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Rhyne Family Collection

Identifier: DC081
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on Rhyne family history, the history of the Mount Holly community, and the cotton mills owned and operated by the Rhyne family. Also included in the collection are numerous plot surveys and warranty deeds related to properties associated with the Rhyne family and its businesses. Highlights of the collection include the Civil War memoir of A.P. Rhyne; extensive research material related to the Rhyne family and the town of Mount Holly; and books related to cotton...
Dates: 1814 - 1974

Robert Hall Morrison, Jr. Collection

Identifier: DC0127s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters written by Morrison. One letter, dated June 17, 1868 discusses his father's health and conditions at Davidson College. The second letter was written to Henry Louis Smith about Davidson after the Civil War. DC0225s contains related material about the Morrison family.

Dates: 1861-1868 and undated

Robert Hervey Lafferty Sermon

Identifier: DC0315s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a printed sermon preached at Sugar Creek Church on February 28, 1862. The sermon speaks to conditions in the South during the Civil War. Lafferty sees the war struggles as evidence that the citizens of the South have fallen away from grace. He identifies as particular problems ingratitide towards God, converting the bounty of God into a curse, intemperance and profanity, unfair business practices, failure to support and serve in the army and a failure to trust in...
Dates: 1862

Robert Zenas Johnston Family Collection

Identifier: DC022
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection concerns Robert Zenas Johnston (1834-1908) and includes school notebooks from Davidson College and Columbia Theological Seminary, student essays, correspondence, his sermons (1859-1907) and speeches, and a photocopy of his diary (1886-1908) as well as a small amount of financial and printed materials. There is also material on the estates of Rufus Johnston and Robert Caldwell, family correspondence, a copy of a scrapbook for James Davidson Johnston, (1915-1944),...
Dates: 1854 - 1963

Samuel Reece Neel Notebook

Identifier: DC0182s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Neel's student notebook which later became his diary. The notebooks contains notes from D.H. Hill's mathematics class, an account of textbooks purchased by Price, a list of his classmates and their class standings, a diary of his Civil War experience, 1861-1865, a diary of his teaching at Cool Springs Academy, 1866-1868, and a diary of his teaching at Bethel Academy, 1869. The school diary portions include lists of students and expense accounts.

Dates: 1859 - 1869

Stirewalt Family Collection

Identifier: DC0139s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of legal and financial materials, a student notebook, and family history files. The legal materials (1862-1883) include a will and a certificate of character for Valentine Stirewalt. The financial materials (1853-1878) include store receipts and a register of boarders at Catawba Springs. The student notebook (1842-1843) is Valentine Stirewalt's mathematics exercises. The family history is a photocopy of genealogical and family ancedotal information for several...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1842 - 1982

Student Work. Collection

Identifier: RG10-1
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...
Dates: 2017
Found in: College Archives

William Alexander Smith Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0154s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a handwritten account of Smith's recollections of his student days. The account was written for Miss Cornelia Shaw in 1920.

Dates: 1920

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

William Henry Verner Letter

Identifier: DC0130s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by Davidson College President Kirkpatrick asking safe passage for Verner, who was returning home to join the army.

Dates: 1864

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