Showing Collections: 1–10 of 52
- Subject: Diaries X
Call Number: Ms-2011-010
Overview: The K. Brooke Anderson papers contain correspondence, daybooks, ledgers, journals, photographs, notes, speeches primarily related to his years at Brown as executive secretary of the Brown Christian Association.
Call Number: Ms-Andrews-TEMP
Overview: Autograph letters signed; documents; diary. Civil War letters describe picket skirmishes and camp life. Letters from Californian and Australian gold fields describe gold strikes. Diary describes Silas Andrew's arrival in Australia. Documents are bank receipts and a Miners' Right.
Call Number: Ms-2009-006
Overview: 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.
Dates: 1885-1951, (bulk 1920-1951)
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.
Call Number: Ms-90-4
Abstract: Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker (also known as Sally Barker) was an actress and director whose career was highlighted by the work with The Players at the Talma Theatre and the Barker Playhouse Theatre. She was active in dramatic events at Pembroke, where she taught theatre. Her husband, Henry Ames Barker, 1861-1929 (Brown class of 1893) was a guiding influence and a director of the Players. He was the son of Mayor Harry Barker of Providence and active himself in the civic and cultural affairs of...
Call Number: Ms-2007-013
Abstract: The Anne S. K. Brown collection contains various correspondence, writings, family papers, financial information, and documentation of Brown’s active social life collected by Brown and her family from 1912 until her death in 1985.
Call Number: Ms-2007-010
Abstract: John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown, members of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in Rhode Island. The papers reflect John Nicholas Brown's passion for the arts, travel, Europe, yachts, and philanthropic and civic activities.
Dates: 1871-1900, bulk 1881-1900
Call Number: Ms-2007-011
Abstract: Natalie Bayard Brown (1869-1950) was the wife of John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) and mother of John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979), members of the prominent Brown family of Providence, Rhode Island. The papers reflect Natalie Bayard Brown's interests in politics and charitable causes through correspondence with family and friends, writings and speeches, scrapbooks, and photographs. The papers contain detailed financial and legal records related to John Nicholas Brown's (1900-1979) large inheritance...
Dates: 1877-1950, bulk 1897-1950
Call Number: Ms-83-2
Overview: The Charles Davis Jameson Papers, 1896-1931, consist of a series of mostly typewritten manuscripts relating to China. These include correspondence, diary extracts, notes, and essays written by Jameson about his stay in China during the Boxer rebellion.
Dates: 1896-1931, bulk 1900-1911
Call Number: Ms-2005-72
Abstract: A collection of 34 leather-bound diaries, ranging from 1900 to 1941, recording the daily activities of Minerva Greenwood Curtis, a grade-school teacher in Providence, Rhode Island. The collection also includes an address book, a notebook, a loose, hand-written recipe and a newspaper clipping.