Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1963
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one copy Diogenes, Volume 1, Number 1. In it, Ross and Whittington write about the apathy of Davidson students, the lack of intelligent discourse on campus, and the problems with the fraternity and rush system.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers given to the Archives by several academic departments. With the exception of two undated and unsigned papers from the earliest days of the school, these examples of student work are all from the 1970s forward. While most of the files are research papers, there are also examples of creative writing. The research papers address a wide range of topics including Davidson town history, housing in the town of Davidson, the black experience at Davidson...