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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 the...
Dates: 1907 - 1994

Davidson College Map Collection

Identifier: DC0300s
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into the following series: 1) DC0300s-DC, Maps of Davidson College. 2) DC0300s-D, Maps of the Town of Davidson and nearby areas. This series includes a 1988 map of the proposed downtown mall. There are duplicates of the 1958 map, which are numbered individually because of unique notes and drawings. 3) DC0300s-LN, Maps of Lake Norman and nearby areas. Includes a booklet of maps. 4) DC0300s-Ch, Maps of Charlotte and nearby areas. 5) DC0300s-Meck, Maps of Mecklenburg...
Dates: 1825 - 2002

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

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

Sample-Barry Collection

Identifier: DC0200s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of court documents with Alexander's signature, general court documents (oaths and receipts), contracts and receipts handled by Barry, and tax receipts signed by Barry. The Oversize material is a deed between Richard Stevenson and John Stevenson. The bulk of the collection dates from 1799 to 1812.
Dates: 1799 - 1868

William E. Ardrey Collection

Identifier: DC001
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: Biographical Information, Speeches ,Diaries, Petitions, Account Records, B. F. Morrow's Records. The Biographical Information includes copies of obituaries and newspaper articles, a family history and a photograph. The speeches are on James K. Polk and his political campaign. The account book contains records of estates administered by Ardrey. The record book of B.F. Morrow's Company lists individual soldiers' pay and quartermaster...
Dates: 1861 - 1907

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