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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Chalmers Gaston Davidson Plantation Files.

Identifier: DC058
Scope and Contents These files contain the research materials collected by Dr. Davidson for his research in writing The Plantation World Around Davidson. The files contain a vast amount of information on local history including the areas of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Catawba County, Iredell County, and Gaston County. Information on well-known families of the 19th century in these counties is located here. Most of the files contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and genealogy research on the families of...
Dates: 1907 - 1994

Omar ibn Sayyid. Collection

Identifier: DC0211s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of documents that accompanied the Bible when it was given to the College including a note from Mrs. Guion and two pages of Sayyid's handwriting. The Bible is in the college's Rare Book Collection. In addition, there is an exhibit catalog and poster for My Name Is Omar: A life in the struggle for liberation., an exhibit created for Clemson University, October 2014-April 2015.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1871 and undated

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