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URBN1871A Heritage in the Metropolis: Remembering and Preserving the Urban Past

Research Databases

Books and Journals

In addition to some of the titles below, Karen also has some ephemeral material in Rock A16 related to Providence architecture, including Providence Preservation Society tour guides. You may stop in to look at these Mon-Fri, 8:30-5:00.

Historical postcard if street scene with shop signs and people walking

Downtown Providence. Postcard, ca. 1910-1920. Luna Insight Collection.

Brown University Special Collections

Selected collections about Rhode Island entities and history in the John Hay Library. See first link below for full list.

Maps & Geographic Data

National, State, and City Government Resources

Postcard of Rhode Island State House

Rhode Island State House. Postcard, 1905. Luna Insight Collection.

Historical and Preservation Societies

Libraries & Their Collections

Postcard of Providence Public Library building

Providence Public Library. Postcard, 1907. Luna Insight Collection.


Arts Organizations

Web Resources