Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospital Oral History transcripts consists of twenty-six (26) transcripts of interviews conducted at the State Institutions (now Pastore Complex) from 1984-1985. This project was corrdinated by the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and the General Hospital. The focus of the project was to document the changes in the quality of care at the State Institutions over the preceding sixty (60) years.
The records are of the Division of Women and Children and document activities relating to the establishment of minimum wages for women and minors employed in certain trades and industries as stipulated by powers established in Chapter 2289 of the 1936 Public Laws of Rhode Island. The Division head also served as the Chair for the Mimimum Wage Board.
Function: To record information on a Senate Committee pertaining to the enlistment of George E. Smith. Contents: Testimony before a committee of the state sentate investigating the enlistment of George E. Smith into the United States army. Smith was a minor enlisted from a reform school to serve during the Civil War. Included: name of person testifying, name of interrogator, date of testimony, transcript of the conversation between the two parties.
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.
Handwritten transcripts of military records for soldiers from RI serving during the Revolutionary War. The majority of the documentsare returns of regiments or companies payroll registers, and other documents that list individual names and some information about their service during the war. In addition to the text of the records there is noted the source or location of the original record and handwritten remarks concerning the editing of the text.
Transcripts of documents related to the duties of the Secretary of State's office, transcripts of records held by the Secretary of State's office. Includes: Secretary of State's report on the condition of the state archives - 1860, copies of documents related to RI military units during the Revolutionary War, other documents related to the duties and records of the office.