There are just over 3,500 maps in our collection, all of which are cataloged and available through NETOP. The … Continue reading Maps in the Rhode Island Historical Society Collection
What makes a world view? In 1822 a geography book for schools was printed in Providence by Miller & Hutchens … Continue reading Object Thursday: R.I. World View in 1822
Credit: BigTallGuy, from Flickr New Policy! Cameras allowed starting July 1 at the RIHS Library! The Rhode Island Historical Society … Continue reading New Policy! Cameras allowed starting July 1 at the RIHS Library!
Faced with a diary or a memoir or a collection of someone’s correspondence, it’s a natural impulse to try to … Continue reading Grog O' Clock (Martin Page, part I)
War brings a new perspective to most things, including maps. The surveying for this map of the Narragansett Bay was … Continue reading Here be Cannons, or, Where the Horses are "Boney and Strong"