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From The School-Lands To Kerry Hill: Two Centuries Of Urban Development At The Northern End Of Newport, R.I., James C. Garman Jan 2009

From The School-Lands To Kerry Hill: Two Centuries Of Urban Development At The Northern End Of Newport, R.I., James C. Garman

Faculty and Staff - Articles & Papers

Known over time as the "School Lands" (ca. 1763-1800), "New Town" (ca. 1800-1850), and Kerry Hill (1850-present), the Kingston Avenue study era presents one of the earliest enclaves of free African Americans in Newport. Building on the work of the RIHP(1977) and Richard Youngken(1994), this essay seeks to identify and place into context surviving buildings and landscapes related to African-American experiences in the post-Revolutionary War, Antebellum and the Guilded Age periods. It represents the first systematic study of the establishment, settlement, and survival of this neighborhood, set on a windswept hillside on the northerly edge of the colonial ...


Industry In The Southern Thames Street Neighborhood Of Newport, Rhode Island, 1820 -1920, Daniel P. Titus Dec 2003

Industry In The Southern Thames Street Neighborhood Of Newport, Rhode Island, 1820 -1920, Daniel P. Titus

Faculty and Staff - Articles & Papers

In the study of Industry in the Southern Thames Street Neighborhood of Newport, Rhode Island from 1820 -1920 we by necessity must touch, even if ever so slightly, on the history of industry in Newport, not just the District, both before and after that time period. We must try to understand what life was like for the residents of the District and the city. We must try to understand what was happening in the area, the city, and in a larger sense, the region to get an understanding of the social and economic forces at play on their everyday lives ...


Plan Of The William Watts Sherman House Library, Daniel P. Titus, Et Al. May 2003

Plan Of The William Watts Sherman House Library, Daniel P. Titus, Et Al.

Faculty and Staff - Articles & Papers

As a unique room designed by renowned late 19th - early 20th century architect and designer Stanford White, the library of the William Watts Sherman House is considered an exemplary representation of American decorative art and architecture.

The purpose of this report is to analyze and make recommendations to Salve Regina University, the present owner of the building, in regards to the Library. This study will involve, but is not limited to, a survey of the room’s history, including information about the designer, former inhabitants, and historical functions. It will draw on a large number of research venues, including historic ...


Preservation Plan For The Military Cemetery At Fort Adams, Daniel P. Titus, Gerald Foley Jan 2001

Preservation Plan For The Military Cemetery At Fort Adams, Daniel P. Titus, Gerald Foley

Faculty and Staff - Articles & Papers

This work investigates and recommends plans for the preservation of the military cemetery at Fort Adams in Newport Rhode Island.