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Davidson College - Presidents

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Colonel William Joseph Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC026
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly correspondence. The letters written by Col. Martin discuss the University of North Carolina and his professional career. The correspondence from J. W. Scott, William McGuffy, William Dimwiddie, and Asa Gray discuss teaching positions. The Robert L. Dabney, and W. S. Plumer letters refer to religious studies. The letters from Andrew Hepburn discuss Davidson College and the presidency of the College. Written from 1867 to 1869, they are interesting reflection on...
Dates: 1852 - 1980

David Grier Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC006
Scope and Contents The collection is organized in the following series: 1) Biographical Information; 2) Addresses; 3) Correspondence; 4) Interviews; 5) Notebooks; 6) Appointment Books; 7) Printed Material; 8) Photographs; and 9) Oversize. The biographical information includes tributes made to him during his life and after his death, information on Dr. Martin's family and information about his wife Louise and her family, including a letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Martin's mother. The addresses include...
Dates: 1933 - 1991

Dr. William Joseph Martin, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC028
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: 1) Biographical Materials; 2) Correspondence; 3) Literary Materials; 4) Genealogical Materials; 5) Printed Materials; 6) Photographs; 7) Financial Materials; 8) Cookbook; 9) Scrapbook Materials. The Biographical Material includes Martin's last will and testament, as well as information about his family, including information about his wife and descendants. [For additional information about his father, Col. William J. Martin, see DC026.]...
Dates: 1858 - 1956

George Wilson McPhail Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC061
Scope and Contents The files contain a copy of McPhail's Inaugural Address to the trustees of Davidson College upon receiving the office of presidency, handwritten copies of his lectures on religious topics, several miscellaneous papers, a handwritten copy of his prayer book with prayers for each hour of the day, and two folders full of handwritten copies of his sermons. McPhail had several of his sermons bound and put into volumes. His "Sermons on Important Topics" Volume I-II, VII-VIII, and X-XI were placed...
Dates: Existence: 1815 - 1871

Henry Louis Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC046
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into Biographical Material (1947-1951), Correspondence (1910-1949), Literary Material (1881-1938 and undated), Grade Books (1888-1901), Printed Material (1886-1904, 1991), Photographs (1882-1897 and undated), and Memorabilia. The Biographical Material consists of newspaper and magazine articles about Smith. The correspondence includes general correspondence with family and coworkers (1910-1949), letters relating to Davidson College (1918-1949), letters to and from...
Dates: 1881 - 1949

Interview with John Wells Kuykendall '59 and Nancy "Missy" Kuykendall, 1997 Spring

 Item — Audiocassette box 10: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-01-02, Cassette case: Audio 241
Identifier: OHI-0044
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series contains interviews with Davidson College students and alumni/ae. These interviews document various aspects of Davidson College's history and culture. Some of the alumni/ae listed in this series also worked for Davidson College in various capacities. While this series primarily focuses on student and alumni/ae interviewees, similar interviews can also be found in the other oral history series and sub-groups.

Dates: 1997 Spring

John Rood Cunningham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC005
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information and information about Dr. Cunningham's family. It also has correspondence from Dr. Cunningham's years as president, as well as original correspondence dated after his resignation, which discusses his term as president of Davidson College. There are several published manuscripts, most of which are about Davidson College. The printed material includes information about the Community Relations Committee of Charlotte, the General Assembly of the...
Dates: 1940 - 1980

John Wells Kuykendall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC008
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into the following series: 1) Biographical; 2) Addresses; 3) Appointment book; 4) Printed Material; 5) Photographs; 6) Restricted, 7) Inauguration Certificates, 8) Student Papers, and 9)Freshman Hat. The collection contains limited biographical information and information about Dr. Kuykendall's family. There are addresses dating from before 1984, and an appointment book from 1985. The majority of the collection is printed material from Dr. Kuykendall's tenure as...
Dates: 1959 - 1985

Kenneth Henry McIntyre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0201s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of reference letters written for McIntyre after his graduation from Davidson. Two of the letters were written by Davidson College President Henry Louis Smith.

Dates: 1901 - 1902

Lacy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0147s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nine handwritten, double-sided correspondence letters (1851-1859) from Mrs. Mary Lacy to her stepdaughter Elizabeth 'Bess' Dewey, typed transcripts of the letters, copied pages of a ledger, reproductions of a Reverend Dr. Drury Lacy photograph (possibly from a book or catalog), seven of Mr. Lacy's hand-bound sermons (1855-1860), one handwritten invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Lacy, and a copy of an article about the letters (1980). This collection of...
Dates: 1851-1860, 1980