A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections and events at the RIHS

Baking IS a Science

For our Cooking (from) the Books series I tried another recipe from the RIHS collections. My first baking adventure for this series was Miss Davis’ Nut Bread, a handwritten recipe … Continue reading

28 September 2017 · 1 Comment

You are HERE: Maps at the RIHS

This blog is in honor of our (and very first successful) Netop Night at the Robinson Research Center! We hold one of the most complete collections of printed and manuscript … Continue reading

14 September 2017 · 3 Comments

Fighting Like Heroes: Accounts of the Battle of R.I., 1778

The Battle of Rhode Island, also known as the Battle of Quaker Hill, occurred August 29, 1778 in Tiverton, R.I. on Aquidneck Island. It was one of the decisive battles … Continue reading

31 August 2017 · 1 Comment

High Summer Harvest

Photographs by Ernest K. Thomas One of our recent projects was the inventorying of the collection of a prolific but little-known Rhode Island photographer, E.K. Thomas. While sorting through several … Continue reading

17 August 2017 · Leave a comment

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