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RG/RG01. Board of Trustees

 Record Group
Identifier: RG/RG01
This Record Group contains materials pertaining to the Board of Trustees management of Davidson College. Some examples of the records are official correspondence, Treasurer's and financial records, Executive and Board Committee materials, publications and inaugural addresses and subject files. These records are currently restricted for 75 years from the date of creation; records created before and including 1944 are open for review.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Trustees. Administrative Files

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG01-06
Scope and Contents These records contain information on the charter and constitution, including revisions and correspondence. There are also reports from the college physician detailing the health of the student body, records of land leases, the Ansley Park Golf Club, Shearer Hall, the Danville House, scholarship lists, a student response to President Spencer's Advisory Committee Reports and publications. The Golf Club stock certificates are at Mapstand C9.
Dates: 1867 - 2008

Board of Trustees. Correspondence

 folder
Identifier: RG01-05
Scope and Contents These letters cover a wide range of topics. One folder contains general correspondence written between 1890-1900. The other folders include letters concerning the hiring of Paul Barringer as teh college physician, Scholarships, Presbytery Reports, and the Ott Lectureship. Of particular interest is the folder marked William Bingham, which details an incident in which a professor was forced to resign after striking a student.
Dates: 1851 - 1958