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A. W. Bannerman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: DC0109s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter from Bannerman to his father in 1854 on college expenses.

Dates: 1854

Adam Brevard Davidson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0184s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Confederate bank and bond certificates. Companies represented include the Bank of the State of North Carolina (1854), Merchants Bank of South Carolina, Cheraw (1859), Bank of Chester, South Carolina (1855), Commercial Insurance Company (1855), Exchange Bank of Columbia (1859-1862), North Carolina Volunteer Navy Company (1864), Western Plank Road Company (1854), Steamship Rattlesnake (1862), and Joint Stock Confederate Publishing Company (undated). For biographical...
Dates: 1854-1871 and undated

Albert Allison James Papers

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Identifier: DC0046s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten copy of Jame's valedictory address (last speech before the Eumenean Society as president) and the response given by R.H. Johnston, James' diary kept from 5 April 1847 to 18 December 1847, with an addition 18 March 1848 and another update written in 1852, a photocopy and typescript of a speech delivered before the Eumenean Society at Davidson College in 1875 and a typescript of his 50th anniversary sermon given in July 1901. The diary was written...
Dates: 1847 - 1875

Albert Crossley Wildman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0242s
Scope and Contents During his collegiate years at Davidson, Wildman kept a scrapbook of his experiences. On pages 12-13, one will find inscriptions by four women, stating their names, birthdate, residence and "happy thought." On page 37, one will find a photograph of the college nurse in 1922. During his college years, Wildman was invited to a number of social events -- these invitations are included on page 45. Wildman, who eventually becamse a minister, must have missed Sunday School several days because his...
Dates: 1920 - 1928

Albert Franklin Simpson Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0331s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the scrapbook Simpson kept as a Davidson student. The scrapbook begins with quotes and comments from fellow students, Simpson's reflections on the faculty and classes he took. It also contains numerous candid photographs of college life, tickets and programs for college events, newspaper clippings for sports events, including coverage of races at the new Charlotte Speedway. It also contains a comic section on coeducation with Simpson using magazine cutouts and...
Dates: 1921 - 1925

Albert Gallatin Buckner Speeches

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Identifier: DC0014s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 3 speeches, including Buckner's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1878, his commencement address and an address to the society.

Dates: 1877 - 1878

Alexander Graham Little Speech

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Identifier: DC0051s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Little's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1894.

Dates: 1894

Alexander M Bogle Letter

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Identifier: DC0110s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter from Bogle to Abner P. Webber in 1839 describing student life at Davidson College.

Dates: 1839

Alexander Martin Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0065s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Martin's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1894.

Dates: 1894

Alexander Wilson Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0100s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Wilson's Inaugural Address as president of Philanthropic Society in 1883.

Dates: 1883

Alpha Book Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: DC0250s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of programs for the club.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1990-1991; 1993-1999

Alston Davis Horah Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0043s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Horah's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1885.

Dates: 1885

Andrew Walker White Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: DC0099s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of White's Respondent's Address for Commencement 1878 and his Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1880.

Dates: 1878 - 1880

Andrew Watson Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0342s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists a handwritten copy of his speech Fortitude! Fortitude!, a typescript of the speech and his Eumenean and Davidson College diplomas.

Dates: 1872 - 1873

Ann M. Mills Letter

 Collection
Identifier: DC0169s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter dated July 8, 1869. The letter, written to family members, describes her life and the Davidson College 1869 graduation.

Dates: 1869

Anne E.Sampson Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: DC0156s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter to Miss Cornelia Shaw describing Davidson College in the 1880s.

Dates: 1920

Anthony Abbott Literary Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: DC092
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the typed manuscript of the original work that formed the basis for the two novels Leaving Maggie Hope (2003) and Three Great Secret Things (2007).

Dates: 2003

Aplian Book Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC031
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of annual program booklets, minutes and by-laws. The program booklets list members, officers, and the topics for each meeting. Some of the booklets also identify specific books read. The minutes describe individual meetings and also include some book lists, attendance records and treasurer's reports. The Club is still active.

Dates: 1949 - 2021

Archibald Alexander McFadyen Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0054s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of McFadyen's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1899.

Dates: 1898

Archibald Brady Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0210s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a speech, "Inter-Oceanic Canal" presented June 15, 1882.

Dates: 1882

Archibald Campbell McIntyre Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: DC0275s
Scope and Contents The scrapbook chronicles McIntyre's time at Davidson, encompassing college, home, and vacation memories. The scrapbook opens with McIntyre's hand- written list of class contacts that includes names, hometowns, nicknames, "ambitions," and other reflections. McIntyre also pens his class's yell along with words to the song "O Davidson." Additionally, he kept track of athletic team members and scores in scrapbook entries. Anecdotal profiles of professors James Douglas, Frazer Hood, Mark E....
Dates: 2017

Archie Carter Dalton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0124s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of class notes taken by Mr. Dalton during his four years at Davidson, with most coming from his junion and senior academic years. Additionally, the collection includes works of creative writing interspersed in the notes. His academic work during his years at Davidson, as reflected in the class notes, included classes in the natural sciences such as mineralogy, geology, and organic chemistry, philosophy, ethics, political and economic theory, English literature, and...
Dates: 1874 - 1876

Arthur Ernest Spencer Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0107s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Spencer's Junior Oration, "Florida" given on February 22, 1901.

Dates: 1901

Arthur Haake Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: DC0294s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a five page typescript entitled "Memoriter Diveristas." The piece was written after Haake's 70th reunion. It includes memories of student life and reflections on the idea of diversity.

Dates: 2007

As You Like It Book Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC032
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of annual program booklets. The booklets list members, officers, and program topics for meetings.

Dates: 1953 - 1974

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"Swamp Water" 1
Ada Jenkins School 1
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Names
Ney, Peter Stuart, d. 1846 6
Shaw, Cornelia Rebekah 5
Wilson, Woodrow (Thomas Woodrow), 1856-1924 (Class of 1877) 5
Davidson Family 4
Helper, Hanson Pinckney, 1825-1902 4
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Lingle, Walter L. (Walter Lee), 1868-1956 (Class of 1892) 4
Martin, William Joseph, Jr., 1868-1943 (Class of 1888) 4
Davidson College (N.C.) 3
Davidson, Chalmers G. (Chalmers Gaston), 1907-1994 (Class of 1928) 3
Erwin, Edward Jones, 1885-1954 (Class of 1906) 3
Eumenean Society 3
Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884. (Class of 1859) 3
Morrison, Robert Hall, 1798-1889 3
Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815. 3
Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) 3
Smith, Henry Louis, 1859-1951 (Class of 1881) 3
Abbott, Anthony S. 2
Athletics - Baseball 2
Bank of Davidson (Davidson, NC) 2
Chambers, Maxwell (1780-1855) 2
Cunningham, John Rood, 1891-1980 2
D Club 2
Davidson College Presbyterian Church 2
Davidson, Edward Lee Baxter, 1958-1944 (Class of 1891) 2
Flora MacDonald College (Red Springs, NC) 2
Freeland, Paul Butterfield, 1904-1976 (Class of 1925) 2
Gamma Sigma Epsilon. Chemical Fraternity 2
Hamilton, Hugh Cunningham (Class of 1920) 2
Helper Family 2
Holshouser, James E. (Class of 1956) 2
Johnston Family 2
Kirkpatrick, John Lycan, 1813-1885 2
Lingle, Thomas Wilson, 1871- (Class of 1893) 2
Martin, David Grier, 1910-1974 (Class of 1932) 2
Martin, William Joseph, 1830-1896 2
Morrow, James, 1820-1865 (Class of 1843) 2
Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary Fraternity 2
Pfohl, James Christian 2
Phillips, Charles, Rev. (Professor of Mathematics and Engineering) 2
Piedmont Bank and Trust Company 2
Robinson, Joseph (Class of 1962) 2
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994 (Class of 1931) 2
Sentelle, Mark Edgar (Class of 1894) 2
Shewmake, Edwin F. 2
Simmons, Frank, Jr. (Class of 1940) 2
Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924 (Class of 1884) 2
Smith, Egbert W. (Egbert Watson), 1862-1944 (Class of 1882) 2
Smith, Hay Watson, 1868-1940 (Class of 1890) 2
Spencer, Samuel R., President (Samuel Reid), 1919-2013 (Class of 1940) 2
Tuesday Club (Davidson, NC) 2
Workman, William Gatewood, 1940- (Class of 1962) 2
Abbot, William Wright, 1922- (Class of 1943) 1
Adachi, Hiroshi (Class of 1966) 1
Alexander, Charles Carroll, 1832-1866 (Class of 1853) 1
Alexander, Isaac 1
Alexander, John McCoy, 1828-1846 (Class of 1847) 1
Alexander, Margaret E. Hampton, 1849-1939 1
Alexander, Thomas H. (Class of 1843) 1
Alexander, William Davidson (Class of 1862) 1
Allison, Thomas Johnston, 1849-1919 (Class of 1871) 1
Allison, Wade Hampton, 1901-1963 (Class of 1926) 1
Alpha Book Club 1
Anderson, John Munroe 1
Anderson, R. Kemmer, 1945- (Class of 1967) 1
Aplian Book Club (Davidson, NC) 1
Arbuckle, Howard 1
Ardrey, William Erskine, 1839-1907 (Class of 1862) 1
Armfield, Edward (Class of 1937) 1
Arnold, John David, 1869-1895 (Class of 1894) 1
Arrowood, Robert Sylvanus, 1854-1917 (Class of 1877) 1
As You Like It Book Club (Davidson, NC) 1
Athenaeum Club (Davidson, NC) 1
Athletics - Basketball 1
Babcock, Brooks (Class of 1984) 1
Bailey, William S. 1
Baker, Archibald, 1733-1811 1
Baker, Heather L. (Class of 2000) 1
Baker, William Hoge, 1868-1932 (Class of 1888) 1
Ballard, Houston 1
Bannerman, A. W. (Class of 1857) 1
Barnes, Frank Arthur (Class of 1895) 1
Barnette, Alex 1
Barr, Julius McCann 1
Barry, Richard 1
Batte, James Herbert (Class of 1935) 1
Battle, William H. 1
Bean, Eugene Holmes, 1874-1933 (Class of 1897) 1
Beer, Amalie 1
Belk, James Thomas Ketchen, 1825-1878 (Class of 1847) 1
Bell Family 1
Bell, Lewis, 1849-1935. (Class of 1870) 1
Bell, Samuel Henry (Class of 1870) 1
Bell, Vereen McNeill, 1911-1944 (Class of 1932) 1
Bernhardt, John Mathias (Class of 1886) 1
Bethea, Osborne (Class of 1963) 1
Bethea, Philip Osborne, 1901-1979 (Class of 1922) 1
Bigham, Maud 1
Black, Jack M. (Class of 1918) 1
Blanton-Black 1
Blodgett, Jan, 1954- 1
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