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Extent:
10 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1984
Abstract:
Personal and literary correspondence both by and to Lovecraft; manuscript and typescript drafts of fiction, non-fiction, poems, plays and drawings by Lovecraft. Correspondence between friends, family, and associates of Lovecraft. Subjects include horror fiction, New England antiquities, and the amateur press. Significant correspondents include Robert H. Barlow, Robert Bloch, W. Paul Cook, August Derleth, Ernest A. Edkins, Sonia H. Greene Davis (Lovecraft's wife), Frank Belknap Long, Jr., E. Hoffman Price, Clark Ashton Smith, and Donald Wandrei among many others. The collection also includes a small selection of photographs of Lovecraft, friends and associates and objects owned by Lovecraft.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Lovecraft
Extent:
.83 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1989 1947-1973
Abstract:
This collection includes a variety of records salvaged from the former Newport Shipyard, including correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, promotional material, and administrative records, as well as images of boats affiliated with the shipyard and depicting work at the shipyard's three sites.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Special Collections
Collection call no:
SP.10
Extent:
3.5 linear feet (3 records center boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1939-1980
Abstract:
These papers consist of pamphlets, brochures, books, periodicals, menus, programs and tickets for events, rosters of A.A. groups, speeches, newspaper and magazine clippings, postcards, greeting cards, gas rationing stamps, bills of sale, receipts, and letters either typed, autographed or photocopied. The majority of the materials focus on the early history of Alcoholics Anonymous in the Cleveland, Ohio area and Clarence Snyder's involvement in Alcoholics Anonymous.
Repository:
Brown University
Collection call no:
Ms. 2008.008
Extent:
.5 other
Date range:
1880-2009 (bulk 2004-2008)
Abstract:
The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records consist of copies of correspondence, reports and photographs compiled and/or created by Chester A. Browning, Information Specialist of the Public Information Division.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2009-31
Extent:
16 linear feet (33 letter-size document cases)
Date range:
1961-1989 (bulk 1963-1969)
Abstract:
The Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records contain correspondence, reports, financial data, grant proposals, teaching materials, tape recordings and press clippings produced by or about Tougaloo College and its exchange program with Brown University. The collection also includes financial and documentary material about the U.S. Higher Education Act of 1965, especially its Title III, Institutional Aid.
Repository:
Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZU-2
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1934-2001 (bulk 1934-1940)
Abstract:
John J. Weir (1922-1977) grew up in the small seaside town of South Amboy, New Jersey. He became an avid reader of science fiction and horror in 1934 to escape the suffocating boredom of small town life. The John Weir papers contain autograph and typed correspondence to and from science fiction fans who were subscribers of or contributors to Weir’s fan magazine Fantasmagoria. Weir also received mail from many famous writers of the day, including H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, William Lumley, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, Sam Moskowitz, Emil Petaja, John Baltadonis, and Duane Rimel. The collection also includes a photograph, postcards, an issue of the fan magazine Sweetness and Light, and John Weir’s Scripto pencil.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2015.023
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1901-2008
Abstract:
The records document the activities of the Faculty Meetings and Faculty Council, 1901-1946, and Faculty Meetings, 1958-2008.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
10.1
Extent:
8 Linear Feet
Date range:
1885-1951 (bulk 1920-1951)
Abstract:
The Arthur B. and Sally Bruce Kinsolving papers are primarily comprised of correspondence, articles and essays, and newsclippings, with dates ranging from 1885 to 1951. Letters from Arthur Kinsolving to his wife, Sally Bruce, and letters to Mrs. Kinsolving make up the majority of the correspondence between 1896 and 1945. The other major portion of correspondence are sympathy cards, letters and telegrams for Sally Kinsolving upon the death of her husband in 1951.
Repository:
Brown University
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.006
Extent:
2 linear feet (2 records center boxes, 1 letter-sized document case)
Date range:
1975-1999 (bulk 1987-1993)
Abstract:
The John C. Russell papers are a collection of the late playwright’s scripts, notebooks, journals, correspondence, photographs and personal documents, most of them produced during the six years before his death in 1994.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.017
Extent:
2.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1961-2003 (bulk 1968-1973)
Abstract:
Includes materials related to Sister Mary Christopher O'Rourke's work as president as Salve Regina College. In additional correspondence and professional records, the collection includes some materials about her life and professional work after her tenure as president.
Repository:
Salve Regina University Archives
Collection call no:
RG.3.1.4

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