Melvin Dixon Papers, 1942-1997

(Manuscript Collection #1021)

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

  • Box 1
    Architectural Specifications, Photographs, DVDs, Etc.
    • Folder 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
      Harris, Preston (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Weeksville, NC, January 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/01) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder c
      Winslow Memorial Home Building, W. Ehringhaus Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/02) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d
      Saunders, Ronald (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1541 Clubhouse Drive, April 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/03) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e
      Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 808 Cedar Street, May 1953. Photographic print. (P#1021/04) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f
      Hudson, Selbia (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Camden, NC, May 1964. Photographic print. (P#1021/05) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g
      Sawyer, Robert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 103 Rosewood Avenue, November 1960. Photographic print. (P#1021/06) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder h
      Bright, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 122 Culpepper Lane, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/07) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder i
      Bunch, Wilma & Margaret Home, 1809 Edgewood Drive, March 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/08) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder j
      Williams, Frank (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1107 W. Main Street, March 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/09) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder k
      Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1400 W. Church Street, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/10) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder l
      Twiford Funeral Home Building, 405 E. Church Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/11) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder m
      Parker, Henry (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, September 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/12) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder n
      Ivey, Herbert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 119 Rosedale Drive, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/13) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder o
      Williams, Elmo (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Church & Simpson Streets, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/14) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder p
      Jordan, Nathan (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, RFD 3, US 17 North, June 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/15) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder q
      Lewis, E. M. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 204 Culpepper Lane, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/16) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder r
      Woodville Baptist Church Building, Woodville, NC, October 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/17) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder s
      Jones, J. Wilson (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 106 Pine Lake Drive, April 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/18) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder t
      Basnight, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Whitehall Shores, Camden, NC, August 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/19) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder u
      Flickinger, Gladys Home, 1608 Parkview Drive, September 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/20) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder v
      Long, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/21) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder w
      O'Neal, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1124 N. Road Street, June 1961. Photographic print. (P#1021/22) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder x
      Culpepper, Levin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 700 Baxter Street, February 1967. Photographic print. (P#1021/23) 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder y
      King, Roy S. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1205 Park Drive, January 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/24) 1 item. 1 p.
  • Box 2
    Architectural Drawings Box #01
    • Folder 
      Godfrey Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Johnson Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Wilson Memorial; est. 5 sheets
  • Box 3
    Architectural Drawings Box #02
    • Folder 
      Hudson, Selbia; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Jones, J. Wilson; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      O'Neal, Edward; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Parker, Henry; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Sawyer, Robert; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      W. Baptist Church; est. 5 sheets
  • Box 4
    Architectural Drawings Box #03
    • Folder 
      Bunch, Wilma; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Flickinger, Gladys; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Harris, Preston; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Ivey, Herbert; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Johnson Construction; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      King, Roy; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Saunders, Ronald; est. 5 sheets
  • Box 5
    Architectural Drawings Box #04
    • Folder 
      Bright, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Griffin, L. E. (Dr.); est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Jordan, Nathan; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Markham, Ernest; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Williams, Elmo; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Williams, Frank; est. 5 sheets
  • Box 6
    Architectural Drawings Box #05
    • Folder 
      Dixon, M. T.; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Dixon, Melvin; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Harris, Garland; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Jones, Thomas R.; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Lewis, E. M.; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Long, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Saunders, Clinton; est. 5 sheets
    • Folder 
      Shannon, A. M. House; est. 5 sheets
Box 7
Architectural Drawings Box #06; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 8
Architectural Drawings Box #07; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 9
Architectural Drawings Box #08; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 10
Architectural Drawings Box #09; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 11
Architectural Drawings Box #10; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 12
Architectural Drawings Box #11; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 13
Architectural Drawings Box #12; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 14
Architectural Drawings Box #13; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 15
Architectural Drawings Box #14; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 16
Architectural Drawings Box #15; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 17
Architectural Drawings Box #16; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 18
Architectural Drawings Box #17; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 19
Architectural Drawings Box #18; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 20
Architectural Drawings, -1984. Box #19; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 21
Architectural Drawings, Recent, Un-filed. Box #20; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Box 22
Catalogs Box #01; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 23
Catalogs Box #02; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 24
Catalogs Box #03; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 25
Catalogs Box #04; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 26
Catalogs Box #05; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 27
Catalogs Box #06; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 28
Catalogs Box #07; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 29
Catalogs Box #08; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
  • Box 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
      Photographic prints (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 104 p.
    • Folder b
      Photographic negative strips (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 4. p.
    • Folder c
      Architectural working notes (1987-1996) 1 items ca. 500 p. (0.25 cf)
    • Folder 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
      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
      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.
  • Oversize Folder os1
    • Folder a
      Foreman house specifications and plans (1994) 2 items. 10 p.
    • Folder b
      Dixon residence on Church St. floor plans (1963) 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder c
      Dixon residence on Church St. foundation plans (1963) 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder d
      Dixon residence on Cedar St. plans (1953) 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder e
      Winslow, Joseph residence plans (1991) 1 item. 5 p.
  • Oversize Folder os2
    • Folder a
      Photographic prints (ca. 1980-1996) of houses desgined by Melvin Dixon. 1 item. 104 p.

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