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Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1877
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), 18th President of the United States, to his friend regarding his plans for after his presidency and his opinion on the Election of 1876.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.518
Extent:
2.0 linear feet (2 record boxes)
Date range:
1892-2013
Abstract:
This collection is composed primarily of scenes in Newport, RI with some various images from the rest of the state. Included in this collection are some postcards from the donor, Edward Burke, to his daughter Emily, and his parents. Some of the postcards have been used for correspondence, but show no connection to Mr. Burke.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.042
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Date range:
1883-1937 (bulk 1917-1925)
Abstract:
Letters and photocopies of letters written by renowned American author, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) to various members of Newport, Rhode Island society.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.569
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1776-1796
Abstract:
The Mumford family resided in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of a note signed by John Mumford claiming the loss of livestock from his farm and a list of births, deaths, and marriages for members of the family.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.528
Extent:
29.5 linear feet (15 record boxes, 1 document case, 1 half document case, 3 small flat boxes, 11 oversize flat boxes)
Date range:
1870-2009 (bulk 1950-2006)
Abstract:
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1910-2009) was a respected connoisseur and collector of American decorative arts, instrumental in various historical preservation projects throughout Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of his correspondence, subject files, personal records, research materials, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting his career, historical preservation pursuits, and other personal interests.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.002
Extent:
0.42 linear feet (1 document case)
Date range:
1980-1995 (bulk 1980-1989)
Abstract:
This collection consists of newspaper clippings and playbills for various community theater productions performed primarily in Newport, Rhode Island, from 1980-1995.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.010
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1812
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Thomas William Moore in New York with confirmation from a British admiral that Newport, Rhode Island, would not be threatened by an attack from the British during the War of 1812.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.527
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1800-1802
Abstract:
Toussaint Louverture (1743-1803) was the leader of the Haitian Revolution (1794-1804) and in these two letters, written in French, he writes to a fellow citizen requesting the payment of certain accounts.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.532
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1753
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Samuel Holmes of Newport, Rhode Island, to Thomas Fareweather, a merchant in Boston, Massachusetts.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.520
Extent:
2.33 linear feet (1 document case, 2 flat boxes)
Date range:
1901-1970 (bulk 1913-1965)
Abstract:
John E. Rovensky (1880-1970) was a successful businessman and philanthropist who spent his time between New York, New York, Palm Beach, Florida, and Newport, Rhode Island. These papers document his career and personal life from 1901-1970 with correspondence, photographs, his own personal memoir and other miscellaneous materials.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.004

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