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Harris Family


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Harris Family Papers

Identifier: DC0039s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of documents. The documents related to Ervin Harris include his copy of the 1870 Davidson College catalogue and five handwritten speeches for the Philanthropic Society. The speeches are "Is War a Greater Evil than Intemperance?" (Novembe 24, 1871), his inaugural address as president of Philanthropic Society (December 2, 1871), "The Spirit of Discovery" (November 17, 1871), and "Life" (March 9, 1872) The final speech "Truth and My Country", dated June 27,...
Dates: 1870 - 1885