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George Washington Finley Harper Papers

Identifier: DC0188s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and school work. The letters are from family and friends in Lenoir, North Carolina to Harper while he was a student at Davidson College. The school work includes 2 essays and 2 grade reports. There is also a typescript of Harper's diary for 1855-1856 in his Alumni file. It was copied from records in the manuscript collections at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


  • Creation: 1855 - 1856

Biographical / Historical

George Washington Finley Harper attended Davidson College in 1855 and 1856 as an irregular student in the science course. He served as a Trustee of Davidson College from 1904 to 1921. He was also director of the State Hospital in Morganton, North Carolina and president of the Bank of Lenoir.


2 folders (2 folders)



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Processed on Sep-94

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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository