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Rhode Island Historical Society Library

121 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906-2028
+1 401-273-8107
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Call ahead to see treasures

The Library has many interesting artifacts, in vaults and on shelves, and is undergoing renovations... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2014
VeteranTravelers14
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Michigan
Excellent research library

I have been volunteering and doing research at the RIHSL for a number of years. The staff are... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2009
QNPoohBear
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Rhode Island
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Maintained by the Rhode Island Historical Society, the library holds the largest and most important historical collections in existence relating to Rhode Island. The RIHS Library houses some 5,000 manuscripts, 100,000 books and printed items, 400,000 photographs and maps, 9 million feet of motion-picture film.
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Jul 17, 2014
“Call ahead to see treasures”
Mar 13, 2009
“Excellent research library”
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121 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906-2028
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Library has many interesting artifacts, in vaults and on shelves, and is undergoing renovations after a recent flood, so call ahead for hours and availability of materials you are seeking. The building is located adjacent to Brown University, in a multi-family/student residential area, with...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2009

I have been volunteering and doing research at the RIHSL for a number of years. The staff are always friendly and go out of their way to help a patron find what they need. This little library has an amazing collection of genealogy, local history,...More

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