Preliminary Guide to the Elizabeth Roberts Papers, 1945-1990 and undated
This collection includes chiefly correspondence and printed material concerning North Carolina medical associations and women's auxiliaries in which Mrs. Roberts, wife of pediatrician Dr. Bennett Watson Roberts, was involved. Organizations include: National Organization for Mentally Ill Children; Auxiliary to the Medical Society of the State of North Carolina; American Cancer Society; N.C. Council of Women's Organizations; and Southern Medical Association. Other materials relate to Roberts' work in Saint Philip's Parish and Episcopal Church, Durham, N.C.
- Collection Number
- Elizabeth Roberts papers
- 1945-1990 and undated
- Roberts, Elizabeth
- 4.5 Linear Feet, 4550 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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[Identification of item], Elizabeth Roberts Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Correspondence, clippings, publications, writings, and notes that document Roberts' involvement in medical and service organizations. Also includes general printed materials and published reports concerning health issues in North Carolina and health issues for women, children, and the elderly.
This addition to the Elizabeth Roberts collection documents her activities in Saint Philip's Parish and Episcopal Church, Durham, NC. Materials include copies of "The Episcopal Churchwoman of St. Philip's Parish Year Book," 1945-1990 (cataloged seperately as a serial); a newsletter, "Epistle to the Philippians," for 1983-1984 and a few other newsletters and pamphlets relating to St. Philip's and to the national Episcopal organization The Daughters of the King.
Elizabeth Roberts was a member and officer of various women's organizations related to medicine, an active member of St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Durham, N.C., a resident of Durham, N.C., and wife of pediatrician Dr. Bennett Watson Roberts.
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- Auxiliary to the Medical Society of the State of North Carolina
- American Cancer Society North Carolina Division
- National Organization for Mentally Ill Children
- North Carolina Council of Women's Organizations
- Roberts, Elizabeth
- Southern Medical Association
- Health care -- United States
- Public health -- Education -- United States
- Societies, Medical -- History -- Southern States
- Saint Philips' Episcopal Church -- -Durham (N.C.)
- Saint Philip's Parish -- Durham (N.C.)
- The Daughters of the King
- Women -- Societies and clubs -- North Carolina
- Women in charitable work -- United States
Received as a gift from Elizabeth Roberts in 1993 and from Ben Roberts in 2000.
Processed by C. Steadman and Ruth E. Bryan
Completed September 3, 1998 and February 8, 2001
Encoded by Don Sechler and Ruth E. Bryan
This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.