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AMST1905R Theory and Practice of Local History

Map Resources at Brown

John Randel. "This Map of the City of New York and Island of Manhattan as Laid Out by the Commissioners." ca. 1811. Luna Collection.

Historical Data

For additional demographic information, please see the subject guide for Social Sciences Data Resources and/or contact the Social Sciences Data Librarian, Bruce Boucek.

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Archival Resources

Historical Societies

See Rhode Island tab for many more historical resources within the state.