Beavans Drug Store Papers, 1930s

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.04

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Beavans Drugstore Papers
    Creator: Beavans Drugstore.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: The Beavans Drugstore of Enfield, North Carolina was established in 1901. The papers consist of a blank statement with “W.E. Beavans, Druggist” and a photograph of front of store with William (Willy) E. Beavans.
    Extent: 0.06 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    The papers consist of a blank statement with “W.E. Beavans, Druggist” and a photograph of the storefront with William (Willy) E. Beavans.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    28 July 2007: 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 phot "Willy"- early 1900s, and Beavens prescription memo paper. Gift of Nina W. Beavans.

    1 August 2009: labels and prescriptions. Gift of Nina W. Beavans.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Nina W. Beavans of Enfield, North Carolina

    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

    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.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Janet Heath and Melissa Nasea, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    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 Access and Digitization Grant Program.

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Beavans Drug Store Papers, 1930s, undated

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Beavans Drug Store Papers, 1930s, undated


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