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Eugene Leonidas Siler Speech

Identifier: DC0078s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Siler's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society for the fourth term, 1886-1887.

Dates: 1886

Eulalia Cornelius Program

Identifier: DC0324s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the program for a March 21, 1898 recital. Performers include Minnie and Sadie Scofield, Hattie Thompson, Mrs. W. J. Martin, Marie Helper, Mamie Bost, and Mr. B. V. Stirewalt.

Dates: 1898

Eustace Henry Sloop Speech

Identifier: DC0080s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Sloop's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1897.

Dates: 1897

Evander Bradley McGilvary Speeches

Identifier: DC0056s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 2 speeches: McGilvary's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1884 and an oration on Jewish Persecution.

Dates: 1883 - 1884

Evelyn Harris Hamilton Speech

Identifier: DC0105s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Hamilton's Eumenean Valedictory address given at the Davidson College commencement in 1917.

Dates: 1917

Finley, Albert Gordon, 1898-1952 (1918). Scrapbook, 1916-1917

Identifier: DC0357s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of color photocopies of pages from his college scrapbook. The pages have field day ribbons, athletic cards and programs and photographs, primarily of athletic events

Dates: 1916

Flowe Family Papers

Identifier: DC0296s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies from 3 bibles. The bibles are housed within the library's Rare Book Room. The copies include the title page from an 1846 New Testament presented to Samuel K. Pharr at Chimborazo hospital; family history pages from the Samuel King (Iredell County) family bible; family history pages and photographs from the D.W. and S. J. Flowe Bible. The family pages contains lists of births, deaths and marriages with the earliest entry being 1776 and the latest 1943.

Dates: 1776 - 1943

Francis M. Mitchell Collection

Identifier: 2021-002s-Box 01- Folder 03
Dates: 1917 - 1957

Francis Parks Harrison Collection

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.

Dates: 2017

Frank Arthur Barnes Collection

Identifier: DC027
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two diaries and a ledger. The diaries date from January 1895 to December 1898 and from January to August 1899. The 1895-1898 diary describes his studies at Davidson College, social events in Davidson, his move to California, and his search for a teaching position. The diary contains references to books he was reading and to his involvement with Christian Education programs. The 1899 diary covers his teaching in Azusa, California and a trip from California to...
Dates: 1894 - 1902

Frank Lee Jackson Collection

Identifier: DC049
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, literary materials, printed materials, photographs, memorabilia, and restricted information. The biographical information includes information about his years at Davidson, general biographical information and biographical sketches, obituaries and memorials, and information about his family. The correspondence is from 1929-1975 and includes letters from former presidents of Davidson College and also correspondence related to...
Dates: 1906 - 1971

Frank P. Tate Letters

Identifier: DC0231s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters written to Tate while he was a student at Davidson College. One is from his sister Susie, the other from a friend named "Jake."

Dates: 1885

Frank Pierce Harrell Speeches

Identifier: DC0038s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a Philanthropic Society Representative's speech, "Public Spirit" given in 1876 and Harrell's Inaugural Address as president of the society in 1877.

Dates: 1876 - 1877

Frank Simmons, Jr. Papers

Identifier: DC0306s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter sent from Walter L. Lingle, President of Davidson College to Frank Simmons, Jr., regarding his job as the assistant of President Williamson. There is also a letter from Dean C.K. Brown encouraging Mr. Simmons to apply for a job at Emory University (Dean Brown included a description of the positions available at Emory

Dates: 1939

Franklin Brevard McDowell Collection

Identifier: DC0160s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence (1903-1920) and literary materials (1903-1912). The correspondence includes letters from family and Miss Cornelia Shaw as well as letters written by McDowell. The letters mostly discuss Davidson College history, including the Civil War period. The literary materials are copies of articles written by McDowell on Davidson College.

Dates: 1903 - 1920

Franklin Price Hall Speech

Identifier: DC0037s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Hall's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Scoiety in 1886.

Dates: 1886

Fred Hill Speech

Identifier: DC0041s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Hill's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1888.

Dates: 1888

Frederick Alexander Cathey Papers

Identifier: DC0261s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence between Mr. Cathey and Chalmers Davidson and Baxter M. Davidson. The correspondence primarily concerns genealogical research for the Cathey family.

Dates: 1950 - 1983

Gabriel Cumming Research Files

Identifier: DC068
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a research report and bibliography, a copy of Cumming's photo essay and six oral history interview transcripts. The interviews are with Alex Barnette and Anne McElroy of Hopewell Presbyterian Church; Catherine Cowan, Margaret Cowan, and Robert Howard of Centre Presbyterian Church; and Wilton Meadors and Juanita Henderson Rann of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The photo essay includes material on Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Centre Presbyterian Church, Mt. Olive Baptist...
Dates: 1998

Gamble-Goodrum-Cooke Albums

Identifier: DC0284s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three booklets of reprinted photographs and documents for the Joseph and Connie Williamson Gamble Family and the Goodrum and Cooke Families. The booklets were printed from a DVD created by Cooke. The Gamble Family booklets contains photographs from 1900 to 2000 with some family charts and a family history written by Mary Gamble Brotherton. The Goodrum family booklet also contains family charts, documents and photographs. The Cooke family materials include a photo...
Dates: 1900 - 2005

Gant Family Collection

Identifier: DC0277s
Scope and Contents The collection contains a variety of materials related to James Oscar Gant and his family. The correspondence file (1950-1982) primarily concerns the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award given to Gant in 1950. There is also a file on the Davidson Fire Department with a copy of the minutes of the first meeting of the department in 1933 and a brief history of the department and the fire brigade, including lists of interesting facts, memorable events, and fire chiefs. There is also a file of...
Dates: 2017

General William Lee Davidson Collection

Identifier: DC060
Scope and Contents Box 1 contains information on General William Lee Davidson immediate family -- his parents, wife and children. Some of the information is genealogy-related and some biographical. There also is a file on the Battle at Colson's Mill. There is a monument erected to Gen. Davidson at this site and Dr. Chalmers Gaston Davidson delivered a speech on Gen. Davidson at this site. This same box also has biographical information on Gen. Davidson. Box 2 contains mostly genealogy-related information on...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1777 - 1990

George Dickinson Parks Papers

Identifier: DC0253s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a short letter from Parks to another trustee, Rev. B.S. Krinder, announcing a meeting of the Board on July 18, 1865.

Dates: 1865

George Laurens Petrie Speech

Identifier: DC0072s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a debate speech, "Which contributes more to a man's happiness, Wealth or Literary Attainments," given in 1856.

Dates: 1856

George Washington Finley Harper Papers

Identifier: DC0188s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and school work. The letters are from family and friends in Lenoir, North Carolina to Harper while he was a student at Davidson College. The school work includes 2 essays and 2 grade reports. There is also a typescript of Harper's diary for 1855-1856 in his Alumni file. It was copied from records in the manuscript collections at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dates: 1855 - 1856

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Ney, Peter Stuart, d. 1846 6
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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
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Smith, Henry Louis, 1859-1951 (Class of 1881) 3
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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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Bean, Eugene Holmes, 1874-1933 (Class of 1897) 1
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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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Blodgett, Jan, 1954- 1
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