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Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers

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Title:Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., papers
Date range:1870-2009, (bulk 1950-2006)
Creator:Carpenter, Ralph E.
Extent:29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Abstract:Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection number:RLC.Ms.002