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University Archives — Office of the President

RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENT
Rec.Gr.#1


Presidents of Rhode Island College of Agriculture
and Mechanic Arts (1892-1908)
John H. Washburn
1892-1902, .25 linear feet

Homer Wheeler
1902-1903, 29.5 linear feet

Kenyon L. Butterfield
1903-1906, .25 linear feet

Presidents of Rhode Island State College (1909-1950)
Howard D. Edwards
1906–1930; 2.75 linear feet

John Barlow, Acting President
1930-1931
See Records of the Office of Vice President, Rec.Gr. #3-1

Raymond G. Bressler
1931–1940; 3 linear feet

John Barlow, Acting President
1940-1941
See Records of the Office of Vice President, Rec.Gr. #3-1

Presidents of the University of Rhode Island (1951-present)
Carl R. Woodward
1941–1958; 91.5 linear feet

Francis H. Horn
1958–1967; 85 linear feet

F. Don James, Acting President
1967–1968; 15 linear feet

Werner A. Baum
1968–1973; 82.5 linear feet

William Ferrante, Acting President
1973–1974; 12.5 linear feet

Frank A. Newman
1970–1985; 150.5 linear feet

Edward D. Eddy
1985-1991;  63 linear feet

Eligible users and restrictions on use
Any qualified person doing scholarly research is permitted to use material housed in the Special Collections Unit. Collections are used under general restrictions and may not be removed from the area. Before beginning research, everyone is required to sign the “Research and Guest Register.” Requests for presentations concerning the materials in the collection can be accommodated by prior arrangement with the department.

Materials must be used in the Reading Room. Care must be exercised at all times when handling materials.  No materials may be borrowed from the collections. Permission may be granted to photocopy items in the collections. A fee is charged for this service, and copying is performed by the staff. Consuming food or beverages, smoking, and the use of pens are not permitted.