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Historical Societies | Church Records | Ethnic Resources

Archives and Libraries

National Archives
Northeast Region
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452-6399
Phone: (781)663-0130
Fax: (781)663-0154
E-mail: waltham.archives@nara.gov
Web: archives.gov/northeast/boston/
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Rhode Island State Archives
337 Westminister St.
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-2353
Web: www.sec.state.ri.us/Archives

Rhode Island State Library
State House
Room 208
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-2473
Web: www.sec.state.ri.us/library/

Genealogical Societies

Rhode Island Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 433
Greenville, RI 02828
Web: www.rigensoc.org/

Historical Societies

Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society
P.O. Box 93
16 Laurel Hill Avenue
Pascoag, RI 02859
Web: www.bhps.org/

Cranston Historical Society
1351 Cranston Street
Cranston, RI 02920
Web: www.cranstonhistoricalsociety.org/

East Providence Historical Society
P.O. Box 4774
Providence, RI 02916-4774
Web: ephist.org/

Johnston Historical Society
101 Putnam Pike
Johnston, RI 02919
Web: www.johnstonhistorical.org/

Little Compton Historical Society
P.O. Box 577
Little Compton, RI 02837
Web: www.littlecompton.org/

Rhode Island Historical Society
121 Hope St.
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: (401)273-8107
Web: www.rihs.org/

Church Records

ROMAN CATHOLIC

Diocese of Providence
One Cathedral Square
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401)278-4500
Web: www.dioceseofprovidence.org/

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS

Archives of the New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
Rhode Island Historical Society Library
121 Hope St.
Providence, RI 02906
Web: www.rihs.org/libraryhome.htm

Ethnic Resources

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

Rhode Island Black Heritage Society
65 Weybosset Street at the Arcade, Suite 29
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401)751-3490
Web: providenceri.com/RI_BlackHeritage/

FRENCH

American French Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 830
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Web: www.afgs.org/

JEWISH

Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association
130 Sessions Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: (401)331-1360
Web: rijha.org/

 
 
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