This pages presents a selection of archives, libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions in Rhode Island. Newport resources are listed above while other Rhode Island resources are provided further down the page.
Remember that many archives have special guidelines for accessing and using their collections, often requiring visitors to make research appointments. Visit the websites, email the institutions, or call prior to your visit.
Below is a small sample of Rhode Island cultural heritage institutions. For a more comprehensive list, check out Rhode Island Historical Records Advisory Board's Rhode Island Historical Records Repositories Directory, the first link in the list below.