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Richard X. Evans Collection 2

Identifier: GTM-811201

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, and newspaper clippings by and about the Smith, Mills, and Dimitry families. The bulk of the collection consists of correspodence.


  • 1787-1967

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.


4 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Richard X. Evans family, 1981.

One letter from Robert Mills to Eliza Mills, dated August 12, 1834, was donated by Ophelia T. Paine on behalf of Lisa Barret in September 2023.

Processing Information

The collection has been rehoused in acid-free boxes and folders.

Richard X. Evans Collection 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Revision Statements

  • 2023: Edited for DACS-compliance by John Zarrillo
  • 2023: One item added to the collection by John Zarrillo

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057