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Shearer, J. B. (John Bunyan), 1832-1919


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Trustees. President's Correspondence, 1840-1963

Identifier: RG01-02
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1963
Found in: College Archives

Jethro Rumple Collection

Identifier: DC0222s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence concerning the Concord Presbytery, the manuscript of a biography of Rev. John Bunyan Shearer by Rumple, and manuscript notes about Davidson College in the 1840s.

Dates: 1878 - 1905

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Davidson (N.C.) -- History 1
Davidson College - Board of Trustees 1
Davidson College -- Fraternities 1
Davidson College -- Students 1
curriculum changes 1
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