RG 056. Cities & Towns (Municipalities)
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
The Bristol Bicentennial Committee Records contain materials from the committee for planning the Bristol Bicentennial Fourth of July Celebration and other events relating to the Bicentennial in Bristol, Rhode Island. The records were compiled by Lieutenant Colonel Ruth Mary Briggs of Bristol, Rhode Island, an organizer of the committee.
The City and Town School Committee annual reports document the activities of the School District. Usually includes summary statistical information concerning the student population.
Exposition of the Proposed Improvement of Greenwich Street and A General Review of the Policy, and Public Improvements in Other Cities by D.M. Thompson
Investigation into the management of the Providence Reform School, made by the Board of Aldernmen, under direction of the City Council of the City of Providence. Phonographically reported by Edwin R. Gardiner.
The Justice's Courts records contain dockets of cases heard at a particular session and minutes of action taken in indivdual cases. Information includes name of justice, plaintiff, and defendant, date and location of hearing, alleged offense, decision of the court, fines or penalties levied.
The Newport Town Council H.M.S. Rose records contain correspondence between Captain Mames Wallace and the Town Council of Newport and correspondence with the RI General Assembly, Governor Wanton, General Hopkins, Governor Nicholas Cooke, and others. Also includes printed transcriptions of the sixty-two (62) documents, 2-5 1/411 floppy disks with transactions, name index, and chronology, acid free copies of newspaper articles related to the Rose and the Rose papers are also enclosed.
One of 50 numbered copies (published) of the events of the Centennial Celebration of the Town of North Providence. Listing of the events and dignitaries, texts of speeches, and other information concerning the first 100 years of North Providence.
The city directory will contain an alphabetical list of citizens, in addition to the alphabetical portion, a city directory may also contain a business directory, street directory, government directory, and listings of town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, and other miscellaneous matters of general and local interest.
Records consist of 19 volumes of the Providence City Government Pocket Manual for the years 1921-1967 with gaps. The actual volumes are 1921-1922; 1925-1926; 1927-1928; 1929-1930; 1933-1934; 1937-1938; 1939-1940; 1941-1942; 1943-1944; 1945-1946; 1947-1948; 1949-1950; 1951-1952; 1953-1954; 1955-1956; 1957-1958; 1959-1960; 1961-1962; 1963-1964.
The Providence School Department records consist primarily of meeting minutes of the Providence School Committee (1828-1965), resolutions of the Providence School Board/Committee (1965-2001), reports and manuals (1861-1961) and various images (1907-1923) including lantern slides (1800-1870).
This entry includes a small selection of town treasurers' annual reports. and other town treasurers' records in the custody of the State Archives, including a Little Compton treasure's account book.
Birth and marriage records 100 years or older and death records 50 years or older are considered public records and may be obtained from the city or town hall where the event happened or through the Rhode Island State Archives. Vital Records are birth, death, marriage, and civil union documents. They are legal documents that contain information about the vital events of people in our society.