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George Laurens Petrie Speech

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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

Gilmer Brenizer Speech

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Identifier: DC0011s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Brenizer's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1882.
Dates: 1882

Harris Family Papers

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Identifier: DC0039s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of documents. The documents related to Ervin Harris include his copy of the 1870 Davidson College catalogue and five handwritten speeches for the Philanthropic Society. The speeches are "Is War a Greater Evil than Intemperance?" (Novembe 24, 1871), his inaugural address as president of Philanthropic Society (December 2, 1871), "The Spirit of Discovery" (November 17, 1871), and "Life" (March 9, 1872) The final speech "Truth and My Country", dated June 27, 1872...
Dates: 1870 - 1885

Hay Watson Smith Speeches

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Identifier: DC0082s
Scope and Contents This collection consists Smith's Respondent Address delivered June 19, 1889 and his Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in December of 1889.
Dates: 1889

Henry Elias Fries Papers

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Identifier: DC0029s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript copies of 4 letters and photocopies of 22 letters written by Fries (1874-1876) and speeches given to the Philanthropic Society as vice-president and president in 1877. The letters discuss college life and Davidson faculty. The location of the original letters for the photocopies in unknown.
Dates: 1874 - 1877

Henry Neal Pharr Speech

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Identifier: DC0073s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Pharr's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1887.
Dates: 1887

Henry Theodore Burke Speech

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Identifier: DC0016s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a manuscript copy and a typescript of Burke's valedictory speech.
Dates: 1850

James Alexander McQueen Speech

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Identifier: DC0063s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of McQueen's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1899.
Dates: 1899

James Argyle McLauchlin Speech

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Identifier: DC0062s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of McLaughlin's Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1886.
Dates: 1886

James Bayliss Smith Papers

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Identifier: DC0083s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by Smith to family and friends while a student at Davidson, a letter from J. R. Blake offering a position as tutor at Davidson and the manuscript of Smith's valedictory address. In his student letters, Smith describes his religious conversion and college life. There are also typescripts of some of the letters.
Dates: 1868 - 1872

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Names
Alexander, Charles Carroll, 1832-1866. (Class of 1853) 1
Alexander, John McCoy, 1828-1846. (Class of 1847) 1
Allison, Thomas Johnston, 1849-1919. (Class of 1871) 1
Arnold, John David, 1869-1895. (Class of 1894) 1
Arrowood, Robert Sylvanus, 1854-1917. (Class of 1877) 1
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Baker, William Hoge, 1868-1932. (Class of 1888) 1
Bean, Eugene Holmes, 1874-1933. (Class of 1897) 1
Belk, James Thomas Ketchen, 1825-1878. (Class of 1847) 1
Blue, Larkin McLaurin, 1860-1939. (Class of 1886) 1
Boston, Louis Edgar, d. 1901. (Class of 1892) 1
Brady, Archibald, 1852-1916. (Class of 1882) 1
Brenizer, Gilmer, 1864- (Class of 1882) 1
Brown, James Stephen, 1866-1958. (Class of 1889) 1
Brown, Peter Marshall, 1859-1913. (Class of 1880) 1
Buckner, Albert Gallatin, 1850-1941. (Class of 1879) 1
Burgess, Thomas Peterson, 1860-1942. (Class of 1883) 1
Burke, Henry Theodore, 1830-1894. (Class of 1850) 1
Burton, Samuel Smith, 1853-1880. (Class of 1873) 1
Caldwell, Walter Pharr, 1823-1888. (Class of 1841) 1
Cannon, John Chambers Rankin, 1833-1908. (Class of 1852) 1
Carter, William Franklin (1876) 1
Chambers, Joseph Lenoir, 1854- (Class of 1873) 1
Chambers, Maxwell 1
Clark, John McMillan, 1858- (Class of 1886) 1
Cozart, William Hubbard, 1860-1901. (Class of 1879) 1
Cromartie, Robert Samuel, 1869-1965. (Class of 1895) 1
Douglass, Charles Mobley, 1846-1872. (Class of 1872) 1
Eagleton, Davis Foute, 1861-1916. (Class of 1884) 1
English, Thomas Reese, 1859-1915. (Class of 1872) 1
Faison, John Miller, 1862-1915. (Class of 1883) 1
Forsyth, William Kenneth, 1866-1901. (Class of 1893) 1
Fries, Henry Elias, 1857-1949. (Class of 1878) 1
Gaither, Ephraim Lash, 1850-1943. (Class of 1873) 1
Gibson, James Hampton, 1828-1887. (Class of 1854) 1
Gilmer, Charles Stewart, 1864-1926. (Class of 1886) 1
Gilmer, John Adams, 1857-1912. (Class of 1880) 1
Goldberg, William Victor, 1871-1910. (Class of 1889) 1
Goodman, James William Milton, 1867- (Class of 1894) 1
Goodman, Walter Alexander, 1869- (Class of 1897) 1
Hall, Franklin Price, 1860-1939. (Class of 1887) 1
Harrell, Frank Pierce, 1852-1883. (Class of 1877) 1
Harris Family 1
Henderson, William Bain, 1861-1902. (Class of 1885) 1
Hill, Fred, -1890. (Class of 1889) 1
Hodgin, Charles Edward, 1869-1955. (Class of 1894) 1
Hoffman, E. J. (Ernest Jenkins), 1879-1965. (Class of 1900) 1
Horah, Alston Davis, 1864-1921. (Class of 1885) 1
Horah, James H., 1861-1920. (Class of 1880) 1
Horner, Jerome Channing, 1853-1951. (Class of 1875) 1
James, Albert Allison, 1824-1910. (Class of 1848) 1
Johnston, Thomas Dabney, 1873-1952. (Class of 1896) 1
Kirkpatrick, Thomas Sampson, 1860-1935. (Class of 1882) 1
Law, Patrick Redd, 1849-1911. (Class of 1874) 1
Lineberger, John Laban, 1869-1940. (Class of 1891) 1
Little, Alexander Graham, 1869-1948. (Class of 1895) 1
Little, Robert Eugene, 1852- (Class of 1873) 1
Maloney, Thomas. (Class of 1871) 1
Martin, Alexander, 1871- (Class of 1895) 1
Martin, Miles Costin, 1866-1935. (Class of 1888) 1
Matheson, Junius Ayers, 1869-1929. (Class of 1890) 1
McArthur, Joseph Alexander, 1865-1937. (Class of 1889) 1
McFadyen, Archibald Alexander, 1877-1944. (Class of 1899) 1
McGehee, Thomas, d. 1886. (Class of 1876) 1
McGilvary, Evander Bradley, 1864-1953. (Class of 1884) 1
McGregor, Daniel Alexander, 1850- (Class of 1879) 1
McIver, Daniel Massillon, 1863-1938. (Class of 1888) 1
McKay, Malcolm McNair, 1853-1934. (Class of 1874) 1
McKinnon, John Murdock, 1876-1943. (Class of 1898) 1
McLauchlin, Dougald Neill, 1863- (Class of 1888) 1
McLauchlin, James Argyle, 1867-1939. (Class of 1887) 1
McQueen, James Alexander, 1874-1903. (Class of 1899) 1
Milner, William Arnold, 1844-1896. (Class of 1870) 1
Morrison, James Hardy, 1849- (Class of 1875) 1
Murphy, James Tate, 1854- (Class of 1878) 1
Oates, Robert Marcus, 1869-1923. (Class of 1888) 1
Petrie, George L. (George Laurens), 1840-1930. (Class of 1859) 1
Pharr, Henry Neal, 1865-1934. (Class of 1887) 1
Roberts, John Thomas, 1854-191?. (Class of 1881) 1
Robinson, Edward Bryce, 1878-1958. (Class of 1900) 1
Rumple, Watson Wharton, 1859-1877 (1877) 1
Scott, John Levi, 1859-1924. (Class of 1881) 1
Sherrill, Richard Ellis, 1816-1897. (Class of 1841) 1
Siler, Eugene Leonidas, 1867-1947. (Class of 1887) 1
Siler, Jesse Weimar, 1863-1912. (Class of 1885) 1
Sloop, Eustace Henry, 1877-1962. (Class of 1897) 1
Smith, Egbert W. (Egbert Watson), 1862-1944. (Class of 1882) 1
Smith, Hay Watson, 1868-1940. (Class of 1890) 1
Smith, James Bayliss, 1849-1872. (Class of 1870) 1
Sparrow, Robert Gordon, 1868-1947. (Class of 1888) 1
Stevenson, Robert Rockwell, 1865-1891. (Class of 1889) 1
Stevenson, William Francis, 1861-1942. (Class of 1885) 1
Stewart, Robert O. P. (Robert Octavius Patton), 1822-1850. (Class of 1843) 1
Telfair, Samuel Fowle, 1863- (Class of 1884) 1
Thacker, James Ernest, 1869-1945. (Class of 1890) 1
Thompson, Joseph, 1834-1862. (Class of 1860) 1
Tillinghast, Joseph Alexander. (Class of 1891) 1
Wakefield, John, 1864-1910. (Class of 1893) 1
Watkins, Benjamin Franklin, 1855- (Class of 1876) 1
Watts, John Espy, 1864-1932. (Class of 1886) 1
Wharey, James Blanton, 1872-1946. (Class of 1892) 1
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