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 Florence Simister Research Notes on the Sprague Family

 Historian, R.I.

 Research notes, ca. 1950

 Size: 0.25 linear feet

 Catalog number: MSS 736

 Processed by: Rick Stattler, August 1997

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Scope and content:

            Florence (Parker) Simister (1913-1981) was a Rhode Island historian best known for "Streets of the City", a long-running series of radio broadcasts on local historical topics. The research notes in this collection were compiled by Simister as background for a book on William Sprague which was never completed.

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Folder 1. Bibliography

Folder 2. Ambrose Burnside

Folder 3. Salmon Chase

Folder 4. Roscoe Conkling

Folder 5. Canonchet

Folder 6. Genealogy

Folder 7. Military

Folder 8. Miscellaneous

Folder 9. 1869 Senate speeches

Folder 10. A & W Sprague

Folder 11. Amasa Sprague I

Folder 12. Amasa II and Byron Sprague

Folder 13. Catherine J. Chase Sprague

Folder 14. Sprague-Chase marriage

Folder 15. William Sprague IV

Folder 16. William Sprague Jr.

Folder 17. Textile industry (history, management, methods)

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Sprague, William (1830-1915)

Sprague family

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