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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:
5 linear feet
Date range:
1950-1999
Abstract:
This collection focuses primarily on Marty Mann, a key figure in early alcoholism treatment and awareness in the United States and one of the first women to successfully complete AA's recovery program. Most of the collection is made up of the research materials assembled by Reverend Sally Brown and her husband, David, in writing "A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous." The materials include articles by and about Marty Mann, Sally and David Brown's research notes, materials from collaborators on Mann's biography, information regarding Priscilla Peck, Mann's partner, interview transcripts, information on organizations that deal with alcoholism, photographs, audio tapes and material devoted to other important figures in the alcoholism movement and the early homosexual and lesbian movement.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2009.002
Extent:
14.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1969-1993 (bulk 1977-1988)
Abstract:
The Keddy papers contain correspondence, research notes on index cards, brochures, museum handbooks, photocopies of entire chapters from books being used for research, maps and other illustrations along with extensive drafts of a proposed 1000 plus page biography of Samuel de Champlain. Other material includes personal correspondence on topics as diverse as feminism, safe drinking water and theology, professional correspondence in Jane Keddy's capacity as the editor/owner of Parameter Press and a folder of correspondence with potential publishers of the Champlain manuscript.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.028
Extent:
4 box(es)
Date range:
1981-1983
Abstract:
The collection consists of interviews with female clerical workers of the state of Rhode Island. The interviews were conducted as part of the University of Rhode Island Oral History Project and cover careers from the 1930s through the 1970s.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 52
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet (200 items in 1 clamshell box)
Date range:
1958-1965
Abstract:
Chiefly letters to teacher and poet William L. Kinter from William Everson, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Denise Levertov, and other 20th century poets; also photographs, play bills, postcards, and clippings.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Kinter
Extent:
.5 linear foot
Date range:
1769-1917 (bulk 1769-1844)
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers related to Providence printer and newspaper publisher, John Carter (1745 - 1814), and his family.
Repository:
John Carter Brown Library
Collection call no:
Ms. Carter
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:
2.5 linear feet
Date range:
1898-1999
Abstract:
The Rhode Island Postcard Collection contains postcards and viewbooks with images related to geographic locations, buildings, organizations and people in the State of Rhode Island.
Repository:
Providence Public Library, Rhode Island Collection
Collection call no:
VM001
Extent:
10 box(es)
Date range:
1989
Abstract:
The collection consists of interviews conducted by Honors English students from South Kingstown High School with Rhode Island women regarding their experiences immediately before, during, and immediately after World War II.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 85
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1930
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Malcolm Moncrieffe, a polo field owner in Wyoming, regarding the 1929 publication, American polo by Newell Bent.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.526

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