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James Hardy Morrison Speeches

Identifier: DC0069s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Morrison's Representative Oration, "Rights," delivered June 24, 1874 and his Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1875.

Dates: 1874

James Hartzog Collection

Identifier: DC0321s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of items from his high school years, clippings about his military service and death, some family correspondence, items from Davidson College, including hs diploma, and photographs.

Dates: 1931 - 1946

James Holmes Carson Collection

Identifier: DC0316s
Scope and Contents The collection includes a variety of material related to members of Carson's extended family. His parents were Charles and Belle Carson of Charlotte. Paige Carter, later Mrs. John Carson was his aunt and Lucy Holmes Carter Haddow is her daughter. The Charlotte Milstead folder contains an invitation from the Merry Men and her 1923 Davidson College Senior Week booklet. The Lucy H. Carson Haddow folder contains letters she wrote as a child, her wedding invitation and a letter from the Library...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1912 - 1939 and undated

James Logan Greenlee Letters

Identifier: DC0115s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by Greenlee to his family discussing college life and a letter written to Greenlee from Charles Montgomery Payne, 1842-1900 (1863). In addition to the original letters, there are typescripts and a copy of the letter reporting Greenlee's death made by Mary M. Greenlee.

Dates: 1859 - 1862

James Mason Westall Scrapbook

Identifier: DC0240s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, James Westall kept a scrapbook of his various memories. He included information from his high school, Asheville High School, as well as a vast amount of information on the Davidson Golf Team from 1932-1939. In the file folder marked "Photographs," one can find photographs of students playing golf in the mid-1930's and several photographs of Phi Delta Theta members in the mid-1930's. In the file folder marked "Miscellaneous," one can find the notations for...
Dates: 1933 - 1937

James Morrow Letters

Identifier: DC0122s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters from Morrow to his family about college life, a letter from M. Ramsey in 1853 and an unidentifed letter to Morrow with details about the Robert Hall Morrison family. There is an additional 1839 letter written by Morrow to his parents in DC0256s, Lyman J. Parrigin Collection.

Dates: 1840-1853 and undated

James Parks McCombs Letters

Identifier: DC0117s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by McCombs to his brother about family matters and college life. The majority of the letters date from 1854 to 1856. There are four letters from the period 1870 to 1885. Several letters in 1855 discuss the student unrest at Davidson over student suspensions and the donation by Maxwell Chambers.

Dates: 1854-1885 and undated

James Pinckney Crawford Letter

Identifier: DC0112s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written in 1854 from Crawford to his cousin, Miss Stinson, describing college life at Davidson.

Dates: 1854

James Robert McMichael Diary

Identifier: DC0287s
Scope and Contents

In addition to the typescript of the diary, there is a brief biography and photocopies of two photographs: one of McMichael in uniform and one of his home near Buena Vista, Georgia. The diary recounts his experiences after capture, describing the conditions in the prisons and in traveling between the prisons. It also includes copies of letters he received while a prisoner and lists of prisoners and the Roll of Company K 12th Georgia regiment.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

James Stephen Brown Speeches

Identifier: DC0012s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 2 speeches; his inaugural address as president of the Philanthropic Society and a speech given to the society on the Catholic Church.

Dates: 1888 - 1889

James Tate Murphy Speech

Identifier: DC0070s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Murphy's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1878.

Dates: 1878

James Thomas Ketchen Belk Collection

Identifier: DC0008s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscript copies of speeches given by Belk in Philanthropic Society meetings and a photostat of a letter written as a student. The speeches include Valedictory and Farewell addresses to the Philanthropic Society, addresses on Female Education and British Poets, and a poem "Marry."

Dates: 1845 - 1847

James Washington Alexander Kerr Collection

Identifier: DC0162s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a fragment of a letter written to Hattie Thompson describing Kerr's experiences as a student and a poster of the McNeely-Kerr Homeplace with family information on it.

Dates: 1916

James William Milton Goodman Speech

Identifier: DC0035s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Goodman's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1893.

Dates: 1893

James Wilson Kerr Papers

Identifier: DC057
Scope and Contents The folders labeled "Committees -" contains information on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (Kerr was Chairman), the National Academy of Science, and the Department of Commerce. Kerr did research on fire and fire equipment for each of these offices. The correspondence files contain mostly letters associated with various places where Kerr was invited to speak. The file folder marked "Explorers Club" contains information regarding Kerr's membership in this Club from 1969-1989 and...
Dates: 1940 - 1989

Jerome Channing Horner Speech

Identifier: DC0045s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Horner's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1874.

Dates: 1874

Jesse Weimar Siler Speech

Identifier: DC0079s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Siler's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society for the first presidential term, 1884-1885.

Dates: 1884

Jethro Rumple Collection

Identifier: DC0222s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence concerning the Concord Presbytery, the manuscript of a biography of Rev. John Bunyan Shearer by Rumple, and manuscript notes about Davidson College in the 1840s.

Dates: 1878 - 1905

Jetton Collection

Identifier: DC0208s
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 1767 indenture between Thomas and Mary Jerrell and Amos Alexander for land in Mecklenburg County, NC, a 1771 indenture between John and Elizabeth Jetton and Lewis Jetton for land in Mecklenburg County, a 1794 land grant for William Caldwell for land in Mecklenburg County, a 1824 indenture between Abner Franklin and Robert Davidson for land in Mecklenburg County, a 1851 survey map for F. Austin Alexander's land, a 1786 indenture for James Henderson apprenticeship to...
Dates: 1761 - 1922

Jim Junot - Cornwell Collection

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...
Dates: Existence: 1974 - 1998

Joel Conarroe Collection

Identifier: DC0320s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with former faculty, including George Abernethy, William Cumming, and Chalmers Davidson, introductory comments for John Kuykendall, and a photograph of Conarroe on campus in 1987.

Dates: 1978 - 1992

John Adams Gilmer Speech

Identifier: DC0033s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Gilmer's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1880.

Dates: 1880

John Alexander Fleming Letters

Identifier: DC0114s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 3 letters. Two of the letters were written in 1856 by Fleming to his uncle, J. Harvey Greenlee, and discuss college life. The third letter was written by A. M. Erwin to report Fleming's death. In addition to the manuscript letters, the collection contains typescripts of the letters.

Dates: 1856 - 1864

John Alexander McGeachy Collection

Identifier: DC069
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Correspondence, 1930-1968, Literary materials 1834-1937, Humanities, 1962-1975, Printed Materials, 1920-1977. The correspondence is primarily from Davidson College president Walter Lingle about McGeachy's appointment to the college faculty. There is also a postcard to McGeachy from fellow professor Charles Eberhart The literary materials include McGeachy's valedictory address and papers written in graduate school. The Humanities materials include annotated syllabi,...
Dates: Existence: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

John B. Graham Papers

Identifier: DC013
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research materials for an article on Morrison Hall written for the Davidson Journal. The article appeared in the Fall 1990 issue. Included in the collection are two versions of the article, photographs, correspondence, and research notes. The correspondence was primarily with Davidson classmates, James Herbert Batte, William Adams Flinn, Ross Gladdin, Reuben Arthur Torrey, Richard Orne Flinn. Additional materials from W. W. Telford have been added to the...
Dates: 1988 - 1990

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Ney, Peter Stuart, d. 1846 6
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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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Bank of Davidson (Davidson, NC) 2
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Cunningham, John Rood, 1891-1980 2
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Davidson, Edward Lee Baxter, 1958-1944 (Class of 1891) 2
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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
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Baker, Archibald, 1733-1811 1
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Ballard, Houston 1
Bannerman, A. W. (Class of 1857) 1
Barnes, Frank Arthur (Class of 1895) 1
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Barry, Richard 1
Batte, James Herbert (Class of 1935) 1
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Bean, Eugene Holmes, 1874-1933 (Class of 1897) 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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