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Edward Benton Hale Scrapbook

Identifier: DC0237s

Scope and Contents

As a student, Hale kept an ongoing scrapbook of his college memories. The vast majority of the scrapbook contains photographs of student life during the early 1900's. Hale also kept detailed accounts of various athletic events -- i.e., the scrapbook contains the scores of all basketball, track, and football games from 1917. Hale also cut out photographs of the Davidson College football players and included the players' weights, nicknames, and football positions alongside the photographs. In general, the scrapbook may be divided into the following categories: Campus Scenes (page 1-10); Football (page 10-24); Baseball (page 24-33); Basketball/Golf/Track (page 33-37); Snapshots (page 37-52)


  • Creation: 1916 - 1919

Biographical / Historical

Edward Benton Hale was born in 1898 and entered Davidson College as a student during the fall of 1916. A native of Morristown, Tennessee, Hale eventually returned to Tennessee to pursue a career as a merchant and businessman.


1 folders (1 scrapbook)



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Processed on 18-Feb-97

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