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Henry Alexander Chambers Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0141s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written to Miss Cornelia Shaw, librarian of Davidson College. The letter gives some family history and describes college life and the faculty in the 1860s. For the typescript of "The Chambers Family of Iredell County" by Henry Chambers, see the Farmville file in Chalmer Davidson's Plantation files (DC058).


  • Creation: 1917

Biographical / Historical

Henry Chambers was a member of the Davidson College class of 1864. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861. He taught in Morganton, North Carolina and then became a lawyer. He served in the Tennessee House of Representatives and as a state senator.


1 folders (1 folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Cornelia Shaw's research files

Processing Information

Processed on Aug-94

Henry Alexander Chambers Reminiscences
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository