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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Library. Administrative Records includes Library Director , 1841

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-01
Scope and Contents The collection begins with a copy of the Union Library constitution and rules. (NOTE: copies of the original catalogs are housed in the Davidsoniana Room). The records relating to Cornelia Shaw consist primarily of correspondence, 1903-1934; a scrapbook of bookplates and photos of the move from Carnegie Library to Grey Library; copies of the Union Library Constitution and Rules; and a journal entitled "Days and Decoration Hints, 1911-1922." The correspondence includes incoming and outgoing...
Dates: 1841

Library. Archives and Special Collections , 2009

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-06
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the 2009 Blackout Belk Arena men's basketball poster, with a Davidson College Archives advertisement, as well posters of events present by or co-sponsored by the Davidson College Archives and Special Collections.
Dates: 2009

Library. Circulation Records, 1924

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-05
Scope and Contents The records consist of circulation statistics records for the years 1924 through June 1997. The statistics provide counts of daily circulation, with some years providing detailed breakdowns by Dewey Classification. The ledgers for the years 1987 to 1997 provide data only on door counts rather than items circulated.
Dates: 1924

Library. Library Committee includes Faculty, 1887 - 2006, 1887

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-02
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes of committee meetings beginning in March 1887. The first folder contains photocopies of the minutes. The originals are in an ledger housed in oversized shelving. The minutes list members of the committee and topics covered. These topics range from waived fines to decisions about purchases, plans for new library buildings, and library policies.
Dates: 1887

Library. Notes, Memos and Letters, 1935-, 1935

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-07
Scope and Contents The collection consists of publicity materials and notices to the campus about library events and services arranged in chronological order. The earliest material is a report from the Sub-Committee on Apportionment of Library Funds, 16 December 1935. There is a 1938 memo addressed to the faculty about funding a portrait of Cornelia Shaw, the first professional librarian hired by the college. Along with practical memos about ordering books and library hours, the records include information...
Dates: 1935

Library. Reports, Annual and Monthly , 1907

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-03
Scope and Contents The collection consists of annual reports prepared by the library director for the college president, academic dean and occasionally the North Carolina Library Commission. The earliest reports provide financial summaries of library accounts and expenses and brief statistics on circulation, book repairs and new acquisitions. Beginning with the 1936-37 report, more details with narratives are included. As library departments grew, the reports begin to include departmental reports as well as a...
Dates: 1907

Library. Vagt Inauguration (1997), 2017

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG14-04
Scope and Contents The files contain newspaper clippings of the event; copies of the speeches given by the speakers at the inaugural ceremony; photographs; information used in planning the event; lists of invitees; inaugural certificates sent to President Vagt; and information on the planning and execution of the entire event. Please see the file folder marked "Planning - General" for a detailed description of the entire planning as written by Dr. Leland M. Park.
Dates: 2017

President. Dr. Samuel Reid Spencer. Records

 folder
Identifier: RG02-15
Scope and Contents Please note that Presidential records are closed fifty years prior to the current year.The files from President Spencer's office consist primarily of correspondence and reports. These files cover all aspects of his administration including information on coeducation, minority students, self-selection for fraternities, the college's relationship with the Presbyterian Church, integration, student unrest and the Vietnam War, the changing role of athletics, College Bowl competitions,...
Dates: 1968-1983, 2010

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Commission on Curricular Reform, 1972-1973, 1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG3-1-2-016
Scope and Contents Folder 1 contains information on Faculty Evaluations. Folder 2 contains information on the Extended studies and Independent studies programs. Folder 3 contains information on the Humanities Program and the Freshman symposium. Folder 4 contains information on Black student life at Davidson. Folder 5 contains information on the Honors College. Folder 6 contains information on South Asia and Inter-culture Studies. Folder 7 contains information on the Health Science Program. Folder 8...
Dates: 1972

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Faculty Library Committee, 1960-, 1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG3-1-2-056
Scope and Contents The file contains a listing of the committee members from 1969-1975, the minutes and annual reports from 1968-1995, correspondence, 1971-1980, and publications issued by the committee.
Dates: 1960