Guide to the Everett Family Papers, 1919-1967

Collection Overview

The papers are those of R. Oscar Everett and his wife, Katherine (Robinson) Everett, prominent attorneys and civic leaders in Durham, N.C. The collection is comprised primarily of correspondence concerning the Durham-Orange County Historical Association, the Bennett Place Memorial Commission, the prohibition movement in N.C. after the repeal of the 18th Amendment, and the Durham County Bar Association. The collection also contains minutes and reports of the Durham-Orange County Historical Association; publications of the city of Durham; national defense material; an address delivered by Katherine Everett at a Methodist Board of Education Seminar at Duke University in 1948, entitled, Idealism in the Political Process; and other items of a varied nature.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Everett Family papers
2.4 Linear Feet, 250 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Restrictions on Access & Use

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1927-1960
Box 1
Writings, 1948
Box 1
Box 1
Printed Material
Box 1
Box 2
Printed Material
Box 2
Miscellany, 1919-1967
Box 2

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Everett Family Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University


The Everett Family Papers were acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library by 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff.

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, January 2011

Accession is described in this finding aid.