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Albert Crossley Wildman Papers

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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...

Brown-Knox Mercantile Company Papers

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Identifier: DC0214s
Scope and Contents The collection contains a store ledger for 1909, a deed for 2 shares of Brown-Knox stock, an advertisement, and a broadside notice of a Commissioner's Re-Sale of Real Estate. The store ledger lists the names of Davidson residents and their purchases. The broadside describes the land on which the building stood and the history of ownership of the land. See also DC079 for more store ledgers

Catawba Springs Hotel Collection

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Identifier: DC0232s
Scope and Contents The files contain the guest ledgers from 1838-1851 and 1852-1854. These ledgers contain the names, residences and destinations of the guests. Peter Stuart Ney's signature can be found in Volume I on September 20, 1841. The files also contain letters and poetry. There is a manuscript copy of the advertisement for Catawba Springs found in the South Carolina Gazette and Columbia Advertiser. There is a letter to Mr. Chalmers G. Davidson, dated August 16, 1949, from Robet F. Cope discussing the...

Davidson Cotton Oil Company. Papers

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Identifier: DC0220s
Scope and Contents The collection contains a deed from the sale of land to the Davidson Cotton Oil Company in 1899.

Downtown Davidson Organization Records

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Identifier: DC055
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of minutes, reports, and newsletters. There is also a file on correspondence and one on newsclippings related to the organization. The reports include a Downtown Revitalization Plan prepared by Greenberg Development Services in 1989, a revitalization study ini 1990 and a 1994 report on growth in Davidson.

E. H. Little 1881-1981. Papers.

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Identifier: DC003
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: 1) Biographical Information; 2) Addresses; 3) Correspondence; 4) Printed Material; 5) Scrapbooks; 6) Oversize; 7) Photographs; and 8) Restricted Material. The biographical materials include marriage records and family information. The addresses include several speeches given as president of Colgate-Palmolive, his Commencement address at Davidson College in 1953, an introduction of Mr. Williams Sims II at the American Newcomen Society in...

Helper and Sloan Collection

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Identifier: DC063
Scope and Contents The collection contains the following: (1) invoices from 1867-1873, (2) Letters, (3) Helper Store Ledger, 1852-1854, (4) Helper Store Ledger, 1854-1855, and (5) Helper Store Ledger, 1896-1897. The collection of letters contain an interested xeroxed copy of a letter written by Hanson Pinckney Helper that describes the town of Davidson and all its business. The letters also contain correspondence with Miss Lillie Munroe Helper, a funeral ribbon for Miss Hattie Thompson, and a letter of...

Linden Manufacturing Company Papers

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Identifier: DC0215s
Scope and Contents The collection contains a shipping receipt from the Atlantic, Tennessee and Ohio Railroad, 1873, a report of the stockholders committee, 1911, a letter to the stockholders, 1923, a notice of a special meeting for stockholders, and a blank notice of proxy.

Lyman J. Parrigin Collection

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Identifier: DC0256s
Scope and Contents The collection contains an assortment of covers, postmarked envelopes, from 1839 to 1899, arranged chronologically. The bulk of the collection consists of 27 covers with various Davidson College, N.C. postmarks and includes 6 illuminated covers decorated with engravings of the Old Chambers Building. Three additional covers with Davidson College, N.C. postmarks are mounted individually on sheets with notes and were assembled by Paul Freeland (1925). One of these is one of the illuminated covers....

Ruddock and Johnston Papers

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Identifier: DC0213s
Scope and Contents The collection contains expense accounts from 1865-1866.