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Guide to the John M. W. Hicks Papers, 1919-1940

Abstract

John M. W. Hicks was an elected auditor of the American Tobacco Company in 1898.

The collection contains material concerning the American Tobacco Company and its affiliate, the British-American Tobacco Company; some papers of the R.J. Reynolds Company; and papers concerning the widespread philanthropies of Mr. Hicks as well as information concerning his personal investments.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Hicks, John M. W.
Title
John M. W. Hicks papers 1919-1940
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 1,119 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection contains material concerning the American Tobacco Company and its affiliate, the British-American Tobacco Company; some papers of the R.J. Reynolds Company; and papers concerning the widespread philanthropies of Mr. Hicks as well as information concerning his personal investments.

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

Newspaper clippings
Box 1
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box 1

Historical Note

John M. W. Hicks was an elected auditor of the American Tobacco Company in 1898.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John M. W. Hicks Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The John M. W. Hicks Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff.

Encoded by Jennifer Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

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.