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Davidson College - Faculty

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

John Alexander McGeachy Collection

Identifier: DC069
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Correspondence, 1930-1968, Literary materials 1834-1937, Humanities, 1962-1975, Printed Materials, 1920-1977. The correspondence is primarily from Davidson College president Walter Lingle about McGeachy's appointment to the college faculty. There is also a postcard to McGeachy from fellow professor Charles Eberhart The literary materials include McGeachy's valedictory address and papers written in graduate school. The Humanities materials include annotated syllabi,...
Dates: Existence: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

Laban Miles Hoffman Papers

Identifier: DC0192s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Cornelia Shaw (1917-1920) and a 32 page memoir, "Reminiscences of Davidson College, 1862-1870."

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Lacy Donnell Wharton Papers

Identifier: DC0149s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence 1939-1992 primarily between Wharton and Dr. Chalmers Davidson, a copy of a 1934 Alumni Journal article on Wharton, and an essay on Caleb Richmond Harding, Davidson class of 1880 and faculty member, 1888-1935. The essay was written for Professor Ewrin and has his corrections on it.

Dates: 1934 - 1992

Oral history interviews of the Vietnam Era at Davidson College project

Identifier: RG19-03
Scope and Contents This sub-group consists of oral history interviews about the Vietnam Era at Davidson College. The interviews were conducted by John P. Scherer '89 as part of his senior project for the history department, culminating in an honors thesis entitled: "A Code of Civility: Antiwar Dissent at Davidson College During the Vietnam Era, 1964-1973." Researchers can request access to Scherer's thesis via ...
Dates: 1989

Pfohl, James Christian. Collection, 1929-1983

Identifier: DC100
Scope and Contents The 1929 scrapbook contains postcards, photographs, clippings and Pfohl's application form for Wainright Band and Orchestra Camp in Lagrange, Indiana. The 1933-1934 scrapbook documents Pfohl's graduation, appointment as music director and first year at Davidson College. The 1934 scrapbook contains photographs and clippings about various Davidson College musical groups, including the Symphonic Band, Orchestra and Glee club and the Concert Series. There are two scrapbooks labeled 1934-1935 one...
Dates: 1929

Rebecca Neal Lynch Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0161s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by Lynch describing her father's teaching years at Davidson.

Dates: 1920

Samuel Blain Wilson Letters

Identifier: DC0144s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one original letter and photocopies of three letters (location of the originals is unknown). The letters discuss Davidson College, its president, Samuel Williamson, and the Presbyterian church. Additional correspondence with Wilson can be found in RG 2/1.2, President Samuel Williamson records.

Dates: 1841

Thomas Perrin Harrison Jr. Collection

Identifier: DC0163s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and literary materials. The correspondence includes a letter from Louis T. Wilds, a Davidson College graduate of 1906 and former student of Thomas P. Harrison, Sr and letters of Harrison, Jr. to Mary Beaty. The literary material is an article by Harrison, Jr. about his childhood in Davidson.

Dates: 1944 - 1982

Thomas Wilson Lingle Papers

Identifier: DC0205s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence with Dr. George B. Watts on courses taught at Davidson (1926) and with L.M. Hoffman on college development (1916).

Dates: 1916 - 1926

William D. Vinson Certificate

Identifier: DC0146s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a certificate from Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) conferring upon Vinson the title of Distinguished Undergraduate. The certificate is dated 22 June 1871 and is signed by Robert E. Lee. Lee was president of Washington College until his death in 1870.

Dates: 1871