Davidson (N.C.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Geographic LC
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Anne E.Sampson Reminiscences
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter to Miss Cornelia Shaw describing Davidson College in the 1880s.
Found in: Manuscript Collections / Anne E.Sampson Reminiscences
Calvin Brice McKeown Letters
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.
Found in: Manuscript Collections / Calvin Brice McKeown Letters
Colin Alexander Munroe Letters
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
Found in: Manuscript Collections / Colin Alexander Munroe Letters
Daniel Patrick McGeachy Letters
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.
Davidson (N.C.) Newspaper Collection
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 & Special Collections website.
Dates: 1930 - 2001
Davidson Senior Center. Records
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scrapbooks, minutes and newsletters. The scrapbooks contain newsclippings, programs, flyers and photographs. The minutes are of the monthly Board of Directors meetings. The newsletters were issued monthly and contain reports about center activities, volunteer programs, birthdays, and often recipes and book reviews. The files for individuals contain clippings and a biography sheet. The photograph cd contains black and white portraits of members of the Senior Center...
Dates: 1977 - 2004
Douglas Family Collection
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
Found in: Manuscript Collections / Douglas Family Collection
Elijah Frink Rockwell Papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1850-1869), reports (1848-1857), literary materials (1851-1867), and a certificate (1783). The correspondence includes a letter to Benjamin Silliman (1850) and letters about Davidson College (1867-1869). The reports include a subscription book for the college (1848-1850), an account book (1854-1857) and a report of the Treasurer(1850). The literary materials include notebooks of clippings about church history and the American Revolution with...
Dates: 1783, 1848-1869
Found in: Manuscript Collections / Elijah Frink Rockwell Papers
Franklin Brevard McDowell Collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1903-1920) and literary materials (1903-1912). The correspondence includes letters from family and Miss Cornelia Shaw as well as letters written by McDowell. The letters mostly discuss Davidson College history, including the Civil War period. The literary materials are copies of articles written by McDowell on Davidson College.
Dates: 1903 - 1920
Henry Alexander Chambers Reminiscences
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written to Miss Cornelia Shaw, librarian of Davidson College. The letter gives some family history and describes college life and the faculty in the 1860s. For the typescript of "The Chambers Family of Iredell County" by Henry Chambers, see the Farmville file in Chalmer Davidson's Plantation files (DC058).