Davidson, NC - History
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written to Professor John Douglass by Rev.W.J. McKay, D.D., from Sumter, S.C., photographs, receipts, and pamphlets. The letters generally reference meetings of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee and provide brief outlines of issues discussed. The collection also includes receipts for Douglas' days as a student as well as commencement and reunion programs for the class of 1893. In addition, the collection contains a literary society speech...
Dates: 1890 - 1965
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two pieces; a typescript and manuscript of a letter written to the mother of William S. Bailey, of Petersburg, VA reporting to her the details of her son's sickness and death at Davidson. Bailey entered Davidson in 1863, but died of a sudden illness in April of 1864. The second piece is a photocopy and typescript of a letter written by Dr. Kirkpatrick to an unknown recipient in April of 1866. In it, Kirkpatrick gives news of the family and details conditions in the...
Dates: 1864 - 1866
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notes on the town of Davidson, North Carolina during the first decade of the twentieth century. The notes include information about moving to Davidson, descriptions of the town and college.