Daughters of the American Revolution. Battle of Cowan's Ford Chapter (Mecklenburg County, NC) Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, annual reports, financial records, yearbooks, scrapbooks and memorabilia. The correspondence deals with chapter activities and the publication of Seventy Five Years of Service. The annual reports are from 1961-1965, 1970-1975. The yearbooks are from 1962-1968. The financial records are for the Seventy Five Years of Service. The scrapbooks are housed in Oversize.
- Creation: 1961 - 1976
Biographical / Historical
The Battle of Cowan's Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was begun on November 27, 1961 by Mrs. Mattie Wilson Sadler, its organizing Regent and First Regent. The chapter was named for the battle in which General William Lee Davidson, the namesake of Davidson College, fell. The 17 charter members kept the chapter running until 1976. During that time the chapter contributed significantly to the publication of Seventy Five Years of Service, a tribute to the history of the D.A.R. in North Carolina.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box + oversize)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Mrs. Thomas S. Sadler
Processed on Oct-94
- Daughters of the American Revolution. Battle of Cowan's Ford Chapter (Mecklenburg County, NC) Collection
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