The Samuel W. Everett Papers

The Samuel W. Everett Papers consist of drawings and printed ephemera executed or collected by Dr. Everett, a Georgetown University Professor of Anatomy, ca. 1851.

The items are separated into three folders of Printed Matter, Architectural and Technical Drawings, and Miscellaneous Occasional Drawings and Collected Ephemera.

Extent of Collection: 4 folders in 1 box - .25 linear feet
Date Span: 1817 to 1851, plus undated material
Provenance: Purchased in 1985 from Charles Hamilton Autographs
Processed: 12 November 1985 by James Helminski


Box 1 Folder 1
Collection Envelope
Date span: undated
Description: 9 by 12 inch Brown Envelope Contents: Envelope in which collection arrived after purchase. Editor's note: I have no idea why this was saved, but at this point it is easier to leave it be.

Box 1 Folder 2
Printed Ephemera
Date span: 1837, 1851, undated
Description: Four Printed Items Contents: Contains two copies of "Medical Department of Georgetown College," on blue paper, one side each; one "Western Literary and Scientific Institution," one side; and "Laws of the Western Literary and Scientific Institution," 11 pages, inscribed by S.W. Everett.

Box 1 Folder 3
Architectural and Technical Drawings
Date span: 1817 to 1850
Description: 33 drawings on 20 items
Contents: Contains drawings executed by Samuel W. Everett of landscapes and architectural subjects, as well as many designs of inventions, including a Sun Fountain, a Field Gun, a Tooth Key, a Coke Blast Furnace, a Packing Press, and a Hydraulic Dock.

Box 1 Folder 4
Occasional Drawings, Collected Ephemera and Manuscripts
Date span: 1829 to 1840, undated
Description: 84 drawings and ephemera on 25 items
Contents: Contains a varied assortment of fanciful drawings of human and animal figures and human faces, by Samuel W. Everett, as well as small engravings and ephemera collected by Everett. This folder also contains portions of two letters and an envelope addressed to Everett.

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