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Herbert A. Russell, Jr. Collection

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...
Dates: 1944 - 1979

James Hartzog Collection

Identifier: DC0321s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of items from his high school years, clippings about his military service and death, some family correspondence, items from Davidson College, including hs diploma, and photographs.

Dates: 1931 - 1946

Leo R. Kubeska Memoirs

Identifier: DC0310s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a four page typescript of his memoirs of his experiences at Davidson. It is entitled "Davidson College Contributed to WWII Victory" and provides some background on the college's role in military training as well as stories of training and social events. There is also a photograph of Mr. Kubeska in his military uniform c1943 and one with him standing in front of a plane.

Dates: 2009

Proctor Family Letters

Identifier: DC0323s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters. One was written in April 1941 to Elizabeth Proctor by her mother and discusses clothing and health. The other was written in October by G.D. Proctor to his mother while he was in the VA hospital in Roanoke, VA with references to war news and conditions.

Dates: 1941

Robert Zenas Johnston Family Collection

Identifier: DC022
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection concerns Robert Zenas Johnston (1834-1908) and includes school notebooks from Davidson College and Columbia Theological Seminary, student essays, correspondence, his sermons (1859-1907) and speeches, and a photocopy of his diary (1886-1908) as well as a small amount of financial and printed materials. There is also material on the estates of Rufus Johnston and Robert Caldwell, family correspondence, a copy of a scrapbook for James Davidson Johnston, (1915-1944),...
Dates: 1854 - 1963

William H. Morrow Papers

Identifier: DC0301s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an oversize color photograph, an Army Air Corps certificate, his Davidson diploma, and an obituary. The diploma is housed with the diploma collection. Two additional photographs are housed with the archives photograph collection (images of Phi Delta Gamma members).

Dates: 1943 - 1946

William Taliaferro Thompson Sermon

Identifier: DC0286s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the sermon Thompson gave for Davidson College's Service of Remembrance on October 27, 1946. The service was held to honor Davidsonians who had served in World War II.

Dates: 1946