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Franklin Brevard McDowell Collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1903-1920) and literary materials (1903-1912). The correspondence includes letters from family and Miss Cornelia Shaw as well as letters written by McDowell. The letters mostly discuss Davidson College history, including the Civil War period. The literary materials are copies of articles written by McDowell on Davidson College.
Dates: 1903 - 1920
Henry Alexander Chambers Reminiscences
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written to Miss Cornelia Shaw, librarian of Davidson College. The letter gives some family history and describes college life and the faculty in the 1860s. For the typescript of "The Chambers Family of Iredell County" by Henry Chambers, see the Farmville file in Chalmer Davidson's Plantation files (DC058).
Shaw, Cornelia Rebekah Shaw Literary Files
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two bound volumes of the drafts of Shaw's history of Davidson College. One version includes typescripts of sources attached to pages within the text.
William Alexander Smith Reminiscences
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten account of Smith's recollections of his student days. The account was written for Miss Cornelia Shaw in 1920.
Wilson James McKay Letters
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written to Cornelia Shaw. They discuss Board records and Davidson College history.
- Names: Shaw, Cornelia Rebekah X