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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...

Archibald Campbell McIntyre Scrapbook

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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....

Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: DC0241s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. kept a scrapbook of his experiences. Of particular note is his documentation of a trip that he and three friends made by car from Davidson to Mineral Springs, Texas. Information and photographs from the trip may be found on pages 43 and 53-55 of the scrapbook. Also, Brown was an amazing correspondent and kept copies of many of his letter home, describing events at Davidson and his student experience, particularly as a freshman....

Benjamin Ulysses Ratchford Collection

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Identifier: DC024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical materials, photographs, speeches, research notes and files, printed materials, and a student scrapbook. The biographical material includes an article written at the time of his retirement, citations and certificates. The research materials primarily relate to his speeches and contain his notes and copies of articles used. The printed material includes pamphlets as well as Ratchford's original masters and Doctoral theses. The file folder marked...

Edward Benton Hale Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0237s
Scope and Contents As a student, Hale kept an ongoing scrapbook of his college memories. The vast majority of the scrapbook contains photographs of student life during the early 1900's. Hale also kept detailed accounts of various athletic events -- i.e., the scrapbook contains the scores of all basketball, track, and football games from 1917. Hale also cut out photographs of the Davidson College football players and included the players' weights, nicknames, and football positions alongside the photographs. In...

Francis Parks Harrison Collection

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Identifier: DC0271s
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.

Hugh Hollingsworth Smith Scrapbook and Papers

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Identifier: DC0191s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1919-1985), Pi Kappa Alpha files(1921-1922), class reports (1918-1923), and printed materials (1918-1923). The correspondence from 1919 to 1923 primarily relates to Smith's activities as student, while the letters dating 1942-1985 relate to Smith's career and family. The Pi Kappa Alpha materials include notes, invitations, and photographs, the class records include reports from the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Davidson College. The...

Paul Butterfield Freeland Scrapbook and Miscellaneous

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Identifier: DC0238s
Scope and Contents As a student at Davidson, Paul B. Freeland kept an extensive scrapbook. This scrapbook documents the history of Davidson from 1921-1925. The scrapbook is divided into four time periods -- each according the the four years that Paul was a student -- his freshman, sophomore, junior and senior year. Of particular note, there is a listing of the scores of football, basketball, track and tennis scores from 1921-1922. There is also a lot of information on the history of the class of 1925. Photographs...

Thomas Thweatt, Jones Collection

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Identifier: DC0243s
Scope and Contents The file folder titled "Brochures" contains program brochures from the Carolina Theater, the School of Music of the Flora Macdonald College in Red Springs, N.C., an essay defending America's involvement in wars, and the Junior Speaking brochure from 1924. The file folder marked "Correspondence" contains a letter providing information on the college class ring; a letter from W.E. Bowman, Registrar for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1928; a letter from a girl accepting an...

William Rule III Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0239s
Scope and Contents During his years as a student at Davidson, William Rule kept a scrapbook of significant events. Information is available on the scores of football/basketball/baseball/track/wrestling games from 1929-1932. Rule also kept his membership card to the Y.M.C.A. In addition, there are several ticket stubs to the Mid-Winters Dances. Rule really followed football in the 1930's, and there are a whole slew of newspaper articles on this sport. On page 45, there is a ticket stub from the Southern Railway...