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Lacy Donnell Wharton Papers

Identifier: DC0149s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence 1939-1992 primarily between Wharton and Dr. Chalmers Davidson, a copy of a 1934 Alumni Journal article on Wharton, and an essay on Caleb Richmond Harding, Davidson class of 1880 and faculty member, 1888-1935. The essay was written for Professor Ewrin and has his corrections on it.


  • Creation: 1934 - 1992

Biographical / Historical

Lacy Donnell Wharton was graduated from Davidson College in 1927. After graduation, he attended Harvard University. He made a career in journalism serving on the editorial staff of the New Yorker; executive editor of Scribners' and as a roving editor for Reader's Digest. As a student at Davidson he participated in many clubs and wrote articles for the Chameleon. He also wrote a book on Franklin D. Roosevelt.


1 folders (1 folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lacy Donnell Wharton, 1981-1992

Processing Information

Processed on Aug-94

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