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Editor’S Note, Ronald M. Potvin Apr 1998

Editor’S Note, Ronald M. Potvin

Newport History

In this issue of Newport History, Gary Scharnhorst examines Bret Harte, an elusive literary figure who made a brief but lasting impact on Newport society and letters. Harte established his reputation as a writer in California with western tales like "The Luck of Roaring Camp" and "The Heathen Chinee." He moved to Newport in 1871 in an attempt to remake himself into a "respectable" author and poet on the East Coast. One notable, though criticized, poem emerged from his tenure here: "A Newport Romance." In "On the Carbon-14 Analyses of Mortar from the Newport Tower: Theoretical Considerations," Andre J. De ...


Editor's Note, Ron M. Potvin Apr 1998

Editor's Note, Ron M. Potvin

Newport History

This special double issue of Newport History contains a complete description of the Society's collections, assembled for the first time in a single space. Joan Youngken, the Society's Deputy Director for Collections, contributed the sections on museum collections, and photographs and graphics collections; Bertram Lippincott III, the Society's Librarian, wrote about the library collections; and Ron M. Potvin, Curator of Library Special Collections, describes the Society's manuscripts and archives. The introduction was written by the Society's Executive Director, Daniel Snydacker. · This issue of Newport History is intended as a guide to the Society's collections ...