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Isaac Backus papers

Call Number: Ms-backus
Abstract: The Isaac Backus Papers consists of family letters (dating from the years 1750 through 1806), travel journals, a listing of his library, church minutes, book manuscripts, sermons, and family genealogy. Backus was a Baptist preacher, historian and advocate of religious freedom in New England before, during and after the American Revolution.
Dates: 1717-1835

Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers

Call Number: Ms-97-3
Abstract: The Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs related to Lanta Wilson Smith (Charles Brown's aunt), Rev. Henry Wheaton Brown (Charles Brown's father) and Rev. William Jones Wilson (Charles Brown's grandfather). The correspondence is largely written to or by Lanta Wilson Smith and includes some of her poetry; the remaining correspondence is written by or related to Rev. William Jones Wilson. Autobiographies of both Rev....
Dates: 1846-1967

Brown University Broadsides and Posters

Call Number: BR-1
Dates: 1772-2016

Dave Church papers

Call Number: Ms-2011-035
Overview: The Dave Church papers contain correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, broadsides, poetry journals, artwork, audio- and videocassettes, representing all aspects of Church's poetry: creation, editing, submission, publication and performance. Also included is a collection of poetry books by other authors, inscribed to Church. Most of the material is from the years 1996-2008 (although some items date from as early as 1957).
Dates: 1957-2008

Sonia H. and Nathaniel A. Davis papers

Call Number: MS-2012-003
Overview: Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of Planetaryan, a humanitarian organization devoted to world peace....
Dates: 1879-1972, bulk 1930-1965

Nathan Fellows Dixon Family papers

Call Number: Ms-2006-04
Abstract: The Nathan Fellows Dixon Family Papers consist of letters, legal documents, personal and political memorabilia and photographs relating to the Dixon Family of Westerly, Rhode Island. The bulk of the papers date from 1825 to 1900, with some pre-Revolutionary as well as twentieth-century documents included. The majority represent the domestic and political lives of three generations of men named Nathan Fellows Dixon, all of whom served in the United States Congress.
Dates: 1721-1938, bulk 1825-1900

Drowne family papers

Call Number: Ms-Drowne
Abstract: The Drowne family papers encompass the correspondence and documents of several generations of an old and distinguished Rhode Island family, with the bulk of the materials consisting of writings and other materials pertaining to the life of Solomon Drowne, M.D. (1753-1834).
Dates: 1728-1936, bulk 1750-1885

Gordon Hall and Grace Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda

Call Number: Ms-76
Abstract: The Hall-Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Progpaganda constitutes the country's largest research collection of right and left wing U.S. extremist groups, from 1950 to 1999.
Dates: 1926-1996, bulk 1960-1990

Rhode Island College miscellaneous papers

Call Number: MS-1E-1
Abstract: A collection of historical documents from the petition for a charter in 1763 to the change of name from Rhode Island College to Brown University in 1804. Titles of the papers and folder numbers are taken from the two volumes in which the papers had previously been mounted.
Dates: 1763-1804

Rhode Island State Mothers Association Records

Call Number: Ms-91-18
Overview: These records consist of secretary's reports, by-laws, photographs, pamphlets, broadsides, completed surveys, sheet music, and other material from the Rhode Island State Mothers Association and the American Mothers Committee. The records document the association and Rhode Island merit mothers and mothers of the year, thereby providing some information about women in Rhode Island in the mid-twentieth century. There is also information about the American Mothers Committee and its programs.
Dates: 1926-1977, bulk 1947-1977