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Scope and Contents The speeches include "The Fate of the Gifted" (1851) and his valedictory address (1853).
Dates: 1851 - 1853
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a manuscript copy and a typescript of Burke's valedictory speech.
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
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a manuscript copy and a typescript of Gibson's commencement oration, "The Triumphs of American Genius."
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
Scope and Contents The collection contains constitutions, minutes, president's manuals, treasurer's records, membership books, class and roll books, committee reports and minutes, credit books, officer reports and notebooks, papers, addresses, and library records. There are five versions of the constitution, ranging in date from 1837 to 1914. The 1837 constitution is written in the same book as the minutes from 1837, and this book is housed with the minutes. The minutes are from 1837-1928, 1933-1935, and...
Found in: College Archives
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Sherrill's Valedictory Address given in 1841 and a photocopy of his diary from September 1837 to January 1852. The diary begins on the first day of his second term at Davidson and covers his time at Davidson, his early career as a teacher, his time at Columbia Seminary, and the early years of his ministry. Much of the journal is personal reflections on the state of his faith but he also includes references to visits with friends, travel and church matters.
Dates: 1837 - 1852
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Stewart's "Response to Valedictory" speech given at the Davidson Commencement of 1842 and a letter written to William M. Reid soliciting funds for a building for the Eumenean Society.
Dates: 1842 - 1843
Scope and Contents The collection consists of classwork and speeches written by Wilson. The speeches include his Inaugural Address as president of the Philanthropic Society in 1848 and his graduation address.
Dates: 1847 - 1850
- Manuscript Collections 10
- College Archives 1
- Davidson College (N.C.) -- Commencement ceremonies 10
- Davidson College -- Students 10
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 19th century 9
- Davidson College - Eumenean Society 2
- Davidson College - Philanthropic Society 2
- Catholic Church - Controversial Literature - Protestant authors 1
- Commencement 1
- Davidson College - Religion 1
- Dickey, William Nathan, 1834-1905 (1860) 1
- Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884 1
- Literary Societies 1
- Speeches, Addresses, etc. - American - 19th century 1
- Speeches, Addresses, etc. - American, 19th Century 1
- Students - Social Life and Customs 1 ∧ less
- Alexander, Charles Carroll, 1832-1866. (Class of 1853) 1
- Burke, Henry Theodore, 1830-1894. (Class of 1850) 1
- English, Thomas Reese, 1859-1915. (Class of 1872) 1
- Gibson, James Hampton, 1828-1887. (Class of 1854) 1
- Philanthropic Society 1
- Sherrill, Richard Ellis, 1816-1897. (Class of 1841) 1
- Smith, James Bayliss, 1849-1872. (Class of 1870) 1
- Stewart, Robert O. P. (Robert Octavius Patton), 1822-1850. (Class of 1843) 1
- Thacker, James Ernest, 1869-1945. (Class of 1890) 1
- Thompson, Joseph, 1834-1862. (Class of 1860) 1
- Wilson, Thomas Adams, 1827-1862 (1850) 1 ∧ less