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Melvin Dixon Papers, 1942-1997

Manuscript Collection #1021

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Melvin Dixon Papers
Creator: Dixon, Melvin
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 25.55 Cubic feet, 1054 items .

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

January 29, 2005, (unprocessed) 1000 items, 25.0 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1953-1997) consisting primarily of materials relating to his eastern North Carolina residential designs, including architectural drawings, specifications, photographs, catalogs, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Diana Dixon Hardison

December 2, 2005, (unprocessed addition 1) 13 items, 0.50 cubic feet; Papers (1942-1996) consisting primarily of materials relating to his eastern North Carolina residential designs, including scrapbook, photographic prints & negatives, and building plans, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Diana Dixon Hardison

June 14, 2010, (unprocessed addition 2), 41 items, 0.050 cubic feet; Collection (1990, undated) of vendors? business cards & notes of hours worked for clients. Holograph & Printed. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 11//2009. Note: The donor is Melvin Dixon?s daughter. See also related collection Melvin and Doris: Their Lives and Times Remembered (2009) #SCR 12. Donor: Diana Dixon Hardison.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Melvin Dixon Papers (#1021), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Diana Dixon Hardison

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, April 4, 2008


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1#1021.1
    Architectural Specifications, Photographs, DVDs, Etc.
    • Folder a#1021.1.a
      Digital Reproductions of Photographs from Office Wall Board #1-24; 2 Compact Discs; and Inventory of Photographs (P #1021.01 - #1021.24) 1953-1967, 2005. 27 items. 30 p.
    • Folder b#1021.1.b
      Harris, Preston (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Weeksville, NC, January 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/01) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder c#1021.1.c
      Winslow Memorial Home Building, W. Ehringhaus Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/02) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d#1021.1.d
      Saunders, Ronald (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1541 Clubhouse Drive, April 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/03) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e#1021.1.e
      Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 808 Cedar Street, May 1953. Photographic print. (P#1021/04) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f#1021.1.f
      Hudson, Selbia (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Camden, NC, May 1964. Photographic print. (P#1021/05) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g#1021.1.g
      Sawyer, Robert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 103 Rosewood Avenue, November 1960. Photographic print. (P#1021/06) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder h#1021.1.h
      Bright, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 122 Culpepper Lane, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/07) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder i#1021.1.i
      Bunch, Wilma & Margaret Home, 1809 Edgewood Drive, March 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/08) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder j#1021.1.j
      Williams, Frank (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1107 W. Main Street, March 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/09) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder k#1021.1.k
      Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1400 W. Church Street, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/10) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder l#1021.1.l
      Twiford Funeral Home Building, 405 E. Church Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/11) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder m#1021.1.m
      Parker, Henry (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, September 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/12) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder n#1021.1.n
      Ivey, Herbert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 119 Rosedale Drive, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/13) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder o#1021.1.o
      Williams, Elmo (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Church & Simpson Streets, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/14) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder p#1021.1.p
      Jordan, Nathan (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, RFD 3, US 17 North, June 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/15) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder q#1021.1.q
      Lewis, E. M. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 204 Culpepper Lane, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/16) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder r#1021.1.r
      Woodville Baptist Church Building, Woodville, NC, October 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/17) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder s#1021.1.s
      Jones, J. Wilson (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 106 Pine Lake Drive, April 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/18) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder t#1021.1.t
      Basnight, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Whitehall Shores, Camden, NC, August 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/19) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder u#1021.1.u
      Flickinger, Gladys Home, 1608 Parkview Drive, September 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/20) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder v#1021.1.v
      Long, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/21) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder w#1021.1.w
      O'Neal, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1124 N. Road Street, June 1961. Photographic print. (P#1021/22) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder x#1021.1.x
      Culpepper, Levin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 700 Baxter Street, February 1967. Photographic print. (P#1021/23) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder y#1021.1.y
      King, Roy S. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1205 Park Drive, January 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/24) 1 item. 1 p.
Box 7#1021.7
Architectural Drawings Box #06; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 8#1021.8
Architectural Drawings Box #07; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 9#1021.9
Architectural Drawings Box #08; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 10#1021.10
Architectural Drawings Box #09; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 11#1021.11
Architectural Drawings Box #10; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 12#1021.12
Architectural Drawings Box #11; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 13#1021.13
Architectural Drawings Box #12; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 14#1021.14
Architectural Drawings Box #13; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 15#1021.15
Architectural Drawings Box #14; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 16#1021.16
Architectural Drawings Box #15; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 17#1021.17
Architectural Drawings Box #16; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 18#1021.18
Architectural Drawings Box #17; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 19#1021.19
Architectural Drawings Box #18; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 20#1021.20
Architectural Drawings, -1984. Box #19; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 21#1021.21
Architectural Drawings, Recent, Un-filed. Box #20; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 22#1021.22
Catalogs Box #01; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 23#1021.23
Catalogs Box #02; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 24#1021.24
Catalogs Box #03; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 25#1021.25
Catalogs Box #04; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 26#1021.26
Catalogs Box #05; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 27#1021.27
Catalogs Box #06; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 28#1021.28
Catalogs Box #07; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 29#1021.29
Catalogs Box #08; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
  • Box 30#1021.30
    Papers (1942-1996) consisting primarily of materials relating to his eastern North Carolina residential designs, including scrapbook, photographic prints & negatives, and building plans, etc. [unprocesed addtion 1]
    • Folder a#1021.30.a
      Photographic prints (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 104 p.
    • Folder b#1021.30.b
      Photographic negative strips (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 4. p.
    • Folder c#1021.30.c
      Architectural working notes (1987-1996) 1 items ca. 500 p. (0.25 cf)
    • Folder d#1021.30.d
      Irene Stanley (Mrs. Irene Stanley Wendel,1925-1970) Scrapbook (1942-1943) of World War II events. 1 vol. 40 p. (0.125 cf) Note: Irene Stanley was Melvin Dixon's cousin.
    • Folder e#1021.30.e
      Photographic prints envelope #1 (ca. 1970-1996) of buildings designed by Melvin Dixon. Color prints. 1 item. 19 p. Note: Prints were formerly pinned to the wall in Mr. Dixon's office.
    • Folder f#1021.30.f
      Photographic prints envelope #2 (ca. 1970-1996) of buildings designed by Melvin Dixon. Color prints. 1 item. 49 p. Note: Prints were formerly pinned to the wall in Mr. Dixon's office.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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