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Town Commission. Davidson (N.C.). Minutes and Committees

Identifier: DC074

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies minutes beginning February 17, 1879. There is also a copy of the Ordinances of the Town of Davidson, 1912 and minutes for the Bicentennial Committee, 1975-76 and Parks and Recreation Committee, 1972-1973. The minutes for 2007 are primarily Planning Board minutes. The Receipts file contains examples of receipts for telephone service and a petty cash voucher. A CD(CD#98) housed with the CD collection is also a text copy of the 2001 Planning Ordinance.


  • Majority of material found within 1879 - 2017

Biographical / Historical

The Davidson Town Commission was established in 1879 at the time of the town's incorporation. The act of incorporation called for a mayor and five commissioners. The commissioners were responsible for electing a town marshall, clerk, and treasurer annually. The first commissioners were Hanson P. Helper, Frank J. Knox, William J. Martin, Robert L. Query, and Samuel T. Thompson.


3.34 Linear Feet (10 boxes)



Physical Location

Carrel Storage

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopies from records in the town vault by Dr. Mary Beaty, 1978. Additional copies made 2002-2005|2014-028

Processing Information

Processed on 09-Nov-94
Town Commission. Davidson (N.C.). Minutes and Committees
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository