Inventory of the E. V. Howell Papers, 1725-1929

Collection Number 1060


Manuscripts Department, University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Collection Information


Contact Information:
Manuscripts Department
CB#3926, Wilson Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8890
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Email: mss@email.unc.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Repository
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.
Creator
Howell, E. V. (Edward Vernon), 1872-1931.
Title
E. V. Howell Papers, 1725-1929.
Call Number
1060
Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
1,600 items (3.0 linear feet).
Abstract
Founder of the University of North Carolina's School of Pharmacy and its dean for 33 years. Howell's personal and professional correspondence, 1900-1929, relating to pharmacy standards and legislation and University of North Carolina affairs, together with historical materials, 1725-1871 (originals and copies), largely connected with North Carolina. The latter includes items relating to Richard Henderson (1735-1785), and the Transylvania (Ky.) Land Company; the Revolutionary War in North Carolina; the Confederacy (letters tax returns, army reports and rolls); Williams and Haywood, wholesale and retail druggists in Raleigh, N.C., 1858-1869; and members of the Burton, Williams, Lewis, Boylan, and Moore families in 18th- and 19th-century North Carolina. Included also are copies of ballads collected in Avery County, N.C., 1917-1918; accounts, 1784-1922, of physicians and merchants; deeds, bills, and wills; real estate papers from Raleigh, N.C.; copies of papers written by and articles concerning Henry Harrisse (1829- 1910), French scholar who taught at the University of North Carolina, 1853- 1857; and the court martial book of the Orange County (N.C.) Light Infantry, 1861.


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Administrative Information

Acquisitions Information
Gift 1946
Processing Information
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the E. V. Howell Papers, #1060, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Online Catalog Headings

These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online catalogs.

Avery County (N.C.)--Social life and customs.
Boylan family.
Confederate States of America--History.
Confederate States of America. Army. Orange County Light Infantry (N.C.)
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry--North Carolina--Orange County.
Drugstores--North Carolina--Raleigh--History--19th century.
Folk music--North Carolina--Avery County.
Folk songs, English--North Carolina.
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Henderson, Richard, 1735-1785.
Howell, E. V. (Edward Vernon), 1872-1931.
Kentucky--History--To 1792.
Land companies--Kentucky--History--18th century.
Lewis family.
Merchants--North Carolina--History.
Moore family.
North Carolina--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Orange County (N.C.)--Militia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Pharmacy--Law and legislation--United States--History.
Physicians--North Carolina--History.
Transylvania Land Company.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Pharmacy--History.
Williams and Haywood (Raleigh, N.C.)
Williams family.
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Related Material

Ernest Haywood Collection (#1290); Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Biographical Note

Founder of the University of North Carolina's School of Pharmacy and its dean for 33 years.

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Collection Overview

Howell's personal and professional correspondence, 1900-1929, relating to pharmacy standards and legislation and University of North Carolina affairs, together with historical materials, 1725-1871 (originals and copies), largely connected with North Carolina. The latter includes items relating to Richard Henderson (1735-1785), and the Transylvania (Ky.) Land Company; the Revolutionary War in North Carolina; the Confederacy (letters tax returns, army reports and rolls); Williams and Haywood, wholesale and retail druggists in Raleigh, N.C., 1858-1869; and members of the Burton, Williams, Lewis, Boylan, and Moore families in 18th- and 19th-century North Carolina. Included also are copies of ballads collected in Avery County, N.C., 1917-1918; accounts, 1784-1922, of physicians and merchants; deeds, bills, and wills; real estate papers from Raleigh, N.C.; copies of papers written by and articles concerning Henry Harrisse (1829- 1910), French scholar who taught at the University of North Carolina, 1853- 1857; and the court martial book of the Orange County (N.C.) Light Infantry, 1861.