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Object Name File, Document
Title Little Compton History - General
Scope & Content Five folders of materials relating to the general history of Little Compton, as well as five loose reports or presentations.

Folders cover the following specific topics:
- Little Compton Architecture. Includes newspaper clippings and two copies of volume XXII of "Records of Early American Architecture" which examines Little Compton and Tiverton Four Corners.
- Fires. Includes negatives of a barn fire and photocopied newspaper clippings about various fires in Little Compton mostly dating from the late 19th to the early 20th c. Listing of Little Compton Fire Department signals
- Little Compton, England. Includes a postcard, church brochure and 1972 article about Little Compton, England.
- 1936 Tercentenary Markers. Includes newspaper clipping, a c.1930s list of Tercentenary Markers from the Little Compton Tercentenary Committee and an additional copy of this list. A third list provides a detailed description of historical spots in Little Compton by Benjamin F. Wilbour. Letter announching Tercentenary special issue postage stamp, commemorating the founding of Rhode Island.
- Little Compton History. A typed history of Little Compton by Molly Luce Burroughs.
-History of Little Compton Elections by Walter D. Burham.
-Speech or Talk "How Little Compton got its Name" by Joe Sherer. Also a pamphet from St Andrew's Church in Cullompton England. Speculation from some that Little Compton was named after Cullompton England with no proof except the simularity of the name
-Scrapebook History of Little Compton by Robert J. Sylvia

Loose reports and papers Include:
- "Little Compton Historical Society Reports of the Custodian" presented at the Annual Meeting by Benjamin Franklin Wilbour. 1953-1962
- "Little Compton Reminiscences" from the meeting of the L.C. Historical Society at the home of Mr. & Mrs. J. Edward Newton, 1936.
- "Your Neighbor, Little Compton" an address given by the Reverend Robert L. Eddy to the Fall River Historical Society, 1955.
- "Some Little Compton History" by Benjamin F. Wilbour, 1962, two copies.
- one loose research request regarding the Hart family.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2673
Extent of Description see 2007.2672 for box measurements
paper, newsprint
Source unknown
Date Various
People Benjamin F. Wilbour
J. Edward Newton
Reverend Robert L. Eddy
Molly Luce Burroughs
Joe Sherer
Walter D. Burham
Subjects Tercentenary Markers
Fire Department
Little Compton, England