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Davidson (N.C.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Geographic LC

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Anne E.Sampson Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: DC0156s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter to Miss Cornelia Shaw describing Davidson College in the 1880s.

Dates: 1920

Calvin Brice McKeown Letters

 Collection
Identifier: DC0133s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written by McKeown to friends describing college life and student unrest. There are also typescripts of the letters.

Dates: 1871

Colin Alexander Munroe Letters

 Collection
Identifier: DC0129s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters written by Munroe. The first written in 1869 while Munroe was a student describes Davidson College and the faculty. There is also a typescript of the letter. The second letter was written in 1917 to Miss Cornelia Shaw and gives his memories of college life.

Dates: 1869 - 1917

Common Ground Meeting: "Ada Jenkins and Beyond", 2000 April 17

 Item — Audiocassette box 6: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-06-01; Series RG19-06-02, Cassette case: Audio 123
Identifier: OHI-0141
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of the “Ada Jenkins and Beyond” program for the April 17, 2000 Common Ground meeting. Speakers offer their remembrances of the Ada Jenkins School. Speakers include Ruby Houston, Marjean Torrence, and Frances Houston Beale. The first speaker incorrectly notes that the date of the meeting was April 15, 2000.

Dates: 2000 April 17

Common Ground Meeting: "Davidson Stories", 1997 September 15

 Item — Audiocassette box 6: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-06-01; Series RG19-06-02, Cassette case: Audio 112
Identifier: OHI-0140
Scope and Contents

Recorded at Common Ground meeting.

Dates: 1997 September 15

Common Ground Meeting: "Voices From Davidson's Past", 1998 May 18

 Item — Audiocassette box 6: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-06-01; Series RG19-06-02, Cassette case: Audio 116
Identifier: OHI-0142
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of the “Voices from Davidson's Past” program for the May 18, 1998 Common Ground meeting. Speakers offer their remembrances of Davidson, NC. Speakers include Blanche Knox Parker, Robert M. Withers '48, and Ken Norton.

Dates: 1998 May 18

Common Ground oral history and interview collection

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG19-06
Scope and Contents Common Ground (1995-2003) was a grass-roots organization that aimed to promote communication and understanding and improve relations among people of all races in Davidson. This oral history collection contains interviews conducted with men and women who lived in the town of Davidson and was recorded by the Common Ground organization. The recordings provide insight into the complexities of race relations and racism in Davidson, NC, and at Davidson College during the 20th century by...
Dates: 1997 - 2000

Daniel Patrick McGeachy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: DC0197s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two letters written after the burning of the Old Chambers building. McGeachy lived in Old Chambers and the letters describe the fire and the conditions immediately after the fire.

Dates: 1921

Davidson Fire Department: In a Moment of Transition, 2007

 Item — Box 1 (OHI Transcripts): Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-01-02; Series RG19-01-03; Series RG19-06-01; Series RG19-05-01; Series RG19-05-02; Series RG19-05-03; Series RG19-05-04
Identifier: RG19-05-02
Scope and Contents

Student paper on the Davidson Fire Department. The oral history interviews were used to construct the thesis of the paper.

Dates: 2007

Davidson (N.C.) Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC091
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of runs, some incomplete, for 10 local papers. These papers have been digitized and are available on the Archives and Special Collections website.

Dates: 1930 - 2001