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Preliminary Guide to the Inez Alexandria Stephens MacKinnon Papers, 1821-1953

Collection Overview

Papers of MacKinnon, including correspondence with her sister, Louise Mae Davis Stephens, her husband, Francis T. MacKinnon, and other family members and friends (ca. 1920s-1930s); her diary during her courtship (1919-1922); and photograph albums, portraits, scrapbook, and mementos. Also includes husband Francis MacKinnon's WWI scrapbook and letters to family written during his military service in Europe; sister Louise Stephens' personal correspondence, photographs, portraits, mementos, and scrapbooks (ca. 1912-1937); courtship letters of Inez MacKinnon's parents, Jefferson Davis Stephens and Mae Inez Yarborough (ca. 1900); Jefferson Stephens' diary (ca. 1899-1926); and 19th-century papers of the Stephens and Yarborough families, including an 1821 court order by the Territory of Florida. (accession #91-081)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Inez Alexandria Stephens MacKinnon papers 1821-1953
Creator
MacKinnon, Inez Alexandria Stephens, 1901-
Extent
4.5 Linear Feet , 900 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

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

Some of the materials in this collection are not immediately accessible because they require further processing before use. Technical Services staff needs to process materials in envelopes, reformat brittle paper, and remove pictorial materials for preservation work before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

Attention: Contains rusty fasteners.

Correspondence, family papers, school papers, mounted portraits, and clippings.
Box 1
Scrapbooks and photograph album.
Box 2
Mementos, printed materials, correspondence, large portraits, photographs, and negatives.
Box 3

Historical Note

Resident of Marianna, Fla.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Inez Alexandria Stephens MacKinnon Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Provenance

The Inez Alexandria Stephens MacKinnon Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1991.

Processing Information

Encoded by Walt Evans

Finding Aid Last Updated November 6, 2002

Finding aid is NCEAD compliant.