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Albert Crossley Wildman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0242s
Scope and Contents During his collegiate years at Davidson, Wildman kept a scrapbook of his experiences. On pages 12-13, one will find inscriptions by four women, stating their names, birthdate, residence and "happy thought." On page 37, one will find a photograph of the college nurse in 1922. During his college years, Wildman was invited to a number of social events -- these invitations are included on page 45. Wildman, who eventually becamse a minister, must have missed Sunday School several days because his...
Dates: 1920 - 1928

Black Student Coalition (BSC). Records, 1972-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-30
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the charter. Also included is a letter to Kappa Alpha fraternity requesting that they not flaunt their "Old South" practice and a newspaper article about the black population at Davidson. There are also numerous flyers and posters inviting people to events sponsored by the group, and minutes (some copied for the organization's webpage). The Newsletters folder contains copies of the newsletter "The Rainbow Revue," as well as an unnamed 1979-1980 newsletter,...
Dates: 1972
Found in: College Archives

Campus Club. Records, 1948-1952

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-29
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of the constitution of the group, newsletters from 1952, rush publications from 1951, and invitations and programs from 1948-1952. There is also a letter to Davidson College Treasurer Grier Martin about renovating Eumenean Hall and a scrapbook with photographs, programs and newsclippings from 1947 to 1953.

Dates: 1948
Found in: College Archives

Connor Women's Eating House. Records, 1991-1992

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-37
Scope and Contents

The collection contains newspaper articles related to the founding of the group. Also, screen shots from their Bosom Buddies website.

Dates: 1991
Found in: College Archives

Edward Benton Hale Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: DC0237s
Scope and Contents As a student, Hale kept an ongoing scrapbook of his college memories. The vast majority of the scrapbook contains photographs of student life during the early 1900's. Hale also kept detailed accounts of various athletic events -- i.e., the scrapbook contains the scores of all basketball, track, and football games from 1917. Hale also cut out photographs of the Davidson College football players and included the players' weights, nicknames, and football positions alongside the photographs. In...
Dates: 1916 - 1919

Emanon Co-Ed Eating House. Records, 1985-1987

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-31
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a a copy of the March 25, 1987 "Campus Chronicle." There are also copies of invitations.

Dates: 1985
Found in: College Archives

Eumenean Society. Records, 1838 - 2004

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-001
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes, constitutions, correspondence, class and roll books, membership books, credit books, treasurer's books, records from the Junior Eumenean Society, a scrapbook, some printed material, and memorabilia. The minutes are from 1838-1935, 1950-1957, and 1984-1987. There is also a photocopy of the minutes from 1838-1843 which can be found at the end of the collection. Unfortunately, the minutes from the first 38 meetings of the Society have been lost, as have the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1838 - 2006
Found in: College Archives

Karl G. Hudson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0270s
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a "black book" maintained by Mr. Hudson. With the words "strictly confidential" inscribed on the front, the book served as Mr. Hudson's address and rating book for women. In the book, one finds names, addresses, and individual ratings for these women. The ratings system is detailed in the book with classifications such as A for average, B for beautiful, G for gorgeous, H for hot, etc. Also included in the book are style tips, football scores and schedules, and...
Dates: 1936

Pandeinic Society. Records, 1921-1927

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-9
Scope and Contents The collection of Pandeinic Society records is small. There are minutes from 1921-1925. These contain information about the founding members of the society, about political aspects, orations, and debates. There is a credit book with information from 1919-1926 which lists members names and their activities related to the society, such as debates, orations, and essays. [When the society was founded, it was agreed that credits that had been earned by Eumenean Society members could be...
Dates: 1921
Found in: College Archives

PAX Co-Ed Eating House. Records, 1981-1990

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-33
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of the group's contitution, lists of members from 1986 and 1987, newspaper articles about the closing of the house, and invitations to parties.

Dates: 1981
Found in: College Archives

Philanthropic Society. Records,

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Identifier: RG12-002
Scope and Contents The collection contains constitutions, minutes, president's manuals, treasurer's records, membership books, class and roll books, committee reports and minutes, credit books, officer reports and notebooks, papers, addresses, and library records. There are five versions of the constitution, ranging in date from 1837 to 1914. The 1837 constitution is written in the same book as the minutes from 1837, and this book is housed with the minutes. The minutes are from 1837-1928, 1933-1935, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1837 - 2024
Found in: College Archives

President. Smith, Henry Louis. Records, 1901-1912, 1943

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG02-10
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from the years 1911 and 1912, with only a few items from the 1907 to 1910 period. Some of the correspondence from the president's office is signed by Miss Cornelia Shaw, who acted as the president's assistant. Topics covered in these records include advertising for the college, athletics, fraternities, the code of honor system, hazing, apple orchards, the Davidson Cemetery, honorary degrees, faculty housing, the College's 75 anniversary...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1943
Found in: College Archives

Rusk Women's Eating House. Records, 1977-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-34
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a newspaper article about the founding of the group, an article form the 1978 Quips and Cranks, and numerous invitations to parties. There is also e-mail correspondence regarding the house events, and also includes a Davidsonian article concerning their Operation Smile project, as well as an application form for the Sig Ep 2003 Turkey Trot. The Presidents folder contains photocopied pictures of past presidents, and the Photos folder contains assorted photos.

Dates: 1977
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Chi Fraternity. Records, 1948-1972

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Identifier: RG12-22
Scope and Contents The records contain a brief historical sketch of Sigma Chi fraternity. [For more historical information see the 1947 scrapbook.] There is a copy of the 1969 constitution. There are meeting minutes from 1950-1953. There are two copies of the 1971 annual report, which lists general information about the fraternity, including members and officers. There is an undated list of members. The printed material includes articles about the fraternity from various sources (1948-1971), chapter...
Dates: 1947
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Records, 1930-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-23
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information, which includes a copy of the petition to the national fraternity. There is a small amount of correspondence from 1958-1984, and there are newsletters from 1969-1991. There is a membership directory from 1971-1972. The printed material contains general information about the fraternity from various sources (1962-1993), copies of the "Sig Epigram" and "SPEctator" (1936-1976), The "Sig Epistle" (1991-1994), Social Handbooks (1973-1981), Rush...
Dates: 1930
Found in: College Archives

Spencer Women's Eating House. Records, 1986-1992

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-36
Scope and Contents

The collection contains two articles about the closing of the house and many party invitations.

Dates: 1986
Found in: College Archives

Thomas Thweatt Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0243s
Scope and Contents The file folder titled "Brochures" contains program brochures from the Carolina Theater, the School of Music of the Flora Macdonald College in Red Springs, N.C., an essay defending America's involvement in wars, and the Junior Speaking brochure from 1924. The file folder marked "Correspondence" contains a letter providing information on the college class ring; a letter from W.E. Bowman, Registrar for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1928; a letter from a girl accepting an...
Dates: 1924 - 1927

Vice President for Student Life. Dean of Students. Records, 1926-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG06-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative files from the Vice President's office which include annual reports from divisions, committee files, planning files for orientation and hall counselor training, and files on student organizations and programs. The file on the 1984 Presidential search contains photographs of the announcement of the selection of Dr. John Kuykendall. Audiotapes of the 1994 Baccalaureate Ceremony and the 1984 announcement and acceptance speech of Dr. Kuykendall from the...
Dates: 1926
Found in: College Archives

William Henry Ruffner Campbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0249s
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains a list of the college yells from 1910, a description of Campbell's first impressions as a freshman at Davidson College, a description of his freshman room, a listing of some of the college songs, a description of Campbell's first year of vacation, a description of the debates of the Philanthropic Society in which Campbell participated, a listing of members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and a listing of student expenses from 1908 and 1909. There also are three loose leaf...
Dates: 1909 - 1910

YMCA - Reachout - Service Council. Records, 1928-1991

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG6-13
Scope and Contents The records date from 1928 to 1991, with the period 1930-1950 having the most complete coverage. Prior to 1928, information about the YMCA appears in the Wildcat Handbooks, the Davidson College Magazine, the Davidsonian and the yearbooks. The minutes include the meetings of the Board of Control 1928-1949 and the YMCA Cabinet, 1924-1948. The Board of Control was comprised of faculty and students and was responsible for approving budgets and overseeing the programs of the YMCA. The Cabinet...
Dates: 1928
Found in: College Archives

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