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Edward William Phifer Collection

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Identifier: DC0224s
Scope and Contents The collection contains no original material, only photocopies. There is a letter written in 1964 about the campaign for governor, three travel diaries, addresses on local history, reviews of his published works, and copies of his writing. Additional copies are on file in the Davidsoniana room.

E.L. Baxter Davidson Collection

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Identifier: DC044
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical and family information, correspondence, notebooks, printed material, business information, memorabilia, photographs, and information pertaining to Mr. Davidson's bequest to Davidson College. The biographical information includes a grade report from Finley High School in Lenoir, NC, biographies of Mr. Davidson, and information about his family history. The correspondence contains both personal and business information from family members, from Davidson...

George Wilson McPhail Collection

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Identifier: DC061
Scope and Contents The files contain a copy of McPhail's Inaugural Address to the trustees of Davidson College upon receiving the office of presidency, handwritten copies of his lectures on religious topics, several miscellaneous papers, a handwritten copy of his prayer book with prayers for each hour of the day, and two folders full of handwritten copies of his sermons. McPhail had several of his sermons bound and put into volumes. His "Sermons on Important Topics" Volume I-II, VII-VIII, and X-XI were placed in...

Howard T. Wall, Jr. Memoir

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Identifier: DC0292s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bound typescript of Wall's memoir "A Minister in the South During a Time of Social Change, 1959-2001."

Jim Junot - Cornwell Collection

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Identifier: DC064
Scope and Contents The files contain information on the life of Patricia Cornwell from 1974 until the present. Most of the information is newspaper articles collected by Jim Junot. There also are copies of transcripts of talks and interviews by Patricia Cornwell and copies of her writings for the Charlotte Observer and while a student at Davidson College. The oversize materials include signed publicity posters for Postmortem and a bulletin board created by Cornwell for the Davidson College English Department in...

Porter Paisley Vinson, M.D. Papers

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Identifier: DC0255s
Scope and Contents These papers consist of a typescript of anecdotes written by Dr. Vinson in 1953 relaying his experiences as a student, at a tuberculosis sanitarium in New York state, at Montreal General Hospital, with the medical corps in Italy during World War I, and reminiscences of colleagues at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Vinson titled the typescript, "Doctors I Have Known."

Robert Lee Turner Poster

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Identifier: DC0289s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a poster with a photograph and poems written by Turner. One poems is based on the Davidson College alma mater, the other is entitled "My Fur-Trimmed Hat Retired on Wildcat's Frame.

William Gatewood Workman, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: DC011
Scope and Contents The collection is organized as follows: 1) Biographical Information; 2) Manuscripts; 3) Correspondence; 4) Printed Material; 5) Photographs; 6) Memorabilia; 7) Recordings; and 8) Oversize. The biographical materials include information about Mr. Workman's family. There is a small amount of correspondence from him and his family, plus two manuscripts written before he attended Davidson. For additional manuscripts, see the Henry T. Lilly collection. The printed material consists mainly of...

William Lee Scroggs Memoir

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Identifier: DC0293s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a thirty-six page typescript of his recollections as he wrote them on his 77th birthday and a manuscript family tree. He titled his memoir "The Story of a Pioneer: Personal Recollections of William Lee Scroggs, April the Third, 1893."

William Styron Collection

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Identifier: DC012
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autographed copy of a speech given at Davidson College (1986), correspondence (1958-1986), literary materials (1942), Robert Phillips correspondence & reminiscences (1981-2009) and printed material (1943-1990). The correspondence includes photocopies of letters sent by Styron as well as original letters to Dr. Chalmers Davidson. The literary materials are essays written while Styron was a student at Davidson College. The Phillips file contains three letters...