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Rhode Island Historical Society

110 Benevolent Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02906

Email: khammerstrom@rihs.org

Fax: 401-351-0127

Phone: 401-331-8575

Repository URL: http://www.rihs.org/ External Link

Repository code: rhi

Repository description (extant): Founded in 1822, the Society is the fourth oldest state historical society in the United States. The Society has the largest and most important historical collections in existence relating to Rhode Island. The library houses some 5,000 manuscripts, 100,000 books and printed items, 400,000 photographs and maps, 9 million feet of motion-picture film. The Museum division holds over 25,000 objects.

Repository type: State Historical Society

Collections:

[Providence (RI) television coverage of civil rights and related films]
[Working-class life in Rhode Island oral history collection]
Rhode Island social and political reform movement (1960-1998): Brown University oral history project

 

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