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- Subject: Legal documents X
Call Number: Ms-2007-015
Abstract: The records of American Hellenic Corporation, 1929-1937, document the incorporation and activities of the company throughout its history as presented in administrative records, correspondence and financial transactions. The bulk of the material spans 1929-1931 and is arranged by series; these include administrative records, correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1929-1937 (bulk 1930-1931), bulk 1930-1931
Call Number: Ms-2010-010
Abstract: The David Beckwith papers (1946-2011) is a significant collection of organizational records, correspondence, publications, training and funding materials relating to community development and organizing on both the local and national levels. Most of the material dates from 1980 to 1999 and represents the work of a wide range of community organizations, advocacy-based coalitions, governmental agencies and private organizations devoted to fulfilling social needs such as housing, transportation...
Dates: 1946-2011, bulk 1980-1999
Call Number: Ms.2010.041
Abstract: The Jacqueline Bhabha papers consist of writings by Bhabha and others, along with legal briefs, case decisions, and government policies on matters relating to child trafficking, refugees, and migrants.
Dates: 1987-2006 (bulk 1999-2002), bulk 1999-2002
Call Number: Ms-2007-006
Abstract: The Harold Brown papers, dated from 1878 to 1920, include legal and business documents, personal and business correspondence, two unpublished manuscripts, miscellaneous bills paid, two cashbooks and an inventory of Harold Brown's estate.
Dates: 1878-1920, bulk 1884-1900
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-2007-033
Abstract: The Butler Hospital records contain many of the hospital's records from its founding in 1841 to approximately its 50th anniversary in 1891. These records document the changing attitudes toward the mentally ill in Europe and the United States in the early 19th century as well as communal responsibility for the less fortunate, the responsibility of the wealthy for sharing both their wealth and their expertise, the financial practices of the period, detailed specifications on the construction of...
Call Number: Ms-2006-03
Abstract: The collection consists of Michael Carroll's pension and legal documents, letters from Victor Chambers, and the book "Born at the Battlefield of Gettysburg"
Call Number: Ms-2014-018
Overview: Documents including letters, certificates, and inventories relating to the institution of slavery, slaves, and indentured servants in Cuba during the 19th century. Many of the documents refer to Chinese people brought to Cuba as indentured servants or contract laborers (colonos).
Call Number: AMS-1UF-F1
Overview: The papers document Brown University's establishment of an affirmative action program for faculty hiring and promotion under the conditions laid out in the consent decree. Although the consent decree was concerned primarily with sex discrimination, issues of minority recruitment and hiring are also covered in the records. This collection also provides information about the early work of the Committee on Women Faculty (1971-1977), the status of women faculty on campus, early courses in women's...