John F. McBurney Jr. Collection photographs
Series — Box: John F. McBurney Jr. Collection photographs
Scope and Contents
8x10 black and white photographs of Governor Dennis Roberts and John Notte and House Speaker Harry Curvin. Shows inauguration activities including swearing in of state officers and group images of state politicians. Includes notables, TF Green, John Chafee, Fernand St. Germain, Howard McGrath, John S. McKiernan, Armand H. Cote, William Powers, Raymond H. Hawksley, Edward P. Gallogly, August P. LaFrance and J. Joseph Nugent. Contains multiple copies.
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No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.
Biographical / Historical
Harry Curvin was the Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1941-1964. He was first elected to the House in 1930. He was born in Pawtucket on August 21, 1898 and died May 18, 1979 in Woburn, MA.
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This series contains photographs of the Speaker of the Rhode Island General Assembly, House of Representatives, Harry F. Curvin. Images include other Rhode Island elected official and notables from the period 1951-1963.
The photographs were in the possession of John F. McBurney, a Senater in the Rhode Island General Assembly. Harry F. Curvin was a friend and mentor. Harry Curvin's widow, Josephine Curvin gave the photographs to John McBurney. The photographs were then passed on the Gregory McBurney.
No accruals are anticipated at this time.
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