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Albert Crossley Wildman Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...

Centennial Celebration. Records, 1936-1950

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG9-1
Scope and Contents The files begin with copies of the scripts used in Broadcasts over radio stations WSOC and WBT as part of the Centennial Celebration. Next, there is a file on general correspondence involving the Centennial Celebration. This particular file contains a letter signed by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., congratulating the College on its centennial anniversary. The third file contains correspondence with the various delegates and V.I.P's invited to speak at the college. The vast majority of the...
Found in: College Archives

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...

Herbert A. Russell, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: DC0246s
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,...

Hugh Hollingsworth Smith Scrapbook and Papers

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Identifier: DC0191s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1919-1985), Pi Kappa Alpha files(1921-1922), class reports (1918-1923), and printed materials (1918-1923). The correspondence from 1919 to 1923 primarily relates to Smith's activities as student, while the letters dating 1942-1985 relate to Smith's career and family. The Pi Kappa Alpha materials include notes, invitations, and photographs, the class records include reports from the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Davidson College. The...

James Mason Westall Scrapbook

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Identifier: DC0240s
Scope and Contents While a student at Davidson College, James Westall kept a scrapbook of his various memories. He included information from his high school, Asheville High School, as well as a vast amount of information on the Davidson Golf Team from 1932-1939. In the file folder marked "Photographs," one can find photographs of students playing golf in the mid-1930's and several photographs of Phi Delta Theta members in the mid-1930's. In the file folder marked "Miscellaneous," one can find the notations for...

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 Henry Ruffner Campbell Collection

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Identifier: DC0249s
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains a list of the college yells from 1910, a description of Campbell's first impressions as a freshman at Davidson College, a description of his freshman room, a listing of some of the college songs, a description of Campbell's first year of vacation, a description of the debates of the Philanthropic Society in which Campbell participated, a listing of members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and a listing of student expenses from 1908 and 1909. There also are three loose leaf papers...