This collection from Robert Beverly Hale Library contains images of Matunuck dating from about 1900 to 1967.
Joseph Peace Hazard Photographs
This collection contains images owned by Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892), with subjects ranging from the Hazard Castle, Druid's Dream, people he knew, and portrait photographs of himself.
Dexter W. Hoxie Photographs This collection contains images captured in and around Peace Dale, RI, c. 1900-1915, that are known or believed to have been taken by Dexter W. Hoxie (d. 1943). Hoxie served as a personal secretary to the Hazard family for many years. His work includes photographs of members of the family and their homes.
Joseph Peace Hazard Diary
Joseph Peace Hazard (1807-1892) kept this handwritten ledger/diary of about 382 pages from the 1840's to about 1890. Some pages represent accounting of expenses; others contain narrative writings, with occasional newspaper articles pasted in. Pages are listed by digital file number. 11 pages left blank in the original diary are not included (files 231, 232, 266, 272, 286, 307, 308, 312, 314, 357, 385).
Peace Dale Library Artifacts
This developing collection contains images of various historical items in Peace Dale Library's collections or in the building.
Images of The Weaver sculpture by Daniel Chester French on the grounds of Peace Dale Library. Included are the earliest known photograph of The Weaver in place, c.1920, by Dexter W. Hoxie, and a series taken in 2002 by Joseph McGovern, shortly after the sculpture's conservation that year.