BH&PS Manuscript Collections

The Society's Alfred J. Shepherd Document Room holds many primary source
documents including ships' logs, journals, day books, insurance and bank records,
genealogical research, voter lists, diaries, family papers, personal correspondence
and much more.  For a complete list, please click on the link below.

If you plan to do research in the Document Room, please make an appointment to be sure there is an available staff member on site to guide you through this material.  Research in the library and document room is free to members and there is a nominal fee for non-members.  You may also request research to be done for you at the rate of $25 per hour.  Please contact us at or 401-253-7223 for further information.

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