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James Parks McCombs Letters

Identifier: DC0117s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by McCombs to his brother about family matters and college life. The majority of the letters date from 1854 to 1856. There are four letters from the period 1870 to 1885. Several letters in 1855 discuss the student unrest at Davidson over student suspensions and the donation by Maxwell Chambers.

Dates: 1854-1885 and undated

Joseph Lenoir Chambers Collection

Identifier: DC0020s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Chamber's graduation oration "The Teacher as the Hope of the Country" and a letter written in 1920 about the history of the college in relation to the Chambers family and the bequest of Maxwell Chambers to the college.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1873; 1920