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Clifton W. Everett, Jr. Collection, 1841-1959, undated

Manuscript Collection #1109

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

Title: Clifton W. Everett, Jr. Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.28 Cubic feet, 122 items .

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

Accessions Information

August 21, 2007, (unprocessed) 122 items, 0.28 cubic feet; Collection (1841-1959, undated) of manuscripts, genealogical materials, photographic prints and printed materials related to the James N. Dickey family of New York and Michigan and William Symington Brown, M. D., who served as a surgeon in the 33rd and 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1863, during the Civil War. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Clifton W. Everett, Jr.

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

Clifton W. Everett, Jr. Collection (#1109), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Clifton W. Everett, Jr.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, 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.

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Series 1:
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1#1109.1
    • Folder a#1109.1.a
      James N. Dickey family correspondence, printed materials, photographic prints, etc. (1861-1959, undated) 41 items. 62 p.
    • Folder b#1109.1.b
      An Account of Louisa Alcott Author of Little Women: Notes for a lecture on Alcott on the 40th anniversary of the publication of Little Women (c. 1908) by Mrs. James N. Dickey; and review clippings. Holograph. Loose leaf. 1 vol. 27 p. Note: Fragile.
    • Folder c#1109.1.c
      Death notices (1880-1936) of the Dickey family of New York & Michigan. Photocopies of obituaries. 53 items. 77 p.
    • Folder d#1109.1.d
      Gen. John Sedgwick Statue, by Henry Bush Brown, Photographic print (undated) 8" x 10" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Water damage. Statue's hat & belt were based on that worn by Wm. Symington Brown, Surgeon, 33d & 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1863.
    • Folder e#1109.1.e
      Anderson's University, Glasgow, Scotland. Certificates of attendance awarded to W. S. Brown (1841-1846) Printed forms. 11 items. 11 p. Note: Medical school certificates.
Series 2:
Printed Materials
  • Box 1#1109.1
    • Folder f#1109.1.f
      Chemistry for Beginners, by Wm. Symington Brown. Boston, MA: John Wilson and Son © 1855. Book. Hard bound. 1 vol. 70 p. Note: Cover torn.
    • Folder g#1109.1.g
      Benjamin Franklin: A Lecture, by Symington Brown . . . Delivered in the Unitarian Church, Stoneham, Nov. 20, 1881, and in Paine Memorial Hall, Boston, 1886. Stoneham, MA: R. W. Barnstead, Printer, 1886. Pamphlet. 1 item. 20 p. Note: Covers torn. Includes marginal notes by the author.
    • Folder h#1109.1.h
      Indestructible Pleasure Books, with Colored Pictures: The Story of the Three Bears. N.p., undated Pamphlet. Printed on canvass. 1 item. 8 p. Note: Fragile.
    • Folder i#1109.1.i
      Wilbur Harrison Weston [Obituary] in Hudson River Trestle Board, vol. 3, no. 26 (15 Oct. 1902): 211-222. Periodical. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Covers torn. Incomplete.
    • Folder j#1109.1.j
      Shaw Memorial, Boston, MA. Postcard. (undated) 2 items. 2 p. Note Duplicates.
    • Folder k#1109.1.k
      Massachusetts Medical Society On Hundred Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting Program (1909) Pamphlet. 1 item. 6 p.
Series 3:
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder os1#1109.os1
Oversized Clippings (1884-1947, undated) 8 items. 8 p.

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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