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Extent:
21 photograph(s)
Date range:
1907-1923 (bulk 1920-1921)
Abstract:
This collection contains 21 photographic prints by photographer Wilfred E. Stone. These images document life in early 20th century Rhode Island, particularly 1920-1921.
Repository:
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
VM020
Extent:
7.32 cubic feet other
Date range:
2004
Abstract:
The Station Nightclub Victims’ Collection is comprised primarily of color photographs and a small amount of memorabilia.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
2004-08
Extent:
1.0 linear feet
Date range:
1936-1975
Abstract:
The collection contains a small amount of miscellaneous business and personal documents, newsclippings and transcripts of speeches. The heart of this collection is a series of oral history interviews conducted in 1972 and 1973. All but two of these interviews, which covers every phase of his public life, have been roughly transcribed. Of particular value are Quinn's comments on the 1935 "Bloodless Revolution" and on the local political arena of Rhode Island up to World War II.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_quinn
Extent:
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Date range:
approximately 1920-1965
Abstract:
The collection consists of eleven scrapbooks created by John Hutchins Cady, an architect, architectural historian, preservationist and urban planner.
Repository:
Providence Public Library Special Collections, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
VM011
Extent:
42 box(es)
Date range:
1958-2008
Abstract:
The collection consists of documentation, photographs, and memoribilia of Marine Colonel John V. Brennan (Providence College Class of ’59). The center piece of this collection are Brennan's oral histories of major figures and foreign affairs initiatives during his service as the Marine Corp military aide to President Richard Nixon and as his chief of staff during President Nixon's post-presidency years.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_brennan
Extent:
3 box(es)
Date range:
1914-1976
Abstract:
The papers of Alice LaFond Altieri, state legislator and public official, of North Smithfield, R.I., consists of her political and personal correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, speeches, reports, and memorabilia.
Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
Collection call no:
rppc_altieri
Extent:
4.8 cubic feet other
Date range:
1960-1995 (bulk 1982-1992)
Abstract:
The Rhode Island National Guard (RING) 110th Public Affairs Detachment photographs include photographs, newspaper clippings, negatives, slides, reports, news releases and memoranda.
Repository:
Rhode Island State Archives
Collection call no:
1998-149
Extent:
1140 items
Date range:
1844-1898
Abstract:
The papers of Rev. Eli Canfield, Episcopal clergyman and prominent member of the evangelical faction of the church, consist of sermons reflecting the religious and social beliefs of the period 1845 to 1885, personal manuscripts, and letters mainly to his son, James Hulme Canfield, educator. Canfield was born in Arlington, Vermont and served as a pastor in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 78.12
Extent:
2.1 Linear Feet (1 archival box, 1 half archival box, 1 oversized box, 1 artifact box)
Date range:
1915-2000 (1915-1963)
Abstract:
This collection contains manuscripts, books, articles, personal writings and items, and photographs primarily documenting Francis S. Low's naval career. Low served in the Navy from 1915-1956, retiring at the rank of Admiral. He specialized in submarine warfare, playing an integral role in anti-U-boat tactics during World War II.
Repository:
Naval Historical Collection, U.S. Naval War College
Collection call no:
MSC 360
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1898-1973
Abstract:
This collection features the personal papers of magician, John H. Percival, including correspondence and photogrpahs. Also included are personal notebooks, in which Percival has recorded notes on tricks and the patter to accompany them.
Repository:
Providence Public Library, Special Collections
Collection call no:
MSS011

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