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Chime of Bells and Music at Grace Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1857-1987


Series 1. Chime of Bells and Music at Grace Church, Providence, Rhode Island
This collection was organized into a single Subject File Series. The collection contains news clippings, copies of correspondence from the Grace Church records about or concerning the chimes, original musical notations made by Mr. Cherico and Miss Rice, logbook for chime performances, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and biographical information about Dorothy Rice, bellringer at Grace Church from 1946 to 1989. The folders are arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each folder.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Bell Ringers' Handbook by Nancy Poore Tufts
Box 1, Folder 2 Cherico, Vincent Photograph
Box 1, Folder 3 Chime Program Log
Box 1, Folder 4 Clark, Thomas March Biographical Information from Necrology, Rhode Island Historical Society
Box 1, Folder 5 Diagrams for Chime of Bells
1859, undated
Box 1, Folder 6 The Grace Church Bell Ringers in Concert, Fred Cronhimer, Director (record album)
Box 1, Folder 7 Grace Church in Providence Chime of Bells
Box 1, Folder 8 Grace Church a Celebration of Mission and Service in Downtown Providence
Box 1, Folder 9 Grace Church Engravings, Drawing (photocopies)
1881, 1857, undated
Box 1, Folder 10 Grace Church in Providence Rhode Island the First one Hundred Years 1829-1929
Box 1, Folder 11 Hawkins, Thomas Description of the First Ringing of the Chimes (photocopy of diary page)
1861 Mar 4
Box 1, Folder 12 Inscriptions on and Subscribers for Chime of Bells (photocopies)
1857, 1861, 1957, undated
Box 1, Folder 13 I. T. Veridin Co., Correspondence Re. Electrification of Chimes
1967, 1969-71
Box 1, Folder 14 Liturgical Index of Music, (manuscript) n.d.
Box 1, Folder 15 Meneely Bell Co., Correspondence Re. Restoration of Chime of Bells (photocopies)
1936, 1939-40
Box 1, Folder 16 Marriage Service Requirements at Grace Church (contains bellringer fee)
Box 1, Folder 17 McGregor, Robert F., Letter to David W. Balfour Re. Recording Chimes
1967 Jun 13
Box 1, Folder 18 Musical Notations, Fragments
1953-1983, undated
Box 1, Folder 19 Musical Notations, Fragments
1984-1989?, undated
Box 2, Folder 20 Musical Notations, Notebook of Dorothy Rice
Box 2, Folder 21 News Clippings, Photocopies With Index
Box 2, Folder 22 The Organs of Grace Church Fred Cronhimer, Organist (record album)
Box 2, Folder 23 The Parish Helper Grace Church, vol.XI, no.5 (photcopy)
1940 Nov 1
Box 2, Folder 24 Revival of Ringing of Chimes on Brown University Commencement Day
Box 2, Folder 25 Rice, Dorothy Obituary, Memorial Programs
1989 Apr 20, 1989 May 14
Box 2, Folder 26 Rice, Dorothy Photographic Portraits
Box 2, Folder 27 Ringing of Chimes on Anniversary of Battle of Lake Erie, Correspondence and Press Release Re.
1885, 1943, 1983
Box 2, Folder 28 Service Programs, Grace Church
Box 2, Folder 29 Treasurer's Report, Grace Church (photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 30 The Year Book of Grace Church 1898 (annotated photocopy) pp. 104-107 along with copy of its reprint in Grace Church Monthly
1898, undated