Davidson College - Students
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 200 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection is organized in the following series: 1) Biographical; 2) Correspondence; 3) Manuscripts; 4) Sketches; 5) Photographs; 6) Printed Material; 7) Memorabilia; 8) Estate; 9) Oversize. The collection contains little biographical information. There are certificates from Gordon's confirmation and from his involvement in the Kappa Alpha fraternity. For more information, see his alumni file (1942). There is correspondence with his mother while he was a student at Davidson College,...
Dates: 1935 - 1977
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of documents. The documents related to Ervin Harris include his copy of the 1870 Davidson College catalogue and five handwritten speeches for the Philanthropic Society. The speeches are "Is War a Greater Evil than Intemperance?" (Novembe 24, 1871), his inaugural address as president of Philanthropic Society (December 2, 1871), "The Spirit of Discovery" (November 17, 1871), and "Life" (March 9, 1872) The final speech "Truth and My Country", dated June 27, 1872...
Dates: 1870 - 1885
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written to Miss Cornelia Shaw, librarian of Davidson College. The letter gives some family history and describes college life and the faculty in the 1860s. For the typescript of "The Chambers Family of Iredell County" by Henry Chambers, see the Farmville file in Chalmer Davidson's Plantation files (DC058).
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscript copies of 4 letters and photocopies of 22 letters written by Fries (1874-1876) and speeches given to the Philanthropic Society as vice-president and president in 1877. The letters discuss college life and Davidson faculty. The location of the original letters for the photocopies in unknown.
Dates: 1874 - 1877
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, literary materials, biographical information, and restricted information. The correspondence includes letters from family and aquaintances from 1936-1966, letters from students, 1956-1973, letters of condolence following Lilly's death in 1973, and letters he wrote to Mrs. Lilly, 1948-1965. There is also considerable correspondence between Lilly and Harriet Doar, Charlotte Observer Book Editor, 1962-1969 and with former student John McKnight, 1973-1974...
Dates: 1922 - 1995