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Herbert A. Russell, Jr. Collection
Scope and Contents During World War II, Herbert Russell kept a scrapbook of his adventures with the Chapel Hour Concert Unit and his movement with the Chaplain's Office. The scrapbook contains photographs, brochures, and a brief history of this "military" unit. This scrapbook contains a nice notecard entitled "Greetings to a Man in the Service of our Country" that has an American Eagle on the front of it. On March 26, 1964, Herbert A. Russell celebrated his 50th birthday. In honor of his friends and loved ones,...
Dates: 1944 - 1979
James Hartzog Collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of items from his high school years, clippings about his military service and death, some family correspondence, items from Davidson College, including hs diploma, and photographs.
Dates: 1931 - 1946
Leo R. Kubeska Memoirs
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a four page typescript of his memoirs of his experiences at Davidson. It is entitled "Davidson College Contributed to WWII Victory" and provides some background on the college's role in military training as well as stories of training and social events. There is also a photograph of Mr. Kubeska in his military uniform c1943 and one with him standing in front of a plane.
Proctor Family Letters
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters. One was written in April 1941 to Elizabeth Proctor by her mother and discusses clothing and health. The other was written in October by G.D. Proctor to his mother while he was in the VA hospital in Roanoke, VA with references to war news and conditions.
Robert Zenas Johnston Family Collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection concerns Robert Zenas Johnston (1834-1908) and includes school notebooks from Davidson College and Columbia Theological Seminary, student essays, correspondence, his sermons (1859-1907) and speeches, and a photocopy of his diary (1886-1908) as well as a small amount of financial and printed materials. There is also material on the estates of Rufus Johnston and Robert Caldwell, family correspondence, a copy of a scrapbook for James Davidson Johnston, (1915-1944),...
Dates: 1854 - 1963
William H. Morrow Papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an oversize color photograph, an Army Air Corps certificate, his Davidson diploma, and an obituary. The diploma is housed with the diploma collection. Two additional photographs are housed with the archives photograph collection (images of Phi Delta Gamma members).
Dates: 1943 - 1946
William Taliaferro Thompson Sermon
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the sermon Thompson gave for Davidson College's Service of Remembrance on October 27, 1946. The service was held to honor Davidsonians who had served in World War II.
- World War II 6
- Barksdale Field, Shreveport, Louisiana 1
- Birthday Cards 1
- Civil War 1
- Davidson College - Eumenean Society 1
- Davidson College -- Students 1
- Diaries 1
- Drew Field Army Base, Tampa, Florida 1
- Johnston Clan Bulletin 1
- Johnston, James Davidson (1937) 1
- Lacy, Drury, 1802-1884 1
- Mecklenburg Presbytery 1
- Newspapers - World War II 1
- Photographs 1
- Russell, Herbert A., Jr. '51 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Slavery 1
- World War II Army Air Corps 1 ∧ less
- Hartzog, James 1918-1945 (1938) 1
- Johnston, R. Z. (Class of 1858) 1
- Johnston, Rufus Dickey. 1
- Kubeska, Leo R. 1
- Morrow, William H., 1923-2007 (1946) 1