Rhode Island’s state archives, which include pre-1650 artifacts, have sat in nondescript commercial office space in a Providence flood zone, lacking proper preservation technology, for decades. Exhibit space at the 337 Westminster St. location is about the size of a small studio apartment. Heavy with rolled maps, blueprints and highway plans, metal shelves stretch 30…

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