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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...

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...

Henry Louis Smith Collection

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Identifier: DC046
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into Biographical Material (1947-1951), Correspondence (1910-1949), Literary Material (1881-1938 and undated), Grade Books (1888-1901), Printed Material (1886-1904, 1991), Photographs (1882-1897 and undated), and Memorabilia. The Biographical Material consists of newspaper and magazine articles about Smith. The correspondence includes general correspondence with family and coworkers (1910-1949), letters relating to Davidson College (1918-1949), letters to and from...

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...

Louise Withers Sloan Papers

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Identifier: DC098
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, school work, financial records, clippings and invitations. The biographical information includes newsclippings, a copy of her eulogy and also information about William Richardson, a long-time suitor. The correspondence from 1907 to 1911 is primarily between Louise and her family while she was attending Peace College. She discusses college life and gets news about Davidson events. The correspondence between 1911 and 1917 is...

Lucy Martin Currie Collection

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Identifier: DC0193s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Currie's reminiscences of growing up in Davidson (1922), notes for a talk on Davidson history for the Tuesday Club, a typescript "Fact and Fiction About Old Davidson" written for the Thelemite Book Club (1955), a typescript of a talk on "Our Foreign Alumni, copies of newspaper clippings relating to Currie and 2 photographs. See also DC028, Dr. William J. Martin Collection for family information and DC040, Thelemite Book Club for an original typescript with annotations...

Robert Zenas Johnston Family Collection

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Identifier: DC022
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection concerns Robert Zenas Johnston (1834-1908) and includes school notebooks from Davidson College and Columbia Theological Seminary, student essays, correspondence, his sermons (1859-1907) and speeches, and a photocopy of his diary (1886-1908) as well as a small amount of financial and printed materials. There is also material on the estates of Rufus Johnston and Robert Caldwell, family correspondence, a copy of a scrapbook for James Davidson Johnston, (1915-1944),...

Scofield Family Collection

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Identifier: DC0190s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of printed materials and photographs. The printed materials include invitations, newspaper clippings, a sketch of Stephen Charles "Skits" Scofield by Linwood Black and receipts. The photographs are of buildings in Davidson and of the Scofield family. See also DC0165s, the Mary Scofield Clifford Papers.

William E. Ardrey Collection

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Identifier: DC001
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: Biographical Information, Speeches ,Diaries, Petitions, Account Records, B. F. Morrow's Records. The Biographical Information includes copies of obituaries and newspaper articles, a family history and a photograph. The speeches are on James K. Polk and his political campaign. The account book contains records of estates administered by Ardrey. The record book of B.F. Morrow's Company lists individual soldiers' pay and quartermaster...

William Stewart Buchanan Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0248s
Scope and Contents During his student years (both at Davidson and prior), Buchanan kept a scrapbook. Included in this scrapbook are pictures taken in Japan and China, pictures of various women that he met, pictures of Buchanan with his friends, and a photograph of a man suffering "hazing." There is also an invitation to attend an event at Flora MacDonald College. Because Buchanan lived in Japan prior to attending Davidson, several of the pages of his scrapbook are donated to the island and contain picture of Fuji...