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- Subject: Rhode Island/Local Interest X
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Call Number: Ms-90-21-TEMP
Abstract: Personal and professional papers (primarily correspondence, research notes, and speeches) of Randolph Greenfield Adams and Thomas Randolph Adams. Also includes some personal papers of Helen Spiller adams and Richard Newbold Adams; correspondence and other family papers from the eighteenth century onward; genealogical background; letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt; friendship albums; and printed items, including clippings.
Dates: circa 1830-1981
Call Number: Ms-2010-021
Abstract: These papers span much of George James Adams’s long career as a textile manufacturer at various mills in Rhode Island and chief agent at the Narragansett Print Works. Included are personal, family, and business correspondence, invoices and receipts, inventories, payroll and supply lists, deeds and contracts, and photographs. A large set of letters are from Thomas P. Richmond, a banker of Bristol, Rhode Island, probably affiliated with the Bank of Bristol. They communicate Richmond’s strong...
Call Number: Ms-91-20
Abstract: Thomas M. Allison (U.S.N., Ret.) served aboard the Hornet when propaganda leaflets were dropped in the Tokyo area on 17 February 1945. This collection includes literary manuscripts, official and personal correspondence, and memorabilia relating to World War II navy convoy in 1941 and British P.O.W.'s in Thailand. Also includes: single-leaf leaflets produced by the U.S. Navy in an attempt to lower the morale of the Japanese during World War II, which were printed aboard the carrier U.S.S. Hornet...
Call Number: Ms-91-2-TEMP
Abstract: Henry Rodman Barker was mayor of Providence from 1889 to 1890. Henry Ames Barker(Brown class of 1893) initiated and supported civic and cultural projects in Providence; he founded Talma Theatre, later called the The Players. George Warren Gardner (Brown class of 1894) was Physician to Brown University.
Call Number: Ms-2009-005
Overview: This collection contains material related to John P. Bourcier’s career as a jurist in Rhode Island from 1974 to 2002. It includes his Superior and Supreme Court decisions, instructions to juries, material related to his service on various committees, his work with the Alternate Disput Resolution Task Force created by Chief Justice Frank J. Williams, newspaper articles and correspondence regarding the antinuclear Trident II Plowshares trial, and the 1984 trial of Vincent A. Cianci, Jr.
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-2010-049
Abstract: The collection contains photographs and other memorabilia from the life of John Nicholas Brown II (1900-1979) and his family. Materials date from John's childhood to the last years of his life, and chronicle aspects of the lives of his children and grandchildren. Also included are photographs of John's wife, Anne Kinsolving, and her family. Film, sound recordings, postcards, newspaper clippings, portraits, photograph prints and slides comprise the bulk of the collection.
Dates: 1860-1980, bulk 1920-1979
Call Number: Ms-2007-012
Abstract: The John Nicholas Brown II papers span the lifetime of John Nicholas Brown from his birth in February 1900 to his death in October 1979. While the bulk of the collection dates from the period 1960-1979, there are important materials from nearly every portion of Brown's life. The collection is comprised of manuscripts, ledgers, notebooks, journals, photographs, postcards, pamphlets, film, artifacts, architectural plans, blueprints, and other similar materials.
Dates: 1900-1988, bulk 1960-1979
Call Number: AMS-1U-C4-TEMP