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Object Name File, Document
Title West Island
Scope & Content Two boxes of archival and research material relating to West Island. Box A8.1 includes:
- Eight copies of "Newport History", the Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society, Number 166, Vol. 50, Part 2, dated Spring 1977. This edition features an article on the West Island Club. Two small notes of correspondence were found inside with photos of West Island and two photocopies of paintings that capture the area.
- A copy of "Offshore" magazine, April 2007
- News clippings, photographs, miscellaneous documents and one postcard.
- Newsletter from the Sakonnet Preservation Association
- Two typed documents; "Notes on History of West Island" and "The Story of the West Island Fishing Club"
- Photocopy of pages from an 1880 book about West Island and the War of 1812.

Box A8.2 includes oversized items including a photo and two lists of West Island Club members in 1890 and 1895.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2540
Extent of Description Box is h 10.25" x w 5" x d 15.5"
Includes photos, paper and newsprint.
Source unknown
Date various
Subjects West Island
West Island Club
West Isalnd Fishing Club