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Guide to the R. O. (Reuben Oscar) Everett Papers, 1913-1971

Abstract

Attorney in Durham, N.C. His wife and son were also prominent N.C. lawyers.

The R. O. Everett Papers span the years 1913-1971. Collection includes Everett’s extensive diaries, 1915-1971, chronicling Everett's professional career, his interests, his family's careers, and social, civic and historical aspects of life in Durham, N.C. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence, clippings, lecture notes, printed material, pictures, and other papers. In addition, transcripts for all the diaries in the collection have been converted to electronic documents that have been transferred to the Special Collections file server.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Everett, R. O. (Reuben Oscar), 1879-1971
Title
R. O. (Reuben Oscar) Everett papers, 1913-1971
Language of Material
English
Extent
4.0 Linear Feet, 156 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The R. O. Everett Papers span the years 1913-1971, centered around Everett’s extensive diaries, 1915-1971, chronicling in detail Everett's professional career beginning in Durham N.C., his interests, his family's careers, and social, civic and historical aspects of life in Durham, N.C. Of particular interest are his discussions of legal cases and local politics. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence, clippings, lecture notes, printed material, pictures, and other papers. Transcripts for all the diaries in the collection have been converted to electronic documents that have been transferred to the librar file server. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these files before coming to use the collection.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

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
Box 1
Clippings
Box 1
Printed Materials
Box 1
Miscellany
Box 1
Pictures
Box 1
Diary (typescripts), 1915-1919, 1920-1921, 1966-1969
Box 1
Lecture Notes, 1913,1914, 1919
Box 2
Diary, 1915-1921
Box 2
Diary, 1923-1929
Box 3
Diary, 1930-1936
Box 4
Diary, 1937-1942
Box 5
Diary, 1943-1948
Box 6
Diary, 1949-1954
Box 7
Diary, 1955-1958
Box 8
Diary, 1959-1962
Box 9
Diary, 1963-1968
Box 10
Diary, 1969-1971
Box 11

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], R. O. (Reuben Oscar) Everett Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The R. O. (Reuben Oscar) Everett Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1982.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, June 2008

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.