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Series — Box: 1. Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records, 1987-2008
Overview The Rhode Island Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries records consist primarily of meeting minutes, meeting notices and correspondence.
Scope and Contents The presence of African-Americans looms long and large over the history of Rhode Island. Early in its establishment as an English colony in the 1630s, the colonial legislature promulgated a law that prohibited "the common course practiced among Englishmen to buy Negroes" and sought to prevent "such practice among us" (1652). As it turned out, however, this law could not override the influence of the colony's limited natural resources and its advantageous maritime location. By the...
Item — Folder: 33. Alcoholic Beverage Law Study Commission, 1976
Item — Folder: 27. Alleged Frauds in Recent Elections, 1880 (1636-1118)
Overview Spine Title: Suffrage etc. in Rhode Island: Wallace Committee
Series — Box: American Archives series
Overview Copies of Letters from the American Archives Series 1775, 1776, 1780-1781.
Dates: 1775, 1776, 1780-1781
Item — Folder: 33. American Historical Oration by B.L. Henin (Reprint) (2015-14)
Scope and Contents Includes the publication American Historical Oration by B.L. Hénin. Includes the following three speeches: The Help of the French Nation During the American Revolution 1780; Purchase of the Island of Manhattan Foundation of New York 1624; and Prejudice of Historians. The oration was delivered on July 14, 1928 in Newport, R.I. at the inauguration of the monument erected in Newport, R.I., to commemorate the landing in 1780 on the cliffs on Newport, of the French troops which came to...
Dates: Publication: 1929
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of thirty-five models of early American patents issued to citizens of Rhode Island. These models were the originals filed with the United States Patent Office, and subsequently released for public sale by the United States government. They were purchased by Antoine Gazda and gifted to the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations by Mr. Gazda in 1945.
An Inventory of the Papers of the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention 1964-1968 in the Phillips Memorial Library of Providence College
Item — Folder: 20. An Inventory of the Papers of the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention 1964-1968 in the Phillips Memorial Library of Providence College, 1964-68
Item — Folder: An Outline of Rhode Island Government 1663-1842, folder 3
Item — Folder: 15. An Outline of Rhode Island State Government, c. 1962
Overview A publication designed to provide the citizens of Rhode Island an easily understandable survey of the state government so that the government remains comprehensible and accessible.
Item — Folder: 18. An Outline of Rhode Island State Government Third Edition Research Series Number 14, 1971 (1636-1225)
Item — Volume: 1 volume
Overview Ancestors and Immigrants: A Changing New England Tradition by Barbara Miller Solomon published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. © 1956, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. 276 pages.
Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Rhode Island State Police Creed: "You are Always to Remember that You are in the Department of State Police, and in the Service of the State. It is a Call of Honor. It Requires Unselfish Devotion to Duty, the Highest Type of Honesty and Downright Courage."
Dates: 1926-1935, 1992
Item — Folder: 9 Annual Report of The Advisory Council for Children And Their Families 1986-1987
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Twenty-First Annual Report of the Bank Commissioner Showing the Condition of State Banking Institutions as of June 30, 1928 made to the General Assembly at its January Session 1929
Series — Folder: 18 Commissioner of Forestry Annual Reports 1914-1927
Overview Includes annual reports from 1907 to 1918 and 1920 to 1927.
Annual Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries made to the General Assembly at its January Session
Item — Folder: 12. Annual Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries made to the General Assembly at its January Session, 1895 (1636-1190)
Series — Folder: Department of Employment Security annual reports, folders 1-14
Overview Includes annual reports from 1949-1951 and 1953-1963.
Annual Report of the Division of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting for the Calendar Year
Item — Folder: 36. Annual Report of the Division of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting for the Calendar Year, 1991 (1636-983)
Dates: December 31, 1991
Item — Folder: 14 Annual Report of the E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System Authority 1987
Item — Folder: 1. Annual Report of the Mount Hope Bridge Authority, Rhode Island (1636-1018)
Dates: November 1969
Series — Folder: 17 N.E. Forest Fire Prevention Commission Annual Reports 1951-1965
Overview Includes annual reports from 1951-1955, 1961-1962, and 1965. Annual Reports include minutes from annual meetings.
Series — Folder: 22. Annual Report of the Penal and Charitable Commission to the General Assembly at its January Session (1636-1032)
Dates: 1918-1919, 1921-1923
Annual Report of The Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation Opening More Doors, for More People
Item — Folder: 24. Annual Report of The Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation Opening More Doors, for More People, 1992 (1636-971)
Series — Folder: 19 Rhode Island Industrial Building Authority annual reports 1961-1968 w/gaps
Overview Includes annual reports from 1961, 1966, 1967 & 1968.
Item — Folder: 8 Annual Report of the Rhode Island Permanent Advisory Commission on Women 1972
Item — Folder: 18. Annual Report of the Rhode Island Public Building Authority, 1991 (1636-965)
Item — Folder: 1. Annual Report of the Rhode Island Public Health Commission, 1932 (2014-37.55)
Item — Folder: 11 Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Annual Reports 1973 and 1975
Dates: 1973, 1975
Item — Folder: 42. Annual Report of the Rhode Island School Staff Institute to the General Assembly 1990-1991 (1636-896)
- publications (documents) 261
- official reports 233
- state government records 130
- annual reports 110
- minutes (administrative records) 31
- financial records 30
- photographs 30
- correspondence 27
- legislation (legal concepts) 16
- maps (documents) 16
- scrapbooks 11
- clippings (information artifacts) 10
- legal documents 9
- Court records 8
- Voting. 8
- building plans 8
- transcripts 8
- Elections. 7
- Providence (R.I.) 7
- audits 7 ∧ less
- Rhode Island. General Assembly (1643-) 232
- Rhode Island. Department of State (1730-) 64
- Rhode Island. Treasury Department (1663-) 49
- Rhode Island. Governor (1647-) 34
- Rhode Island. Adjutant General's Office (1780-) 20
- Rhode Island. Department of Labor (1935-1996) 16
- Rhode Island. Courts (1647-) 14
- Rhode Island. Department of Transportation (1970-) 14
- Rhode Island (Colony) General assembly. (1663-1776) 13
- Rhode Island. Office of State Auditor 12
- Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council 10
- Rhode Island. Department of Employment Security (1949-1992) 10
- Rhode Island. Department of Mental Health, Retardation, and Hospitals (1970-2010) 10
- Rhode Island Depositors' Economic Protection Corporation (1936-2001) 9
- Rhode Island. Department of Administration (1951-) 9
- Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (1967-present) 8
- Rhode Island. State Board of Elections (1941-) 8
- Rhode Island. Board of Charities and Corrections (1789-1917) 7
- Rhode Island. Department of Public Works (1935-1970) 7
- Rhode Island. State Board of Public Roads (1902-1935) 7 ∧ less