Subject Source: Fast
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents These letters cover a wide range of topics. One folder contains general correspondence written between 1890-1900. The other folders include letters concerning the hiring of Paul Barringer as teh college physician, Scholarships, Presbytery Reports, and the Ott Lectureship. Of particular interest is the folder marked William Bingham, which details an incident in which a professor was forced to resign after striking a student.
Dates: 1851 - 1958
Scope and Contents This is correspondence sent and received by Reverend J. Rumple, Secretary of the Board of Trustees between 1878-1905. It relates to such matters as college scholarships,real estate sales, and contributions to the college.
Dates: 1868 - 1902
Scope and Contents These letters span the years 1873 to 1904, with the majority of the letters written during the Reconstruction and turn of the century. The letters cover a wide range of topics including real estate transactions, early scholarship plans, and efforts to establish preparatory schools for Davidson. There are specific files on the Helper Family, the Bradley Bequest, North Carolina Medical School, and Linden Manufacturing.
Dates: 1873 - 1904
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ledger books, correspondence, reports, and departmental publications. The Martin Letterpress books includes correspondence about payments to the Societas Fratrum fund, the building of Martin Chemical Laboratory, Davidson College Presbyterian Church Sunday School curriculum and activities, personal purchases and some family news. The Logan correspondence deals with textbook development and the lab books record his experiments. The Library correspondence includes...
Scope and Contents The records come from three offices. The program was initially administered through a board which oversaw the annual interview process. In the early 1990s, the responsibility was transferred to the Office of Planning and Institutional Research with John Kelton serving as the prinicipal administrator. With Kelton's retirement in 1997, the Admission and Financial Aid Office took over the program. There are files from Dr. Chalmers Davidson, a board member for many years, files from Kelton's...