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David Gibson Wilson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: DC0245s

Scope and Contents

While a student at Davidson College, Wilson kept an extensive scrapbook of his memories. Of particular note, information is available on the Bachelor's Club, Camp Cherokee, Camp MacLellan, Reserved Officer Training Corps, Phi Gamma Delta, and Omicron Delta Kappa. Also included in the scrapbook are several photographs taken in Washington, D.C. in 1924. The scrapbook skips from page 13 to page 51, since the pages from 51-end were pre-numbered. For individual listings of items in scrapbook, please see the folders listings.

Dates

  • 1922 - 1926

Creator

Biographical / Historical

David Gibson Wilson graduated from Davidson College in 1926. As a student at Davidson College, Wilson was chairman of the Junior Speaking Committee. He was vice-president of the Senior class, president of the Glee club, and adjutant of the R.O.T.C. Battalion. He also was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and was elected to Omicron Delta Kappa.

Extent

1 oversize (1 scrapbook)

Language

English

Physical Location

D2.10 SCRAPBOOK:

Page: 1-8 Item: 1 -- Signatures of students, next to each name is indicated to which fraternity the student belonged

Page: 11 Item: 1 -- Scores of Football/Basketball/Wrestling Teams in 1923-24

Page: 11 Item: 2 -- Scores of Football Games in 1924-25

Page: 13 Item: 1 -- Information on the Bachelor's Club in 1923

Page: 13 Item: 2 -- Information on Phi Gamma Delta in 1923

Page: 13 Item: 3 -- Information on the Glee Club in 1923

Page: 13 Item: 4 -- Information on Omicron Delta Kappa in 1923

Page: 51 Item: 1 -- Photographs of Delta Kappa Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta in 1923

Page: 52 Item: 1 -- Photographs of individual students in 1923

Page: 53 Item: 1 -- Photograph of a woman surrounded by men, caption reads "Charlotte and the Fresh"

Page: 53 Item: 2 -- Photograph of men getting "paddled" for initiation into a fraternity

Page: 54 Item: 1 -- Photograph of members of the Delta Kappa chapter of Phi Gamma Delta in 1924 with Dr. Lingle in the background

Page: 55 Item: 1 -- Photograph of five members of the Cabinet of Delta Kappa Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta in 1924

Page: 56 Item: 1 -- Photograph of five members of the Cabinet of Delta Kapp Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta in 1925

Page: 57 Item: 1-5 -- Photographs of men in football, basketball, and baseball uniforms in the 1920's

Page: 58 Item: 1 -- Photograph of the Davidson College Glee club with a man with his face painted black siting in front of the group

Page: 59 Item: 1-8 -- Photographs taken at Camp MacLellan, an R.O.T.C. camp (includes photographs of the Hostess' House, the interior of a cave, a swimming hole, and a row of tents)

Page: 60 Item: 1-9 -- Photographs taken at Camp MacLellan of individual men in military uniforms and tents

Page: 61-62 Item: 1-18 -- Photographs taken at Camp MacLellan of military practices, horsebackriding, etc.

Page: 63 Item: 1 -- Photograph of the White House in Washington, D.C. in 1924

Page: 63 Item: 2 -- Photograph of Mt. Vernon in 1924

Page: 63 Item: 3 -- Photograph of the Congressional Library in 1924

Page: 63 Item: 4 -- Photograph of Arlington Ampitheatre in 1924

Page: 64 Item: 1-4 -- Certificates from R.O.T.C. in 1924

Page: 65 Item: 1-4 -- Copies of the Bachelors' Buttons, a pamphlet produced by the Bachelors Club of Davidson College

Page: 66 Item: 1-4 -- Brochures from various events of Phi Gamma Delta (i.e., Norris Roast Pig Dinner)

Page: 67 Item: 1 -- Photograph of members of Phi Gamma Delta in 1925

Page: 68-71 Item: 1 -- Photographs taken at Camp Cherokee in 1925 (includes photographs of counselors, children, swimming holes, etc.)

Page: 72 Item: 1 -- Sophomore Banquet Brochure for Class of 1928

Page: 74 Item: 1 -- Photograph of the Glee club in 1925

Page: 75 Item: 1 -- buttons from the coat of Wilson's R.O.T.C. jacket

Page: 75 Item: 2 -- Davidson Eagle Crest Pin from Wilson's R.O.T.C. jacket

Page: 75 Item: 3 -- Photograph of Commissioned Officers in R.O.T.C. in 1925

Page: 77 Item: 1-7 -- Photographs of the campus buldings -- includes benches surrounding the China Berry Tree given by the Class of 1926

Page: 78 Item: 1 -- Photograph of Felix the Wildcat

Page: 78 Item: 2 -- Photograph of a student in a costume wearing a sign that says "I'm pushing for the D-Club." Caption reads "D-Club initiation."

Page: 80 Item: 1-5 -- Brochures from the Glee Club Concerts in 1925

Page: 89 Item: 1 -- Phi Gamma Delta Installation Ceremony invitation from 1923

Page: 89 Item: 2 -- Bachelor's Club invitation

Page: 91 Item: 1 -- Postcards depicting drawings of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Surrender of Cornwallis, Commodore Perry on Lake Eri, and the discovery of the Mississippi River.

Page: 92 Item: 1 -- Postcards from: the Capitol in Washington, D.C., the Senate Chamber in Washington , D.C., and the Supreme Court of the United States

Page: 93 Item: 1 -- Postcards of Virginia Military Institute, and of pcitures of the pilgrims and General Washington

Page: 94 Item: 1 -- Postcards depicting the the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., and of Columbus landing in San Salvador and the Surrendar of burgoyne

Page: 95 Item: 1 -- Postcard depicting the baptism of Pocahontas, Folly Beach, S.C. and the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

Page: 96 Item: 1 -- Postcards from Folly Beach, S.C., Mount Mitchell, and N.C. State Highway no. 10 in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Page: 97 Item: 1 -- Postcards of Montreat, N.C. and the Robert Lee Hall in Blue Ridge, N.C.

Page: 98 Item: 1 -- Postcards of Montreat, N.C. and Charleston, S.C.

Page: 105 Item: 1 -- Newspaper Article on Camp Cherokee

Processing Information

Processed on 23-Apr-97
Title
David Gibson Wilson Scrapbook
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository