box 27, Folder 5 Group photos - unidentified (framed)
circa 1920s
Box 15, Folder 6 Historic homes
undated
Box 15, Folder 7 Hunter House
1953-1990s
Box 15, Folder 8 Illustrations of silver
undated
Box 15, Folder 9 Longfellow's Wayside Inn
undated
Box 15, Folder 10 Manuscripts from various collections
undated
Box 15, Folder 11 Miscellaneous Christie's photographs
undated
Box 15, Folder 12 Mowbra Hall
circa 1950s
Box 15, Folder 13 Mowbra Hall (includes negatives)
circa 1950s
Box 27, Folder 6 Mowbra Hall (oversize)
circa 1950s
Box 17 Negatives
undated
Box 15, Folder 14 Newport historic homes
undated
Box 30, Folder 4 Newport houses (slides)
1980s
Box 15, Folder 15 Newport Symposium
undated
Box 30, Folder 5 Paintings: King's Friend (slides)
1970s
Box 30, Folder 6 Paintings, silver, and furniture featured at Christie's auctions (slides)
circa 1970s-1980s
Box 15, Folder 16 Philip Stevens House
circa 1950s
Box 19 Photograph albums (3 volumes)
circa 1940s-1970s
Box 20 Photograph albums (4 volumes)
circa 1940s-1970s
Box 30, Folder 7 Prints used to make slides
normal
Box 15, Folder 17 Russell B. Aitken Collection
undated
Box 15, Folder 18 Slides
1960s-1980s
Box 30, Folder 8 Slides
1980s
Box 30, Folder 9 Slides of documents
1984
Box 15, Folder 19 Society of Philosophes
circa 2000
Box 15, Folder 20 Society of Philosophes
undated
Box 15, Folder 21 Society of Philosophes: East Anglia
circa 1990s
Box 15, Folder 22 Society of Philosophes: East Anglia. etc.
1996
Box 15, Folder 23 Society of Philosophes: England
1996
Box 15, Folder 24 Society of Philosophes: London
circa 1990s
Box 15, Folder 25 Society of Philosophes: London
1996
Box 15, Folder 26 Society of Philosophes: London and East Anglia
circa 1990s
Box 15, Folder 27 Society of Philosophes: London and Oxford
1996
Box 15, Folder 28 Society of Philosophes: Raynham Hall
1996
Box 30, Folder 10 Treasures of Tutankhamun, Cairo Museum, Egypt (slides)
1985
Box 15, Folder 29 Trinity Church
1984
Box 15, Folder 30 Unidentified houses
undated
Box 16, Folder 1 Unidentified interiors
1947 and undated
Box 16, Folder 2 Walpole Society
1980s-1990s
Box 16, Folder 3 Walpole Society at Fenton Browns
circa 1990s
Box 16, Folder 4 Walpole Society: Harvard
1994
Box 16, Folder 5 Walpole Society: Mount Vernon
2000
Box 16, Folder 6 Walpole Society: Philadelphia
undated
Box 16, Folder 7 White Horse Tavern
circa 1940s-1950s
Box 16, Folder 8 Whitehall
undated
Box 30, Folder 11 Whitehorne House: furniture (slides)
1980s
Box 16, Folder 9 Winterthur Library: Callahan kneehole
circa 1980s

Subseries B. Sound recordings

Box 16, Folder 10 Oral history (compact disc)
2005
Box 18 Oral histories (audio cassette tapes)
2001 Feb-2005 Apr

Subseries C. Video recordings

Box 30, Folder 12 Film
1952
Box 16, Folder 11 H. F. DuPont award presentation to Ralph Emerson Carpenter (videocassette)
1999 Oct 12

Series 6. Scrapbooks

Box 21, Folder 1 Ralph E. Carpenter
1870-1920, 1950s
Box 21, Folder 2 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1909-1932
Box 22, Folder 1 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1937-2003
Box 22, Folder 2 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1949-2001
Box 23, Folder 1 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1949-1964
Box 23, Folder 2 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1950-1965
Box 24, Folder 1 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1951-1968
Box 25, Folder 1 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1950-1992
Box 25, Folder 2 Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
1952-2005