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Scope and Contents The collection consists of runs, some incomplete, for 10 local papers. These papers have been digitized and are available on the Archives & Special Collections website.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scrapbooks, minutes and newsletters. The scrapbooks contain newsclippings, programs, flyers and photographs. The minutes are of the monthly Board of Directors meetings. The newsletters were issued monthly and contain reports about center activities, volunteer programs, birthdays, and often recipes and book reviews. The files for individuals contain clippings and a biography sheet. The photograph cd contains black and white portraits of members of the Senior Center...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written to Professor John Douglass by Rev.W.J. McKay, D.D., from Sumter, S.C., photographs, receipts, and pamphlets. The letters generally reference meetings of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee and provide brief outlines of issues discussed. The collection also includes receipts for Douglas' days as a student as well as commencement and reunion programs for the class of 1893. In addition, the collection contains a literary society speech...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two pieces; a typescript and manuscript of a letter written to the mother of William S. Bailey, of Petersburg, VA reporting to her the details of her son's sickness and death at Davidson. Bailey entered Davidson in 1863, but died of a sudden illness in April of 1864. The second piece is a photocopy and typescript of a letter written by Dr. Kirkpatrick to an unknown recipient in April of 1866. In it, Kirkpatrick gives news of the family and details conditions in the...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten account of life in Davidson in the 1870s and copies of newspaper articles "A Girl of the Seventies" written by Russell. No date is given for the newspaper articles, the handwritten account was probably done in 1920 at the request of Cornelia Shaw as she researched her history of the College.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Stephen's memoirs, "Living Through the Changes of the 20th Century
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notes on the town of Davidson, North Carolina during the first decade of the twentieth century. The notes include information about moving to Davidson, descriptions of the town and college.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers given to the Archives by several academic departments. With the exception of two undated and unsigned papers from the earliest days of the school, these examples of student work are all from the 1970s forward. While most of the files are research papers, there are also examples of creative writing. The research papers address a wide range of topics including Davidson town history, housing in the town of Davidson, the black experience at Davidson...
Found in: College Archives
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 was...
Found in: College Archives
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a ledger from September 1914 to 1924, and medical requests from June 20, 1916, until June 11, 1926, submitted by Dr. Zoro Knox Justice. The ledger consists of a list of all students that Dr. Justice treated, as well as his records of the procedures he performed on them, and the costs and payments. The medical records include registrations for all the narcotics he purchased each year. There is also a letter from January 30, 1932, that one of his patients sent to...
- Subject: Davidson, NC - History X