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Brown-Knox Mercantile Company Papers

Identifier: DC0214s
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a store ledger for 1909, a deed for 2 shares of Brown-Knox stock, an advertisement, and a broadside notice of a Commissioner's Re-Sale of Real Estate. The store ledger lists the names of Davidson residents and their purchases. The broadside describes the land on which the building stood and the history of ownership of the land. See also DC079 for more store ledgers

Dates: 1906 - 1919

Coline Munroe Thies (1891-1960). Papers

Identifier: DC075
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the handwritten copies of the papers Mrs. Thies gave as programs for the Twentieth Century Book Club. Some files also contain clippings and illustrative material used in for the papers. The file on Elizabeth Gray Vining contains correspondence from Ms. Vining. While the papers are primarily on literary topics, there are papers on the Japanese internment during World War II, on conditions in Siberia in 1927and Manchuria in 1933, and on social issues such as divorce....
Dates: 1923 - 1959

Common Ground oral history and interview collection

Identifier: RG19-06
Scope and Contents Common Ground (1995-2003) was a grass-roots organization that aimed to promote communication and understanding and improve relations among people of all races in Davidson. This oral history collection contains interviews conducted with men and women who lived in the town of Davidson and was recorded by the Common Ground organization. The recordings provide insight into the complexities of race relations and racism in Davidson, NC, and at Davidson College during the 20th century by...
Dates: 1997 - 2000
Found in: College Archives

Common Ground Records

Identifier: DC056
Scope and Contents Series Description: The collection consists of minutes of both public meetings and the Executive Council, as well as the Community Relations Task Force. Also included are agendas, correspondence, and email correspondence. Additionally, the collection includes records from the Mediation Committee, SWAT, Committee for Affordable Housing, and the Drug and Alcohol Committee, publicity files, news clippings, copies of an annotated bibliography on race relations prepared by Heather Baker, Jim...
Dates: 1995 - 2003

Community Relations Committee, Davidson, NC. Records

Identifier: DC0218s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a copy of the founding ordinance, minutes and related records for the period 1979 to 1988. There are printed minutes and handwritten notes, copies of resolutions, and newspaper clippings. During this time the committee worked with the Davidson Community Development Club to address issues related to housing, the community center, and plans for Griffith Street.

Dates: 1973 - 1988

Davidson Civic Club Records

Identifier: DC025
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, programs, histories, reports, memorials, a cookbook, and minutes. The correspondence (1911-1957) is primarily between the club and the Davidson town government. There is a copy of the 1941 by-laws, brief club histories, programs for 1914 and 1925, annual reports, memorials to deceased members, and newspaper clippings. The cookbook was printed around 1928. This copy contains handwritten annotations and recipes. The minutes are in two ledgers,...
Dates: 1911 - 1959

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

Davidson Cotton Oil Company. Papers

Identifier: DC0220s
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a deed from the sale of land to the Davidson Cotton Oil Company in 1899.

Dates: 1899

Davidson Garden Club Records

Identifier: DC062
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of programs from 1971 to 1997 and a copy of the 1996 By-laws. Copies of articles published in the Mecklenburg Gazette by members of the club are available in the club's Davidsoniana File.

Dates: Other: 1972 - 2006

Davidson Ministerial Association Records

Identifier: DC0291s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of internal correspondence and emails, notices and newsclippings. The records are organized chronologically.

Dates: 1996 - 2002

Davidson Musical Coterie Programs

Identifier: DC0267s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of programs for recitals in 1937 and 1939.

Dates: 1937 - 1939

Davidson, NC - Businesses. Ephmera

Identifier: DC088
Scope and Contents The collection consists of flyers, business cards, invitations, newsletters and announcements published by businesses in the town of Davidson, North Carolina. The materials are arranged chronologically by years. Businesses represented in the collection include Rush Wilson, Ltd., Copeland House, Village Store, Village Inn, Summit Coffee, Dance Davidson, Merrill-Jennings Galleries, and the Ice House Center. There is also a poster from the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The bulk of the collection...
Dates: 1959 - 2016

Davidson, N.C. Schools. Papers

Identifier: DC0219s
Scope and Contents The collection contains grade reports from the Davidson Academy and Bethel Academy, a letter to a teacher at the Davidson Graded School, Annual Reports of the Ada Jenkins School, correspondence from former students recalling school years including a sketch of the Davidson High School building, a copy of the 1947-48 Davidson School yearbook, a flyer for Miss Lucy Jurney's School, a photocoypy of the 1882 school subscriber list, Programs for school events, and a copy of the graded school law...
Dates: 1878 - 1948

Davidson PTA Cookbook

Identifier: DC0173s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a copy of the cookbook, additional recipes on scraps of paper and a newspaper clipping on the 1965 sale of the cookbook. Recipes in the cookbook include the submitter's name.

Dates: 1965

Davidson Public Library Campaign Committee Collection

Identifier: DC050
Scope and Contents The Collection consists of minutes, correspondence, financial reports, and printed materials related to the Library Campaign Committee. There are also files on the Library Planning Committee, the Library Endowment Committee, and newpaper clippings. The Planning Committee file includes some correspondence with architects. The Endowment Committee file has a copy of the by-laws. The newspaper clippings include articles on the proposed regional library, construction of the Davidson Branch, and...
Dates: 1989 - 1995

Downtown Davidson Organization Records

Identifier: DC055
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of minutes, reports, and newsletters. There is also a file on correspondence and one on newsclippings related to the organization. The reports include a Downtown Revitalization Plan prepared by Greenberg Development Services in 1989, a revitalization study ini 1990 and a 1994 report on growth in Davidson.

Dates: 1987 - 2007

Frank Lee Jackson Collection

Identifier: DC049
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, literary materials, printed materials, photographs, memorabilia, and restricted information. The biographical information includes information about his years at Davidson, general biographical information and biographical sketches, obituaries and memorials, and information about his family. The correspondence is from 1929-1975 and includes letters from former presidents of Davidson College and also correspondence related to...
Dates: 1906 - 1971

Helper and Sloan Collection

Identifier: DC063
Scope and Contents The collection contains the following: (1) invoices from 1867-1873, (2) Letters, (3) Helper Store Ledger, 1852-1854, (4) Helper Store Ledger, 1854-1855, and (5) Helper Store Ledger, 1896-1897. The collection of letters contain an interested xeroxed copy of a letter written by Hanson Pinckney Helper that describes the town of Davidson and all its business. The letters also contain correspondence with Miss Lillie Munroe Helper, a funeral ribbon for Miss Hattie Thompson, and a letter of...
Dates: Existence: 1852-1916

Knights of Pythias, Davidson Chapter Ledger

Identifier: DC0189s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the membership book, 1898-1909 and the Lodge seal stamp.

Dates: 1898 - 1909

Linden Manufacturing Company Papers

Identifier: DC0215s
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a shipping receipt from the Atlantic, Tennessee and Ohio Railroad, 1873, a report of the stockholders committee, 1911, a letter to the stockholders, 1923, a notice of a special meeting for stockholders, and a blank notice of proxy.

Dates: 1873 - 1923

Louise Withers Sloan Papers

Identifier: DC098
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, school work, financial records, clippings and invitations. The biographical information includes newsclippings, a copy of her eulogy and also information about William Richardson, a long-time suitor. The correspondence from 1907 to 1911 is primarily between Louise and her family while she was attending Peace College. She discusses college life and gets news about Davidson events. The correspondence between 1911 and 1917 is...
Dates: 1906-1992

Lucy Martin Currie Collection

Identifier: DC0193s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Currie's reminiscences of growing up in Davidson (1922), notes for a talk on Davidson history for the Tuesday Club, a typescript "Fact and Fiction About Old Davidson" written for the Thelemite Book Club (1955), a typescript of a talk on "Our Foreign Alumni, copies of newspaper clippings relating to Currie and 2 photographs. See also DC028, Dr. William J. Martin Collection for family information and DC040, Thelemite Book Club for an original typescript with...
Dates: 1922 - 1967

Mrs. Goudyloch Erwin Dyer Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0142s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a typescript of a program presented to the Davidson Historical Society. The program was entitled,"Growing Up In Davidson and the typescript includes photographs of Davidson

Dates: 1992

Reeves Temple A.M.E. Zion Church Collection

Identifier: DC0298s
Scope and Contents This collection contains a school report on the history of the church written by Alexis Smith, a member of the congregation. The Polaroids (folder 3), were taken for this report. The collection also contains a souvenir booklet from the Homecoming and Revival celebration held on September 26, 1993. This collection is divided into the report text, the report photos, and the souvenir booklet. There is also a video tape with Alexis Smith narrating church history and a second segment documenting...
Dates: 1993 - 1994

Robert Gordon Sparrow Collection

Identifier: DC0084s
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of six issues of the newspaper and a speech on Charles Egbert Craddock given April 29, 1887. The newspapers are housed with oversize materials. Issues include 11 May 1883 (no. 16), 8 June 1883 (no.20), 21 June 1883 (no. 22), 29 June 1883 (no23), 18 January 1884, and 1 February 1884 (no 27). The paper began as the Weekly Enterprise, by January 1884 it was known as the Davidson College Enterprise.

Dates: 1887

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Jetton, William Alexander (Class of 1903) 1
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Knights of Pythias. Davidson Chapter 1
Lewis, H. E. 1
Linden Manufacturing Company 1
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