James Parks McCombs Letters
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of letters written by McCombs to his brother about family matters and college life. The majority of the letters date from 1854 to 1856. There are four letters from the period 1870 to 1885. Several letters in 1855 discuss the student unrest at Davidson over student suspensions and the donation by Maxwell Chambers.
- Creation: 1854-1885 and undated
Biographical / Historical
James Parks McCombs was a member of the Davidson College class of 1859. He studied medicine in New York and was a surgeon in the Confederate Army. After the war, he practiced medicine in Charlotte, North Carolina.
1 folders (1 folder)
Single Manuscript Box 3s Main Archival Storage
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. A. Parks McCombs
Processed on Aug-94
- James Parks McCombs Letters
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