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Preliminary Guide to the Markham Family Papers, 1880-1945

Abstract

The Markham family was a prominent family in Durham in the early 1900s. Charles Markham attended Duke University and was editor of the Duke Chronicle. The collection consists of indentures, contracts, insurance policies, receipts, and other business-related ephemera for the Markham family of Durham, North Carolina, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1910s. Other materials include personal correspondence to and from Charles Markham in the 1940s, as well as some undated blueprints and other miscellaneous ephemera.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00847
Title
Markham family papers
Date
1880-1945
Extent
0.6 Linear Feet, 400 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection consists of indentures, contracts, insurance policies, receipts, and other business-related ephemera for the Markham family of Durham, North Carolina, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1910s. Other materials include personal correspondence to and from Charles Markham in the 1940s, as well as some undated blueprints and other miscellaneous ephemera.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Accession (2009-0019)

1 box

The collection consists of indentures, contracts, insurance policies, receipts, and other business-related ephemera for the Markham family of Durham, North Carolina, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1910s. Other materials include personal correspondence to and from Charles Markham in the 1940s, as well as some undated blueprints and other miscellaneous ephemera.

Papers, 1880-1945
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical / Historical Note

The Markham family was a prominent family in Durham in the early 1900s. Charles Markham attended Duke University and was editor of the Duke Chronicle.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

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

Provenance

Purchase, 2009 (2009-0019), 0.6 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2009-0019