A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections and events at the RIHS

Destruction of History/History of Destruction II

The architectural history of Rhode Island is a fascinating and frequently researched topic in the R.I.H.S. Collections. Buildings that housed or hosted people still hold their memories. While Rhode Island has … Continue reading

25 May 2017 · Leave a comment

Waffles with Meme

Cooking (from) the Books #2 Growing up, being allowed entre into my Meme’s kitchen while she was cooking was an exclusive privilege; a privilege belonging to me and her three … Continue reading

11 May 2017 · Leave a comment

Cooking (from) the Books

The Rhode Island Historical Society’s theme for 2017 is Relishing Rhode Island. To celebrate this, our staff will be cooking recipes found in our collections.  Some recipes will be paired … Continue reading

27 April 2017 · 4 Comments

Happy New Year… in April?

It started with a patron, a picture and a juicy story. A patron was looking for photos taken by Providence Journal contributor Frank Warren Marshall (1886-1960) when she came across … Continue reading

13 April 2017 · 4 Comments

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