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Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: DC0241s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. kept a scrapbook of his experiences. Of particular note is his documentation of a trip that he and three friends made by car from Davidson to Mineral Springs, Texas. Information and photographs from the trip may be found on pages 43 and 53-55 of the scrapbook. Also, Brown was an amazing correspondent and kept copies of many of his letter home, describing events at Davidson and his student experience, particularly as a freshman....
Dates: 1924 - 1929

Board of Trustees. President's Correspondence, 1840-1963

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Identifier: RG01-02
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1963
Found in: College Archives

Chalmers Gaston Davidson Papers

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Identifier: DC059
Scope and Contents Dr. Davidson corresponded with a variety of different persons. The first three boxes contain letters written to and from Dr. Davidson to authors, politicians, businessmen, educators, etc. Persons with a great amount of correspondence were given their own folder. Box 4 contains copies of tests, lecture notes and class outlines for two of Dr. Davidson's history courses that he taught at Davidson College. The two courses are "Social & Intellectual History to 1860" and "Social &...
Dates: 1998

David Gibson Wilson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: DC0245s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, Wilson kept an extensive scrapbook of his memories. Of particular note, information is available on the Bachelor's Club, Camp Cherokee, Camp MacLellan, Reserved Officer Training Corps, Phi Gamma Delta, and Omicron Delta Kappa. Also included in the scrapbook are several photographs taken in Washington, D.C. in 1924. The scrapbook skips from page 13 to page 51, since the pages from 51-end were pre-numbered. For individual listings of items in scrapbook,...
Dates: 1922 - 1926

Delta Phi Alpha. Records, 1937-1953

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Identifier: RG12-54
Scope and Contents

The files contain several copies of the Delta Phi Alpha Bulletin from 1937-38, 1952 ,1953, and 1967-68. There also is a copy of the minutes of the fraternity from 1937-38.

Dates: 1937
Found in: College Archives

Frank Lee Jackson Collection

 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

Gamma Sigma Epsilon. Records, 1925-1940

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Identifier: RG12-43
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence. There is also membership information, financial records, minutes, the constitution and by-laws of the society, and printed material. The correspondence is from 1925-1940. The majority of the correspondence (1935-1939) is with Dr. John F. Conn, Grand Visor for the fraternity. There is correspondence (1936-1939) with D.H. Howard, a Davidson professor and also Grand Recorder for the fraternity. There is correspondence with the Davidson...
Dates: 1925
Found in: College Archives

Hugh Hollingsworth Smith Scrapbook and Papers

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Identifier: DC0191s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1919-1985), Pi Kappa Alpha files(1921-1922), class reports (1918-1923), and printed materials (1918-1923). The correspondence from 1919 to 1923 primarily relates to Smith's activities as student, while the letters dating 1942-1985 relate to Smith's career and family. The Pi Kappa Alpha materials include notes, invitations, and photographs, the class records include reports from the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Davidson College. The...
Dates: 1918 - 1985

James Mason Westall Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0240s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, James Westall kept a scrapbook of his various memories. He included information from his high school, Asheville High School, as well as a vast amount of information on the Davidson Golf Team from 1932-1939. In the file folder marked "Photographs," one can find photographs of students playing golf in the mid-1930's and several photographs of Phi Delta Theta members in the mid-1930's. In the file folder marked "Miscellaneous," one can find the notations for...
Dates: 1933 - 1937

James Wilson Kerr Papers

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Identifier: DC057
Scope and Contents The folders labeled "Committees -" contains information on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (Kerr was Chairman), the National Academy of Science, and the Department of Commerce. Kerr did research on fire and fire equipment for each of these offices. The correspondence files contain mostly letters associated with various places where Kerr was invited to speak. The file folder marked "Explorers Club" contains information regarding Kerr's membership in this Club from 1969-1989 and...
Dates: 1940 - 1989

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Martin, William Joseph, Jr., 1868-1943 (Class of 1888) 1
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Ney, Peter Stuart, d. 1846 1
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Thies, O. J., Jr. (Oscar Julius) (Class of 1918) 1
Westall, James Mason, 1918-1976 (Class of 1937) 1
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