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Albert Crossley Wildman Papers

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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...

Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: DC0241s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. kept a scrapbook of his experiences. Of particular note is his documentation of a trip that he and three friends made by car from Davidson to Mineral Springs, Texas. Information and photographs from the trip may be found on pages 43 and 53-55 of the scrapbook. Also, Brown was an amazing correspondent and kept copies of many of his letter home, describing events at Davidson and his student experience, particularly as a freshman....

Benjamin Ulysses Ratchford Collection

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Identifier: DC024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical materials, photographs, speeches, research notes and files, printed materials, and a student scrapbook. The biographical material includes an article written at the time of his retirement, citations and certificates. The research materials primarily relate to his speeches and contain his notes and copies of articles used. The printed material includes pamphlets as well as Ratchford's original masters and Doctoral theses. The file folder marked...

Charles Alphonso Smith Collection

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Identifier: DC017
Scope and Contents The collection is organized in the following series: 1) Biographical information; 2) Correspondence; 3) Manuscript; 4) Notes; 5) Printed Material. The collection contains a very limited amount of biographical information. There is correspondence from 1894-1934, much of which discusses this Library of Southern Literature. There is also correspondence about his becoming the Roosevelt Professor, and a copy of a letter from President Roosevelt, There is a letter which is supposedly from the King of...

David Gibson Wilson Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0245s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, Wilson kept an extensive scrapbook of his memories. Of particular note, information is available on the Bachelor's Club, Camp Cherokee, Camp MacLellan, Reserved Officer Training Corps, Phi Gamma Delta, and Omicron Delta Kappa. Also included in the scrapbook are several photographs taken in Washington, D.C. in 1924. The scrapbook skips from page 13 to page 51, since the pages from 51-end were pre-numbered. For individual listings of items in scrapbook, please...

Paul Butterfield Freeland Scrapbook and Miscellaneous

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Identifier: DC0238s
Scope and Contents As a student at Davidson, Paul B. Freeland kept an extensive scrapbook. This scrapbook documents the history of Davidson from 1921-1925. The scrapbook is divided into four time periods -- each according the the four years that Paul was a student -- his freshman, sophomore, junior and senior year. Of particular note, there is a listing of the scores of football, basketball, track and tennis scores from 1921-1922. There is also a lot of information on the history of the class of 1925. Photographs...

Thomas Thweatt, Jones Collection

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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...

William James Cooper Collection

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Identifier: DC0244s
Scope and Contents During his student years at Davidson College, Cooper kept a student scrapbook. The scrapbook covers the years from 1919-1923. Information on various R.O.T.C. camps including Camp Henry Knox (Kentucky) and Camp Jackson (South Carolina) is available in the scrapbook. The book also contains some superb photographs of Golf in the 1920's and of Egg Rock, Table Rock and the Gullies near Davidson, N.C. Please see the individual listings for further information. In addition to the scrapbook, the...