John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) papers Brown (John Nicholas) (1861-1900) papers (bulk 1881-1900) 1871-1900
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Indian Rights Association
Zitkala is the Indian name for Gertrude Bonnin, 1876-1938. From the guide to the National Council of American Indians records, 1926-1938, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The Indian Rights Association was organized in Philadelphia in 1882. The early leaders of the association, including Herbert Welsh, sought to protect the interests and general welfare of the Indians. Through its monitoring and lobbying activities with executive agencies and Congress, the association, in i...
John Carter Brown library
John Carter Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, began to decisively collect books about America in 1848, although he had started collecting rare books, “the favorite pastime of wealthy noblemen” much earlier. An admirer of Old World traditions, Brown focused upon European voyages and travels, as well as books that provided a background for European expansion. Around 1846, he began an avid pursuit of Americana, an area of interest he termed “the Great Subject....
Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati was formed on 10-13 May 1783 by American Revolutionary Army officers who met at Mount Gulian, the American Army's cantonment on the east bank of the Hudson River. After resigning his post as General, George Washington (1732-1799) accepted an invitation to become the society's first president. Major General Henry Knox (1750-1806) was the secretary and for years the guiding spirit of the organization. Membership extended to those officers of the Continental Army and N...
Providence Public Library (R.I.)
Young Men's Christian Association (Providence, R.I.)
The Lonsdale Water Power Company, an unchartered corporation founded by the firm of Brown & Ives with Edward Carrington and others, was organized in 1825. The company proceeded to buy up estates and water rights along the Blackstone River in the towns of Smithfield and Cumberland, Rhode Island. In 1831, the company began construction of a mill - later called Lonsdale Mill No. 1- and organized around that mill the village they named Lonsdale in Smithfield. As well wi...
Diocesan Episcopal Convention
Fitzgerald, Desmond, 1846-1926
Desmond Fitzgerald was Deputy Secretary of State for Rhode Island (1863-1867); engineer, Indianapolis and Vincennes Rail Road (1867-1869); engineer, Boston and Albany Railroad (1871-1873); and superintendent, Western Division, Boston Water Works (1873-1903). From the description of Desmond Fitzgerald letter, 1877 Apr. 24. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 156976691 Art patron, art collector, and engineer; Brookline, Mass. Served on th...
St. John's Episcopal Church (Providence, R.I.)
Goddard, William, 1825-1907
Brown, Nancy A., 1825-1909
Resident of the Moscow, Idaho, region after 1876. From the description of Typescript, [after 1905] (University of Idaho Library). WorldCat record id: 42067325 ...
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915
Architect; d. 1986. From the description of Nelson W. Aldrich interview, 1985 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185109 Father-in-law of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; financier and philanthropist who served as U.S. representative (1879-1881) and senator (1881-1911) from Rhode Island and chairman of the U.S. National Monetary Commission (1908-1912). From the description of Nelson Aldrich microfilm collection, 1777-1930 (bulk 1879-1915) [microform]. (Providence ...
Newport Hospital (R.I.)
Republican League of Rhode Island
Brewster and Company
Brewster and Company, founded in 1856 in Long Island City, New York, manufactured fine carriages. From the description of Account books, 1856-1882. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58660344 Brewster and Company, founded in 1856 in Long Island City, New York, manufactured fine carriages and, later, automobile bodies. Due to competition from mass-produced automobiles, the company went out of business in 1925. James Brewster and Son, organized by othe...
Emmanuel Church (Newport, R.I.)
Sons of the American Revolution
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926
French artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Etretat, to Frédéric Bazille, 1869 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871540 Claude Monet, 1840-1926, was an Impressionist painter. From the description of Letter : from Claude Monet [manuscript]. 1915 Jan. 11. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222753752 French painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Giverney, to Félix Fénéon, 1918 A...
Sherman, W. Watts (William Watts), 1842-1912
Mauran, Jr., Frank
The Merrymount Press was established in Boston in 1893 by Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941). The Merrymount Press was known for its excellence in typography and design, especially in the field of decorative printing and bookmaking. From the description of Records of the Merrymount Press, 1893-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510241 The Merrymount Press in Boston was the printing-office of D.B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updi...
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Rhode Island
Episcopal worship in Rhode Island dates from 1635. The Colony relied on itinerant preachers until 1702 when the first Anglican church was built in Newport. Others followed soon after in Narragansett, Bristol and Providence. In 1790 the Diocese of Rhode Island was created with Samuel Seabury, Bishop of Connecticut, named Bishop of Rhode Island as well. Rhode Island would continue to share a bishop with one or more New England states until 1843. In 1929 St. John's Church in Providence became the C...
Poland, William Carey, 1846-1929
Episcopal Church. Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society
In 1917 the university established the Brown War Records Bureau, whose intention was to "collect and preserve a record of all Brown men who are serving in the present war". Brown faculty, students and alumni who were in the military were asked to fill out a small card called "Are you in the war?" and to send original letters, clippings or photographs which "have any bearing on the service of Brown men in the war." This collection is partly a result of that effort. From the guide to t...
Brown, Harold, 1863-1900
Harold Brown (October 31, 1909-September 26, 1979) was a composer and violist/violinist born in New York. He attended Columbia College where he studied Composition and Conducting under many notable pedagogues including Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Bernard Wagenaar, and Leon Barzin. He also studied with Nadia Boulanger at Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris as part of the Mosenthal Fellowship. Brown became a well-loved teacher at both the high school and college level. He taught many things in...
Brown, Natalie Bayard, 1869-1950.
Born on May 12, 1869, to Major George Warren Dresser and Susan Fish LeRoy, Natalie Bayard Brown was a descendent of Peter Stuyvesant and Col. Nicholas Fish, a Revolutionary War veteran. Due to the death of their parents in 1883, Natalie and her siblings were raised in Newport by their maternal grandparents, Susan Elizabeth (Fish) and Daniel LeRoy. As a young lady, Natalie Bayard Dresser studied at private schools and was a popular member of Newport and New York Society. She attended...
Bonnat, Léon Joseph Florentin, 1833-1922
French artist. From the description of Letters and printed materials, 1880-1919. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78558669 Artist. From the description of Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450957 ...
Brown, John Nicholas
John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was born on December 17, 1861, at the family homestead in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown. John Nicholas Brown was a member of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in Rhode Island, and an eighth generation descendant of Chad Brown, one of the original settlers of Providence Plantations. The family was active during the American Revolution and a supporter of the Feder...
Sherman, Sophia Augusta (Brown), 1867-1947
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941
Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941) was a book designer and printer in New England. He was born an only child in an old and well-connected New England family, but his father's death in 1877 prevented Updike from pursuing higher education. Updike's Episcopalian background greatly influenced both his character and his later work as a printer, and his intellectual and cultural character was molded by his mother, an antiquary and scholar of French and English literature. Updike's first book-related j...
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...
Spouting Rock Beach Association
Boudin, Eugène, 1824-1898
Eugène Louis Boudin was a French landscape painter and artist born in Honfleur, Calvados, Normandy on 12 Ju1y 1824, eldest son of Léonard Sébastien Boudin and Marie Félicité Buffet. His bride's name was Marie Anne Guédès born in Honfleur? on 17 April 1835, eldest daughter of F_____? Corentin Guédès and Marie Anne Quintin. From the description of Marriage certificate [manuscript]. 1863, Jan. 14. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222750825 French painter. ...
Detaille, Édouard, 1848-1912
French artist. From the description of Letters, 1869-1912. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83862105 ...
National Episcopal Convention
Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952
Winship graduated from Harvard in 1893 and taught history of printing and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Parker Winship, 1899-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973222 Winship (A.B. 1893) was the first Librarian of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection. From the description of Bibliographical notes, compositions, and other papers, [19--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868810 ...