Everett, Sarah Maria Collection on James Madison, 1816, 1907

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Everett, Sarah Maria
Title:
Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison
Collection No.:
SC 0220
Date:
1816, 1907
Extent:
1 box, .31 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816, 1907, comprises a December 9, 1816 issue of the Boston Gazette and a 1907 portrait engraving of James Madison.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816, 1907, SC 0220, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Bio/Historical Note

Sarah Maria Everett, a Juneau, Alaska resident, transferred to James Madison University in the fall of 2010 as a theater major. She researched and interpreted James Madison, often dressing as Madison for football games and other public events. Everett graduated from JMU in December 2012.

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Scope and Content

The Sarah Maria Everett Collection on James Madison, 1816, 1907, comprises a December 9, 1816 issue of the Boston Gazette and a 1907 portrait engraving of James Madison. The newspaper contains James Madison's final address as president (pg. 2).

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Revised with new collection collection number and minor edits to finding aid. 2019-10-08

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sarah Maria Everett in 2012, 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.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2019. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 5047.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Steel engravings (visual works)
  • Newspapers

Subject

  • Madison, James, 1751-1836
  • Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Portraits

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Boston Gazette, December 9, 1816 box OV 1 folder 1
James Madison engraving, 1907 box OV 1 folder 2