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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

Collection Number
RL.00538
Title
John M. W. Hicks papers
Date
1919-1940
Creator
Hicks, John M. W.
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 1,119 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

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.

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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

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

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.