Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816-1907

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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        

Language:  English

Abstract: Boston Gazette from December 9, 1816 and a 1907 printed portrait of President James Madison.


Administrative Information


Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (

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