Master List of Finding Aids

This guide lists the Society’s manuscript collections arranged by subject.  Each manuscript collection is listed here under one of fifty-four subject areas. Links to full finding aids are available for some of collections, with many more on the way. To find selected words or phrases in our inventories, use the search box in the sidebar on the left.

If you want to find a specific word on this page, use the “Find (on this Page)” function on your Internet browser located at the top of the page under “Edit.”

This list is intended as a broad overview and does not replace the Manuscript Division’s card catalog, NETOP or the finding aids that have been written for individual collections that are only available in the Reading Room at this time.  If you have specific questions about our collections, please contact our Reference Staff  for assistance: reference@rihs.org.

For each collection, the following information is given:
1) The date range spanned by the large majority of the papers.
2) “MSS” catalog number.
3) Collection title.
4) Volume, expressed in linear feet of shelf space.

Subject Group Categories

The finding aids are listed below under the following headings, scroll down to see the finding aids.

Business:

Agricultural | Banking/Financial | Construction/Architecture | Craftsman/Artisan | Entertainment | Estate/Property/Holding | Heavy Industry/Manufacturing | Insurance | Jewelry | Mercantile/Maritime | Professional/Law/Medical | Publishing/Printing | Retail/Food/Hotel | Textile | Transportation | Utility

Collections:

Shepley, Peck, etc.

Diaries:

Men’s | Women’s

Government:

County | Federal | Military | State | Town

Organizations: 

Agricultural | Arts/Crafts | Charitable | Civic | Clubs | Educational/Library | Ethnic/Cultural | Historical/Preservation | Labor | Medical/Mental Health | Military | Neighborhood | Political | Professional | Religious | Social Service/Activism | Women’s

People of Color Finding Aid

Personal:

Arts/Crafts | Business | Business: Buildings/Architecture | Business: Craftsmen | Business: Entertainment | Business: Estate/Property/Holding | Business: Extrative: Oil/Lumber/Mining | Business: Financial Banking | Business: Heavy Industry Manufacturing | Business: Mercantile | Business: Professional | Business: Retail/Food/Hotel | Business: Textile | Educational/Science | Family | Genealogical | Historical | Justice of Peace/Sheriff | Labor | Literary | Military | Organizations: Social Service/Activism | Women

Slave Trade in Rhode Island Finding Aid

Business: Agricultural
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1851 – 1930 Mss 483 sg 20 Broad Rock Farm Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1868 – 1870 Mss 9 sg 6 Allen & Son Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1880 – 1929 Mss 864 Seth Wood Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1893 – 1933 Mss 6 sg 12b Sayles Farm Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1895 – 1958 Mss 483 sg 17 American Fish Culture Records 7.0 lin. ft.
1906 – 1925 Mss 6 sg 6 Butterfly Farm Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1929 – 1933 Mss 483 sg 18 Aguadero Corporation Records 5.25 lin. ft.
1930 – 1935 Mss 483 sg 45 Timonel Farms Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Business: Banking/financial
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1728 – 1759 Mss 526 Land Bank Records, 1728 – 1759 0.25 lin. ft.
1814 – 1925 Mss 80 Manufacturers Trust Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1814 – 1890 Mss 765 Union Bank of Providence Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1816 – 1845 Mss 690 Roger Williams Bank Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1818 – 1858 Mss 528 Landholders Bank Records, 1818 – 1862 0.5 lin. ft.
1818 – 1865 Mss 394 Eagle Bank Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1819 – 1956 Mss 943 Old Stone Bank Records 156.0 lin. ft.
1820 – 1837 Mss 361 Burrillville Bank Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1823 – 1870 Mss 592 North Kingston Bank Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1834 – 1928 Mss 111 Wakefield Trust Company Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1851 – 1902 Mss 619 Phenix Iron Foundry Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1886 – 1979 Mss 847 People’s Bank Scrapbooks 7.5 lin. ft.
Business: Construction/architecture
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1820 – 1855 Mss 110 Clark Sayles Papers 2.0 lin. ft.
1865 – 1963 Mss 1110 Murphy, Hindle & Wright Architects Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1880 – 1910 Mss 585 Newman Construction Co. Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1906 – 1929 Mss 740 Stone, Carpenter & Sheldon Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1909 – 1910 Mss 6 sg 24 Pawtucket Granolithic Construction Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1909 – 1911 Mss 6 sg 34 Washburn & Burton Co. Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1917 – 1925 Mss 6 sg 29 Sayles Engineering Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1918 – 1923 Mss 6 sg 7 Central Construction Records 4.0 lin. ft.
1919 – 1961 Mss 142 sg 5 Fuller Building Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1934 – 1971 Mss 1018 Bowerman Brothers Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1939 – 1969 Mss 512 Jamestown Bridge Commission Records 4.0 lin. ft.
1960 – 1977 Mss 850 Turoff Papers 13.0 lin. ft.
1977 – 1999 Mss 1059 Joseph R. Muratore Records 1.0 lin. ft.
Business: Craftsman/artisan
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1750 – 1797 Mss 283 William Barker Account Books 0.25 lin. ft.
1799 – 1838 Mss 412 Joseph J. Fenner Papers 4.0 lin. ft.
1822 – 1846 Mss 928 William Boyd Accounts 0.25 lin. ft.
1826 – 1852 Mss 737 Jonah Steere Account Books 0.75 lin. ft.
1851 – 1893 Mss 987 Stukely B. Wickes Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1930 – 1950 Mss 483 sg 27 LaLuz Clay Products Records 4.0 lin. ft.
1933 – 1933 Mss 1071 Frank B. Grover Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Business: Entertainment
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1928 – 1971 Mss 409 Fay Theatre Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1930 – 1944 Mss 152 Strand Theatre Records 5.0 lin. ft.
1959 – 1985 Mss 1000 WPRI-TV Records 0.75 lin. ft.
Business: Estate/property/holding
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1681 – 1897 Mss 591 North Burial Ground Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1705 – 1742 Mss 634 Providence Proprietors Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1761 – 1761 Mss 545 John Henry Lydius Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1808 – 1850? Mss 337 Central Bridge Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1822 – 1873 Mss 328 Canal Market Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1824 – 1947 Mss 817 Woonasquatucket River Corporation Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1829 – 1923 Mss 263 Arcade Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1849 – 1878 Mss 476 William H. Haines Field Books 0.75 lin. ft.
1850 – 1922 Mss 8 Butler – Duncan Papers 8.0 lin. ft.
1850? – 1950? Mss 9 sg 11 Brown & Ives 1982 Accession 2.0 lin. ft.
1857 – 1934 Mss 88 George A. Howard Papers 2.0 lin. ft.
1865 – 1928 Mss 646 Providence Land & Wharf Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1875 – 1914 Mss 385 Walter M. Dexter Field Survey Books 1.0 lin. ft.
1882 – 1931 Mss 483 sg 39 Providence Warehouse Company Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1894 – 1926 Mss 6 sg 3 Estates At Will Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1895 – 1916 Mss 483 sg 24 Hudson River Bridge and Railway Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1896 – 1900 Mss 976 Lucius Darling Account Book 0.25 lin. ft.
1897 – 1913 Mss 793 Weaver Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1899 – 1949 Mss 1032 Beverly Land Company Records 9.0 lin. ft.
1910 – 1947 Mss 483 sg 19 Anna Hazard Land Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1913 – 1918 Mss 1120 Mason Freeman Cocroft Papers 0.25 ft.
1913 – 1947 Mss 483 sg 40 Rhode Island Estates Company Records 7.5 lin. ft.
1917 – 1953 Mss 483 sg 41 R. Hazard Estate Company Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1917 – 1919 Mss 483 sg 47 South County Cooperative Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1929 – 1949 Mss 483 sg 42 Rowland Third Incorporated Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1929 – 1964 Mss 483 sg 37 Peace Dale Offices Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1932 – 1949 Mss 483 sg 46 Hazard Trust Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1933 – 1942 Mss 1088 Rhode Island Development Conference Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1959 – 1967 Mss 950 Foxes Hill Corporation Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1966 – 1994 Mss 901 Hill Realty Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
Business: Extractive-oil/lumber/mining
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1848 – 1859 Mss 704 Sayles & Potter Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1865 – 1926 Mss 335 Cascade Petroleum and Land Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1893 Mss 483 sg 28 Mine la Motte Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1874 – 1903 Mss 839 William H. Sheldon Notebooks 0.25 lin. ft.
1940 – 1962 Mss 483 sg 21 Cave Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Business: Heavy industry / manufacturing
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1907 – 1985 Mss 1069 J & H Electric Company Records 1.75 lin. ft.
1790 – 1987 Mss 362 Congdon & Carpenter Company Scrapbooks 1.0 lin. ft.
1833 – 1994 Mss 826 Brown & Sharpe Company Records 39.0 lin. ft.
1837 – 1919 Mss 142 sg 3 Fuller Iron Foundry Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1844 – 1945 Mss 89 Providence Tool Company Records 4.0 lin. ft.
1845 – 1924 Mss 429 Franklin Machine Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1846 – 1854 Mss 691 Roger Williams Foundry and Machine Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1849 – 1961 Mss 7 sg 1 Builders Iron Foundry Records 38.0 lin. ft.
1853 – 1909 Mss 15 Henry M. Chase Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1853 – 1951 Mss 13 sg 2 Rumford Chemical Company Records 33.0 lin. ft.
1864 – 1869 Mss 843 American Screw Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1871 – 1921 Mss 587 Nicholson File Company Records 5.0 lin. ft.
1873 – 1947 Mss 123 I.P. Richards Company Records 6.0 lin. ft.
1880 – 1890 Mss 481 William A. Harris Steam Engine Company Records 6.0 lin. ft.
1881 – 1956 Mss 891 Pawtucket Manufacturing Company Records 50.0 lin. ft.
1882 – 1931 Mss 483 sg 25 Providence Saw Works Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1888 – 1906 Mss 7 sg 2 Diamond Machine Company 5.0 lin. ft.
1890 – 1946 Mss 441 Gladding Fire Apparatus Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1892 – 1920 Mss 483 sg 43 Solvay Process Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1895 – 1982 Mss 867 Taft – Peirce Records 5.0 lin. ft.
1901 – 1959 Mss 775 Wanskuck Company Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1902 – 1928 Mss 6 sg 11 Erie Specialty Company Records 4.0 lin. ft.
1912 – 1930 Mss 6 sg 8 Champion Horseshoe Company Records 9.0 lin. ft.
1913 – 1916 Mss 6 sg 16 Huile Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1929 – 1945 Mss 852 Grinnell Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1934 – 1974 Mss 70 Fairmont Foundry Records 13.0 lin. ft.
Business: Insurance
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1799 – 1948 Mss 22 Providence Washington Insurance Company Records 12.5 lin. ft.
1802 – 1835 Mss 575 Mutual Fire Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1805 – 1844 Mss 159 Warren Insurance Company Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1807 – 1857 Mss 5 Providence Mutual Insurance Records 18.0 lin. ft.
1880 – 1960 Mss 174 Title Guarantee Company of Rhode Island Records 68.0 lin. ft.
1960 – 1963 Mss 837 Firemans’ Mutual Insurance Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Business: Jewelry
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1883 – 1915 Mss 357 W.R. Cobb & Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1925 – 1958 Mss 237 Coro Company Records 12.0 lin. ft.
Business: Mercantile/maritime
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1744 – 1865 Mss 828 Ships’ Logs Collection 18.0 lin. ft.
1746 – 1753 Mss 919 John Banister Account Books 1.5 lin. ft.
1752 – 1877 Mss 1131 Joshua Rathbone Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1774 – 1789 Mss 573 Gideon Mumford Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1778 – 1795 Mss 354 Clark & Nightingale Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1786 – 1830 Mss 459 E & C Greene Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1789 – 1809 Mss 353 Clarke & Hammond Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1795 – 1797 Mss 383 Edward Dexter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1798 – 1838 Mss 19 Jacob Babbitt Papers 1.0 lin. ft.
1799 – 1813 Mss 423 James Foster Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1803 – 1827 Mss 1060 Jonathan Adams Papers 1.0 lin. ft.
1806 – 1812 Mss 155 Whaling Company of East Greenwich Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1811 – 1829 Mss 799 Samuel Wetmore Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1815 – 1878 Mss 395 William Earle & Company Records 10.0 lin. ft.
1833 – 1841 Mss 797 Wetmore, Hoppin & Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1850? – 1950? Mss 951 Brown & Ives Collection 1.5 lin. ft.
1852 – 1855 Mss 767 United States and Paraguay Navigation Company Records 1.5 lin. ft.
Business: Professional/law/medical
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1813 – 1844 Mss 3 Metcalf Marsh Papers 2.0 lin. ft.
1864 – 1919 Mss 829 Boyce Brothers Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1894 – 1922 Mss 568 Harold Metcalf Account Books 1.5 lin. ft.
1921 – 1923 Mss 906 Rhode Island Legal Briefs Collection 4.0 lin. ft.
1975 – 1978 Mss 877 Edwards and Angell Research Notes on the Narragansetts 1.5 lin. ft.
Business: Publishing/printing
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1809 – 1821 Mss 670 Rhode Island Republican Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1831 – 1838 Mss 648 Providence Mercantile Newsroom Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1880 – 1975 Mss 1028 Providence Lithograph Company Records 5.0 lin. ft.
1901 – 1922 Mss 430 E.L. Freeman Company Records 0.75 lin. ft.
Business: Retail/food/hotel
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1742 – 1756 Mss 485 James Helme Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1758 – 1803 Mss 924 Simeon Borden Accounts 0.5 lin. ft.
1790 – 1840 Mss 274 Rowse Babcock Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1794 – 1869 Mss 753 George Thurston & Son Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1795 – 1825 Mss 755 Thomas Tillinghast, Jr. Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1798 – 1811 Mss 439 Benjamin T. Chandler Family Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1803 – 1856 Mss 561 John G. Mawney Account Books 1.0 lin. ft.
1805 – 1848 Mss 411 Jerry A. Fenner Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1806 – 1832 Mss 920 Nathan Ballou Account Books 0.5 lin. ft.
1809 – 1848 Mss 517 Sterry Jenckes Papers 1.0 lin. ft.
1809 – 1826 Mss 804 Peleg Wilbur Account Books 1.5 lin. ft.
1811 – 1859 Mss 910 Robert Angell Account Books 0.25 lin. ft.
1813 – 1837 Mss 410 Charles A. Farnum Papers 1.0 lin. ft.
1815 – 1817 Mss 1091 Brown & Turner Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1819 – 1825 Mss 1092 Ezra Ramsdel Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1820 – 1821 Mss 1090 Jonathan Hopkins Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1834 – 1873 Mss 986 Edward Stanhope Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1840 – 1851 Mss 25 Almy and Evans Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1849 – 1880 Mss 660 Rathbone & Gardner Account Books 2.5 lin. ft.
1851 – 1967 Mss 1137 Benjamin F. Brown Records 1.75 lin. ft.
1866 – 1895 Mss 347 City Hotel Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1871 – 1877 Mss 518 J.D. Jones & Son Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1872 – 1930 Mss 13 sg 3 H.M. Anthony & Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1886 – 1951 Mss 1013 E. Morgan & Sons Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1887 – 1889 Mss 6 sg 5 Arlington Hay & Grain Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1903 Mss 1105 Charles H. Sparks Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1902 – 1978 Mss 95 Allen & Reed Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1902 – 1968 MSS 1072 Gladding’s Inc. Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1903 – 1947 Mss 878 Bovier, Girouard & Company Records 8.5 lin. ft.
1903 – 1905 Mss 880 Elsbree – Valleau Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1911 – 1991 Mss 103 Tilden – Thurber Records 6.0 lin. ft.
1911 – 1965 Mss 1024 Willey’s Inc. Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1912 – 1939 Mss 115 Saunderstown Hotel Association Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1913 – 1923 Mss 6 sg 12a French River Inn Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1913 – 1970 Mss 447 Governor Dyer Cooperative Market Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1918 – 1933 Mss 1075 Constant Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1922 – 1930 Mss 483 sg 48 Eastern Trout Growers Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1925 – 1969 Mss 99 Tyson’s Book Shop Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1934 – 1960 Mss 551 Manville Provision Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1936 – 1977 Mss 903 Outlet Company Records 5.5 lin. ft.
1940? – 1970? Mss 866 Arnold Bakery Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1956 – 1992 Mss 1036 Narragansett Brewing Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1957 – 1962 Mss 483 sg 44 Trout Growers Co-Operative Association Records 0.75 lin. ft.
Business: Textile
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1740 – 1835 Mss 352 Clarke & Cundall Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1763 – 1860 Mss 678 C. & W. Rhodes Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1789 – 1846 Mss 29 Almy & Brown Records 9.5 lin. ft.
1790 – 1834 Mss 269 James U. Arnold Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1806 – 1829 Mss 255 Almy Brown and Slaters Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1807 – 1836 Mss 269 Utter Manufacturing Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1808 – 1935 Mss 9 sg 1 Blackstone Manufacturing Company Records 135.5 lin. ft.
1812 – 1883 Mss 471 Greene Manufacturing Company Records 7.0 lin. ft.
1815 – 1990 Mss 264 Arkwright Company Records 2.25 lin. ft.
1815 – 1921 Mss 128 Providence Dyeing Bleaching and Calendaring Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1819 – 1874 Mss 734 A. & W. Sprague Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1822 – 1919 Mss 483 sg 36 Peace Dale Manufacturing Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1830 – 1859 Mss 393 Samuel Dunster Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1831 – 1946 Mss 9 sg 2 Lonsdale Company Records 45.0 lin. ft.
1831 – 1837 Mss 4 S. Arnold & Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1831 – 1943 Mss 1046 Lippitt Woolen Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1833 – 1834 Mss 9 sg 7 Massasoit Manufacturing Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1837 – 1841 Mss 9 sg 9 Brown & Ives Records (0 ft.)
1844 – 1957 Mss 9 sg 3 Hope Company Records 11.0 lin. ft.
1844 – 1864 Mss 703 Otis and Leonard Sayles Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1847 – 1906 Mss 6 sg 1 Sayles Bleacheries Records 48.0 lin. ft.
1852 – 1952 Mss 9 sg 10 Goddard Brothers Records 6.0 lin. ft.
1855 – 1865 Mss 483 sg 23 Carolina Mills Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1858 – 1900 Mss 185 Allen Print Works Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1863 – 1924 Mss 9 sg 5 Berkeley Company Records 5.5 lin. ft.
1867 – 1927 Mss 953 S.H. Greene & Sons Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1868 – 1954 Mss 6 sg 18 Lorraine Manufacturing Company Records 35.0 lin. ft.
1868 – 1918 Mss 6 sg 30 Slater Manufacturing Company Records 14.5 lin. ft.
1869 – 1888 Mss 1045 Henry Lippitt & Co. Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1872 – 1885 Mss 9 sg 4 Fitchville Manufacturing Company Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1873 – 1890 Mss 6 sg 22 Moss Manufacturing Company Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1880 – 1964 Mss 114 Lebanon Mills Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1880? – 1920? Mss 392 Dunnell Manufacturing Company Sample Books 0.25 lin. ft.
1882 – 1883 Mss 698 Saint Croix Mill Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1883 – 1938 Mss 6 sg 13 Glenlyon Dye Works Records 23.0 lin. ft.
1885 – 1935 Mss 6 sg 15 Hamlet Mills Records 11.5 lin. ft.
1887 – 1957 Mss 6 sg 35 Sayles Finishing Plants Ephemera 1.5 lin. ft.
1888 – 1898 Mss 6 sg 9 Crefeld Mills Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1888 – 1897 Mss 6 sg 20 Moshassuck Felt Mills Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1891 – 1927 Mss 6 sg 27 River Spinning Company Records 29.0 lin. ft.
1892 – 1924 Mss 141 Joslin Manufacturing Company Records 3.75 lin. ft.
1893 – 1894 Mss 6 sg 14 E. Read Goodridge Manufacturing Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1897 – 1928 Mss 6 sg 12 French River Textile Company Records 15.0 lin. ft.
1898 – 1949 Mss 6 sg 18a Lorraine Manufacturing Company of New York Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1898 – 1926 Mss 1057 Frank Wood Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1899 – 1931 Mss 6 sg 17 L.A. Lockwood Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1901 – 1959 Mss 775 Wanskuck Company Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1904 – 1983 Mss 97 Falls Yarn Records 14.0 lin. ft.
1906 – 1971 Mss 6 sg 2 Sayles Finishing Plant Records 49.0 lin. ft.
1910 – 1918 Mss 6 sg 23 National Tracing Cloth Records 10.5 lin. ft.
1912 – 1929 Mss 6 sg 18b Lortex Corporation Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1912 – 1952 Mss 1040 Enterprise Dye Works Records 4.5 lin. ft.
1915 – 1926 Mss 6 sg 31 Slater Yarn Records 9 lin. ft.
1915 – 1920 Mss 6 sg 4 American Raw Silk Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1915 – 1922 Mss 6 sg 19 Metropolis Silk Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1917 – 1918 Mss 6 sg 26 Rumford Textile Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1920 – 1925 Mss 6 sg 33 TARSCO Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1921 – 1960 Mss 6 sg 28 Sayles Biltmore Bleacheries Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1926 – 1946 Mss 550 Manville Jenckes Company Records 2.0 lin. ft.
1926 – 1945 Mss 483 sg 22 Caro Cloth Corporation Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1931 – 1950 Mss 6 sg 32 Special Fabrics Company Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1945 – 1983 Mss 97 Falls Yarn Records 4.0 lin. ft.
Business: Transportation
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1807 – 1871 Mss 543 Louisquisset Turnpike Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1810 – 1873 Mss 630 Powder Mill Turnpike Corporation Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1827 – 1847 Mss 656 Providence and Pawcatuck Turnpike Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1836 – 1838 Mss 582 New York, Providence and Boston Railroad Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1841? – 1841? Mss 657 Providence Washington Bridge Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1842 – 1849 Mss 296 Blackstone Canal Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1863 – 1869 Mss 300 Boston, Newport and New York Steamboat Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1876 – 1931 Mss 6 sg 21 Moshassuck Valley Railroad Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1880 – 1907 Mss 483 sg 33 Narragansett Pier Navigation Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1902 – 1926 Mss 483 sg 34 Narragansett Pier Railroad Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1909 – 1910 Mss 579 Narragansett Transportation Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1918 – 1929 Mss 13 sg 4 Marine Engineering and Dry Dock Company Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1922 – 1923 Mss 844 Anchor – Donaldson Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1935 – 1963 Mss 94 United Transit Company and United Electric Railway Records 15.0 lin. ft.
1944? – 1950? Mss 60 United Traction & Electric Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Business: Utility
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1772 – 1923 Mss 131 Rawson Fountain Society Records 3.0 lin. ft.
1855 – 1894 Mss 9 sg 8 Ponagansett Reservior Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1889 – 1958 Mss 1121 Newport Electric Corporation Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1892 – 1921 Mss 6 sg 25 Putnam Light & Power Records 1.0 lin. ft.
1902 – 1932 Mss 6 sg 10 East Providence Water Company Records 5.0 lin. ft.
1906 – 1950 Mss 524 Kent County Water Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Government: County
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1729 – 1833 Mss 229 Providence County Records Collection 0.75 lin. ft.
1730 – 1823 Mss 230 Washington County Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1755 – 1784 Mss 227 Kent County Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1764 – 1769 Mss 228 Newport County Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
Government: Federal
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1764 – 1884 Mss 232 sg 6 Post Office Records Collection 1.0 lin. ft.
1789 – 1940 Mss 28 sg 1 United States Custom House Records, Providence 303 lin. ft.
1790 – 1882 Mss 28 sg 2 United States Custom House Records, Bristol – Warren 69 lin. ft.
1790 – 1950 Mss 232 sg 1 United States Governmental Records Collection 8.5 llin. ft.
1790 – 1880 Mss 232 sg 2 United States Censuses Collection 12 lin. ft.
1791 – 1803 Mss 232 sg 5 United States Collector of Revenue Records 1 lin. ft.
1791 – 1802 Mss 232 sg 3 Distillery Excise Tax Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1798 – 1815 Mss 232 sg 4 Direct Tax Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1939 – 1946 Mss 117 Quonset Point – Davisville Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1943 – 1944 Mss 113 Christopher Delsesto Papers 11 lin. ft.
1951 – 1977 Mss 231 sg 4 Adult Correctional Institution Records 7.5 lin. ft.
Government: Military
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1687 – 1774 Mss 673 sg 1 Colonial Militia Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1775 – 1783 Mss 673 sg 2 Revolutionary War Military Records 7 lin. ft.
1785 – 1898 Mss 673 sg 13 Miscellaneous Military Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1801 – 1970 Mss 673 sg 12 Providence Marine Corps of Artillery Records 4 lin. ft.
1812 – 1815 Mss 673 sg 3 War of 1812 Military Records 1 lin. ft.
1818 – 1952 Mss 673 sg 5 First Light Infantry Records 5.25 lin. ft.
1853 – 1942 Mss 673 sg 6 Kentish Artillery Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1861 – 1865 Mss 673 sg 4 Civil War Military Records 10 lin. ft.
1871 – 1963 Mss 673 sg 8 Westerly Militia Records 1 lin. ft.
1885 – 1930 Mss 673 sg 10 First Machine Gun Battery Records 1 lin. ft.
Government: State
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1640? – 1800? Mss 527 Land Evidences Collection 2 lin. ft.
1661 – 1979 Mss 231 sg 3 Rhode Island State Records Collection 5.5 lin. ft.
1774 – 1920 Mss 673 sg 7 Rhode Island State Militia Records 1.75 lin. ft.
1780? – 1800 Mss 231 sg 5 Rhode Island Court Records Collection (Sicard Gift) 6 lin. ft.
1782 – 1865 Mss 231 sg 2 Rhode Island State Censuses 5.5 lin. ft.
1784 – 1790 Mss 231 sg 6 Newport Intendant of Trade 0.25 lin. ft.
1822 – 1832 Mss 1009 Massachusetts State Militia Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1844 – 1851 Mss 830 Massachusetts and Rhode Island Commissioners Appointed to Settle the Boundary Line Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1885 – 1944 Mss 231 sg 1 Rhode Island State Institutions Records 6.5 lin. ft.
1970 – 1972 Mss 178 Rhode Island Department of State Library Services Records 1 lin. ft.
1982 – 2000 Mss 1058 Cool Moose Party Records 5.5 lin. ft.
Government: Town
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1639 – 1832 Mss 214 sg 1 Providence Town Papers 52 lin. ft.
1642 – 1800 Mss 778 Warner Papers 3 lin. ft.
1647 – 1844 Mss 221 Warwick Town Records Collection 2.5 lin. ft.
1662 – 1844 Mss 204 Little Compton Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1669 – 1823 Mss 224 Westerly Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1680 – 1825 Mss 188 Bristol Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft
1681 – 1922 Mss 219 Tiverton Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1682 – 1822 Mss 207 New Shoreham Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1689 – 1858 Mss 195 East Greenwich Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1696 – 1840 Mss 662 Rehoboth Town Papers 3 lin. ft.
1700? – 1750? Mss 705 Scituate and Foster Land Evidences Card Index 0.5 lin. ft.
1705 – 1853 Mss 201 Jamestown Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1721 – 1823 Mss 209 North Kingstown Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1729 – 1829 Mss 208 Newport Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1731 – 1892 Mss 217 Smithfield Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1733 – 1846 Mss 218 South Kingstown Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1741 – 1869 Mss 222 West Greenwich Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1744 – 1825 Mss 187 Barrington Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1748 – 1912 Mss 216 Scituate Town Records Collection 1 lin. ft.
1759 – 1889 Mss 202 Johnston Town Records Collection 2.5 lin. ft
1760 – 1900 Mss 198 Foster Town Records Collection 5.5 lin. ft.
1765 – 1876 Mss 220 Warren Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1770 – 1900 Mss 214 sg 12 Providence Miscellaneous Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1832 Mss 192 Coventry Town Records Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1778 – 1823 Mss 199 Glocester Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1780 – 1881 Mss 191 Charlestown Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1780 – 1840 Mss 197 Exeter Town Records Collection 12 lin. ft.
1780 -1925 Mss 193 Cranston Town Records Collection 5 lin. ft.
1780 – 1911 Mss 194 Cumberland Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1780 – 1830 Mss 200 Hopkinton Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1790 – 1832 Mss 214 sg 10 Providence Town Tax Records 2 lin. ft.
1791 – 1882 Mss 214 sg 6 Providence Census Collection 1 lin. ft.
1795 – 1823 Mss 205 Middletown Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1799 – 1832 Mss 214 sg 9 Providence Town Council Minutes 1.5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1932 Mss 214 sg 4 Providence Public School Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1847 Mss 214, sg 11 Providence Town Freemen Minutes 1 lin. ft.
1800 – 1907 Mss 215 Richmond Town Records Collection 1.5 lin. ft.
1812 – 1833 Mss 212 sg 1 Pawtucket Engine Company No. 2 Record Book 0.25 lin. ft.
1814 – 1842 Mss 214 sg 14 Providence Voter Lists 0.25 lin. ft.
1814 – 1814 Mss 214 sg 13 Providence Direct Tax: 1814 1 lin. ft.
1818 – 1823 Mss 213 Portsmouth Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1819 – 1865 Mss 210 North Providence Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1822 – 1868 Mss 189 Burrillville Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1828 – 1936 Mss 214 sg 2 Providence Fire Department Records 1 lin. ft.
1836 – 1855 Mss 620 Pioneer Fire Company Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1838 – 1873 Mss 211 North Smithfield Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1844 – 1857 Mss 190 Central Falls Town Records Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1844 – 1932 Mss 214 sg 7 Providence Police Department Collection 1 lin. ft.
1850 – 1880 Mss 214 sg 3 Providence Reform School Records 1 lin. ft.
1879 – 1970 Mss 36 Narragansett Fire Engine Company Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1914 – 1928 Mss 116 Providence Water Supply Board Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1917 – 1921 Mss 214 sg 8 Providence Public Buildings Department Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1944 – 1965 Mss 214 sg 5 Providence City Planning Commission Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1964 – 1966 Mss 212 sg 2 Pawtucket Zoning Study Committee Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Organizations: Agricultural
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1876 – 1942 Mss 669 Rhode Island Poultry Association Records 1.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Arts/crafts
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1820? – 1830? Mss 658 Psallonian Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1829 – 1978 Mss 256 American Brass Band Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1879 – 1984 Mss 958 Chopin Club Records 4 lin. ft.
1889 – 1918 Mss 483 sg 30 Narragansett Choral Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1903 – 1949 Mss 902 Providence Keramic Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1904 – 1963 Mss 477 Handicraft Club Records 2.25 lin. ft.
1906 – 1988 Mss 671 Rhode Island Short Story Club Records 2 lin. ft.
1915 – 1983 Mss 90 Schubert Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1931 – 1971 Mss 638 Providence Community Concert Association Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1946 – 1968 Mss 570 Monday Morning Music Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1947 – 1952 Mss 792 Weavers’ Guild of Rhode Island Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1956 – 1986 Mss 1064 Barrington Boys’ Choir Records 11 lin. ft.
1964 – 1972 Mss 483 sg 49 Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1979 – 1981 Mss 897 United Arts Foundation Records 7 lin. ft.
Organizations: Charitable
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1828 – 1956 Mss 67 Dexter Asylum Records 27 lin. ft.
1838 – 1993 Mss 653 Providence Shelter for Colored Children Records 2 lin. ft.
1857 – 1902 Mss 79 Providence Charitable Fuel Records 1 lin. ft.
1864 – 1867 Mss 664 Rhode Island Association For Freedmen Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1872 – 1973 Mss 30 Sophia Little Home Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1892 – 1994 Mss 654 Providence Society for Organizing Charity Records 5 lin. ft.
1916 – 1985 Mss 937 American Red Cross Records 6 lin. ft.
1920 – 1965 Mss 759 Tockwotton Home Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1922 – 1922 Mss 1073 Block-Aid Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1927 – 1970 Mss 483 sg 26 Hazard Memorial Trust Records 1 lin. ft.
1950 – 1980 Mss 1004 Robert H.I. Goddard Jr. Papers 3 lin. ft.
Organizations: Civic
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1830 – 1893 Mss 432 Fruit Hill Detecting Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1860 – 1937 Mss 692 Roger Williams Monument Association Records 1 lin. ft.
1862 – 1865 Mss 270 Association for the Relief of R.I. Soldiers and Sailors Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1863 – 1866 Mss 764 Union League Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1970 Mss 1027 Providence Board of Trade Records 6.5 lin. ft.
1875 – 1960 Mss 729 Sons of Temperance Records 1 lin. ft.
1881 – 1888 Mss 322 Burnside Monument Association Records 0.5 lin. ft
1901 – 1901 Mss 675 Rhode Island Pan-American Commission Records 1 lin. ft.
1914 – 1919 Mss 773 Voters’ League Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1917 – 1919 Mss 257 American Citizenship Campaign Records 1 lin. ft.
1920 – 1929 Mss 483 sg 31 Narragansett Improvement Records 1 lin. ft.
1920? – 1940? Mss 883 sg 1 American Legion: Providence Post 1 3 lin. ft.
1924 – 1932 Mss 813 Womens’ Rhode Island Committee for Law Observance and Enforcement Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1927 – 1933 Mss 883 sg 2 American Legion: Auburn Post 21 0.25 lin. ft.
1941 – 1946 Mss 768 United Service Organizations Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1969 – 1993 Mss 1101 India Point Park Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1976 – 1980 Mss 1005 Records of the Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States 8 lin. ft.
1982 – 1997 Mss 1008 English-Speaking Union Records 1 lin. ft.
Organizations: Clubs
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1838 – 1985 Mss 577 Narragansett Boat Club Records 4.5 lin. ft.
1867 – 1884 Mss 431 Friday Evening Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1870 – 1933 Mss 586 Newport Clubs Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1873 – 1992 Mss 507 Independent Order of Odd Fellows Records 5.5 lin. ft.
1875 – 1969 Mss 861 Hope Club Records 7.5 lin. ft.
1876 – 1923 Mss 1074 Records of the Free and Accepted Masons 0.25 lin. ft.
1882 – 1890 Mss 327 Calumet Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1883 – 1963 Mss 589 Ninigret Country Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1884 – 1980 Mss 271 Audubon Society Records 4 lin. ft.
1885 – 1934 Mss 262 Ann Eliza Club Records 5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1953 Mss 1052 Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 0.75 lin. ft.
1901 – 1924 Mss 483 sg 38 Peace Dale Tennis Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1906 – 1953 Mss 667 Rhode Island Field Naturalists Club Records 1 lin. ft.
1912 – 1946 Mss 784 Washington Park Yacht Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1920 – 1936 Mss 1116 Harrisville Glee Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1927 – 1989 Mss 639 Providence County Garden Club Records 1 lin. ft.
1927 – 1980 Mss 823 Primrose Garden Club Records 1 lin. ft.
1933 – 1940 Mss 510 Jacobs Hill Hunt Club Records 1 lin. ft.
1934 – 1940 Mss 355 Clock Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1937 – 1952 Mss 397 East Side Skating Club Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1940 – 1957 Mss 870 Plum Beach Garden Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1952 – 1999 Mss 1050 University Society of Providence Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1960 – 1969 Mss 640 Providence Debutante Assembly Records 1 lin. ft.
Organizations: Educational/library
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1769 – 1952 Mss 317 Brown University Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1932 Mss 214 sg 4 Providence Public School Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1808 – 1833 Mss 796 Westminster School Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1826 – 1922 Mss 162 Providence Franklin Society Records 1 lin. ft.
1832 – 1911 Mss 157 Franklin Lyceum Records 1.75 lin. ft.
1861 – 1864 Mss 791 Wayland Literary Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1874 – 1926 Mss 396 East Greenwich Academy Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1882 – 1912 Mss 158 Providence Free Kindergarten Association Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1892 – 1990 Mss 993 Pawtucket Day Nursery Records 16.5 lin. ft.
1898 – 1970 Mss 972 Riverside Free Public Library Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1900 – 1917 Mss 651 Providence Public Education Association Records 2.25 lin. ft.
1917 – 1962 Mss 483 sg 32 Narragansett Library Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1933 – 1993 Mss 240 St. Dunstan’s Day School Records 2 lin. ft.
1939 – 1975 Mss 785 Watchemoket Library Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1956 – 1958 Mss 782 Warwick Council Parent – Teacher Association Scrapbook 1 lin. ft.
1974 – 1978 Mss 581 New England Foreign Language Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Ethnic/cultural
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1854 – 1987 Mss 239 Turnverein Records 4 lin. ft.
1891 – 1894 Mss 820 World’s Columbian Exposition Records 1 lin. ft.
1934 – 1980 MSS 1097 Brahms Club Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1942 – 1957 Mss 425 France Forever Records 1 lin. ft.
1962 – 1969 Mss 616 People to People of Rhode Island Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Historical/preservation
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1775 – 1895 Mss 724 Society of the Cincinnati Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1822 – 1999 N/A RIA Rhode Island Historical Society Archives 188 lin. ft.
1865 – 1873 Mss 578 Narragansett Club Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1880? – 1970? Mss 243 Pilgrim John Howland Society Records (15? ft.)
1883 – 1918 Mss 677 Rhode Island Citizens’ Historical Association Records 1 lin. ft.
1900? – 1928? Mss 726 Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1905 – 1940 Mss 725 Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Rhode Island (8 ft?)
1907 – 1919 Mss 580 Nathanael Greene Memorial Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1936 – 1979 Mss 576 Narragansett Archaeological Society of Rhode Island Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1936 – 1941 Mss 502 Historic American Building Survey Records 3 lin. ft.
1963 – 1968 Mss 483 sg 29 Museum of Primitive Culture Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1970 – 1993 Mss 241 Providence Preservation Society Records 80 lin. ft.
1987 – 1998 Mss 1030 Rhode Island Supreme Court Historical Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Labor
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1856 – 1944 Mss 56 International Typographical Union Records 7 lin. ft.
1885 – 1980 Mss 53 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Records 22 lin. ft.
1889 – 1918 Mss 42 Newport Trades Council Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1892 – 1927 Mss 47 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners District Council of Newport County 0.5 lin. ft.
1892 – 1972 Mss 44 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners – Local l76 2.5 lin. ft.
1898 – 1975 Mss 167 Pattern Makers League of America Records 1 lin. ft.
1899 – 1982 Mss 51 Barbers and Beauticians Records 6 lin. ft.
1902 – 1930 Mss 40 Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1902 – 1926 Mss 45 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners – Local 1245 1 lin. ft.
1904 – 1934 Mss 41 Newport Central Labor Union Records 1 lin. ft.
1907 – 1911 Mss 93 Brotherhood of Railway Clerks Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1909 – 1914 Mss 46 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners – Local l695 0.25 lin. ft.
1910 – 1955 Mss 1048 International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers’ Union – Local No. 31 Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1913 – 1970 Mss 1014 International Photo-Engravers Union Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1917 – 1930? Mss 52 Bricklayers Union Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1919 – 1934 Mss 58 Loomfixers Union – Woonsocket Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1919 – 1994 Mss 1114 Amalgamated Lace Operatives of America Records 4.5 lin. ft.
1923 – 1934 Mss 57 Loomfixers Union – Pawtucket Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1925 – 1973 Mss 55 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 268 1.5 lin. ft.
1927 – 1938 Mss 54 Central Federated Union Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1927 – 1939 Mss 48 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners – Providence District Council 0.25 lin. ft.
1931 – 1969 Mss 49 Amalgamated Transit Union Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1938 – 1945 Mss 43 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners – Local 94 0.25 lin. ft.
1938 – 1991 Mss 235 Teamsters – Local 64 Records 7 lin. ft.
1939 – 1970 Mss 105 Meat Cutters and Food Store Workers Union – Local 328 1 lin. ft.
1940 – 1980 Mss 180 Granite Cutters International Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1944 – 1985 Mss 1051 Rhode Island AFL-CIO Records 6 lin. ft.
1945 – 1975 Mss 934 International Stereotypers’ and Electrotypers’ Union – Providence Electrotypers Union 53 Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1947 – 1949 Mss 1053 Textile Workers Union of America Records – Local 28 0.75 lin. ft.
1947 – 1963 Mss 106 sg 1 Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union Records – Local 307 0.25 lin. ft.
1955 – 1975 Mss 106 sg 3 Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union Records – Local 285 0.25 lin. ft.
1959 – 1981 Mss 996 International Jewelry Workers Union – Local 18 Records 10 lin. ft.
1973 – 2000 Mss 1138 Rhode Island Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (RICOSH) Records 5 lin. ft.
1976 – 1996 Mss 106 sg 2 Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union Records – Local 217 3 lin. ft.
1976 – 1981 Mss 107 Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Records 9 lin. ft.
1977 – 1989 Mss 173 Service Employees International Union Records 50 lin. ft.
1984 – 1991 Mss 935 Providence Newspaper Guild Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Organizations: Medical/mental health
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1900 – 1997 Mss 1068 Records of VNA of Rhode Island 33 lin. ft.
1900 – 1962 Mss 655 Providence Tuberculosis League Records 2 lin. ft.
1917 – 1946 Mss 643 Providence Floating Hospital Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1982 – 1999 Mss 1034 Julian Mitchell Papers 2 lin. ft.
Organizations: Military
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1798 – 1951 Mss 647 Providence Marine Society Records 1 lin. ft.
1867 – 1960? Mss 448 sg 5 Grand Army of the Republic / Sons of Veterans 20 lin. ft.
1867 – 1924? Mss 448 sg 2 Grand Army of the Republic: Prescott Post 2.5 lin. ft.
1869 – 1940 Mss 1007 First Light Infantry Veteran Association Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1873 – 1912 Mss 709 Second Regiment Rhode Island Veterans’ Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1875 – 1875 Mss 448 sg 6 Grand Army of the Republic: Slocum Post 0.25 lin. ft.
1875 – 1898 Mss 723 Soldiers and Sailors Historical Society Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1879 – 1923 Mss 1006 First Regiment and First Battery Rhode Island Detached Militia Veteran Association Records 1 lin. ft.
1890 – 1893 Mss 448 sg 1 Grand Army of the Republic: Rhode Island Department 0.25 lin. ft.
1894 – 1894 Mss 448 sg 3 Grand Army of the Republic: Rodman Post 0.25 lin. ft.
1898 – 1900 Mss 676 Rhode Island Sanitary and Relief Association Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1907 – 1934 Mss 766 United Spanish-American War Veterans Records 2 lin. ft.
1927 – 1971 Mss 505 Infantry Lodge Inc. Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Neighborhood
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1893 – 1911 Mss 297 Blackstone Improvement Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1962 – 1986 Mss 960 North Benefit Street Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Political
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1850 – 1860 Mss 380 Democratic Party of Rhode Island Records 0.25 lin. ft.
Organizations: Professional
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
195 – 1966 Mss 674 Rhode Island Press Club Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1789 – 1913 Mss 635 Providence Association of Mechanics and Manufacturers Records 5 lin. ft.
1851 – 1999 Mss 1112 Providence Medical Association Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1875 – 1970 Mss 154 American Institute of Architects – R.I. Chapter Records 8 lin. ft.
1898 – 1961 Mss 566 Medical Science Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1903 – 1953 Mss 668 Rhode Island Library Association Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1925 – 1981 Mss 38 Rhode Island Medical Society Records 56 lin. ft.
1925 – 1981 Mss 38 Rhode Island Medical Society Member Files 9.5 lin. ft.
1934 – 1974 Mss 751 Thirty – Four Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1953 – 1978 Mss 914 Association of Rhode Island Health Science Librarians 0.25 lin. ft.
1962 – 1982 Mss 1113 Providence Association of Medical Assistants Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1972 – 1982 Mss 168 National Secretaries Association Records 5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Religious
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1676 – 1999 N/A New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Archives (pdf) 400 lin. ft.
1681 – 1978 Mss 584 Newman Congregational Church Records 3.5 lin. ft.
1692 – 1716 Mss 289 Louisa Prosser Bates Papers 1 lin. ft.
1695 – 1743 Mss 711 Sermons Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1720 – 1974 Mss 139 Plymouth Union Congregational Church Records 8 lin. ft.
1722 – 1945 Mss 419 First Congregational Church of Providence Records (also First Unitarian Church of Providence) 16 lin. ft.
1728 – 1810 Mss 708 Second Congregational Church of Newport Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1743 – 1917 Mss 145 General Six Principle Baptist Archives 4 lin. ft.
1745 – 1814 Mss 291 Beneficient Congregational Church Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1754 – 1830 Mss 418 First Congregational Church of Newport Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1768 – 1996 Mss 417 First Baptist Church in America Records 45 ft.
1777 – 1818 Mss 148 New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 4 lin. ft.
1792 – 1952 Mss 130 First Baptist Church in Pawtucket Records 1.25 lin. ft.
1813 – 1913 Mss 922 Rhode Island Bible Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1820 – 1904 Mss 120 Fourth Baptist Church Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1821 – 1915 Mss 129 Rhode Island Free Baptist Association Records 2 lin. ft.
1823 – 1941 Mss 119 First Free Baptist Church of Olneyville Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1824 – 1859 Mss 136 Third Baptist Church of Providence Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1825 – 1862 Mss 672 Rhode Island Sunday School Union Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1828 – 1938 Mss 134 Westminster Congregational Society Records 3 lin. ft.
1831 – 1906 Mss 133 First Congregational Church in Scituate Records 0.5 ft.
1832 – 1835 Mss 927 American Tract Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1837 – 1854 Mss 636 Providence Association of Sabbath School Teachers Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1838 – 1963 Mss 84 Rhode Island Universalist Convention Records 3 lin. ft.
1839 – 1974 Mss 140 Rhode Island Congregational Conference Records 4 lin. ft.
1845 – 1878 Mss 164 Ministry at Large Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1849 – 1926 Mss 137 Congregational Club Records 1 lin. ft.
1851 – 1947 Mss 69 Elmwood Church Records 2 lin. ft.
1860 – 1960 Mss 637 Providence Baptist Theological Circle Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1867 – 1942 Mss 812 Women’s City Missionary Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1867 – 1946 Mss 342 Channing Conference of Unitarian Ministers Records 1 lin. ft.
1868 – 1919 Mss 132 Pilgrim Congregational Church Records 1 lin. ft.
1874 – 1941 Mss 699 Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Records 1 lin. ft.
1875 – 1912 Mss 287 Baptist Ministers Meeting of Providence and Vicinity 0.5 lin. ft.
1875 – 1994 Mss 936 Congdon Street Baptist Church Records 7 lin. ft.
1877 – 1916 Mss 153 Woman’s Baptist Home Mission Society Records 1 lin. ft.
1883 – 1925 Mss 483 sg 35 Peace Dale Congregational Church Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1885 – 1924 Mss 135 Academy Avenue Congregational Church Records 1 lin. ft.
1887 – 1933 Mss 932 Christian Endeavor Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1890 – 1912 Mss 121 Highland Congregational Church Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1895 – 1969 Mss 138 United Congregational Church Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1903 – 1990 Mss 387 Dodeka Society Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1905 – 1992 Mss 420 First Universalist Church of Providence Records 12 lin. ft.
1906 – 1950? Mss 815 Woodbury Union Church Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1906 – 1960 Mss 666 Rhode Island Council of United Church Women Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1909 – 1950 Mss 697 Saint Andrews Chapter Records 1 lin. ft.
1928 – 1969 MSS 1096 Rainbow Circle of the King’s Daughters Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1930? – 1959? Mss 371 Cranston Street Roger Williams Baptist Church Records 1 lin. ft.
1932 – 1940 Mss 1049 Sutcliffe School of Radiant Living Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1936 – 1936 Mss 633 Presbyterian Church History 0.25 lin. ft.
1945 – 1945 Mss 863 Religious Census 1 lin. ft.
1946 – 1987 Mss 992 Church Women United of Rhode Island 1.5 lin. ft.
1956 – 1968 Mss 781 Warwick Congregational Church Records 2 lin. ft.
1972 – 1981 Mss 565 Mediator Fellowship Records 0.5 lin. ft.
Organizations: Social-service/activism
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1818 – 1973 Mss 14 Rhode Island Peace Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1878 – 1965 Mss 39 Vocational Resources Records 3 lin. ft.
1884 – 2001 Mss 1122 Nickerson House Records 4 lin. ft.
1931 – 1976 Mss 1020 Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island Records 4.5 lin. ft.
1965 – 1973 Mss 233 Blackstone Valley Community Action Program Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1970 – 1983 Mss 156 Women’s Liberation Union of Rhode Island Records 1.75 lin. ft.
1970 – 1986 Mss 367 Council for Community Services Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1973 – 1984 Mss 143 Rhode Islanders for Safe Energy Records 3 lin. ft.
1978 – 1989 Mss 101 CLOC Records 6 lin. ft.
1980 – 1986 Mss 845 Narragansett Bay Commission Records 2.5 lin. ft.
1986 – 1995 Mss 965 Direct Action for Rights and Equality (D.A.R.E.) Records 35 lin. ft.
Organizations: Women’s
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1799 – 1952 Mss 642 Providence Female Charitable Society Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1850 – 1861 Mss 649 Providence Physiological Society Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1867 – 1980 Mss 100 Young Women’s Christian Association Records 72 lin. ft.
1867 – 1942 Mss 812 Women’s City Missionary Society Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1875 – 1971 Mss 811 Woman’s Christian Temperance Union Records 11 lin. ft.
1876 – 1964 Mss 35 Rhode Island Women’s Club Records 3 lin. ft.
1877 – 1916 Mss 153 Woman’s Baptist Home Mission Society Records 1 lin. ft.
1882 – 1924 Mss 448 sg 4 Grand Army of the Republic: Tower Post 3.25 lin. ft.
1893 – 1977 Mss 21 League of Women Voters Records 8 lin. ft.
1894 – 1978 Mss 10 Rhode Island State Federation of Women’s Clubs Records 8 lin. ft.
1894 – 1944 Mss 702 Saturday Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1898 – 1968 Mss 77 Embreaso Club Records 2 lin. ft.
1899 – 1935 Mss 374 Daughters of Hope Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1900 – 1956 Mss 694 Rushlight Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1903 – 1993 Mss 989 Edgewood Women’s Club Records 2 lin. ft.
1904 – 1931 Mss 540 Local Council of Women of Rhode Island Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1906 – 1960 Mss 666 Rhode Island Council of United Church Women Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1908 – 1925 Mss 1044 Sarah E. Doyle Club Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1912 – 1946 Mss 33 American Homemaker League Records 1.5 lin. ft.
1912 – 1986 Mss 848 Elmwood Women’s Club 2.5 lin. ft.
1913 – 1981 Mss 125 Narragansett Council of Campfire Girls Records 3 lin. ft.
1916 – 1953 Mss 650 Providence Plantations Club Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1916 – 1919 Mss 923 Bien Etre du Blesse Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1917 – 1918 Mss 104 National League for Woman’s Service Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1920 – 1970 Mss 438 Girl’s City Club Records 7 lin. ft.
1926 – 1959 Mss 908 Providence Plantations Club Realty Company Records 1 lin. ft.
1970 – 1983 Mss 156 Women’s Liberation Union of Rhode Island Records 1.75 lin. ft.
Personal
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1639 – 1669 Mss 808 Roger Williams Collection 0.5 lin ft.
1666 – 1668 Mss 700 Peleg Sanford Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1698 – 1746 Mss 483 sg 1 Thomas Hazard II Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1721 – 1745 Mss 483 sg 2 Robert Hazard Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1733 – 1803 Mss 629 sg 1 Elisha Reynolds Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1742 – 1793 Mss 483 sg 3 Thomas “College Tom” Hazard Papers 0.5 lin ft.
1742 – 1743 Mss 948 James Browne (1724 – 1750) Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1746 – 1823 Mss 424 Theodore Foster Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1750 – 1818 Mss 308 Elisha Brown Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1753 – 1829 Mss 407 William Ellery Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1754 – 1817 Mss 746 Benjamin Talbot Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1760 – 1836 Mss 313 Moses Brown Collection 12.5 lin. ft.
1763 – 1841 Mss 483 sg 4 Rowland and Mary (Peace) Hazard Papers 2 lin. ft.
1766 – 1781 Mss 985 Nathanael Greene Research Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1770 – 1792 Mss 629 sg 9 Joseph Perkins Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1771 – 1840 Mss 607 Earl D. Pearce Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1772 – 1820 Mss 1015 Oliver Gardner Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1773 – 1822 Mss 520 William Jones Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1826 Mss 18 Jeremiah Olney Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1803 Mss 312 John Brown of Providence Papers 2 lin. ft.
1775 – 1813 Mss 462 Jacob Greene Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1780 – 1832 Mss 310 James Brown IV Collection 1 lin. ft.
1780 – 1800 Mss 465 Ray Greene Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1780 – 1836 N/A NEYM #1 Austin Collection of Moses Brown Papers in the Archives of the New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1 lin. ft.
1782 – 1830 Mss 456 Christopher Greene Papers (1782 – 1830) 0.5 lin. ft.
1783? – 1860? Mss 496 David Howell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1785 – 1792 Mss 991 Stephen Randall Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1790 – 1834 Mss 268 Henry Arnold Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1790 – 1845 Mss 557 Elisha Mathewson Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1790? – 1815? Mss 941 Obadiah Moses Brown Papers 1 lin. ft.
1791 – 1825 Mss 406 Christopher Ellery Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1796 – 1857 Mss 499 John Howland Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1798 – 1818 Mss 967 Job Smith Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1803 – 1821 Mss 913 Samuel Arnold Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1805 – 1882 Mss 254 Zachariah Allen Papers 7 lin. ft.
1806 – 1832 Mss 952 Samuel Ward Greene Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1817 – 1868 Mss 841 Edward Wilkingson Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1819 – 1888 Mss 483 sg 5 Rowland G. and Caroline (Newbold) Hazard Papers 22.5 lin. ft.
1819 – 1851 Mss 769 Leander Utley Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1819 – 1873 Mss 790 John Robinson Waterman Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1820 – 1891 Mss 483 sg 13 Joseph P. Hazard Papers 2 lin. ft.
1820 – 1859 Mss 959 Peleg R. Angell Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1825 – 1879 Mss 472 Joseph H. Griffin Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1825 – 1886 Mss 483 sg 14 Thomas R. “Shepherd Tom” Hazard Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1826 – 1849 Mss 1129 Daniel Stedman Diary 0.25 lin. ft.
1826 – 1883 Mss 286 John Russell Bartlett Papers 1 lin. ft.
1830 – 1832 Mss 458 Elihue Greene Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1832 – 1889 Mss 160 Arthur M. Kimball Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1832 – 1909 Mss 629 sg 5 William H. Potter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1833 – 1866 Mss 142 sg 1 Frederick Fuller, Sr. Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1833 – 1890 Mss 629 sg 4 Thomas M. Potter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1834 – 1904 Mss 629 sg 6 James B.M. Potter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1834 – 1846 Mss 805 Edward Wilcox Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1838 – 1880 Mss 761 William C. Townsend Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1839 – 1871 Mss 971 John F. Jolls Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1844 – 1886 Mss 961 William Pick Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1845 – 1918 Mss 483 sg 6 Rowland Hazard II Papers 20.5 lin. ft.
1848 – 1895 Mss 495 John Howe Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1850 – 1873 Mss 421 Capt. Robert W. Foster Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1853 – 1865 Mss 1082 William Z. Polleys Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1854 – 1922 Mss 346 William W. Chapin Papers 1 lin. ft.
1855 – 1875 Mss 597 Smith Owen Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1865 – 1889 Mss 161 Andrew A. Kimball Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1866 – 1889 Mss 733 William Sprague Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1866 – 1866 Mss 498 George Howland Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1866 – 1915 Mss 807 Edward B. Williams Diaries 0.5 lin. ft.
1867 – 1943 Mss 483 sg 7 Rowland G. and Mary (Bushnell) Hazard II Papers 20.75 lin. ft.
1868 – 1916 Mss 142 sg 2 Frederick Fuller, Jr. Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1908 Mss 628 Arthur R. Potter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1873 Mss 444 Jabez Gorham Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1869 – 1912 Mss 978 Thomas W. Bicknell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1870 – 1933 Mss 182 Fred Talcott Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1870? – 1890? Mss 539 Gov. Alfred H. Littlefield Papers 1 lin. ft.
1872 – 1902 Mss 402 Lloyd Eddy Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1876 – 1920 Mss 687 Richard Austin Robertson Papers 1 lin. ft.
1878 – 1930 Mss 760 Joseph H. Tompson Diaries 1 lin. ft.
1882 – 1896 Mss 1107 Samuel Adoniram Hayward Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1885 – 1909 Mss 614 John C. Pegram Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1885 – 1917 Mss 865 William H. Perry Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1886 – 1903 Mss 474 John Mason Gross Diaries 0.5 lin. ft.
1888 & 1898 Mss 1080 Reuben Guild Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1948 Mss 473 E. Tudor Gross Papers 2 lin. ft.
1891 – 1952 Mss 683 William G. Richards Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1895 – 1933 Mss 443 Newell D. Goff Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1895 – 1915 Mss 478 Frederick Harcourt Papers 3 lin. ft.
1896 – 1932 Mss 869 Herbert Dorrance Diaries 0.5 lin. ft.
1896 – 1950 Mss 933 Nathan Lewis Cass Moore Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1897 – 1919 Mss 398 C.R. Easton Papers 1 lin. ft.
1898 – 1922 Mss 299 William Carpenter Bliss Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1901 – 1915 Mss 860 Mary L. (Seagrave) Downes Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1907 – 1926 Mss 574 Wilfred Munro Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1909 – 1931 Mss 931 Roswell S. Burchard Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1915 – 1964 Mss 483 sg 9 Thomas “Pierre” and Anne (Cope) Hazard Papers 20 lin. ft.
1920 – 1925 Mss 483 sg 8 Rowland “Roy” Hazard III Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1934 – 1959 Mss 849 Paul Metcalf Papers 1 lin. ft.
1937 – 1976 Mss 822 George Metcalf Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1948 – 1973 Mss 544 William Lownes Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1950 – 1960 Mss 142 sg 4 Rufus Clinton Fuller Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Arts/crafts
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1790 – 1845 Mss 490 Herreshoff Music Collection 2 lin. ft.
1830 -1891 Mss 537 James S. Lincoln Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1900? – 1940? Mss 825 Robert N. Austin Sheet Music and Scrapbooks 2 lin. ft.
1922 – 1976 Mss 1001 Gino E. Conti Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1930 – 1950 Mss 1102 Ruth E. Tripp Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1937 – 1970 Mss 122 Jean and Francis Madeira Papers 23 lin. ft.
1943 – 1978 Mss 594 Ida Kay O’Brien Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1946 – 1981 Mss 124 Arlan Coolidge Papers 3.25 lin. ft.
1950? – 1960? Mss 899 Thomas Raso Papers 2 lin. ft.
1975? – 1990? Mss 436 Gigi Berger Rhode Island Jazz Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Business
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1779 – 1860 Mss 944 Isaac Winsor Accounts 0.25 lin. ft.
1787 – 1818 Mss 470 Col. William Greene (1764-1829) Papers 1 lin. ft.
1790 – 1834 Mss 269 James U. Arnold Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1800? – 1900? Mss 494 William A. Howard Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1816 – 1829 Mss 912 John W. Arnold Account Books 0.25 lin. ft.
1837 – 1930 Mss 1 Grosvenor Papers 13.5 lin. ft.
1847 – 1898 Mss 331 Charles Earl Carpenter Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1856 – 1900 Mss 530 Benjamin N. Lapham Papers 1 lin. ft.
1860 – 1892 Mss 856 Peleg Hall Papers 7.5 lin. ft.
1867 – 1878 Mss 981 George Church Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1873 – 1885 Mss 400 Charles F. Eaton Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1898 – 1921 Mss 483 sg 50 George Spencer Merrill Papers 1 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Building/architecture
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1830? – 1870? Mss 973 Wiliam Cole Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1848 – 1861 Mss 24 Thomas Tefft Papers 1 lin. ft.
1851 – 1860 Mss 1125 William O. Cooke Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1882 – 1912 Mss 688 Jerome P. Robinson Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Craftsmen
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1832 – 1840 Mss 553 Charles Mason Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1900 – 1947 Mss 1106 Joseph P. Fox Papers(inventor) 0.75 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Entertainment
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1885 – 1945 Mss 479 Randall A. Harrington Papers 1 lin. ft.
1926 – 1949 Mss 532 Laudati Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1931 – 1975 Mss 905 Warren Walden Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1937 – 1998 Mss 1029 Walter “Salty” Brine Papers 1 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Estate/property/holding
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1818 – 1826 Mss 68 Elisha Dyer Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1849 – 1867 Mss 454 Albert G. Greene Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1881 – 1921 Mss 483 sg 52 Ozias Goodwin Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Extractive-oil/lumber/mining
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1885 – 1907 Mss 955 Oliver P. Sherman Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Financial/banking
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1903 – 1924 Mss 483 sg 10 Barclay Hazard Papers 31 lin. ft.
1933 – 1933 Mss 918 Latimer Ballou Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Heavy industry/manufacturing
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1837 – 1868 Mss 529 Thomas P. Lanphear Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1917 – 1967 Mss 875 Augustus Rose Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1936? – 1972? Mss 840 Alexander Cook Papers 1 lin. ft.
1945 – 1946 Mss 871 Wallace Pond Scrapbooks 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Mercantile
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1719 – 1739 Mss 309 James Brown II Collection 1 lin. ft.
1728 – 1796 Mss 610 Jonathan Peck Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1740 – 1762 Mss 315 Obadiah Brown I Collection 5 lin. ft.
1740 – 1786 Mss 588, sg 1 Samuel Nightingale I Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1746 – 1820 Mss 20 Christopher Champlin Papers 4 lin. ft.
1752 – 1816 Mss 71 William Arnold Papers 6 lin. ft.
1756 – 1783 Mss 541 Aaron Lopez Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1756 – 1798 Mss 1140 James Card Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1759 – 1802 Mss 588 sg 2 Samuel Nightingale II Papers 2 lin. ft.
1760? – 1791? Mss 314 Nicholas Brown Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1826 Mss 469 William Greene (1743-1826) Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1779 – 1844 Mss 360 Thomas Coles Papers .25 lin. ft.
1785 – 1824 Mss 75 Stephen Arnold Papers 2 lin. ft.
1790 – 1847 Mss 16 Nicholas Peck Papers 1 lin. ft.
1790 – 1845 Mss 382 DeWolf Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1791 – 1811 Mss 588 sg 4 William F. Megee Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1791 – 1862 Mss 599 Martin Page Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1794 – 1821 Mss 74 Perry G. Arnold Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1798 – 1822 Mss 997 James Warner Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1800 – 1818 Mss 572 Benjamin Mumford Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1800? – 1821? Mss 76 Thomas Arnold Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1802 – 1863 Mss 339 John Barnet Chace Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1803 – 1815 Mss 2 James Mason Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1806 – 1823 Mss 588 sg 3 Samuel Nightingale III Papers 1 lin. ft.
1807 – 1828 Mss 503 Charles Leonard Hyatt Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1808 – 1816 Mss 12 Abel Jones Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1810 – 1857 Mss 333 Carrington Papers 122 lin. ft.
1812 – 1848 Mss 81 Samuel Larned Papers 1 lin. ft.
1813 – 1825 Mss 23 Edward Spalding Papers 1 lin. ft.
1814 – 1874 Mss 37 Charles Nicholls Talbot Papers 1 lin. ft.
1817 – 1825 Mss 588 sg 5 Edwin T. Jenckes Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1819 – 1895 Mss 32 Richard James Arnold Papers 4 lin. ft.
1820 – 1831 Mss 558 Henry Mathewson Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1825 – 1869 Mss 611 Viets G. Peck Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1840 – 1849 Mss 946 Hezekiah Willard Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Professional
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1760 – 1819 Mss 341 Channing – Ellery Papers 5 lin. ft.
1780 – 1805 Mss 165 Isaac Senter Papers 3.75 lin. ft.
1797 – 1834 Mss 403 Samuel Eddy Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1799 – 1874 Mss 144 Richard Ward Greene Papers 35 lin. ft.
1804 – 1863 Mss 452 Albert Collins Greene Papers 16 ft.
1823 – 1854 Mss 715 William A. Shaw Records 0.25 lin. ft.
1870? – 1914? Mss 399 Amasa M. Eaton Papers 4.5 lin. ft.
1879 – 1953 Mss 276 Baker Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1883 – 1939 Mss 343 Charles Value Chapin Papers 11 lin. ft.
1888 – 1890 Mss 404 S.O. Edwards Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1889 – 1909 Mss 118 Willard Kent Papers 1 lin. ft.
1905 – 1939 Mss 835 G.S. Bullock Papers 1 lin. ft.
1934 – 1942 Mss 293 John B. Bernard Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1945 – 1975 Mss 894 Dr. Seeburt Goldowsky Papers 24 lin. ft.
1955 – 1957 Mss 962 John T. Barrett Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Retail/food/hotel
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1752 – 1801 Mss 72 Preserved Pearce Papers 2 lin. ft.
1804 – 1831 Mss 707 Henry Sarle Records 0.75 lin. ft.
1850 – 1875 Mss 930 Walter S. Brownell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1873 – 1892 Mss 882 Albert N. Brown Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1916 – 1953 Mss 184 B.F. Spooner Papers 2 lin. ft.
1921 – 1936 Mss 964 Duncan A. Hazard Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Business: Textile
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1793 – 1895 Mss 64 Joseph Bucklin Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1810 – 1853 Mss 266 Aza Arnold Papers 1 lin. ft.
1811 – 1848 Mss 719 Samuel Slater Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1812 – 1848 Mss 26 John Slater Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1813 – 1844 Mss 483 sg 12 Isaac P. Hazard Papers 6 lin. ft.
1815 – 1856 Mss 1134 Granville S.W. Olney Records 0.5 lin. ft.
1818 – 1871 Mss 108 Christopher A. Whitman Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1839 – 1850 Mss 1084 Crawford Allen Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1845 – 1858 Mss 563 Daniel McCarthy Swatch Books 2 lin. ft.
1895 – 1916 Mss 970 Robert W. Neff Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1935 – 1958 Mss 356 William Coates Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1949 – 1957 Mss 1035 Alvin E. Mitchell Papers 1 lin. ft.
Personal: Educational/science
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1758 – 1800 Mss 794 Benjamin West Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1815? – 1825? Mss 701 William Sarle Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1830? – 1870? Mss 285 Henry Barnard Scrapbook 0.25 lin. ft.
1850 – 1906 Mss 324 James Bushee Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1941 – 1982 Mss 859 Willard S. Winslow, Jr. Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1956 – 1995 Mss 1041 Max Flaxman Papers 5 lin. ft.
Personal: Family
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1639 – 1831 Mss 413 Field Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1640 – 1860 Mss 17 Harris Family Papers 3.75 lin. ft.
1641 – 1757 Mss 350 Clarke Indian Manuscripts .5 lin. ft.
1650 – 1800 Mss 461 Henry Whitman Greene Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1660 – 1880 Mss 351 Clarke Family Collection 2.5 lin. ft.
1663 – 1891 Mss 1017 Marcus Morton, IV Scrapbook 1 lin. ft.
1664 – 1825 Mss 408 Esten Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1664 – 1898 Mss 770 Updike Papers 6 lin. ft.
1673 – 1800 Mss 957 Stafford Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1677 – 1700 Mss 480 William Harris Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1681 – 1946 Mss 1135 Tillinghast-Waterman Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1683 – 1859 Mss 278 Ballou Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1685 – 1907 Mss 598 William J. Pabodie Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1686 – 1904 Mss 86 Winsor Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1686 – 1933 Mss 632 Pray Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1687 – 1885 Mss 294 Gabriel Bernon Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1690? – 1790? Mss 306 Jahleel Brenton Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1690 – 1972 Mss 661 Read Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1690 – 1800 Mss 982 Joseph Crawford Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1693 – 1919 Mss 463 Lucy E. Greene Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1700? – 1839? Mss 621 Pierce Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1710 – 1832 Mss 267 Arnold – Holden Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1713 – 1913 Mss 1033 Joshua Winsor Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1714 – 1840 Mss 500 John Humphrey Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1714 – 1840 Mss 789 Richard Waterman Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1720 – 1835 Mss 366 Cooper Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1720 – 1875 Mss 659 Randall Family Deeds 0.5 lin. ft
1720 – 1781 Mss 787 Benoni and John Waterman Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1721 – 1813 Mss 680 Thomas Rice Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1728 – 1825 Mss 549 Malbone Family Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1729 – 1865 Mss 484 Heath Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1732 – 1890 Mss 728 Rufus Spencer Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1733 – 1876 Mss 631 Power and Whitman Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1734 – 1865 Mss 583 Newell Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1739 – 1916 Mss 112 Benjamin C. Harris Papers 5 lin. ft.
1739 – 1950 Mss 483 sg 16 Hazard Family Miscellaneous Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1743 – 1791 Mss 954 Rouse Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1747 – 1843 Mss 731 Oliver Spink Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1747 – 1906 Mss 876 Richmond Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1750? – 1950? Mss 803 Whipple – Sweet Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1753 – 1846 Mss 325 Butler Family Papers Collection 0.75 lin. ft.
1756 – 1890 Mss 186 James N. Phetteplace Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1756 – 1849 Mss 1026 Thomas G. Hazard Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1756 – 1869 Mss 776 Ward Family Papers 3.5 lin. ft.
1757 – 1873 Mss 819 Woonsocket Deeds Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1759 – 1869 Mss 718 Simmons Family Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1760? – 1850? Mss 451 William Green Roelker Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1760 – 1910 Mss 1031 Henry A.L. Brown Deposit 7 lin. ft.
1761 – 1845 Mss 612 Peck Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1762 – 1927 Mss 442 Goddard Family Papers  1.25 lin. ft.
1762 – 1831 Mss 629 sg 8 Gardiner Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1762 – 1811 Mss 754 Joseph Tillinghast Family Papers 1.25 lin. ft.
1766 – 1834 Mss 301 Bowen Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1767 – 1833 Mss 588 sg 7 Borland Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1768 – 1878 Mss 302 Charles W. Bowen Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1768 – 1930 Mss 34 Elijiah Williams Papers 4.5 lin. ft.
178 – 1900 Mss 1128 Armington Family Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1769 – 1840 Mss 552 Marchant Papers 5 lin. ft.
1770 – 1830 Mss 945 Isaac Wilbour Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1771 – 1916 Mss 739 Stillwell Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1771 – 1870 Mss 629 sg 11 Davis Family Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1772 – 1849 Mss 170 Thomas Lloyd Halsey Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1772 – 1822 Mss 449 Caleb Green Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1773 – 1865 Mss 615 Pendleton Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1773 – 1821 Mss 999 Martin Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1773 – 1807 Mss 1011 Eliab Wilkinson Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1774 – 1866 Mss 151 Durfee Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1776 – 1973 Mss 538 Lippitt Family Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1776 – 1920 Mss 564 McGregor Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1776 – 1949 Mss 1062 Julia Lippitt Mauran Family Papers 2.25 lin. ft.
1777 – 1887 Mss 722 Harris Smith Diaries 1 lin. ft.
1779 – 1889 Mss 493 Hoppin Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1790 – 1977 Mss 1127 Clark/Church Family Records 1 lin. ft.
1783 – 1865 Mss 349 John Innes Clark Papers 2 lin. ft.
1783 – 1864 Mss 738 Steere Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1783 – 1921 Mss 487 Herreshoff – Lewis Family Papers 5.5 lin. ft.
1783 – 1812 Mss 450 Timothy Green Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1783 – 1901 Mss 426 Francis Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1783 – 1853 Mss 1043 Greene Family Miscellaneous Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1790 – 1840 Mss 336 Carter – Danforth Papers 4 lin. ft.
1790 – 1845 Mss 712 Thomas Sessions Family Papers 3.75 lin. ft.
1790 – 1860 Mss 806 Caleb and Edward S. Williams Papers 1 lin. ft.
1790 – 1806 Mss 757 Tillinghast Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1793 – 1900 Mss 259 Samuel Ames Family Papers 1.75 lin. ft.
1794 – 1885 Mss 62 Bradford Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1795 – 1859 Mss 752 Thompson Papers 1 lin. ft.
1797 – 1890 Mss 629 sg 10 Hagadorn – Wells Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1797 – 1926 Mss 1119 David Lake Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1799 – 1844 Mss 390 Sullivan Dorr Collection 0.75 lin. ft.
1800 – 1897 Mss 509 Ives – Gammell – Safe Family Papers 4 lin. ft.
1800? – 1900? Mss 482 Harris – Hawes Family Papers 4 lin. ft.
1800? – 1900? Mss 801 Wheaton Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1801 – 1894 Mss 625 William R. Pitman Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1804 – 1888 Mss 596 Jeremiah M.C. Olney Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1805 – 1909 Mss 1111 Willis H. White Family Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1805 – 1914 Mss 522 Kendall Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1809 – 1889 Mss 1047 Asa Steere Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1810 – 1885 Mss 560 Mauran Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1810 – 1836 Mss 1063 Manchester – Phetteplace – Stone Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1811 – 1916 Mss 363 Congdon Family Papers 3 lin. ft.
1811 – 1882 Mss 506 Ingraham Family Collection 1 lin. ft.
1812 – 1918 Mss 735 Sprague Papers 1 lin. ft.
1813 – 1953 Mss 1065 Alfred U. Collins Family Papers 3.5 lin. ft.
1814 – 1943 Mss 373 Danielson Family Papers 0.25 liln. ft.
1815 – 1884 Mss 783 sg 2 Fessenden Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1816 – 1865 Mss 311 John Brown of Warren Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1816 – 1930 Mss 816 Alva Woods Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1817? – 1900? Mss 127 Thomas A. Jenckes Family Papers 22 lin. ft.
1818 – 1954 Mss 386 Diman Family Papers 1.75 lin. ft.
1818 – 1889 Mss 1056 Nicholas Congdon Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1820? – 1890? Mss 345 Chapin Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1820 – 1865 Mss 862 Frances Rogers Arnold Papers 5 lin. ft.
1822 – 1933 Mss 626 John T. Pitman Family Papers 3 lin. ft.
1824 – 1899 Mss 818 Asa A. Woolley Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1828 – 1850 Mss 663 Reynolds Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1829 – 1909 Mss 681 Rice Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1830 – 1944 Mss 340 Zecharaiah Chafee Family Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1830 – 1854 Mss 1003 Christopher A. Greene Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1831 – 1862 Mss 716 John M. Shaw Family Papers 5 lin. ft.
1831 – 1881 Mss 836 Walter S. Burges Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1832 – 1906 Mss 149 Dean Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1833 – 1907 Mss 284 Amos C. Barstow Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1837 – 1903 Mss 169 Comstock Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1839 – 1875 Mss 1010 Reuel P. Smith Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1839 – 1920 Mss 889 James W.C. Ely Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1840 – 1848 Mss 909 Adams Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1840 – 1893 Mss 1054 Samuel G. and Louisa G. Arnold Papers 3 lin. ft.
1842 – 1871 Mss 364 Cooke Family Correspondence 0.5 lin. ft.
1842 – 1984 Mss 868 Watson Family Papers 2.25 lin. ft.
1843 – 1924 Mss 1021 Matteson Family Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1846 – 1892 Mss 295 Birckhead Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1847 – 1885 Mss 234 Amos D. and James Y. Smith Collection 2 lin. ft.
1849 – 1876 Mss 166 James H. Remington Papers 6.5 lin. ft.
1849 – 1902 Mss 534 John B. Lewis Family Papers 4.5 lin. ft.
1852 – 1861 Mss 608 Pearson Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1852 – 1896 Mss 1086 Pendleton Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1854 – 1918 Mss 384 Henry B. Dexter Papers 3 lin. ft.
1856 – 1887 Mss 925 Boutelle Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1857 – 1969 Mss 521 Kalloch Papers 1 lin. ft.
1858 – 1921 Mss 968 Crawford – Newell Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1860 -1900 Mss 87 Aldrich Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1860 – 1944 Mss 1076 Edwin Howland Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1964 Mss 176 Lester P. Fales Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1945 Mss 516 Gilbert Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1898 Mss 618 Benjamin Phelon Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1863 – 1909 Mss 942 Julian Herreshoff Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1866 – 1998 Mss 1019 Whiting – Woolhouse – Webster Family Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1866 – 2002 Mss 1117 Richard Brown Baker Family Papers 8 lin. ft.
1868 – 1968.. Mss 288 Charles A. Bassett Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1955 Mss 377 DeCoppet Papers 2 lin. ft.
1869 – 1942 Mss 689 William G. Roelker Papers 3.25 lin. ft.
1871 – 1956 Mss 984 Claflin Family Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1872 – 1953 Mss 1037 Compston Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1873 – 1913 Mss 588 sg 6 Nightingale Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1873 – 1928 Mss 988 William H. Myrick Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1873 – 1916 Mss 762 Nathan H. Truman Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1878 – 1986 Mss 1079 Joseph W. Blaine Family Papers 9 lin. ft.
1880 – 1951 Mss 483 sg 54 Bacon Family Papers 6 lin. ft.
1880 – 1931 Mss 1108 DiSandro Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1880 – 1921 Mss 1078 Wetmore – Sherman Family Papers 2 lin. ft.
1880 – 1921 Mss 998 Chace Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1880? – 1920? Mss 929 Antoinette Percival Brayton Scrapbooks 0.25 lin. ft.
1881 – 1934 Mss 489 Herreshoff – DeWolf Family Papers 2 lin. ft.
1881 – 1951 Mss 890 Henry Martin Brown Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1881 – 1946 Mss 879 Girouard Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1883 – 1919 Mss 748 Thayer – Hawkins – Jackson Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1883 – 1934 Mss 783 sg 3 Wood – Goff Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1884 – 1940 Mss 994 Madeline Bengston Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1885 – 1974 Mss 326 Cady Family Papers 5 lin. ft.
1885 – 1941 Mss 783 sg 1 Washburn Family Papers 1.25 lin. ft.
1886 – 1996 Mss 1022 Thomas K. Winsor Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1887 – 1970 Mss 893 Clara Schacht Papers 1 lin. ft.
1889 – 1976 Mss 898 Beckwith Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1932 Mss 92 Madison Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1892 – 1952 Mss 63 Daniel Russell Brown Family Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1893 – 1998 Mss 1025 Laurence and Mildred Tilley Papers 2 lin. ft.
1895 – 1922 Mss 483 sg 53 Blake Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1900 – 1976 Mss 744 Bradford F. Swan Papers 12.5 lin. ft.
1905 – 1957 Mss 102 Wosko – Sutcliffe Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1909 – 1944 Mss 833 Johns Hopkins Congdon Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1912 – 1936 Mss 956 David C. Scott Family Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1914 – 1949 Mss 1085 Sweet Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1918 – 1969 Mss 1070 Elizabeth Nicholson White Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1928 – 1930 Mss 483 sg 56 Witherby Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1928 – 1975 Mss 907 Lewis Metcalfe Walling Papers 7.5 lin. ft.
1930 – 1936 Mss 590 Charles J. Norris Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1941 – 1946 Mss 260 Anderson Family Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Genealogical
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1700? – 1900? Mss 370 Coventry Gravestone Index 0.25 lin. ft.
1894 – 1956 Mss 433 George W. Gardiner Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1930? – 1950? Mss 706 Scituate Graves Index 0.5 lin. ft.
1940? – 1960? Mss 600 Charles Chase Page Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1950? – 1970? Mss 895 Anna L. Scott Papers 27 lin. ft.
Personal: Historical
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1772 – 1772? Mss 434 Gaspee Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1775 – 1790 Mss 855 Hillman Bishop Papers 6.5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1900 Mss 821 Mabel Wylie Index to Rhode Island Printers and Imprints 1 lin. ft.
1820? – 1840? Mss 319 Henry Bull Papers 1 lin. ft.
1824 – 1883 Mss 854 Edwin Martin Stone Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1832 – 1882 Mss 629 sg 3 Elisha R. Potter Jr. Papers 6.5 lin. ft.
1840? – 1890? Mss 721 David W. Smith Dorr War Notes 0.25 lin. ft.
1853 – 1912 Mss 730 William A. Spicer Scrapbooks 2.5 lin. ft.
1862 – 1943 Mss 629 sg 12 William Davis Miller Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1862 – 2001 Mss 1115 Martha B. (Wilson) Day Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1876 – 1879 Mss 742 George Champlin Mason Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1876 – 1910 Mss 717 William P. Sheffield Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1880? – 1910? Mss 359 Frederick B. Cole Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1880? – 1900? Mss 379 Frederick Denison Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1880? – 1900? Mss 389 Henry Dorr Literary Manuscripts 0.5 lin. ft.
1880? – 1900? Mss 831 Josiah P. Bowditch Manuscripts 0.25 lin. ft.
1880? – 1920? Mss 842 William Foster Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1920 Mss 685 Sidney Smith Rider Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1906 Mss 1023 Abigail Sprague’s History of Cumberland  1.5 lin. ft.
1894 – 1914 Mss 338 Henry R. Chace Papers 6 lin. ft.
1898 – 1913 Mss 348 Franklin C. Clark Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1898 – 1903 Mss 602 George T. Paine Manuscripts on Native American Vocabulary 2 lin. ft.
1899 – 1943 Mss 508 Norman Morrison Isham Papers 5 lin. ft.
1900? – 1960? Mss 316 W. Alden Brown Collection of Rhode Island Artists 2 lin. ft.
1900 (ca.) Mss 83 James N. Arnold Papers 1 lin. ft.
1903 – 1938 Mss 344 Howard Millar Chapin Papers 2 lin. ft.
1920? – 1930? Mss 911 Fred A. Arnold Research Notes 0.25 lin. ft.
1921 – 1949 Mss 1016 Paul C. Nicholson Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1923 – 1984 Mss 1081 Garrett D. Byrnes Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1924 – 1944 Mss 881 John W. Haley Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1925 – 1935 Mss 851 George Leland Miner Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1940? – 1980? Mss 523 Robert W. Kenny Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1940? – 1980? Mss 939 L. David Halberstadt Research Notes 2.25 lin. ft.
1941? – 1941? Mss 745 Harrison S. Taft Papers 1 lin. ft.
1945? – 1955? Mss 736 Florence Simister Research Notes 0.25 lin. ft.
1950 – 1990 Mss 98 Antoinette Downing Papers 16 lin. ft.
1950? – 1965? Mss 562 Charles Gregory Maytum Manuscript 0.5 lin. ft.
1950? – 1960? Mss 1038 Nora Scott Papers 1 lin. ft.
1961 – 1994 Mss 1103 Joseph K. Ott Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1964 – 1992 Mss 511 Sidney V. James Manuscripts 6 lin. ft.
1970 – 1990 Mss 181 D. Scott Molloy Papers 16 lin. ft.
1972 – 1996 Mss 236 Patrick T. Conley Papers (all except box 18) 30 lin. ft.
1973 – 1973 Mss 892 Marvin M. Gettleman Research Notes on the Dorr Rebellion 5 lin. ft.
1975-2002 Mss 1123 Walter K. Schroder Research Notes 2.5 lin. ft.
1976 – 1985 Mss 369 Paul Campbell Research Notes 8 lin. ft.
1980? – 1993? Mss 238 Albert T. Klyberg Collection 2.5 lin. ft.
1981 – 1995 Mss 1042 Larry Budner Research File on Brown & Sharpe 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Justice-of-peace/sheriff
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1740 – 1792 Mss 109 Beriah Brown Papers 3 lin. ft.
1772 – 1821 Mss 265 Elijah Armstrong Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1827 – 1834 Mss 305 George A. Brayton Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Labor
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1913 – 1944 Mss 358 Joseph M. Coldwell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1919 – 1945 Mss 824 Thomas F. McMahon Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1936 – 1982 Mss 31 Lawrence Spitz Papers 17 lin. ft.
1960 – 1972 Mss 172 Earl E. Green, Jr. Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1979 – 1985 Mss 171 Albert Hoban Papers 2 lin. ft.
1984 – 1993 Mss 1093 Louise M. Cywin Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Literary
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1836 – 1865 Mss 279 Carlos Banning Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1930 – 1975 Mss 605 David Patten Papers 9 lin. ft.
1950? – 1970? Mss 888 Charles R. Maxfield Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1952 – 1954 Mss 872 Leonard W. Horton Papers 1.25 lin. ft.
1967 – 1984 Mss 809 Roger B. Wilson Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1993 – 1996 Mss 995 Stephan Brigidi Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Military
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1725 – 1826 Mss 788 Nathaniel Waterman Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1750 – 1777 Mss 491 Esek Hopkins Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1761 – 1837 Mss 261 John Andrews Papers 1 lin. ft.
1766 – 1788 Mss 786 Asa Waterman Papers 2.25 lin. ft.
1770 – 1786 Mss 464 Major General Nathanael Greene Collection 1 lin. ft.
1774 – 1803 Mss 27 Simeon Thayer Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1777 Mss 365 Nicholas Cooke Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1805 Mss 747 Silas Talbot Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1775 – 1822 Mss 980 Israel Angell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1775? – 1782? Mss 915 Samuel Aborn Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1776 – 1781 Mss 455 Col. Christopher Greene Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1777 – 1780 Mss 802 Abraham Whipple Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1777 – 1787 Mss 1132 Noah Robinson Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1778 – 1779 Mss 743 Gen. John Sullivan Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1780 – 1783 Mss 546 Daniel Lyman Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1780? – 1850? Mss 368 Benjamin Cowell Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1782 – 1830 Mss 921 William Barton Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1808 – 1812 Mss 401 Amasa Eddy Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1811 – 1840 Mss 617 Oliver Hazard Perry Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1812 – 1868 Mss 604 Usher Parsons Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1815 – 1819 Mss 466 F. & S.W. Greene Records 2 lin. ft.
1829 – 1903 Mss 772 Nelson Viall Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1831 – 1897 Mss 460 George Sears Greene Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1842 – 1877 Mss 627 Joseph S. Pitman Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1842 – 1872 Mss 917 Joseph Balch Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1853 – 1865 Mss 304 Charles Ray Brayton Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1857 – 1867 Mss 713 Charles A. Shaw Papers .25 lin. ft.
1857 – 1865? Mss 810 Silas A. Winchester Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1879 Mss 298 George N. Bliss Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1861 – 1861 Mss 277 Sullivan Ballou Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1864 Mss 85 Henry T. Blanchard Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1861 – 1865 Mss 82 Harry C. Cushing Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1861 – 1864 Mss 282 William C. Barker, 2nd Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1861 – 1865 Mss 515 Charles E. Perkins Letters 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1862 Mss 695 Frederick Sackett Letters 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1865 Mss 679 Elisha H. Rhodes Diary Manuscript (typed copy) 0.25 lin. ft.
1861 – 1865 Mss 1089 Elisha Hunt Rhodes Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1861 – 1895 Mss 763 George M. Turner Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1863 Mss 272 John F. Austin Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1874 Mss 321 Ambrose E. Burnside Collection 2 lin. ft.
1862 – 1863 Mss 571 William A. Mowry Letter Books 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1864 Mss 732 Henry Joshua Spooner Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1903 Mss 613 Stephen Farnum Peckham Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1865 Mss 440 Charles F. Gladding Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1863 – 1893 Mss 252 Joshua Addeman Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1864 – 1904 Mss 714 Gen. James Shaw, Jr. Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1900 – 1935 Mss 682 John J. Richards Papers 1.25 lin. ft.
1935 – 2003 Mss 1130 Gustavus R. Ide Jr. Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1940 – 1945 Mss 475 Roland L. Guillet Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1941 – 1945 Mss 1099 John Rowland Barker Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1942 – 1945 Mss 179 Rev. Elbridge B. Welch World War II Letters 0.25 lin. ft.
1942 – 1964 Mss 900 J.M. Beardsley Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1943 – 1945 Mss 519 Walter S. Jones Scrapbooks 4 lin. ft.
1943 – 1960 Mss 1100 Conrad A. Desautels Family Papers .25 lin. ft.
1964 – 1964 Mss 281 Harold Richards Barker Manuscript 0.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Organizations: Ethnic/cultural
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1895 – 1915 Mss 1012 Guiseppe Zambarano Papers 1 lin. ft.
1981 – 2002 Mss 1098 Shadow Catcher Papers 13 lin. ft.
Personal: Political
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1729 – 1758 Mss 1118 William Greene (1695-1758) Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1737 – 1796 Mss 468 Governor William Greene (1731-1809) Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1747 – 1775 Mss 492 Stephen Hopkins Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1774 – 1808 Mss 11 Benjamin Bourne Papers 1 lin. ft.
1787 – 1835 Mss 629 sg 2 Elisha R. Potter, Sr. Papers 2 lin. ft.
1794 – 1833 Mss 323 James Burrill, Jr. Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1884 Mss 606 Dutee J. Pearce Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1812 – 1843 Mss 963 Joseph L. Tillinghast Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1820 – 1847 Mss 150 Job Durfee Papers 1 lin. ft.
1823 – 1853 Mss 977 Thomas F. Carpenter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1831 – 1852 Mss 391 Thomas Wilson Dorr Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1832 – 1882 Mss 629 sg 3 Elisha R. Potter, Jr. Papers 6.5 lin. ft.
1843 – 1844 Mss 603 Daniel Paine Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1868 – 1915 Mss 938 sg 1 Nelson and Abby Aldrich Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1869 – 1933 Mss 388 Michael F. Dooley Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1880 – 1921 Mss 798 George Peabody Wetmore Papers 6 lin. ft.
1887 – 1896 Mss 375 John W. Davis Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1897 – 1956 Mss 1077 Isabelle Ahearn O’Neill Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1899 – 1909 Mss 990 Frederick H. Jackson Papers 1 lin. ft.
1908 – 1956 Mss 467 Theodore Francis Green Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1908 – 1938 Mss 609 Frederick Stanhope Peck Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1910? – 1930? Mss 381 John F. Devlin Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1919 – 1926 Mss 1104 Felix A. Toupin Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1922 – 1928 Mss 422 Gov. William Flynn Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1924 – 1924 Mss 559 Edgar E. Matteson Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1930? – 1980? Mss 846 Helen DeJong Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1941 – 1941 Mss 593 Vernon C. Norton Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1947 – 1980 Mss 73 Giovanni Folcarelli Papers 7 lin. ft.
1950 – 1974 Mss 938 sg 3 Winthrop W. and Harriet Aldrich Papers 17 lin. ft.
1951 – 1953 Mss 975 J.A. Migel Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1956 – 1997 Mss 1067 Joseph R. Weisberger Papers 4 lin. ft.
1957 – 1974 Mss 1039 Gordon L. Belsey Papers 1 lin. ft.
1959 – 1991 Mss 146 Raymond J. Pettine Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1964 – 1968 Mss 800 Edmund Wexler Papers 1 lin. ft.
1985 – 1994 Mss 969 M. Charles Bakst Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Personal: Religious
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1638 – 1732 Mss 273 Isaac Backus Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1665 – 1708 Mss 696 John Saffin Diary 0.25 lin. ft.
1670? – 1670? Mss 446 Samuel Gorton’sExposition on the Lord’s Prayer 0.25 lin. ft.
1714 – 1792 Mss 445 John Gorton Papers 1 lin. ft.
1726 – 1726 Mss 947 James Browne (1666 – 1732) Papers .25 lin. ft.
1769 – 1803 Mss 78 Enos Hitchcock Papers 1 lin. ft.
1776 – 1822 Mss 622 Rev. John Pitman (1751 – 1822) Diaries 0.75 lin. ft.
1786 – 1853? Mss 290 Rev. David Benedict Papers 1 lin. ft.
1815 – 1855 Mss 414 Moses Fifield Sermons 0.25 lin. ft.
1818 – 1855 Mss 547 James A. McKenzie Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1832 – 1972 Mss 1109 William Worthington Family Papers 1 lin. ft.
1840 – 1910 Mss 777 Stephen S. Wardwell Papers 1 lin. ft.
1843 – 1952 Mss 1133 John P.K. Henshaw Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1917 – 1927 Mss 949 Oscar O. Hyden Scrapbook 0.25 lin. ft.
1930 – 1974 Mss 665 Sister Mary Mercedes Quinton Scrapbooks 0.25 lin. ft.
1950 – 1970 Mss 858 Arthur Wilson Papers 18.5 lin. ft.
Personal: Social-service/activism
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1965 – 1975 Mss 595 Jessie O’Connor Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1973 – 1982 Mss 904 Emma Sacco Papers 5 lin. ft.
1977 – 1986 Mss 966 Mark Toney Papers 2.75 lin. ft.
Personal: Women
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1806 – 1838 Mss 457 Deborah Ward Greene Papers 1 lin. ft.
1826 – 1830 Mss 483 sg 15 Mary P. Hazard Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1830 – 1856 Mss 555 Sarah B. Mason Ruggles Eaton Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1834 – 1891 Mss 629 sg 7 Mary E. Potter Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1842 – 1860 Mss 940 Georgianna Alden Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1858 – 1890 Mss 1002 Elizabeth Buffum Chace Family Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1862 – 1890 Mss 334 Candace C. Carrington Diaries 0.5 lin. ft.
1864 – 1921 Mss 65 Sarah B. Bullock Diaries 1 lin. ft.
1869 – 1922 Mss 483 sg 51 Dotha Bushnell Papers 1 lin. ft.
1872 – 1872 Mss 292 Harriet F. Bennett Diary 0.25 lin. ft.
1876 – 1945 Mss 483 sg 11 Caroline Hazard Papers 5 lin. ft.
1876 – 1910 Mss 873 Sarah B. Kingsbury Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1877 – 1902 Mss 774 Lydia F. Walker Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1879 – 1890 Mss 437 Charlotte Perkins Gilman Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1880 – 1912 Mss 874 Mabel T. (Kingsbury) Appleby Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1882 – 1899 Mss 979 Marion M. Burgess Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1884 – 1907 Mss 320 Marie Louise Burge Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1887 – 1972 Mss 686 Ethel Colt Ritchie Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1890 – 1910 Mss 280 Harriet Banning Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1892 – 1953 Mss 693 Mary E.S. Root Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1896 – 1955 Mss 486 Frances Evelyn Henley Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1896 – 1950 Mss 535 Harriet Sprague Watson Lewis Family Papers 1.5 lin. ft.
1901 – 1938 Mss 531 Florence B. Lafarge Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1903 – 1974 Mss 601 Emily H. Paine Papers 0.75 lin. ft.
1903 – 1906 Mss 501 Alice W. Hunt Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1905 – 1931 Mss 938 sg 4 Minnie A. MacFadden Papers .25 lin. ft.
1907 – 1985 Mss 96 Elizabeth G.L. Allen Papers 1 lin. ft.
1908 – 1915 Mss 525 Edna Kroener Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1912 – 1978 Mss 405 Mary M. Eldridge Scrapbooks 0.5 lin. ft.
1915 – 1957 Mss 569 Louise D. Metcalf Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1918 – 1919 Mss 303 Gertrude Bray Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1920? – 1930? Mss 497 Alice Merrill Howland Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1920 – 1954 Mss 938 sg 2 Lucy T. Aldrich Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1921 – 1948 Mss 177 Theresa Sodini Paolinelli Papers 1 lin. ft.
1924 – 1989 Mss 1066 Mary S. (Chafee) (Card) Andrews Account Books 1 lin. ft.
1928 – 1940 Mss 483 sg 55 Jeanne Jandrier Papers 0.5 lin. ft.
1930 – 1940 Mss 251 Margaret Ackroyd Papers 2 lin. ft.
1930 – 1974 Mss 665 Sister Mary Mercedes Quinton Scrapbooks 0.25 lin. ft.
1931 – 1945 Mss 983 Helen Clarke Grimes Diaries 0.25 lin. ft.
1940 – 2000 Mss 1094 Mary E.G. Robinson Papers 12 lin. ft.
1943 – 1987 Mss 183 Elizabeth Gallup Myer Papers 2.5 lin. ft.
1943 – 1992 Mss 1061 Mary Blecharczyk Papers 2 lin. ft.
1945 – 1964 Mss 926 Iris W. Booth Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
1956 – 1964 Mss 1126 Mirene P. Hazebrouck Papers 0.25 lin. ft.
Collections
Date range Collection # Collection title Lin. ft.
1639 – present Mss 9001 Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 150 lin. ft.
1636 – 1850 Mss 9003 Rhode Island Historical Society Manuscripts 15 lin. ft.
1636 – 1857 Mss 9005 Peck Collection 5 lin. ft.
1651 – 1850 Mss 9004 Rhode Island Manuscripts 2.5 lin. ft.
1700? – 1800? Mss 378 Deed Books 3 lin. ft.
1700? – 1900? Mss 9006 Shepley Collection 8 lin. ft.
1700? – 1850? Mss 9009 Channing Autograph Collection 0.25 lin. ft.
1700? – 1900? Mss 9008 Autograph Collections 1.5 lin. ft.
1700 – 1900 Mss 245 Postal Cover Collection 5 lin. ft.
1701 – 1852 Mss 533 “Legal Papers” 1 lin. ft.
1740? – 1820? Mss 554 “Mason’s Newport” (G.C. Mason Extra illustrated Manuscript) 2 lin. ft.
1760 – 1820 Mss 542 Lottery Ticket Collection 0.5 lin. ft.
1775 – 1865 Mss 246 Rhode Island Currency Collection 5 lin. ft.
1800 – 1900 Mss 245 Rhode Island Postal Cover Collection 5 lin. ft.
1847 – 1931 Mss 244 Slater Postal History Collection 1 lin. ft.
Diaries

Guide to Women’s Diaries in the Manuscript Collection of the Rhode Island Historical Society Library

Guide to Men’s Diaries in the Manuscript Collection of the Rhode Island Historical Society Library

People of Color

Guide to Manuscripts in the Rhode Island Historical Society Relating to People of Color

Slave Trade in Rhode Island

The Slave Trade in Rhode Island

Guide to the Papers of the American Slave Trade Part 1: Brown Family Papers

Guide to the Papers of the American Slave Trade Part 2: Selected Collections