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Founder's Day. Records

Identifier: RG09-03

Scope and Contents

The files contain newspaper articles, invitations, and program brochures for the various Founder's Days throughout the years.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1994


Biographical / Historical

On April 12, 1934, Davidson College celebrated "Founder's Day" in honor of the nintey-seventh anniversary of the founding of the college. On April 9, 1935, Davidson College celebrated "Founder's Day" once again, only this time it was the ninety-eighth anniversary of the college. On April 22, 1937, Davidson celebrated its one hundreth birthday with a Founder's Day Dinner. Founder's Day was to have been celebrated in 1987, but due to the sesquicentennial celebration, no actual day was observed.


1 boxes (4 folders)