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Scope and Contents These files contain the research materials collected by Dr. Davidson for his research in writing The Plantation World Around Davidson. The files contain a vast amount of information on local history including the areas of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Catawba County, Iredell County, and Gaston County. Information on well-known families of the 19th century in these counties is located here. Most of the files contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and genealogy research on the families of...
Dates: 1907 - 1994
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1850-1869), reports (1848-1857), literary materials (1851-1867), and a certificate (1783). The correspondence includes a letter to Benjamin Silliman (1850) and letters about Davidson College (1867-1869). The reports include a subscription book for the college (1848-1850), an account book (1854-1857) and a report of the Treasurer(1850). The literary materials include notebooks of clippings about church history and the American Revolution with...
Dates: 1783, 1848-1869
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a research report and bibliography, a copy of Cumming's photo essay and six oral history interview transcripts. The interviews are with Alex Barnette and Anne McElroy of Hopewell Presbyterian Church; Catherine Cowan, Margaret Cowan, and Robert Howard of Centre Presbyterian Church; and Wilton Meadors and Juanita Henderson Rann of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The photo essay includes material on Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Centre Presbyterian Church, Mt. Olive Baptist...