Melvin Dixon Papers

1942-1997
Manuscript Collection #1021
Creator(s)
Dixon, Melvin
Physical description
25.55 Cubic Feet, 1054 items
Preferred Citation
Melvin Dixon Papers (#1021), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions


Administrative information
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Diana Dixon Hardison

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, April 4, 2008

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 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
Box 1 Folder b Harris, Preston (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Weeksville, NC, January 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/01) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder c Winslow Memorial Home Building, W. Ehringhaus Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/02) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder d Saunders, Ronald (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1541 Clubhouse Drive, April 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/03) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder e Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 808 Cedar Street, May 1953. Photographic print. (P#1021/04) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder f Hudson, Selbia (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Camden, NC, May 1964. Photographic print. (P#1021/05) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder g Sawyer, Robert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 103 Rosewood Avenue, November 1960. Photographic print. (P#1021/06) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder h Bright, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 122 Culpepper Lane, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/07) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder i Bunch, Wilma & Margaret Home, 1809 Edgewood Drive, March 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/08) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder j Williams, Frank (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1107 W. Main Street, March 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/09) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder k Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1400 W. Church Street, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/10) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder l Twiford Funeral Home Building, 405 E. Church Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/11) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder m Parker, Henry (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, September 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/12) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder n Ivey, Herbert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 119 Rosedale Drive, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/13) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder o Williams, Elmo (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Church & Simpson Streets, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/14) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder p Jordan, Nathan (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, RFD 3, US 17 North, June 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/15) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder q Lewis, E. M. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 204 Culpepper Lane, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/16) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder r Woodville Baptist Church Building, Woodville, NC, October 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/17) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder s Jones, J. Wilson (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 106 Pine Lake Drive, April 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/18) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder t Basnight, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Whitehall Shores, Camden, NC, August 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/19) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder v Long, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/21) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder w O'Neal, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1124 N. Road Street, June 1961. Photographic print. (P#1021/22) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder x Culpepper, Levin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 700 Baxter Street, February 1967. Photographic print. (P#1021/23) 1 item. 1 p
Box 1 Folder y King, Roy S. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1205 Park Drive, January 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/24) 1 item. 1 p
Box 2 Item 1 Godfrey Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
Box 2 Item 2 Johnson Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
Box 2 Item 3 Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
Box 2 Item 4 Wilson Memorial; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 1 Hudson, Selbia; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 2 Jones, J. Wilson; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 3 O'Neal, Edward; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 4 Parker, Henry; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 5 Sawyer, Robert; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 6 Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
Box 3 Item 7 W. Baptist Church; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 1 Bunch, Wilma; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 2 Flickinger, Gladys; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 3 Harris, Preston; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 4 Ivey, Herbert; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 5 Johnson Construction; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 6 King, Roy; est. 5 sheets
Box 4 Item 7 Saunders, Ronald; est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 1 Bright, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 2 Griffin, L. E. (Dr.); est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 3 Jordan, Nathan; est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 4 Markham, Ernest; est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 5 Williams, Elmo; est. 5 sheets
Box 5 Item 6 Williams, Frank; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 1 Dixon, M. T.; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 2 Dixon, Melvin; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 3 Harris, Garland; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 4 Jones, Thomas R.; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 5 Lewis, E. M.; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 6 Long, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 7 Saunders, Clinton; est. 5 sheets
Box 6 Item 8 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 #01; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 23 Catalogs #02; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 24 Catalogs #03; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 25 Catalogs #04; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 26 Catalogs #05; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 27 Catalogs #06; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 28 Catalogs #07; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 29 Catalogs #08; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Box 30 Folder a Photographic prints (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 104 p
Box 30 Folder b Photographic negative strips (ca. 1954) of Melvin Dixon residence, 608 Cedard St. 1 item. 4. p
Box 30 Folder c Architectural working notes (1987-1996) 1 items ca. 500 p. (0.25 cf)
Box 30 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
Box 30 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
Box 30 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
Folder os1 Folder a Foreman house specifications and plans (1994) 2 items. 10 p
Folder os1 Folder b Dixon residence on Church St. floor plans (1963) 1 item. 3 p
Folder os1 Folder c Dixon residence on Church St. foundation plans (1963) 1 item. 5 p
Folder os1 Folder d Dixon residence on Cedar St. plans (1953) 1 item. 7 p
Folder os1 Folder e Winslow, Joseph residence plans (1991) 1 item. 5 p
Folder os2 Folder a Photographic prints (ca. 1980-1996) of houses desgined by Melvin Dixon. 1 item. 104 p