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Douglas Family Collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written to Professor John Douglass by Rev.W.J. McKay, D.D., from Sumter, S.C., photographs, receipts, and pamphlets. The letters generally reference meetings of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee and provide brief outlines of issues discussed. The collection also includes receipts for Douglas' days as a student as well as commencement and reunion programs for the class of 1893. In addition, the collection contains a literary society speech...
Dates: 1890 - 1965
Lewis Bell Papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a printed copy of the Rev. J. Jones Smyth's address given at Davidson in 1855 and four documents. The printed speech has handwritten notes on the back cover. The documents include a list of Davidson College students with grade averages for the period 1865 to 1868, a recipe for Mothers Bitters, an 1870 employment contract between Bell and patrons of Davidson River Academy, and an 1871 donation solication letter from the Eumenean Literary Society.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1855-1871 and undated
Lyman J. Parrigin Collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains an assortment of covers, postmarked envelopes, from 1839 to 1899, arranged chronologically. The bulk of the collection consists of 27 covers with various Davidson College, N.C. postmarks and includes 6 illuminated covers decorated with engravings of the Old Chambers Building. Three additional covers with Davidson College, N.C. postmarks are mounted individually on sheets with notes and were assembled by Paul Freeland (1925). One of these is one of the illuminated covers....