HomeBrowseAdvanced SearchAboutHelpContact
Your search including any of: (Rhode Island/Local Interest), institution: (ALL) found 295 finding aids.

Displaying Records 1-20
Next 20

1 1824 Gyles Copy of the Rhode Island Colony records, 1638/1670
.10 linear feet
The 1824 Gyles copy of the Rhode Island Colony records consists of one volume of records that were copied by Charles Gyles and others from original colonial records.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
2 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
3 Adams (George James) papers, 1795/1890
15 linear feet
These papers span much of George James Adams’s long career as a textile manufacturer and agent. Included are personal and business correspondence, invoices and receipts, inventories, payroll and supply lists, deeds and contracts, and photographs.
Repository: John Hay Library
4 Adams Family papers, 1830/1981
9.5 linear feet
Personal and professional papers (primarily correspondence, research notes, and speeches) of Randolph Greenfield Adams and Thomas Randolph Adams. Also includes some personal papers of Helen Spiller adams and Richard Newbold Adams; correspondence and other family papers from the eighteenth century onward; genealogical background; letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt; friendship albums; and printed items, including clippings.
Repository: Brown University Library
5 Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries (Rhode Island) records, 1987/2008 (bulk 1989/1991)
.45 cubic feet other
The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records consist primarily of meeting minutes, meeting notices and correspondence.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
6 Akerman and Company records, 1854/1884
0.25 Linear feet
Collection of 8 items concerning the business partnership of Charles Akerman and Thomas B. Rawson, bookbinders and stationers in Providence, Rhode Island.
Repository: John Hay Library
7 Allison (Thomas M.) papers, 1941/1983
125.0 item(s)
Thomas M. Allison (U.S.N., Ret.) served aboard the Hornet when propaganda leaflets were dropped in the Tokyo area on 17 February 1945. This collection includes literary manuscripts, official and personal correspondence, and memorabilia relating to World War II navy convoy in 1941 and British P.O.W.'s in Thailand. Also includes: single-leaf leaflets produced by the U.S. Navy in an attempt to lower the morale of the Japanese during World War II which were printed aboard the carrier U.S.S. Hornet (CV-12), placed in aircraft bomber bays and then dropped over Tokyo.
Repository: John Hay Library
8 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
9 Ambrose E. Burnside Collection, 1850/1883 (bulk 1862/1881)
80-90 item(s)
The Historical Society holds a number of Burnside artifacts, primarily items related to his service in the Civil War.
Repository: Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
10 Ames (Sarah Fisher) papers, 1860/1879
34 item(s)
Collection of letters and printed items to Sarah Fisher Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames
Repository: Brown University Library
11 Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes, 1969/1972
.24 cubic feet other
The Aquidneck Island Law Enforcement Planning Commission meeting minutes includes meeting minutes and other general records for the years 1969-1972.
Repository: Rhode Island State Archives
12 Arnold (Edwin W.) correspondence, 1862/1894
.25 linear feet
This collection consists of letters written by Edwin W. Arnold to members of his family during the period of December 22, 1862 – November 1, 1865.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Special Collections
13 Arnold (James N.) Collection, 1860/1935
24.8 linear feet; 29 boxes, 1 oversized folder and 2 card catalogs
This collection consists of material compiled and written by James N. Arnold, between 1860-1927 and of typescripts by volunteers continuing his work until 1935. This collection contains numerous research topics and writings related to the history of Rhode Island.
Repository: Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
14 Arnold (William) Autograph Collection, 1655/1922
1.0 Linear feet
The William Arnold Autograph Collection is part of a larger collection of books and manuscripts dealing with American, especially Rhode Island, history. The entire collection was donated to the Providence Public Library in 1923 by Mr. Frederick Augustus Arnold. In an effort to support collections at other Providence libraries, the following transfers of materials were made: items representing “Americana” before the year 1801 were transferred to the John Carter Brown Library; items relating to American poetry were transferred to the John Hay Library; and publications concerning the Arnold family were transferred to the Rhode Island Historical Society. The remaining materials constitute the William Arnold Autograph Collection. The collection was named for William Arnold, an ancestor of Frederick A. Arnold. The collection consists mainly of legal documents and correspondence, but also includes poems, portraits, business records, and ephemera dating from 1655 to 1922.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Special Collections
15 Arnold family papers, 1861/1904
.25 linear feet
The collection consists of the papers of the Arnold family, chiefly letters, but also circulars, invitations and other ephemera, dating from 1861 to 1904.
Repository: Providence Public Library, Special Collections
16 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
17 Bartlett (John Russell) papers, 1832/1886

The collection encompasses the years 1832-1886, consisting of personal correspondence comprised of loose letters, drafts of various manuscripts and clippings, two hundred and thirty-six watercolor paintings and drawings from the Mexican Boundary Commission Survey and eleven folio volumes from the Mexican Boundary Commission.
Repository: John Carter Brown Library
18 Baum (Werner A.) papers, 1967/1974
82.5 linear feet
The Records of the President, Werner A. Baum, consists of the administrative files maintained by Werner A. Baum during his tenure as president of the University of Rhode Island. They document both the continued growth of the University and the adjustments it had to make to a new generation of activist students, a unionized faculty, and a governing board which took an often intrusive interest in the day to day activities of campus administration.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and University Archives
19 Bernon Helme Photograph Collection, 1895/1930
0.5 linear feet
This collection contains 24 historic photographs of the University of Rhode Island and the surrounding Kingston village area.
Repository: University of Rhode Island Library
20 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

Displaying Records 1-20
Next 20