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Charles Augustus McGirt Speech

 Collection
Identifier: DC0103s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of McGirt's Respondent's Speech for the 1919 Davidson Commencement.
Dates: 1919

Charles Carroll Alexander Speeches

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Identifier: DC0003s
Scope and Contents The speeches include "The Fate of the Gifted" (1851) and his valedictory address (1853).
Dates: 1851 - 1853

Evelyn Harris Hamilton Speech

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Identifier: DC0105s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Hamilton's Eumenean Valedictory address given at the Davidson College commencement in 1917.
Dates: 1917

Harlee Morrison Speech

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Identifier: DC0104s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Morrison's salutatory address for the Davidson College Commencement of 1916.
Dates: 1916

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 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

James Ernest Thacker Speeches

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Identifier: DC0089s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Thacker's "Respondent's Address" given before the Philanthropic Society in 1888 and his Inaugural Address as president of the Society in 1890.
Dates: 1888 - 1890

James Franklin Houston Papers

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Identifier: DC0140s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two essays: "Literary Attractions of the Bible" and "Philosophy of the Ages," receipts and a fund-raising appeal for the Philanthropic Society (1847-1848), attendance and grade reports (1846-1847), and Davidson College commencement programs for 1848 and 1849.
Dates: 1846 - 1848

James Hampton Gibson Speech

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Identifier: DC0031s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a manuscript copy and a typescript of Gibson's commencement oration, "The Triumphs of American Genius."
Dates: 1854

Joseph Thompson Papers

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Identifier: DC0090s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence 1859-1861 and speeches. The correspondence includes letters written to Thompson from W. N. Dickey, Drury Lacy, and others. The speeches include a manuscript copy of an essay "Music" given in 1859 and a printed copy of Thompson's Valedictory Address given in 1860.
Dates: 1859 - 1861

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