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1 Carter (John), 1769/1917 (bulk 1769/1844)
.5 linear foot
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
2 Carter (John) family papers, 1769/1917 (bulk 1769/1844)
0.5 linear foot
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 – 1814), and his family.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
3 D'Wolf Family Papers, 1786/1880 (bulk 1790/1840)
20 cubic feet
The D'Wolf family of Bristol, Rhode Island became Bristol's most prominent family in the period after the Revolutionary war, initially engaging in maritime businesses that include the slave trade, privateering, and whaling. They branched out into many fields that eventually included a rum distillery, banking, an insurance company, a textile factory and sugar and coffee plantations in Cuba. Members of the family assumed positions of political leadership including John, who served in the State Legislature and became a judge, and James, who became a United States Senator.
Repository: Bristol Historical & Preservation Society
4 Department of Environmental Management Division of Coastal Resources (Rhode Island) records, 1883/1976
6.3 cubic feet other
This collection includes a wealth of information related to the activities of the Harbor Commission, the Commission of Dams and Reservoirs, The Division of Harbors and Rivers and the Division of Coastal Resources. The records comprising this collection include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, maps and aerial photographs.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
5 DeWolf (James) papers, 1796/1832 (bulk 1810/1815)
.63 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and financial accounts regarding the privateering activities of the Brig Yankee during the War of 1812.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
6 Galilee Fishermen Oral History, 1930/1979
1 box(es)
The oral history project was conducted by students in Prof. Valerie Quinney's History Research Methods class (Hist. 395A) during the spring of 1979. Ten fishermen of Galilee (R.I.) were interviewed. Research papers were written from the project interviews and the research conducted by the students.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
7 Graduate School of Oceanography Oral History Interviews, 1999
1 box(es)
This collection consists of seven digital videocassettes that contain interviews with prominent former members and affiliates of the Graduate School of Oceanography.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
8 Harold N. Gibbs Papers, 1940/1954
4 box(es)
This collections contains research notes, journal entries, and publications of the noted naturalist and former Rhode Island Administrator of Fish and Game, Harold N. Gibbs.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
9 Hussey Collection plans and drawings, 1911/1938 (bulk 1917/1938)
116 items item(s)
The Hussey Collection plans and drawings consist primarily of bridge drawings and plans created by the State Board of Public Roads' Bridge Department (now RIDOT). The bulk of the collection was created under the supervision of Clarence L. Hussey, Bridge Engineer and State Engineer of Rhode Island from 1912-1925.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
10 Leased Oyster Bed Grounds (Rhode Island) Indenture (agreements) records, 1844/1854
0.24 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Leased Oyster Bed Grounds Indenture (agreements) records consist of signed agreements with accompanying plot maps depicting leased oyster bed grounds primarily in the Providence River near Field's Point.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
11 Mahan (A. T.) letters, 1894
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of four letters written by A. T. Mahan (1840-1914), American naval officer and historian, to James R. Thursfield (1840-1923), British naval historian and journalist, and his wife.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum
12 Newport Insurance Company records, 1799/1835 (bulk 1799/1802)
12 oversized bound volumes and 2 folders
This collection contains the business records of the Newport Insurance Company.
Repository: Newport Historical Society
13 Obadiah Brown I (1712-1762) Papers , 1719/1776 (bulk 1740/1762)
5 linear feet
Obadiah Brown I (1712-1762) was born in Providence. His father was Elder James Brown (1666-1716), a pastor on the First Baptist Church; his mother was Mary (Harris) Brown. Upon reaching adulthood, Obadiah joined his older brother James Brown II (1698-1739) in the mercantile trade, which included traffic in cocoa, rum, molasses and slaves.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
14 Plum Beach Light Research Collection, 1864/2000
4 box(es)
The collection consists of print and audio/visual material regarding the construction, history, and restoration of the Plum Beach lighthouse.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
15 Records of the Coastal Resources Center, 1971/1990
85.5 linear feet
The records of the Coastal Resource Center (CRC) document the activities of the CRC from 1971-1990. The records are concerned with Rhode Island and the northeast region, and peripherally deal with national and international programs. Types of materials include: reports, correspondence, research data, project proposals, budget data, reference materials, publications, photographs, audio tapes, maps, receipts, minutes, pamphlets, transparencies, and drafts of theses and dissertations.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
16 Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society manuscripts, published works, and other material, 1858/1887
1 linear foot
This collection consists primarily of manuscripts and papers from the society, as well as published material including newspapers and flyers.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Rhode Island Collection
17 Rhode Island's Islands, 1985/1986
5 box(es)
The collection consists of interviews with residents of three of Rhode Island's islands: Block Island, Conanicut Island, and Prudence Island. The interviews attempt to define the islands culturally and socially, rather than geographically, through oral history.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
18 Snyder (Frank M.) papers, 1941/2010 (bulk 1969/1994)
12.5 linear feet (11 half banker’s boxes, 10 Hollinger boxes, 1 half Hollinger box, 2 oversize boxes)
Frank M. Snyder (1926- ) is a career naval officer who worked as a Professor and Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. His papers include articles, research materials, speeches and lectures, audio and video cassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Snyder’s naval and professional academic career.
Repository: Naval War Collection (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
19 Sullivan Dorr Papers, 1799/1852
0.75 linear feet
Sullivan Dorr (1778-1858) was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Ebenezer (1739-1809) and Abigail (Cummingham) Dorr (1762-1796).Early in life Sullivan was engaged in the fur trade on the northwest coast of the United States and at the age of twenty, he went to Canton, China to follow mercantile pursuits. Much of his business was for the firm of J.& J. Dorr; based in Boston and owned by his brothers, Jonathan and Joseph. He stayed in Canton for five years (1799-1803) and upon returning to the States he settled in Providence and became a prosperous merchant. He resided in a home he built in 1811 on the northeast corner of Benefit and Bowen Streets.
Repository: Rhode Island Historical Society
20 Sweet (George D.) bill of lading, 1776/1776
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Bill of lading for George D. Sweet (fl. 1774-1775), master of the Brig Othello, to Francis Mairez at an unidentified destination.
Repository: Redwood Library and Athenaeum

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