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 Linclon School's first class on May Day 1889 Text from the back of the photograph

The Lincoln Archives is an invaluable collection highlighting the history of Lincoln School and women’s education in Rhode Island.

 What kinds of materials are in the archives?


  • Published items include catalogs, bulletins, yearbooks, literary magazines, and student newspapers. 
  • Posters, newsletters, scrapbooks, and correspondence document everything from academics to athletics and the arts.
  • Our textile collection shows the evolution of the Lincoln uniform from years of “dress greens” to the plaid kilt worn by Lincoln girls today.
  • The photographic collections comprise the largest part of the archives and provide compelling visual evidence of tradition and change at Lincoln over many decades. 


If you are interested in learning more about the Lincoln Archives and how you can help, please contact us.  Here are some ways you can help. 


  • Do you have memorabilia from your student days that you would like to donate to Lincoln? We want to hear from you!
  • We would be grateful if you would send digital images of your possible donations so we can make plans regarding the storage of them.
  • If you would be willing to help identify photographs in person or electronically, please let us know. 


Our email address is: alumnaerelations@lincolnschool.org.

Thank you!


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