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This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
The papers consist of a blank statement with “W.E. Beavans, Druggist” and a photograph of the storefront with William (Willy) E. Beavans.
The Beavans Drugstore of Enfield, North Carolina was established in 1901. The earliest owner was probably William E. Beavans (1868-1946). The later partners were Eugene Beavans (1913-1979), W. Cary Beavans (1918-1979), and Samuel C. Beavans (1922-2000). The store was closed and sold in the late 1990’s.
2007 July 28: Beavan's Drug Store bottle "Aromatic Spirits Ammonia," key-shaped card stock thermometer, photograph of Beavan's Drug Store black/white, William E. Beavans in photo "Willy"- early 1900s, and Beavens prescription memo paper. Gift of Nina W. Beavans.
2009 August 1: labels and prescriptions. Gift of Nina W. Beavans.
Gift of Nina W. Beavans of Enfield, North Carolina
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Beavans Drugstore Papers (CD 01.04), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by Janet Heath and Melissa Nasea, 2015
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