67 Object Results

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86.10.2
tickets
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...

89.9.9+
Pencil
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.

91.21.1
Knife, Oyster
20th century

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

91.21.2
Knife, Oyster
20th century

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

91.33.1
Scrapbook
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...

92.16
Matchbook
1930 – 1970

Matchbook covers (number unclear).

96.50.2-.3
Pencil
1856 – 1969

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

2000.7.23
Token
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...


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

2005.2.34
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.

2006.22.2
Helmet
1907 – 1968

White helmet. Blue circle with red and white striped triangle inside, two smaller black triangles above (not inside blue circle). Number 221 painted on the inside rim of the helmet. Belonged to Nes...

2008.7.1
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of U.S. Naval Base, Newport, RI. Reverse caption reads: "U.S. NAVAL BASE, Newport, R.I./COASTERS HARBOR ISLAND in foreground with/ Naval War College and Headquarters, U.S. Naval/ Ba...

2008.7.2
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the exterior and interior of Touro Synagogue. Front of postcard reads "103:-INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR OF THE OLDEST JEWISH SYNAGOGUE/IN AMERICA, NEWPORT, R.I." Reverse states: "Pub. b...

2008.7.3
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the interior and exterior of Touro Synagogue. Front reads: "The Oldest Jewish Synagogue in America/TOURO SYNAGOGUE/Newport, R.I." Published by B. Settle Co., Newport, R.I. Reverse...

2008.7.4
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of bathers on Easton's Beach. Front of postcard reads: "SUN BATHING, NEWPORT BEACH, NEWPORT, R.I. 108769" Reverse reads "C.T. AMERICAN ART COLORED"

2008.7.5
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the front entrance to Easton's Beach. Front reads: "PUBLIC ENTRANCE TO BEACH, NEWPORT, R.I." Postcard shows people walking to entrance as well as cars dropping people off at the e...

2008.7.6
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard depicting naval recruits at Newport Naval Training Station. Front reads: "NAVAL RECRUITS AT NEWPORT NAVAL TRAINING STATION." Reverse: "Pub. by Herz Bros., Newport, R.I." Image is of ...

2008.7.7
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of officers' quarters at Naval Training Station. Front reads: "OFFICERS' QUARTERS AS SEEN FROM THE ATHLETIC FIELD NAVAL TRAINING STATION, NEWPORT, R.I." Reverse reads: "Naval Trainin...

2008.7.8
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the Naval Training Station. Front reads: "NAVAL TRAINING STATION, BARRACKS B. AND COMMISSARY DEPT., NEWPORT, R.I." Image shows buildings on the edge of the water.

2008.7.9
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the Naval Training Station. Front reads: "NAVAL TRAINING STATION, BARRACKS NO. 1 & 2, NEWPORT, R.I." Image depicts recruits walking in front of the buildings. Reverse reads: "...

2008.7.10
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of naval recruits. Front reads: "NAVAL RECRUITS AT THE NEWPORT NAVAL TRAINING STATION/ SPELLING THE WORD 'VICTORY' IN SEMAPHORE." Image depicts seven men holding red flags standing o...

2008.7.11
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the Naval Training Station. Front reads: "DRILL GROUNDS, NAVAL TRAINING STATION, NEWPORT, R.I." Image shows two buildings and groups of men participating in drills. Flag visible i...

2008.7.12
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the Naval Training Station. Front reads: "THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, NAVAL TRAINING STATION, NEWPORT, RI" Image depics men and women walking down a tree-lined path. There is a U...

2008.7.13
Postcard
20th century

Color postcard of the Naval Training Station. Front readfs: "TELEPHONE EXCHANGE AND OFFICER'S QUARTERS NEWPORT, R.I." Image shows several buildings along a street. Reverse: "Pub. by Herz Bros."

2009.19
Negative
1930 – 1970

45 envelopes of negatives, each titled with subject of images: Paul Sousa and Marion Covell Virginia Covell, Robert Covell (separately and together) Virginia Covell (1950s) (single portraits) Ruth ...


114 architectural drawings of the Newport Casino done by various architects over the building's life. There are 16 rolls totalling 114 drawings.


Newport Jazz Festival program for 1968. Program features profiles of several jazz musicians as well as articles about jazz and Newport.


Collection of architectural drawings of the main house, garage, tool house, cottage and surrounding property of Berry Hill in Newport, RI. Drawings also include various planting plans for the prope...

2014.9.1
Scrapbook
circa 1960 – 1991

Scrapbook possibly compiled by Elaine Lorillard. Items were not adhered to the pages, but interleaved between. Items were removed from the scrapbook and cataloged separately. The scrapbook was disp...


Color photograph of a boy, wearing a graduation gown and mortarboard hat. He is standing in a garden. 


Cream and purple tiered dress with purple polonaise/train. Made to resemble a mid to late 18th century polonaise. Bodice has low, square neckline, is shaped with princess seams, and comes to point ...

2018.002.003
Stein
20th century

Beer stein featuring images of three landmarks of Newport, RI: Forty Steps, The Old Stone Mill, and the Breakers. The background of the stein is almond with each image raised and accented with brow...

2018.002.005
Spoon
20th century

Pewter souvenir teaspoon with an imprint of Marble House on the top of the handle. Newport, RI is written on the handle with a engraving of a face surrounded by sunbeams and framed by fern leaves o...

2018.002.006
Spoon
20th century

Pewter souvenir teaspoon with an imprint of Rosecliff on the top of the handle. Newport, RI is written on the handle with a engraving of a grand staircase on the bowl of the spoon. The back of the ...

2018.002.007
Spoon
20th century

Pewter souvenir teaspoon with an imprint of the Breakers on the top of the handle. Newport, RI is written on the handle with a engraving of a three acorns on the bowl of the spoon. The back of the ...

2018.002.008
Spoon
20th century

Pewter souvenir teaspoon with an imprint of the Elms on the top of the handle. Newport, RI is written on the handle with a engraving of a Egyptian man on the bowl of the spoon. The back of the spoo...

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