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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

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Markham family.
Title
Markham family papers 1880-1945
Language of Materials
English
Extent
400 items, 0.6 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

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

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

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.