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Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1963
Scope and Contents The records include annual reports, committee reports, and publications related to the program. The committee report is an evaluation of the program made in 1973.The publications include brochures and guidebooks. The photograph album documents CIS events from 1993 to 2001. The Frontis Johnston folder contains biographical information, correspondence and an untitled speech on higher education. The Department Review notebook contains information on the college, course descriptions and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2013
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, dealing with the administration of Davidson College and its relationship the Presbyterian Church of the US. The collection also includes copies of reports from committees and departments. Specific topics relating to the college in the files include the athletic program, the Alumni Association, the Duke Endowment, changes in curriculum, chapel programs, student health services, architects and buildings, the...
Dates: 1930 - 1941
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers given to the Archives by several academic departments. With the exception of two undated and unsigned papers from the earliest days of the school, these examples of student work are all from the 1970s forward. While most of the files are research papers, there are also examples of creative writing. The research papers address a wide range of topics including Davidson town history, housing in the town of Davidson, the black experience at Davidson...