John Hay Library Special Collections

Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including… read more

Holly Snyder talked about some of the items housed in the special collections at Brown University’s John Hay Library, including Abraham Lincoln’s manuscript for Meditation on the Divine Will, poems by Phillis Wheatley, and the Dorr Collection.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 5, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 7, 2013

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  • Jan 05, 2013 | 7:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 5:42pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2013 | 2:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
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