294 Object Results


Miniature of Avis Robinson (1893-1965) profile, right side of face. Woman with short, dark, brown hair, white dress. Background is lilac and cream. Inscribed on back of frame, "Avis W. Robinson 189...

September 1963

A color postcard-type image depicting the Alexander R. Walsh Family with President John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, and John F. Kennedy, Jr. Alexander G. Walsh is seated behin...

Name Plate
1920 – 1966

Name plate for a door -- curvy rectangular metal frame with two screw holes. Rectangular plate with white background and blue letters reading "J.S. DEBLOIS." 

Yellow ticket for the 7th Annual Newport Jazz Festival. Dated July 4, 1960 and specifying box 11. The lower third of the ticket is perforated for removal at gate. The top left corner is holed punch...

1966 – 1968

Ticketbook No. 05490 issued by the Jamestown Bridge Commission. Cover reads in part, "18-Trip Bridge Ticket Book, Form T-4-18C. This Ticket Book of coupons isvalid for 18 Passages over the Jamestow...

1950 – 1980

Many pencils, imprinted with names of various Newport businesses. Distributed as advertising by merchants in the city. Also one from Coggeshall family reunion 1982, and some campaign give-aways.

Coaster made of brass and copper, with line drawing of intrepid and flags, and harbor line of Newport. Also: "America's Cup Races/ 12 Meter Competition/1967" and images of the cup.

Knife, Oyster
20th century

Oyster knife, commercially made, turned wooden handle (unfinished), with narrow forged steel blade, copper ferrule. Used for shucking oysters.

Knife, Oyster
20th century

Oyster knife with wooden handle, tapered and beveled blade of forged steel. Commercially made. Used for shucking oysters.

20th century

Loose scrapbook pages annotated by Samuel Honey (unconfirmed.) Photographs include Fort Adams in 1865, and the following families: Honey, Griswold, McCarty, Bedlow, and Cross. Includes a short stor...

circa 1947 – 1960

Lavender felt hat in a mushroom shaoe with a puffed brim sewed in scallop effect. The inner band is made of black grosgrain. Two side combs are attached with elastic cord. "Baker" is embroidered on...

Blonde mink beret, grosgrain band, lining of beige, brown, yellow paisley pattern satin. Worn by Mrs. O'Reilly at the graduation of her son James Tim O'Reilly from USNOCS 1962. See photograph.

circa 1960

Knee-length, sleeveless pink dress with bold purple and lime-green flowers with yellow leaves, zipper down back. Could be made of either silk or polyester.

1930 – 1970

Matchbook covers (number unclear).

Toll basket from Newport bridge. Semicircular plastic basket with hole at bottom to allow token to fall into machine.

circa 1965

Artist's rendering of the proposed Newport Bridge, pre-construction. Aerial architectural view from the northwest, with Jamestown in foreground. Bridge engineered by Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade ...

Traffic Sign
1969 – 1992

Road sign reading "Speed Limit 40". From the Newport Bridge.

Traffic Sign
1969 – 1992

Black and white reflective sign angled in at bottom, reads "Stop Pay Toll". From the Newport Bridge,

Traffic Sign
1969 – 1992

Metal rectangular sign with Newport Bridge logo and arrow to direct traffic. Black, blue and white road sign. Referred to as trail markers.

1969 – 1992

Orange and white stripped toll gate, tapered.

1943 – 1960

Soft drink type, medium green bottle, wide ribs on top and bottom. Embossed around middle . No soda is remaining. Embossed: 'Coca-Cola/ Trade Mark / Registered/ min. Contents 6 fl ozs'. (label prin...

1950 – 1960

Black feather hat over black felt with red feather accents.

1950 – 1960

Rust net pill box hat trimmed with amber bead clusters and a hat pin. 

Heavy silver plated dressing spoon, oval bowl, turned up handle tapering to bowl, inscription: "Rochambeau/ to Lt. Gov. Jabez Bowen" spoon stored in maroon flannel slip case with explanatory leafle...

1856 – 1969

Two cylindrical wooden pencils, stained brown, unsharpened. Stamped with 940/Eagle School Slate/Eagle Pencil Co/New York.

Souvenir plate of the Old Stone Mill, Newport, RI; floral border 2" wide; image of Old Stone Mill w/ an iron fence around it in the center of the plate. Old English Staffordshire Ware/ Jon Roth/ En...

Three landscape architectural drawings with typed specifications from the architect for the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House. Includes Plans 1-3 of 4. Plan 1 is the a General Planting Plan; Plan 2 is Summ...

Membership card belonging to Mrs Townsend Phillips certifying her as an active member of the American Friends of Lafayette until January 1, 1965, signed by the Secretary, Janet B. Macintire. The ca...

1950 – 1999

Fourty brass Mt. Hope bridge tokens wrapped in a white paper roll. One side of token reads 'one fare passenger car or motorcycle'. The other side of token reads 'Mt. Hope Bridge Division', an ancho...

Sixty-six page Newport Jazz Festival program. The front cover depicts Louis Armstrong in the lower left corner, the upper portion of the cover reads: "Newport Jazz Festival" and the lower right cor...

September 8 1960

Harper's Weekly, Sept. 8, 1960, prints about Oliver Hazard Perry.

Lot of negatives and photographs of "Housing Authority." Collection remains unprocessed.

Stamp (tool)
20th century

Wooden stamp with a metal plate with an image of the Newport Historical Society Headquarters building from bottom of Touro Street.

Newpaper clippings related to the 1924-1925 Rogers High School Basketball Team, including their 1957 Reunion.

tote bag
circa 1965

Canvas bag missing handles features three blue screen printed buildings. The middle building is a silhouette of Trinity Church with two smaller houses on each side. The bag was used as a fundraiser...

Photograph album of photographs around New England and New Jersey. Photos are adhered with photo corners on beige paper. The cover reads, "Scrap Book" with a string binding.

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