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Black Student Coalition (BSC). Records, 1972-

Identifier: RG12-30

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of the charter. Also included is a letter to Kappa Alpha fraternity requesting that they not flaunt their "Old South" practice and a newspaper article about the black population at Davidson. There are also numerous flyers and posters inviting people to events sponsored by the group, and minutes (some copied for the organization's webpage). The Newsletters folder contains copies of the newsletter "The Rainbow Revue," as well as an unnamed 1979-1980 newsletter, and 1988 editions of "...Of Color." The 1982-1983 folder contains materials related to the acquisition of the BSC House on Patterson Court. Included in the 1991-1992 folder is correspondence regarding to the Black Student Leadership Conference, reports having to do with the success and retention of African-American students at Davidson, materials related to the acquisition and defacement of artwork in the BSC House (KKK), and newspaper clippings about Benoit Nzengu and challenges of integration. There is also a copy of the constitution as of 2005, and correspondence announcing meetings and events. These e-mails also contain the BSC Newsletter that announces similar things to its members. Box 2 contains a scrapbook of photos from 2001-2003, the contents of a scrapbook of photos from 1986-1987, and other miscellaneous photos.


  • Creation: 1972


Biographical / Historical

The Black Student Coalition was founded in 1967 "to establish and maintain a spirit of solidarity among the black students of Davidson College."


17.00 folders_oversize_digital (17 folders + oversize + digital)