Francis Parks Harrison Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of Harrison's scrapbook, which includes an athletic certificate and a series of photos, and four oversize football photographs. The scrapbook photographs are mostly generic in nature, mostly pictures with friends in unidentified locations. The scrapbook does contain a few photographs of individuals wearing Davidson uniforms/apparel. The collection also contains four photographs of the Davidson College football team: 1926, 1927, 1930, and one undated photograph.
Biographical / Historical
Francis Parks Harrison, Davidson class of 1934, received a degree in French. While at Davidson, Harrison was a member of Eta Sigma Phi, Le Cercle Francais, the Scabbard and Blade, and the "D" Club. He also played football for four years, wrestling for two, and baseball for one.
2 folders_oversize (1 folder + oversize)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Phyllis Evanston whose husband purchased the scrapbook and photos at the sale of Oscar Harrison's home, father of Francis, in the Mooresville area.
Processed on 08/01/2003
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