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Ellen M. Barrett papers

Call Number: Ms-2007-009
Abstract: Ellen M. Barrett, a scholar specializing in medieval monastic history, was the first openly gay person, and one of the earliest women, to be ordained priest in the Episcopal Church. Beginning in 1975, when she was ordained deacon, through 1977 when she was ordained priest, the collection documents her path to ordination and the far reaching international reaction to her ordination. The collection covers her subsequent, nearly thirty-year career as priest in the Episcopal Church and her eventual...
Dates: 1946-2013

Stephen S. Colvin papers

Call Number: AMS-1UF-2015-009
Overview: This collection of papers primarily consists of manuscripts and published articles by Stephen S. Colvin, who was a scholar in the field of educational psychology and intelligence testing. A native Rhode Islander, Colvin graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's degree of philosophy in 1891, and a corresponding master's degree in 1894. He also received a doctorate degree from the University of Strasburg in 1897. He taught at a number of American universities, including Brown University,...
Dates: 1880-1934, bulk 1900-1915

Gregory Corso papers

Call Number: MS-2015-007
Overview: This collection, although small in scope, contains a significant assortment of documentation, the sum total of which provides substantive information about Gregory Corso’s personal and creative life. It contains working manuscripts and original artwork by Corso, as well as a small collection of correspondence mostly connected to Corso as either sender, recipient or subject. It also contains a small group of books by Corso; over one hundred photographs of Corso and his family and associates;...
Dates: 1958-2004, bulk 1980-1983

Rudy Kikel papers

Call Number: Ms-2008-029
Abstract: This collection represents a comprehensive portrait of Rudy Kikel, a distinguished gay poet, scholar, and journalist, and a staunch supporter of gay and lesbian writers and artists. It documents Kikel's tenure as the arts and entertainment editor for Bay Windows, New England's leading LGBT weekly, from 1983 when it was first founded until he retired in 2004. The collection consists of a variety of materials, the bulk of which date from the early 1960s to 2004. It includes an extensive...
Dates: 1942-2017, bulk 1960-2006

Todd S. J. Lawson papers

Call Number: Ms-2010-005
Overview: Todd S. J. Lawson was an accomplished mid-to-late twentieth century gay writer of both prose and poetry, a small press publisher and editor, and a journalist. This collection consists of a variety of materials, the bulk of which dates from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s, and includes manuscripts, correspondence, print materials, business records, and a small collection of photographs and ephemeral materials. In addition to a substantial collection of manuscripts mainly from Lawson's own...
Dates: 1958-1986, bulk 1974-1985

Barbara Orson papers

Call Number: MS-2011-036
Overview: This collection consists of materials associated with Barbara Orson, an accomplished American stage, television, and film actress, and one of the founding members of the Trinity Repertory Company of Providence, R.I. The collection dates from 1914-2011, the bulk of which ranges from the 1950s to the end of the 20th century. This collection documents her stellar carreer in theatre and film, from the time she began her formal studies at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School in 1948 until her...
Dates: 1914-2011, bulk 1950-2000

Derek Shearer and Ruth Goldway Papers

Call Number: MS-2011-042
Scope and Contents: The Derek Shearer series contains information about his work with the Clinton Presidential transition team in Santa Monica, California (box 7), and his term as the United States Ambassador to Finland during the 1990's (boxes 1-6). Contained within boxes 1-5 are numerous articles, clippings, and letters. Box 6 contains miscellaneous materials which encompass calendars, writings by Shearer, resumes, biographical information, photographs, and materials from Yale University. Box 7 contains...
Dates: circa 1960-1995

Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") collection

Call Number: Ms-2005-66
Abstract: The Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") collection, most of which dates from 1936 to 1992, consists of a wide variety of materials, including an extensive selection of books and other printed materials; correspondence; manuscripts; business papers; photographs; certificates, awards and bonds; ephemera; and an assortment of artifacts. These materials are primarily associated with Robert Holbrook Smith and the organization he founded with William G. Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous. It also includes...
Dates: 1885-1992, bulk 1936-1992

Department of Theatre Arts records

Call Number: OF-1Q-T1
Overview: The collection comprises the records of the Department of Theatre Arts, the Committee on Dramatic Productions, the student performance groups Sock and Buskin, Komians, and Brownbrokers. The collection contains correspondence, scripts, audition cards, scrapbooks, programs, and publicity.
Dates: circa 1875-2016