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Archie Carter Dalton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0124s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of class notes taken by Mr. Dalton during his four years at Davidson, with most coming from his junion and senior academic years. Additionally, the collection includes works of creative writing interspersed in the notes. His academic work during his years at Davidson, as reflected in the class notes, included classes in the natural sciences such as mineralogy, geology, and organic chemistry, philosophy, ethics, political and economic theory, English literature, and...

Board of Trustees. President's Correspondence, 1840-1963

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Identifier: RG1-2
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Found in: College Archives

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Records, 1971-

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Identifier: RG3-9
Scope and Contents The records include annual reports, committee reports, and publications related to the program. The committee report is an evaluation of the program made in 1973.The publications include brochures and guidebooks. The photograph album documents CIS events from 1993 to 2001. The Frontis Johnston folder contains biographical information, correspondence and an untitled speech on higher education. The Department Review notebook contains information on the college, course descriptions and syllabi,...
Found in: College Archives

Davidson College, Class of 1870 Compendium of Logic

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Identifier: DC0311s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the printed 47 page volume. The inside covers the book have plates and marks from 3 different campus libraries. There is also a typed sheet with examples from the book showing content reflecting the historical era and race relations.

Frank Arthur Barnes Collection

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Identifier: DC027
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two diaries and a ledger. The diaries date from January 1895 to December 1898 and from January to August 1899. The 1895-1898 diary describes his studies at Davidson College, social events in Davidson, his move to California, and his search for a teaching position. The diary contains references to books he was reading and to his involvement with Christian Education programs. The 1899 diary covers his teaching in Azusa, California and a trip from California to Davidson....

Henry Hollingsworth Harris Collection

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Identifier: DC0278s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an annotated textbook, a copy of an exam and a list of suggested readings for college students. The textbook is Outlines for Review of the Fundamental Principals of the Law and was probably used in Professor Currie's Political Science courses dealing with American Law. The exam is from Business 1 - Marketing.

James Allan Notebook

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Identifier: DC0178s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Allan's Biology notebook for 1909-1910.

John Edwin Purcell Notebook

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Identifier: DC0179s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Purcell's chemistry notebook from 1906-1907.

President. Lingle. Records, 1930-1941

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Identifier: RG2-1-12
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...
Found in: College Archives

Reynolds Bascomb Price Papers

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Identifier: DC0181s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Price's student notebooks. The notebooks include Mathematics with an account ledger, 1841-1842 and a collection of poetry and quotations from 1843. There are three books belonging to Price: The Early History of the South by Lily Lambert; The Gentleman's New Pocket Farrier by Richard Mason; McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader. There is also a family letter describing his Philanthropic Society badge and the badge (A-548 - on display in archives reading room). See also...