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Collection Number: 03364

Collection Title: Anson Gustavus Melton Volumes, 1922-1959.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 10 items)
Abstract Anson Gustavus Melton (1890-1960) of Cleveland County, N.C., was a Baptist minister and contributor of poems and articles to newspapers and magazines. The collection includes writings and other papers of Anson Melton and consists of six volumes of typed poems by Melton, published and unpublished; a volume of twenty-five typed sermons by Melton; and two volumes containing essays and a novelette by Melton and scattered correspondence, 1922-1923, 1936-1942, and 1951-1955, chiefly relating to Melton's writings.
Creator Melton, Anson Gustavus, 1890-1960.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Anson Gustavus Melton Volumes, #3364, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Loaned by Anson Gustavus Melton of Ashland, Va., 1958-1959.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Anson Gustavus Melton (1890-1960) of Cleveland County, N.C., was a Baptist minister and contributor of poems and articles to newspapers and magazines. He published a volume of poetry entitled Where is Love? in 1938. He also worked for the Historical Records Survey in Cleveland County.

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Writings and other papers of Melton of Cleveland County, N.C., Baptist minister and contributor of poems and articles to newspapers and magazines. The collection consists of six volumes of typed poems by Melton, published and unpublished; a volume of twenty-five typed sermons by Melton; and two volumes containing essays and a novelette by Melton and scattered correspondence, 1922-1923, 1936-1942, and 1951-1955, chiefly relating to Melton's writings.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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