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Rhode Island Historical Society Library

Rhode Island Historical Society Library
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Founded in 1822, the Society is the fourth oldest state historical society in the United States. The Society has the largest and most important historical collections in existence relating to Rhode Island. The library houses some 5,000 manuscripts, 100,000 books and printed items, 400,000 photographs and maps, 9 million feet of motion-picture film. The Museum division holds over 25,000 objects.

The Printed Collection dates from 1589 to the present and includes local, military, economic,

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Rhode Island Historical Society Library

121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906

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