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Asenath Cooke Memoir

Identifier: DC0337s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a collection of her memories published as Echoes of the Past: Recollections by Asenath Cooke plus a visual biography of Prudence Asenath Cooke and her family. For a related collection see DC0284s - Gamble-Goodrum-Cooke Albums.

Dates: 2012

Athenaeum Book Club Collection

Identifier: DC038
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies of the Constitution and By-laws, 1952-1996 minutes, 1951-2008; programs, 1954- ; correspondence, 1956-1990; and a club cookbook, 1965-1966. The minutes list members, describe club activities and contain financial reports. The correspondence is primarily thank you notes and membership accecptances or resignations. The programs are annual program booklets that list officers, members, books read, and program topics.

Dates: 1952 - 2008

Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. Collection

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....
Dates: 1924 - 1929

Bell Family Collection

Identifier: DC015
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: 1) Samuel Bell- Biographical; 2) Samuel Bell- Family; 3) Samuel Bell - Diary; 4) Samuel Bell- Genealogy; 5) Marcia Smith Bell Papers; 6) Photographs; and 7) Memorabilia. The biographical information includes materials about Samuel Henry Bell and his family. There is a small diary/notebook containing notes and thoughts about World War I. There is much information about the Bell family history and genealogy. There is a small amout of...
Dates: 1873 - 1957

Benjamin Franklin Watkins Speech

Identifier: DC0093s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Watkins's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in Feburary 1876.

Dates: 1876

Benjamin Ulysses Ratchford Collection

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...
Dates: 1932 - 1967

Blanton-Black. Collection, 1830-1929

Identifier: DC102
Scope and Contents The collection consists correspondence, financial documents, notebooks, and printed materials. The correspondence folders include letters written to Mrs. Nancy Blanton, primarily by family members and letters to Samuel Lacy Black. The letters in the Black folder include personal correspondence along with military, financial and work-related papers. There are forms from the Bank of Davidson (checks and receipts) in this folder. The folder of Cadwell, Wharey, Overton and Lowrance letters...
Dates: 1830

Bob Wynn Memoir

Identifier: DC0347s
Scope and Contents

The talk "Uncle Lester and Me" was given by Bob Wynn to the Spectator Club in Spartanburg, South Carolina in May 2011. In it, Wynn reflects on his memories of his uncle Lester Maddox in the 1960s.

Dates: 2011

Booklovers' Club of Davidson Collection

Identifier: DC039
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a copy of the Constitution and By-laws, undated; minutes, 1901-1907, 1924-1969; membership lists, 1916-1976; correspondence, 1944-1994, histories, 1923, 1958-1960; programs, 1907-1996; clippings, 1948; and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 2019

Boyer. Postcards and Images, undated

Identifier: DC0348s
Scope and Contents

The collection contains reproductions of postcards and family photographs related to the college and town. There is one oversize postcard of an aerial view of front campus, a postcard showing the children of Oscar Gant and photographs of the Sample home on Concord Road.

Dates: 2017

Bradshaw-Ney. Collection, 1843-2004

Identifier: DC095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research materials used by Pete Bradshaw in the writing of his book on Peter Stuart Ney, Execution Denied and also some materials he created. The materials include books, posters and artifacts. The posters are include promotional materials for the book, maps and a timeline of Napoleon's march to Moscow. The artifacts are balls of shot similat to what would have been used by soldiers in Ney's time.

Dates: 1843

Brian Park Notebook

Identifier: DC0349s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of his course notebook for Political Science 306, spring 2012

Dates: 2012

Briarpatch Press Collection

Identifier: DC0288s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a announcements and catalogs including a flyer soliciting charter subscriptions for the magazine "Briarpatch," a letter from Moreland Hogan to Chalmers Davidson following Mrs. Hogan's death, and copies of Briarpatch publications. The magazine issues contain excerpts from letters written by Mrs. Drury Lacy 1856-1859, poetry by Gill Holland and Tony Abbot, short tales by Moreland Hogan as well as pieces by other regional writers. For copies of Rough Beast, another...
Dates: 1979 - 1992

Brown Family Collection

Identifier: DC079
Scope and Contents The collection contains 24 books, including store ledgers, private account books, and recordings of Brown, Johnston, and Torrence family histories. The store ledgers primarily relate to businesses in which members of the Brown family were involved, primarily the Knox and Brown Store. A majority of the ledgers are organized alphabetically by the purchaser's last name, with the description and cost of goods purchased by that individual on a particular date. Beyond Brown family businesses, the...
Dates: 1875 - 1958

Brown-Knox Mercantile Company Papers

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

Dates: 1906 - 1919

Burgess, Alfred (1928). Collection, 1925-1928

Identifier: DC0356s
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a framed montage photograph of members of Delta Theta Chi fraternity in 1928, oversize photographs of student organizations, his college scrapbook, his Freshman Regulations poster, commencement program, and advertisement card for a student business. The scrapbook has an extensive diary section and photographs of athletes. Commencement programs and his Freshman regulation sign are housed separately with the commencement and regulations collections.

Dates: 1925

Calvin Brice McKeown Letters

Identifier: DC0133s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by McKeown to friends describing college life and student unrest. There are also typescripts of the letters.

Dates: 1871

Captain James Cunningham Harper Collection

Identifier: DC051
Scope and Contents The volumes of the Lenoir High School Band Scrapbook contain the history of the Lenoir High School Band. The scrapbooks contain all programs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs of the band and subsidiary organizations, snap shots and letters commending the band and its work. Several volumes were also donated to the library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Significant letters, photographs, and other materials are found throughout the collection. VOLUME I...
Dates: 1924 - 1995

Catawba Springs Hotel Collection

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...
Dates: 1838 - 1949

Centennial Book Club Collection

Identifier: DC033
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of annual program booklets, minutes, and corresponedence. The booklets include member lists, officer lists, and the topics for programs. The dates covered are 1939 to 2023; some programs from the 1940s are missing. The minutes date from 1937 to 1942 and 1987 to 1997. Correspondence and clippings about the club are filed within the minutes.

Dates: 1939 - 2023

Centre Church Collection

Identifier: DC0265s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook, which was once part of the Davidson College Library Collection, containing material on the Centre Church. Newspaper clippings include histories of the church by Rev. E. F. Rockwell and Capt. R. R. Morrison (1938), as well as the Osborne Family by Dr. Archibald Henderson (1935), the centennial celebration (1896), and others about the church dated 1949 and 1970. Also included are a program (1963), an excerpt from a speech delivered by Dr. James McRee in...
Dates: undated

Chalmers Gaston Davidson Papers

Identifier: DC059
Scope and Contents Dr. Davidson corresponded with a variety of different persons. The first three boxes contain letters written to and from Dr. Davidson to authors, politicians, businessmen, educators, etc. Persons with a great amount of correspondence were given their own folder. Box 4 contains copies of tests, lecture notes and class outlines for two of Dr. Davidson's history courses that he taught at Davidson College. The two courses are "Social & Intellectual History to 1860" and "Social &...
Dates: 1998

Chalmers Gaston Davidson Plantation Files.

Identifier: DC058
Scope and Contents These files contain the research materials collected by Dr. Davidson for his research in writing The Plantation World Around Davidson. The files contain a vast amount of information on local history including the areas of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Catawba County, Iredell County, and Gaston County. Information on well-known families of the 19th century in these counties is located here. Most of the files contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and genealogy research on the families of...
Dates: 1907 - 1994

Charles Alphonso Smith Collection

Identifier: DC017
Scope and Contents The collection is organized in the following series: 1) Biographical information; 2) Correspondence; 3) Manuscript; 4) Notes; 5) Printed Material. The collection contains a very limited amount of biographical information. There is correspondence from 1894-1934, much of which discusses this Library of Southern Literature. There is also correspondence about his becoming the Roosevelt Professor, and a copy of a letter from President Roosevelt, There is a letter which is supposedly from the King...
Dates: 1894 - 1934

Charles Augustus McGirt Speech

Identifier: DC0103s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of McGirt's Respondent's Speech for the 1919 Davidson Commencement.

Dates: 1919

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Ney, Peter Stuart, d. 1846 6
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Wilson, Woodrow (Thomas Woodrow), 1856-1924 (Class of 1877) 5
Davidson Family 4
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Lingle, Walter L. (Walter Lee), 1868-1956 (Class of 1892) 4
Martin, William Joseph, Jr., 1868-1943 (Class of 1888) 4
Davidson College 3
Davidson, Chalmers G. (Chalmers Gaston), 1907-1994 (Class of 1928) 3
Erwin, Edward Jones, 1885-1954 (Class of 1906) 3
Eumenean Society 3
Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884. (Class of 1859) 3
Morrison, Robert Hall, 1798-1889 3
Ney, Michel, duc d'Elchingen, 1769-1815. 3
Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) 3
Smith, Henry Louis, 1859-1951 (Class of 1881) 3
Abbott, Anthony S. 2
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Bank of Davidson (Davidson, NC) 2
Chambers, Maxwell (1780-1855) 2
Cunningham, John Rood, 1891-1980 2
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Davidson College Presbyterian Church 2
Davidson, Edward Lee Baxter, 1958-1944 (Class of 1891) 2
Flora MacDonald College (Red Springs, NC) 2
Freeland, Paul Butterfield, 1904-1976 (Class of 1925) 2
Gamma Sigma Epsilon. Chemical Fraternity 2
Hamilton, Hugh Cunningham (Class of 1920) 2
Helper Family 2
Holshouser, James E. (Class of 1956) 2
Johnston Family 2
Kirkpatrick, John Lycan, 1813-1885 2
Lingle, Thomas Wilson, 1871- (Class of 1893) 2
Martin, David Grier, 1910-1974 (Class of 1932) 2
Martin, William Joseph, 1830-1896 2
Morrow, James, 1820-1865 (Class of 1843) 2
Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary Fraternity 2
Pfohl, James Christian 2
Phillips, Charles, Rev. (Professor of Mathematics and Engineering) 2
Piedmont Bank and Trust Company 2
Robinson, Joseph (Class of 1962) 2
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994 (Class of 1931) 2
Sentelle, Mark Edgar (Class of 1894) 2
Shewmake, Edwin F. 2
Simmons, Frank, Jr. (Class of 1940) 2
Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924 (Class of 1884) 2
Smith, Egbert W. (Egbert Watson), 1862-1944 (Class of 1882) 2
Smith, Hay Watson, 1868-1940 (Class of 1890) 2
Spencer, Samuel R., President (Samuel Reid), 1919-2013 (Class of 1940) 2
Tuesday Club (Davidson, NC) 2
Workman, William Gatewood, 1940- (Class of 1962) 2
Abbot, William Wright, 1922- (Class of 1943) 1
Adachi, Hiroshi (Class of 1966) 1
Alexander, Charles Carroll, 1832-1866 (Class of 1853) 1
Alexander, Isaac 1
Alexander, John McCoy, 1828-1846 (Class of 1847) 1
Alexander, Margaret E. Hampton, 1849-1939 1
Alexander, Thomas H. (Class of 1843) 1
Alexander, William Davidson (Class of 1862) 1
Allison, Thomas Johnston, 1849-1919 (Class of 1871) 1
Allison, Wade Hampton, 1901-1963 (Class of 1926) 1
Alpha Book Club 1
Anderson, John Munroe 1
Anderson, R. Kemmer, 1945- (Class of 1967) 1
Aplian Book Club (Davidson, NC) 1
Arbuckle, Howard 1
Ardrey, William Erskine, 1839-1907 (Class of 1862) 1
Armfield, Edward (Class of 1937) 1
Arnold, John David, 1869-1895 (Class of 1894) 1
Arrowood, Robert Sylvanus, 1854-1917 (Class of 1877) 1
As You Like It Book Club (Davidson, NC) 1
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Babcock, Brooks (Class of 1984) 1
Bailey, William S. 1
Baker, Archibald, 1733-1811 1
Baker, Heather L. (Class of 2000) 1
Baker, William Hoge, 1868-1932 (Class of 1888) 1
Ballard, Houston 1
Bannerman, A. W. (Class of 1857) 1
Barnes, Frank Arthur (Class of 1895) 1
Barnette, Alex 1
Barr, Julius McCann 1
Barry, Richard 1
Batte, James Herbert (Class of 1935) 1
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Bean, Eugene Holmes, 1874-1933 (Class of 1897) 1
Beer, Amalie 1
Belk, James Thomas Ketchen, 1825-1878 (Class of 1847) 1
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Bell, Lewis, 1849-1935. (Class of 1870) 1
Bell, Samuel Henry (Class of 1870) 1
Bell, Vereen McNeill, 1911-1944 (Class of 1932) 1
Bernhardt, John Mathias (Class of 1886) 1
Bethea, Osborne (Class of 1963) 1
Bethea, Philip Osborne, 1901-1979 (Class of 1922) 1
Bigham, Maud 1
Black, Jack M. (Class of 1918) 1
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