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- Subject: Scrapbooks X
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-97-1
Abstract: Morris Abner Barr was an author, lyricist, and poet whose poems tended towards nature, love, God, friendship, and Barr's own life. A craftsman, Barr wrote about his experience creating stools, gavels, and letter openers from the wood of the Sentry Tree in "Immortalizing the Sentry Tree of George Washington." The collection contains his writings, a scrapbook related to the George Washington Sentry Tree, and correspondence with friends and mentors.
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-78-8
Abstract: The Henry Howard Brownell Papers, dating from 1827-1871, include short prose articles and stories in manuscript, poetry manuscripts, verse translations from Homer's Aeneid and a scrapbook of Brownell's poems. Brownell was a poet and lawyer from Connecticut.
Call Number: Ms-Lippitt-TEMP
Scope and Contents: Typescripts of papers presented before learned and patriotic societies, including Sons of the American Revolution (1904-1916) and the Society of the Cincinnati (1899-1920), notes, statistics, clippings, and pamphlets relating to business, politics, local history, and biography. Also includes letters, genealogical notes on the Lippitt family; receipts; broadsides; literary fragments; deeds; notebooks; scrapbooks.
Dates: circa 1764-1920
Call Number: Ms-2008-019
Abstract: The Scott Corbett papers contain a variety of material related to his career as a writer as well as personal memorabilia from his childhood and service in the United States Army during World War II. These papers also include Elizabeth Corbett’s personal and business papers and artwork by the illustrator and author Don Freeman.
Dates: 1884-1984, bulk 1941-1971
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
Call Number: MS-81-6
Overview: The collection is comprised of poetry of Virginia Louise Doris and her research material pertaining to Edgar Alan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman, etc. Consists, for the most part, of xerox copies in three-ring binders, but also includes original correspondence, mounted photographs, newspapers clippings, tear-sheets, etc.