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Adjutant General records

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

Archives of the Archives and Local Government photographs

 Series — Box: Archives of the Archives and Local Government photographs, 1992-2004
Identifier: 1636-1636.2
Dates: 1992-2004

Battleship Rhode Island photograph album and list of subscribers

 Item — Volume: Battleship Rhode Island photograph album and list of subscribers, 1907
Identifier: C#00420
Overview Photoprints of silver service set given by the citizens of RI to the Battleship RI. Also included is a list of subscribers.
Dates: 1907

Benjamin Hoppin house photograph

 Item — Folder Oversize item
Identifier: 1636-1124.1
Scope and Contents 1 - 20 x 16 photoprint of the Benjamin Hoppin house (built 1815) on 283 Westminster Street near Snow Street. The house was demolished in 1876 to make way for the Hoppin Homestead building (1883). That building was eventually demolished in 1979 and is now a parking lot bordered by Aborn and Snow Streets. Shows view of the mansion from the corner of Aborn and Westminster Streets and includes the view of the stable on Aborn St. Also called “Hoppin’s Folly” and the “Bureau House” because it looked...
Dates: c. 1860

Blackstone River Valley collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-11
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of silver gelatin dry plate 5x7 and 4x5 glass negatives and cellulose acetate (safety film) negatives that were found in a basement of a house in Hopedale MA. Images include portraits, family portraits, exterior and interior views of a family, landscape and farm views, Cobble Rock in Woonsocket, Horseshoe Falls (Harris Pond), Hoag Lake in Bellingham MA (a popular recreational destination for northern Rhode Islanders), views of an unidentified mill and environs, farms...
Dates: 1901-1990; Majority of material found within 1905, 1942

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

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) yard-longs/panoramic photographs

 Series — Box: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) yard-longs/panoramic photographs
Identifier: 2014-40
Scope and Contents These records consist of two large pictures showing Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) workers and camp facilities labeled for the 1186th company of the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC), in Escoheag, Rhode Island. These images are circa 1939-1940.

The records also include a large class picture for Gilbert Stuart Middle School, June 1944. The photographer is listed as from Providence, R.I.
Dates: c. 1939-1944

Custom House building photograph

 Item — Folder Oversize
Identifier: 1636-1124.2
Scope and Contents 1 - 20 x 16 photoprint of the Custom house building on Westminster Street corner of Custom House Street, diagonally across from the Arcade and near the Turk’s Head Building
Dates: c. 1870

Department of Health Directors photographs

 Series — Box: Department of Health Directors photographs
Identifier: 2014-37.50
Scope and Contents Records consist of three 8x10 black and white images of Department of Health Directors. Includes: Charles V. Chapin (Charles Value Chapin 1856-1941) Edwin M. Snow (1820-1888) Joseph E. Cannon (1911-1989)
Dates: undated

Department of State photographs

Identifier: C#858
Dates: c. 1920-1986

Department of Transportation Bridge Construction photo albums

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-35
Overview These records consist of photographic documentation of bridge construction projects.
Dates: 1999-2003

Department of Transportation Bridge negatives and microfilm

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-21
Scope and Contents These records consist of RIDOT Cultural Resources records and includes color photographic negatives of Rhode Island bridges and microfilm of Rhode Island bridge plans. 35mm color negatives of statewide bridge projects throughout the state. Includes Washington Bridge (#200), Sakonnet Bridge (#250) and Jamestown Bridge (#400). Also includes microfiche of bridge plans. See below:Bridge plans for bridges # 1-72 (See Box 1 in Box 7) - no plans for bridges 37-39....
Dates: 1990-2005

Development Council photographs and drawings

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1996-14-1998-127-2002-15
Overview The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs consist primarily of 8x10 black and white (silver gelatin) photographs and 8x10 corresponding negatives (safety film) from ca. 1950-1980.
Dates: c. 1945-1980

Division of Elections photographs

Identifier: 2016-18.1
Dates: 1996

Fairchild ariel surveys

 Series — Box: 1. Fairchild ariel surveys, 1946-1951
Identifier: 2008-03
Dates: 1946-1951

Governor's photographs

Identifier: C#1311
Dates: 1949-2009

Gulf Oil Refinery photographs

 Series — Folder: Folder 1
Identifier: 2011-36
Scope and Contents This series consists of twenty (20) sepia tone prints (3 1/2" X 2 3/4") circa 1930's of the Gulf Refining Company. In some images the Mount Hope Bridge is viewable in the distance.
Dates: c. 1930-1939

"Heritage '76 - Meeting House" Rhode Island Proposals report and photographs

 Item — Folder: Folder 26-27
Identifier: 1636-1283
Overview Report and photographs of the “Heritage’76 - Meeting House” Rhode Island Proposal
Dates: 1973

Images of Providence

 Item — Folder: Folder 29
Identifier: 2014-37.49
Overview Four published images of Providence c. 1880
Dates: c. 1880

James Allen King collection

 Collection — Folder 7 folders
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

John F. McBurney Jr. Collection photographs

 Series — Box: John F. McBurney Jr. Collection photographs
Identifier: 2015-45
Overview 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.
Dates: 1951-1963

Joseph P. Burlingame photograph

 Item — Folder: 30. Joseph P. Burlingame photograph (2014-26)
Identifier: 2014-26
Scope and Contents One 6.5” X 4.25” inch sepia tone photograph depicting Joseph P. Burlingame who was Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives from 1903-1906.
Dates: c. 1890-1910

Mount Hope Bridge negatives

 Series — Box: Mount Hope Bridge negatives, 1925-1956
Identifier: 2015-34
Scope and Contents These records consist of black-and-white 4" x 5" negatives of the Mount Hope Bridge (RIDOT Bridge #300) which connects the Rhode Island towns of Portsmouth and Bristol and is part of Route 114. The photographs primarily document the building of the bridge from 1928-1930.
Dates: 1925-1956

Office of Water Resources records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-15
Overview The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources records primarily include lantern slides and records of the division head Walter J. Shea.
Dates: 1913-1969; Majority of material found within 1913-1932

Providence Board of Health records

Identifier: 1995-197
Overview Black and white photographs documenting disease and living conditions in Providence during the early 1900's as well as activities of the City of Providence Health Department. The collection also includes annual reports, and examples of actual signs used to warn of the existence of scarlet fever or diphtheria.
Dates: 1857-1977

Providence Police Department photograph

 Item — Folder: Folder 30
Identifier: 2014-37.51
Scope and Contents 1 - 9 x 13 sepia-toned photograph (possibly a woodburytype photomechanical print) mounted on pressed wood.
Dates: c. 1890

Rhode Island-Massachusetts State Boundary records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994-464
Overview The records include boundary commission reports spanning the colonial period up to the twentieth century.
Dates: 1867-1954

Rhode Island Memories: The Early Years

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-32
Content Description Includes digital images and records – jpeg and tiff files of photographs and pdfs of submission forms from donors.

13 pdfs of 274 submission forms with information relative to photographs 266 jpegs 266 tiffs 1 excel spreadsheet with captions and donor information

Also includes copies of photographs from the State Archives used in the publication: 1 excel spreadsheet of captions 32 jpegs 32 tiffs.

Also included was a copy of the publication.
Dates: 2018

Rhode Island Reds photographs and scrapbooks

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1709
Scope and Contents These records consist of team & player photgraphs dating primarily from the 1950's to the 1970's, legislative proclamations pertaining & sixteen (16) oversize scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings documenting the Providence/Rhode Islands Reds hockey team seasons 1968 - 1977.
Dates: 1929-1977

Rhode Island School for the Deaf records and photographs

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2001-98
Overview The Rhode Island School for the Deaf records and photographs contain minutes of the Board of Trustees, annual reports, photographs that were used in the annual reports, admissions, rosters, teachers’ registers and student registrations.
Dates: 1877-1974