The R.I.H.S. has acquired a stirring Civil War letter written by Carrington Palmer Slade (1845-1918), an African American, Rhode Island … Continue reading Carrington P. Slade: Patriot of Bristol, R.I.
George Sears Greene was born May 6, 1801 in Warwick, R.I. to Caleb Greene & Sarah Robinson Greene. He graduated … Continue reading "There was no better officer in either army"
The Wide-Awake movement formed in March, 1860, after a speech by Cassius Clay in Hartford, CT. Originally a club of … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Rhode Island Wide-Awakes
One of the most rewarding things about working at the RIHS is the opportunity to share our wonderful collections with … Continue reading History Many Ways: What Cheer! Day 2012
As part of What Cheer Day on October 13, RIHS Library will offer Collections Sneak Peaks at 11 am and … Continue reading What Cheer Day Conference at RIHS
Students from the MET School in Providence visited the library this week to research primary documents about the Civil War. … Continue reading Library Welcomes MET School Scholars