RG/RG01. Board of Trustees
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.
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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