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Check out our digital exhibits, which rotate over time. The content originates from our institutional repository, DigitalCommons@URI. These exhibits showcase particularly notable or event-related collections.
The photographs in this collection depict the University of Rhode Island’s campus, people, and events throughout its history. Original photographs held in the University Archives. Digital collection available through JSTOR.
URI Theatre Department Productions 1968-2000. MSS.gr 239 Series 1, Box 1-59.
The digital collection is comprised of slides of selected productions with costumes and original costume sketches by Resident Costume Designer, Joy Spanabel Emery, her students and guest artists between 1968 and 2000.
The slides were taken by Emery during Photo Calls to document the production. Collection available through JSTOR.
This collection brings together historical Rhode Island election tickets (ballots), digitized and sourced from several archival collections around the state. Rhode Island was the first English colony in America to issue printed election tickets starting in the mid-1700s. A study of this topic is available at http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/lib_ts_pubs/17/. Collection available through JSTOR.
- Audiovisual Digital Collection
- Audio Digital Collection
- National Endowment for the Humanities Collection
- Finding Aid to the full collection
The Senatorial Papers of Claiborne deBorda Pell consists of the records of the Senator and his staff. These files cover the 36 years Pell served as a United States Senator from Rhode Island beginning in 1960 and ending in 1996. Select multimedia files from the collection are available online through the Artstor library. Original materials held in the University Archives and Special Collections.
This digital collection is maintained by the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design. It consists of photographs and descriptions of objects from the collection. The mission of the Historic Textile and Costume Collection supports teaching in this department, as well as other departments on campus; encourages research by students, faculty, and visiting scholars; and provides artifacts for use in class, exhibitions in the Textile Gallery, and loans at other museums.