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Oral history interviews of the Vietnam Era at Davidson College project

Identifier: RG19-03
Scope and Contents This sub-group consists of oral history interviews about the Vietnam Era at Davidson College. The interviews were conducted by John P. Scherer '89 as part of his senior project for the history department, culminating in an honors thesis entitled: "A Code of Civility: Antiwar Dissent at Davidson College During the Vietnam Era, 1964-1973." Researchers can request access to Scherer's thesis via ...
Dates: 1989

Pfohl, James Christian. Collection, 1929-1983

Identifier: DC100
Scope and Contents The 1929 scrapbook contains postcards, photographs, clippings and Pfohl's application form for Wainright Band and Orchestra Camp in Lagrange, Indiana. The 1933-1934 scrapbook documents Pfohl's graduation, appointment as music director and first year at Davidson College. The 1934 scrapbook contains photographs and clippings about various Davidson College musical groups, including the Symphonic Band, Orchestra and Glee club and the Concert Series. There are two scrapbooks labeled 1934-1935 one...
Dates: 1929

Rebecca Neal Lynch Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0161s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by Lynch describing her father's teaching years at Davidson.

Dates: 1920

Samuel Blain Wilson Letters

Identifier: DC0144s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one original letter and photocopies of three letters (location of the originals is unknown). The letters discuss Davidson College, its president, Samuel Williamson, and the Presbyterian church. Additional correspondence with Wilson can be found in RG 2/1.2, President Samuel Williamson records.

Dates: 1841

Thomas Perrin Harrison Jr. Collection

Identifier: DC0163s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and literary materials. The correspondence includes a letter from Louis T. Wilds, a Davidson College graduate of 1906 and former student of Thomas P. Harrison, Sr and letters of Harrison, Jr. to Mary Beaty. The literary material is an article by Harrison, Jr. about his childhood in Davidson.

Dates: 1944 - 1982

Thomas Wilson Lingle Papers

Identifier: DC0205s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Dr. George B. Watts on courses taught at Davidson (1926) and with L.M. Hoffman on college development (1916).

Dates: 1916 - 1926

William D. Vinson Certificate

Identifier: DC0146s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a certificate from Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) conferring upon Vinson the title of Distinguished Undergraduate. The certificate is dated 22 June 1871 and is signed by Robert E. Lee. Lee was president of Washington College until his death in 1870.

Dates: 1871

William Richard Grey Papers

Identifier: DC0196s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of legal and financial materials, notebooks, and printed material. The legal and financial materials include a reference letter, contracts for mineral rights, and receipts. The notebooks are Grey's grade books for his Latin classes. The printed material is a copy of Grey's dissertation, "The Treatment of Philosophy and Philosophers by the Greek Comic Poets."

Dates: 1896 - 1917

William Scott Fleming. Papers

Identifier: DC077
Scope and Contents

The collection contains twelve notebooks of class notes from both Davidson and Johns Hopkins, subjects including: Greek Literature, Cicero, Greek Syntax, Greek Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and Latin. A thirteenth notebook appears to have been written during his time in Alabama, as the only date mentioned in it is 1910.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1875 - 1910

William Waller Carson Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0166s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter dated July 19, 1918 and fragments of two other letters. The letters describe activities of faculty and staff at Davidson College, 1877-1883.

Dates: 1918 and undated

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