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Henry Tracy Lilly Collection

Identifier: DC047
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, literary materials, biographical information, and restricted information. The correspondence includes letters from family and aquaintances from 1936-1966, letters from students, 1956-1973, letters of condolence following Lilly's death in 1973, and letters he wrote to Mrs. Lilly, 1948-1965. There is also considerable correspondence between Lilly and Harriet Doar, Charlotte Observer Book Editor, 1962-1969 and with former student John McKnight, 1973-1974...
Dates: 1922 - 1995

John Alexander McGeachy Collection

Identifier: DC069
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Correspondence, 1930-1968, Literary materials 1834-1937, Humanities, 1962-1975, Printed Materials, 1920-1977. The correspondence is primarily from Davidson College president Walter Lingle about McGeachy's appointment to the college faculty. There is also a postcard to McGeachy from fellow professor Charles Eberhart The literary materials include McGeachy's valedictory address and papers written in graduate school. The Humanities materials include annotated syllabi,...
Dates: Existence: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

Laban Miles Hoffman Papers

Identifier: DC0192s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Cornelia Shaw (1917-1920) and a 32 page memoir, "Reminiscences of Davidson College, 1862-1870."

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Lacy Donnell Wharton Papers

Identifier: DC0149s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence 1939-1992 primarily between Wharton and Dr. Chalmers Davidson, a copy of a 1934 Alumni Journal article on Wharton, and an essay on Caleb Richmond Harding, Davidson class of 1880 and faculty member, 1888-1935. The essay was written for Professor Ewrin and has his corrections on it.

Dates: 1934 - 1992

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

President. Rev. Andrew Dousa Hepburn. Records, 1875-1884

Identifier: RG02-07
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of correspondence concerning faculty positions at the college and Hepburn's resignation. Materials relating to his resignation include his original letter to the Board and responses from the Board. There is also a receipt for college expenses in 1880.

Dates: 1875 - 1884
Found in: College Archives

President. Rev. Robert Hall Morrison. Records

Identifier: RG02-01
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an orginial receipt and copies of letters written by Morrison. The letters discuss the hiring of faculty and the election of Morrison as president of Davidson. The receipt is for James Franklin Stimpson's tuition payment.

Dates: 1836 - 1839
Found in: College Archives

President. Rev. Sam Williamson. Records

Identifier: RG02-02
Scope and Contents

The correspondence consists of letters to Williamson concerning the college and a correspondence relating to Samuel B. Wilson's decision not to accept the presidency of Davidson College in 1841. The financial material consists of receipts for faculty salaries. The sermons inclue a printed pamphlet of Williamson's "Sermon on Baptism" printed in Charlotte, NC in 1838, a handwritten version of his 1851 Baccalaurate Address at Davidson College and an undated sermon based on Galatians 3:29.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1795 - 1882
Found in: College Archives

President. Rev. Walter Lee Lingle. Records

Identifier: RG02-12
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, dealing with the administration of Davidson College and its relationship the Presbyterian Church of the US. The collection also includes copies of reports from committees and departments. Specific topics relating to the college in the files include the athletic program, the Alumni Association, the Duke Endowment, changes in curriculum, chapel programs, student health services, architects and buildings, the...
Dates: 1930 - 1941
Found in: College Archives

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Burwell, Dandridge Spottswood, 1847-1929 (Class of 1865) 1
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Chambers, Henry Alexander, 1841-1925 (Class of 1864) 1
Conn, John F. 1
Crawford, Blanche 1
Davidson, Chalmers G. (Chalmers Gaston), 1907-1994 (Class of 1928) 1
Doar, Harriet 1
Economics Department 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Erwin, Edward Jones, 1885-1954 (Class of 1906) 1
Fleming, William Scott (Class of 1878) 1
Fries, Henry Elias, 1857-1949. (Class of 1878) 1
Gamma Sigma Epsilon. Chemical Fraternity 1
Gift, Richard E. 1
Grey, William Richard, 1858-1944 (Class of 1884) 1
Grote, Irving 1
Harding, Caleb Richmond, 1861-1952 1
Harrison, Thomas Perrin Jr., 1897- 1
Hoffman, Laban Miles, 1846- (Class of 1869) 1
Howard, Daniel H. 1
Isbell, Nevill 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lilly, Henry Tracy, 1897-1973 (Class of 1918) 1
Lilly, Henry Tracy, Mrs., 1912-1995 1
Lingle, Thomas Wilson, 1871- (Class of 1893) 1
Lingle, Walter L. (Walter Lee), 1868-1956 (Class of 1892) 1
Lynch, Rebecca Neal 1
Lynch, W. B. (William Bingham), 1835-1911 1
McGeachy, D. P., III (Class of 1951) 1
McGeachy, John Alexander, 1911-1992 (Class of 1934) 1
McKnight, John (Class of 1928) 1
Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
Montgomery, Jack P. 1
Munroe, Colin Alexander, 1844-1919 (1872) 1
Music Department 1
Ostwalt, Jay H. (Class of 1935) 1
Parsons, Charles L. 1
Pfohl, James Christian 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 1
President's Office 1
President. Hepburn 1
President. Lingle 1
President. Morrison 1
President. Williamson 1
Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) 1
Rockwell, Elijah Frink, 1809-1888 1
Sampson, Anne E. 1
Sandifer, Myron G., Jr. (Class of 1943) 1
Scherer, John P. (Class of 1989) 1
Shaw, Cornelia Rebekah 1
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 1
Simmons, Frank, Jr. (Class of 1940) 1
Thies, O. J., Jr. (Oscar Julius) (Class of 1918) 1
Vice President for Student Life. Dean of Students 1
Vinson, William D., 1849-1897 1
Wharton, Don (Lacy Donnell), 1905-1998 (Class of 1927) 1
Wilds, Louis Trezevant, 1885- (Class of 1906) 1
Williamson, Samuel, 1795-1882 1
Workman, William Gatewood, 1940- (Class of 1962) 1
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