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Adjutant General records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00793-C#00117-C#00544-C#00489
Dates: 1781-1973

Board of State Property Valuation records

 Series
Identifier: C#00374
Dates: 1849, 1855

Bristol Bicentennial Committee records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00766
Overview 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.
Dates: July 1, 1974-February 28, 1977

Cemetery project records

 Series — Box: Department of Mental Health, Retardation, and Hospitals Cemetery Project records, 1974-2009 (2009-31)
Identifier: 2009-31
Overview The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals cemetery project records consist of copies of correspondence, reports and photographs compiled and/or created by Chester A. Browning, Information Specialist of the Public Information Division.
Dates: 1880-2009; Majority of material found within 2004-2008

Charities and Correction reports and records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00524-2015-28
Overview The State Board of Charities and Correction records consists of various documents related to the Board its successor organizations. Items include individual case files from the Oaklawn School for Girls, newspaper clippings, financial reports, correspondence of the Board, and other material related to the work of agencies that reported to the Board.
Dates: 1903-1961

Charlestown Town Clerk Records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-35
Overview The Charlestown Town Clerk Records contain materials from the town of Charleston, Rhode Island in the 1700s-1800s. The records are believed to have been collected by a town clerk of Charlestown and contain governmental records from that time.
Dates: Majority of material found within July 18, 1744 – July 8, 1936

Citizens Solid Waste Management Advisory Board records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-55
Overview The Rhode Island Solid Waste Management Corporation Citizens Solid Waste Management Advisory Board Records of the Director consists primarily of correspondence, clippings, reports, brochures, programs, meeting notes, meeting notices and agendas, magazine articles, speeches and notes, and copies of legislation.
Dates: 1974-1995

City and Town filings

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-2500
Dates: c. 1980-1989

Commission To Encourage Morality In Youth records

 Series — Box: Commission To Encourage Morality In Youth records
Identifier: C#00475
Overview The Rhode Island Commission To Encourage Morality In Youth records include annual reports and meeting minutes.
Dates: 1956-1964

Commissioners for State Aid: Civil War Veterans and Families records

 Series — Box: Commissioners for State Aid: Civil War Veterans and Families: correspondence, 1885-1889 and Temporary Soldiers Home ledger, 1886-1889
Identifier: 1636-1446
Overview Record of state aid rendered to disabled & destitute Civil War soldiers & families.
Dates: 1885-1889

Communication from the second auditor of the United States Treasury in reference to the claim of the fourth Rhode Island Regiment

 Item — Folder: 1. Communication from the second auditor of the United States Treasury in reference to the claim of the fourth Rhode Island Regiment, 1889
Identifier: 1636-119
Overview Communication from the second auditor of the United States Treasury in reference to the claim of the fourth Rhode Island Regiment, to his Excellency, Royal C. Taft, Governor
Dates: 1889

Division of Compliance and Inspection records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-56
Overview The Department of Environmental Management Division of Compliance and Inspection records include card files/indices of dams (1938), photographs (1940-1941), report files of O. Perry Sarle C.E. (1940-1953), U.S. Geological Survey Maps and Data (1964-1977), Annual Reports (1887-1959), Freshet Rating Charts (1948); WPA Survey of RI dams field notes (1938-1939), and Journals of Commissioner of L.M.E Stone (1882-1891).
Dates: 1880-1982

General Assembly correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#01304
Scope and Contents Communications received from various colonial, state, federal or military officials, municipalities, individual citizens, religious groups or organizations as relating constitutional issues, boundaries, pending legislation, revenue & tarrifs, resignations or commission acceptences, lotteries or other matters of national or local importance.
Dates: 1720-1868

General Treasurer correspondence

 Series
Identifier: C#00024
Overview This series consists of the outgoing correspondence of the office. Letter or Letter Book or one is mislabelled-invoicesLetters from the General Treasurer to all parties. Subjects cover all aspects of the treasurer's office.
Dates: May 11, 1840-December 23, 1913

Governor Approval of Bond Issues

 Series — Folder: Governor Approval of Bond Issues, 1946-1976
Identifier: C#00892
Overview Letters to the Secretary of State from the Governor approving the issuance of bonds. Letters include names of the two general officers, purpose of the bond issue, date approved, and usually the amount of the bond issue.
Dates: 1946-1976

Governor letter register

 Series — Volume: Governor letter register, 1756-1765
Identifier: C#00480
Overview Function: To record the text of correspondence related to RI's participation in the war of Great Britain against France. Contents: Handwritten copies of correspondence and other documents related to the RI's efforts in concert with Great Britain in the war with France. The majority of the documents are addressed to the Governor. Bulk consists of correspondence to and from Great Britain concerning the raising of troops and settling of accounts between the colony and the crown. Most of the volume...
Dates: January 30, 1756-June 30, 1765

Governor's correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00257-C#01183-C#01305
Scope and Contents Official communications received and copies of outgoing correspondence to/from various foreign governments, colonial, state, federal or military officials and departments, municipalities, individual citizens, religious groups or organizations.
Dates: 1731-1891

Governor's Messages and Legislative Addresses

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#01732-C#01187
Dates: 1732, 1739, 1744, 1755, 1812-1818, 1820-1821, 1841-1842, 1844, 1857, 1859, 1861-1862, 1864-1866, 1878-79, 1902, 1914, 1921, 1922, 1925-1930, 1931, 1933, 1941-1943, 1970-1980

James Allen King family archive

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-39
Overview The James Allen King family archive consists primarily of photographs, correspondence, clippings and pencil renderings related to King’s artistic works.
Dates: c. 1940-1988

Local Government Records in Rhode Island: A Survey and Summary

 Item
Identifier: 1997-112.1
Scope and Contents This report is a product of a grant from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (88-077), made in support of the Rhode Island State Archives. Grant funding was provided for a two year period to provide the foundation for a professional state archives program and a professional historical records program for the state at large. Included in the plan of work was a survey of the historical records held in the town and city clerks offices of the thirty-nine (39) municipalities...
Dates: May 1991

Mount Hope Bridge Authority records

 Series — Volume: Mount Hope Bridge Authority records, 1964-1965
Identifier: C#00454
Scope and Contents Papers consist primarily of meeting minutes and correspondence of members of the Mount Hope Bridge Authority for the years 1954-1965.Contents include appointments to the authority, correspondence of the authority, annual budgets, copy of indenture for 3.1 million in revenue bonds, agreement turning bridge over to the RI turnpike and Bridge Authority, agreement for acquiring the bridge from the Mount Hope Bridge Corporation.Bulk of the material is the minutes of the Mount Hope Bridge...
Dates: 1954-1965

Newport Town Council H.M.S. Rose records

 Series — Box: Newport Town Council H.M.S. Rose records, 1775-1776
Identifier: C#00243
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: August 28, 1775-March 2, 1776

Papers relative to 1864 Immigration

 Collection — Folder: Papers relative to 1864 Immigration, c. 1862-1866
Identifier: C#01295
Overview The Papers relative to 1864 Immigration are a collection of documents of unknown provenance consisting of a copy of the Laws to Encourage Immigration and to Regulate the Carrying of Passengers publication; correspondence between the United States Department of State Bureau of Immigration and Rhode Island Governor James Y. Smith; two copies of "European Emigration: A New Scheme for its Encouragement" from the New York Times, January 15, 1866; and the Rhode Island Executive Department copy of An...
Dates: c. 1862-1865

Proposed Newport Military Installation records

 Series — Box: Proposed Newport Military Installation (Rochefontaine) drawings and correspondence, 1794
Identifier: 2000-20
Scope and Contents The Military Installation records consist of eight (8) color ganache drawings by engraver Rochefontaine of proposed military installations or fortifications for Newport, Rhode Island. This series also includes a letter from Rochefontaine to Governor Fenner regarding the plans for the proposed fortifications dated August 16, 1794 (Boston).
Dates: 1794

Published Letter from Fellow Citizens to Attend a Town Meeting to Vote in an Election

 Item — Folder: 1. April 13, 1815
Identifier: 2017-19
Dates: April 13.1815

Secretary of State correspondence

 Series
Identifier: C#01165-C#01166-C#00050-C#00051
Dates: 1851-1927

Smith Granite Company agreement, Westerly

 File — Folder: 30 Smith Granite Company agreement, Westerly, 1897
Identifier: 1636-4038
Dates: 1897

Special Legislative Commission to Study the Howard Complex records

 Series — Folder: 3-5. Special Legislative Commission to Study the Howard Complex records, 1970-1972
Identifier: 2012-44.1
Overview Special Legislative Commission to Study the Howard Complex records of the chief of the Division of Planning (Statewide Planning) Daniel Varin.
Dates: 1970-1972

State Auditor outgoing correspondence

 Series — Volume: State Auditor outgoing correspondence, 1893-1899 (C#00302)
Identifier: C#00302
Overview Letters written to various persons. This volume is a letter copy book. Majority of letters are typewritten. Includes copy of letter concerning costs related to revisions of the 1865 Adjutant General's Annual Report.
Dates: 1893-1899

State Board of Agriculture letterpress books

 Series — Volume: State Board of Agriculture letterpress books, 1885-1889
Identifier: 1997-46
Overview This series consists of one letterpress volume of incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Dates: 1885-1889

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