Dedication 2017

Photos from the October 1, 2017 dedication and the dedication program book.

Digital Exhibit

A digital recreation of exhibit item curated by Special Collection Librarian Marlene Lopes.

A Tribute to Ron McLarty

A biographical tribute to the life and work of Ron McLarty written by Rhode Island College Professor Emeritus Paul Anghinetti.



Rhode Island College is proud to house the complete collection of one of its most celebrated graduates, Ron McLarty.

In 2017 McLarty donated his original manuscripts of novels, plays and poems, his extensive audiobook narrations, photos, reviews and biography to be permanently housed in RICs Special Collections at James P. Adams Library. For more information on Ron McLarty, Professor Emeritus Paul Anghinetti has written a tribute to Ron McLarty. Read on ISSUU or download PDF.