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Harold A. Townsend Scrapbook

Identifier: DC0268s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the scrapbook Townsend kept as a student. It includes notes on athletic contests, social functions, professors and a daily diary for December 1921 through October 1922; photographs of athletic teams, campus buildings, and classmates; clippings on athletic events; programs and invitations. There are also autographs from friends.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1924

Biographical / Historical

Harry Alexander Townsend (1904-1977), Davidson College class of 1924, came to the college from Blenheim, South Carolina. He attended Davidson for 5 years, graduating with the class of 1925. He was a member of the YMCA as a student. After graduation he worked for the Life and Casuality Insurance Company of Tennessee and the Intercontinental Coffee Service.


1 oversize (1 scrapbook)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Scrapbook purchased by William Bee Ravenel IV, class of 1971 off of ebay and donated to the college by Mr. Ravenel

Processing Information

Processed on 11/25/2002

Harold A. Townsend Scrapbook
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository