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1 ACT UP Rhode Island Records, 1987/1995
24.0 Linear feet
The ACT UP Rhode Island (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) records contain minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, reports, booklets, handbooks, pamphlets, clippings, mailings, newsletters, conference material, publications, lists of members and contacts, ACT UP/RI circulars and posters, photographs and clippings of ACT UP demonstrations, documentation of Rhode Island legislation, regulations, and policies concerning AIDS. Also included are AIDS-related materials from other ACT UP groups, especially New York, and various gay and lesbian groups, both in Rhode Island and nationally. Topical files document developments in AIDS treatment, public health issues, government policy, AIDS activism, and various gay/lesbian issues. There are also three painted plywood panels and one cloth banner in the collection.
Repository: John Hay Library
2 Anderson, Daniel J. papers , 1975/2002 (bulk 1980/1998)
7 linear feet (7 records center boxes)
This collection consists of the research files of Daniel J. Anderson, one of the developers of the Minnesota Model for the treatment of alcoholism. There are magazines, newspaper clippings, speech outlines on index cards, books, pamphlets, and conference materials.
Repository: John Hay Library
3 Butler Hospital records, 1840/1892
3 Linear Feet
The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of the first hospital of any kind in Rhode Island, the hospital's expansion, and the day-to-day expenses of such an institution.
Repository: John Hay Library
4 Chapin (Charles Value) papers, 1900/1939
3.75 Linear feet
Correspondence chiefly with workers in public health in America, Europe, and Australia about Dr.Chapin's work in communicable diseases.
Repository: John Hay Library
5 Charles V. Chapin Papers, 1880/1941
11 linear feet
Charles V. Chapin (1856-1941) served as Superintendent of Health in Providence, RI from 1884-1932 and as City Registrar from 1889-1932. Chapin was well known nationally and internationally for his public health work related to contagious diseases, such as diphtheria, scarlet fever, and typhoid. In 1910, he was instrumental in setting up City Hospital, where people who had contagious diseases could get medical care. This collection contains biographical information, certificates, commissions, correspondence, manuscript material, physician's reports and scrapbooks related to Chapin's work.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
6 Department of Health Library (Rhode Island) records, 1850/2006
51.6 cubic feet (42 boxes) other
The Rhode Island Department of Health Library records consist primarily of annual reports and other reports of the Department of Health and its offices and divisions as well as the Providence Health Department.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
7 Health Planning Council (Rhode Island) reports, 1965/1985
4.2 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Health Planning Council reports consist of various reports created by the Council and its various sub-committees on hospitals, agencies and non-hospital facilities. The Health Planning Council reports also include survey findings.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
8 Just Say No Campaign collection, 1985/1996 (bulk 1985/1992)
1 linear foot (1 record center box)
This collection contains material, chiefly photographs, related to the "Just Say No" campaign against drug use from 1985 to 1996. It also includes some correspondence to and from the Just Say No Foundation and Just Say No International, slides, negatives, videocassettes and a workbook.
Repository: John Hay Library
9 King (Rufus) papers, 1922/1980 (bulk 1950/1980)
8 linear feet
Rufus King was a lawyer and a national leader of the movement to decriminalize narcotics. He also wrote extensively about organized crime, drug laws, and gambling. This collection contains general correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal notes on specific drugs and their effects, legal notes, drafts and correspondence regarding his book The Drug Hang Up and several of his articles, along with Congressional bills and reports.
Repository: Brown University Library
10 Laperriere (Tom) collection of Ernest Kurtz and Clarence Snyder recordings, 1946/2004 (bulk 1955/1985)
11 linear feet (11 records center boxes)
The Tom Laperriere collection of Ernest Kurtz and Clarence Snyder recordings comprises 377 compact disc recordings of talks, speeches and conference proceedings related to alcoholism treatment and Alcoholics Anonymous. Two-thirds of the recordings are copies of selected audiocassette tapes from the Clarence Snyder and Ernest Kurtz collections of the Brown University Library. The remaining discs contain audio recordings provided by Tom Laperriere and include an accompanying relational database and mp3 files. Nearly all of the recordings in the collection are present in duplicate.
Repository: John Hay Library
11 Parsons (Usher) papers, 1812/1873 (bulk 1831/1873)
34 folder(s)
Usher Parsons (1788-1868) was a professor of anatomy and surgery in Brown University's early medical school. Parson's medical experience is legendary in the annals of military surgery as he was the only surgeon at the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. The collection contains diaries (1831-1866), surgical notes, travel journals, and account books.
Repository: Brown University Library
12 Patent medicine bottle collection, 1850/1920
7.0 Linear feet
Consists of 212 patent medicine bottles and 8 objects related to patent medicine dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century and a binder of slides documenting an additional 30 bottles and 3 objects. The collection was assembled by Dr. David S. Greer, Dean of Medicine at Brown University from 1981-1992 and professor emeritus in the Community Health Department in the Division of Biology and Medicine.
Repository: John Hay Library
13 Peele (Stanton) papers, 1965/1990
7 linear feet (7 records center boxes)
Stanton Peele was one of the first to reject the disease theory of alcoholism and offer alternatives to the 12-step program of AA. These papers include personal and scholarly correspondence, academic work from his undergraduate and graduate school years at Penn and Michigan, and drafts of his book,
Repository: John Hay Library
14 Powers (Tom) collection of Bill Wilson public talks, 1947/1970 (bulk 1951/1969)
3.5 linear feet (3 records center boxes, 1 shoebox)
The Tom Powers collection of Bill Wilson public talks comprises 147 audio CDs containing 79 public talks given by Bill Wilson at various Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon events between 1947 and 1970.
Repository: John Hay Library
15 Providence Board of Health records, 1857/1977
.35 cubic feet
Black and white photographs documenting disease and living conditions in Providence during the early 1900's as well as activities of the City of Providence Health Department. The collection also includes annual reports, and examples of actual signs used to warn of the existence of scarlet fever or diphtheria.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
16 Records of Hospice of Washington County, Rhode Island, 1979/1989
22 linear feet
This collection contains the records of Hospice of Washington County from its first ten years in operation. The collection documents the administrative, fiscal and to a small degree, patient care activities of the organization from its inception to its merger.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
17 Rehabilitation Council (Rhode Island) meeting minutes, 1962/1964
.08 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Rehabilitation Council meeting minutes consists of meeting minutes with attached/accompanying reports, memoranda, charters, articles of association and membership lists.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
18 Rhode Island Medical Society papers, 1791/1989 (bulk 1880/1970)
29 linear feet
The Rhode Island Medical Society papers primarily relate to the activities of the Society, various topics in medical research, and the history of the medical sciences. The papers include correspondence, reports, and memos; addresses and speeches; case studies; documents; research/lecture notes and papers; medical notebooks; autograph letters of prominent men of medicine collected by George Dallas Hersey; medical drawings; photographs; meeting programs; biographical data; slides; and, other miscellanea. Names of persons and groups represented include: William P. Davis, Helen DeJong, Robert F. Noyes, Herbert G. Partridge, Providence Franklin Society, and Brown University School of Medicine.
Repository: Brown University Library
19 Rossi (Jean J.) papers, 1961/1998 (bulk 1980/1990)
1.0 linear foot
The collection consists largely of Rossi's articles on the subject of alcoholism and its treatment. There are also articles on these topics by other psychologists, conference handouts and notes as well as information on Willmar State Hospital.
Repository: John Hay Library
20 Smith (Robert Holbrook "Dr. Bob") collection, 1885/1992 (bulk 1936/1992)
7 linear feet
The Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") collection, most of which dates from 1936 to 1992, consists of a wide variety of materials, including an extensive selection of books and other printed materials; correspondence; manuscripts; business papers; photographs; certificates, awards and bonds; ephemera; and an assortment of artifacts. These materials are primarily associated with Robert Holbrook Smith and the organization he founded with William G. Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous. It also includes materials associated with William G. Wilson; Anne Ripley Smith and Lois Burnham Wilson, the respective spouses of Smith and Wilson; and other family members, friends and AA associates.
Repository: John Hay Library

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