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1 Account of the destruction of the British armed sloop Liberty at Newport, Rhode Island, 1769 and undated, 1769/1769
0.2 linear feet
Anonymous letter written to Edes and Gill, printers of the Boston Gazette, describing the destruction of the Sloop by townspeople and makes plain the high tensions that preceded the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
2 Ainsworth (Nancy) poem, 2000
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one poem, “Card Catalogue,” composed by Nancy Ainsworth during the Sharon Olds Writers Workshop held at the Redwood Library and Athenaeum.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
3 Almy's (Mrs. Mary) account of the cannonading of the French Fleet in Newport, 1778, 1878, 1778/1878
0.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Account of the cannonading of the French Fleet in Newport, Rhode Island, while the city was occupied by the British Army written by Mary Almy (1735-1808), a Loyalist, to her husband, Benjamin Almy (1724-1818).
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
4 Austin (William) certificate, 1813
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a certificate signed by William Ellery (1727-1820), collector of the port of Newport, and W. Nichols, an officer, verifying that William Austin of the ship Anna Maria had secured the necessary duties of merchandize.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
5 Bancroft (George) note, 1813
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was a noted American historian, diplomat, and public official, who also kept a home in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection contains one undated note to an unidentified recipient.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
6 Beauregard (G. T.) letter, 1857
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter written by G. T. Beauregard (1818-1893), a United States Army engineer officer and later Confederate Army general, to Dr. Mercer regarding the British invasion on Washington, D.C during the War of 1812.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
7 Birckhead collection of Redwood family papers, 1730/1866 (bulk 1730/1774)
0.21 linear feet (1 half document case)
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
8 Blackwell (Anotoinette Louisa Brown) letter, 1869
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921), the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States, to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a Unitarian minister, regarding her publication,
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
9 Bristow (John) arbitration award, 1755
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of an arbitration award between John Bristow and the owners of the Brigantine Amy: Henry Collins, Ebenezer Flagg, and Samuel Engs, all of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
10 Brooks (Charles Timothy) letter, 1878
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Charles Timothy Brooks (1813-1883) was a Unitarian pastor in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection includes one letter addressed to Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull of Hartford, Connecticut, on July 2, 1878.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
11 Brooks (Phillips) letter, 1880
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) was a prominent Episcopal clergyman of Boston, Massachusetts. This collection includes one letter written to Thomas M. March (1812-1903), the Bishop of Rhode Island from 1854-1903.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
12 Brown (John) letter, 1859
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of a facsimile letter of John Brown (1800-1859) to his cousin, Reverend Luther Humphrey in Charlestown, Virginia, in which he reflects upon his imprisonment and upcoming death sentence as a result of his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
13 Brown (Samuel) letter, 1788/1788
0.01 linear feet (1folder)
Letter from Samuel Brown (1753 or 1754-1825), a prominent Boston merchant, to William Vernon (1719-1806), regarding a letter received from [Robert] Gray (1755-1806) about his slaves.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
14 Burke (Edward) collection of postcards, 1892/2013
2.0 linear feet (2 record boxes)
This collection is composed primarily of scenes in Newport, RI with some various images from the rest of the state. Included in this collection are some postcards from the donor, Edward Burke, to his daughter Emily, and his parents. Some of the postcards have been used for correspondence, but show no connection to Mr. Burke.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
15 Calvert (George Henry) papers, 1868/1885
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of poems, visiting cards, newspaper clipping, and a letter concerning George Henry Calvert (1803-1889), a former Newport, Rhode Island, mayor and resident.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
16 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) collection of manuscripts, 1711/1920 (bulk 1711/1870)
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
17 Carpenter, Jr. (Ralph E.) papers, 1870/2009 (bulk 1950/2006)
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
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.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
18 Champlin (Marjorie W.) papers, 1943/1993 (bulk 1980/1993)
0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
This collection consists of correspondence Marjorie W. Champlin (1921-1993) of Jamestown, Rhode Island, received in reply to the letters she sent to various United States and Rhode Island legislators and politicians, college professors, journalists, a member of England’s House of Commons, and Queen Elizabeth’s personal secretary at Buckingham Palace.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
19 Champlin (Richard L.) papers, 1747/1998 (bulk 1973/1998)
1.0 linear feet (3/4 full record box, 1 half document case, 1 flat file)
Richard L. Champlin was one of the foremost experts on clocks made by Newport clockmaker William Claggett and other clockmakers in the Claggett family. This collection consists of photocopies of primary source material, correspondence, photographs, notebooks and other research materials collected or created by Mr. Champlin in the process of writing articles on Claggett clocks for various publications, including Newport History, the Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
20 Chase (Mary Ellen) letter, 1942
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of one letter from Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973), a noted American novelist and professor at Smith College, regarding a public speaking engagement in 1942.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum

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