A Lively Experiment

Notes on collections at the RIHS

Tag Archives: Colonial Rhode Island

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

Of Feet and Seats

If you were to eavesdrop on some specialists discussing furniture without seeing the objects they see, you might wonder what you were listening to. Enthusiastic descriptions of curvaceous and sensual … Continue reading

28 July 2016 · Leave a comment

R.I. Colonial Patriots of Color

Who is lost to the historical record? And can they be “rediscovered”? A long, often accurate, criticism of the teaching of the history of the United States is that people … Continue reading

11 December 2014 · 3 Comments

“to render Sincere THANKS”

Three hundred and fifty years ago, Great Britain, France and Spain concluded a world war with a Treaty signed on the 10th of February, 1763. The end of the Seven … Continue reading

28 November 2013 · Leave a comment

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