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William Scott Fleming. Papers

Identifier: DC077

Scope and Contents

The collection contains twelve notebooks of class notes from both Davidson and Johns Hopkins, subjects including: Greek Literature, Cicero, Greek Syntax, Greek Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and Latin. A thirteenth notebook appears to have been written during his time in Alabama, as the only date mentioned in it is 1910.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1875 - 1910

Biographical / Historical

William Fleming, Davidson Class of 1878, was a member of the Eumenean Society while a student at Davidson. After graduation, he taught in Morganton, N.C. for two years before pursuing post-graduate work at Johns Hopkins University from 1880 until 1883. He then served as Acting Professor of Greek and German at Davidson College from 1883 until 1885. He left his alma mater to be Professor of Greek at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute in Auburn, Alabama.


.42 Linear Feet (1 box)



Physical Location

Carrel Storage

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection originally housed at the Auburn University Archives. Dieter Ullrich, Assistant Archivist, initiated gift.

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Processed on 04-Nov-03

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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository