Melvin Dixon Papers, 1942-1997

Manuscript Collection #1021

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Melvin Dixon Papers
    Creator: Dixon, Melvin
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 25.55 Cubic feet, 1054 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Diana Dixon Hardison

    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

    Melvin Dixon Papers (#1021), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, April 4, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

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

  • Architectural Specifications, Photographs, DVDs, Etc.
     
    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.
    Harris, Preston (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Weeksville, NC, January 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/01) 1 item. 1 p.
    Winslow Memorial Home Building, W. Ehringhaus Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/02) 1 item. 1 p.
    Saunders, Ronald (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1541 Clubhouse Drive, April 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/03) 1 item. 1 p.
    Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 808 Cedar Street, May 1953. Photographic print. (P#1021/04) 1 item. 1 p.
    Hudson, Selbia (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Camden, NC, May 1964. Photographic print. (P#1021/05) 1 item. 1 p.
    Sawyer, Robert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 103 Rosewood Avenue, November 1960. Photographic print. (P#1021/06) 1 item. 1 p.
    Bright, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 122 Culpepper Lane, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/07) 1 item. 1 p.
    Bunch, Wilma & Margaret Home, 1809 Edgewood Drive, March 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/08) 1 item. 1 p.
    Williams, Frank (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1107 W. Main Street, March 1959. Photographic print. (P#1021/09) 1 item. 1 p.
    Dixon, Melvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1400 W. Church Street, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/10) 1 item. 1 p.
    Twiford Funeral Home Building, 405 E. Church Street, April 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/11) 1 item. 1 p.
    Parker, Henry (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, September 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/12) 1 item. 1 p.
    Ivey, Herbert (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 119 Rosedale Drive, July 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/13) 1 item. 1 p.
    Williams, Elmo (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Church & Simpson Streets, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/14) 1 item. 1 p.
    Jordan, Nathan (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, RFD 3, US 17 North, June 1962. Photographic print. (P#1021/15) 1 item. 1 p.
    Lewis, E. M. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 204 Culpepper Lane, May 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/16) 1 item. 1 p.
    Woodville Baptist Church Building, Woodville, NC, October 1965. Photographic print. (P#1021/17) 1 item. 1 p.
    Jones, J. Wilson (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 106 Pine Lake Drive, April 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/18) 1 item. 1 p.
    Basnight, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, Whitehall Shores, Camden, NC, August 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/19) 1 item. 1 p.
    Long, Calvin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1726 Edgewood Drive, June 1963. Photographic print. (P#1021/21) 1 item. 1 p.
    O'Neal, Edward (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1124 N. Road Street, June 1961. Photographic print. (P#1021/22) 1 item. 1 p.
    Culpepper, Levin (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 700 Baxter Street, February 1967. Photographic print. (P#1021/23) 1 item. 1 p.
    King, Roy S. (Mr. & Mrs.) Home, 1205 Park Drive, January 1966. Photographic print. (P#1021/24) 1 item. 1 p.
  • Architectural Drawings Box #01
     
    Godfrey Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
    Johnson Nursing Home; est. 5 sheets
    Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
    Wilson Memorial; est. 5 sheets
  • Architectural Drawings Box #02
     
    Hudson, Selbia; est. 5 sheets
    Jones, J. Wilson; est. 5 sheets
    O'Neal, Edward; est. 5 sheets
    Parker, Henry; est. 5 sheets
    Sawyer, Robert; est. 5 sheets
    Twiford Funeral; est. 5 sheets
    W. Baptist Church; est. 5 sheets
  • Architectural Drawings Box #03
     
    Bunch, Wilma; est. 5 sheets
    Flickinger, Gladys; est. 5 sheets
    Harris, Preston; est. 5 sheets
    Ivey, Herbert; est. 5 sheets
    Johnson Construction; est. 5 sheets
    King, Roy; est. 5 sheets
    Saunders, Ronald; est. 5 sheets
  • Architectural Drawings Box #04
     
    Bright, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
    Griffin, L. E. (Dr.); est. 5 sheets
    Jordan, Nathan; est. 5 sheets
    Markham, Ernest; est. 5 sheets
    Williams, Elmo; est. 5 sheets
    Williams, Frank; est. 5 sheets
  • Architectural Drawings Box #05
     
    Dixon, M. T.; est. 5 sheets
    Dixon, Melvin; est. 5 sheets
    Harris, Garland; est. 5 sheets
    Jones, Thomas R.; est. 5 sheets
    Lewis, E. M.; est. 5 sheets
    Long, Calvin; est. 5 sheets
    Saunders, Clinton; est. 5 sheets
    Shannon, A. M. House; est. 5 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #06; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #07; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #08; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #09; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #10; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #11; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #12; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #13; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #14; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #15; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #16; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #17; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings Box #18; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings, -1984. Box #19; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Architectural Drawings, Recent, Un-filed. Box #20; est. 20 items, est. 80 sheets
Catalogs Box #01; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #02; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #03; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #04; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #05; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #06; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #07; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
Catalogs Box #08; est. 25 items, est. 500 sheets
  • Folder os1
     
    Foreman house specifications and plans (1994) 2 items. 10 p.
    Dixon residence on Church St. floor plans (1963) 1 item. 3 p.
    Dixon residence on Church St. foundation plans (1963) 1 item. 5 p.
    Dixon residence on Cedar St. plans (1953) 1 item. 7 p.
    Winslow, Joseph residence plans (1991) 1 item. 5 p.

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Preliminary Inventory

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

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