A Guide to the Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816-1907
Collection Number SC # 5047
Compiled by: Mark Peterson, September 2012
Descriptive Summary: 2 items from the donor's collection of James Madison material.
Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title: Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816-1907
Collection No.: SC# 5047
Creator: Sarah Maria Everett
Extent: 1 flat box
Abstract: Boston Gazette from December 9, 1816 and a 1907 printed portrait of President James Madison.
Access Restrictions: none
Use Restrictions: none
Preferred Citation: [identification of item], Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816-1907, SC# 5047, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.
Acquisition Information: Donation from Sarah Maria Everett during her senior year as a student at James Madison University.
Provenance: The newspaper was a gift to the donor from her parents, purchased from an antique dealer.
The engraving was given to the donor by Pat Thompson, a longtime docent at Montpelier. This was a retirement gift to Thompson from staff at Montpelier who purchased it from Jentz Prints in Brunswick, Maryland.
Bio/Historical Note: Donor was a recognized expert on James Madison during her time as a student at JMU and received several gifts of historical items that mention Madison.
Scope and Content: The newspaper contains an address by President Madison on the second page. The engraving is a portrait and signature of James Madison with a small image of Montpelier beneath. "Copyright 1907 by Bureau of National Literature and Art."
December 9, 1816 Boston Gazette Box 1: Folder 1
Portrait Box 1: Folder 2