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Rhode Island--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

A Discourse Delivered before The Rhode Island Historical Society

 Item — Folder 13 A Discourse Delivered before The Rhode Island Historical Society
Identifier: 1993-05-20
Dates: 1847

Black Rhode Islanders Collection

Identifier: 1636-1389
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...
Dates: 1652-1885

Black Rhode Islanders Collection, 1652-1885

 Digital Collection
Identifier: DO 448
Dates: 1652-1885

Bristol Bicentennial Committee records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00766

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

Charlestown Town Clerk Records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-35

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

Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals historical files

 Series — Folder 1-21 MHRH historical files 1939-2002
Identifier: 2008-34
Dates: 1939-2002

Housing highlights, 1990

 Item — Folder 5. Housing Highlights, 1990
Identifier: 1994-48.1
Dates: November 1991

Memorandum of original deed for Providence, December 10, 1666

 Digital Work
Identifier: 58e74758-b39f-4582-b879-8385f4426010
Dates: December 10, 1666

Records of the Episcopal Church of Rhode Island

 File — Folder 15 Records of the Episcopal Church of Rhode Island
Identifier: 1993-3-7
Dates: 1982

Rhode Island Day of the World's Columbian Exposition

 Item — Folder Rhode Island Day of the World's Colombian Exposition, 1893
Identifier: C#00836
Dates: 1893

Special Report: Historical Organizations in Rhode Island, 1975

 Item — Folder 6 Historical Organizations in Rhode Island
Identifier: 1636-1243