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Morrison, Robert Hall

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Records, 1858-1994

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Identifier: RG12-12
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information, including a copy of the fraternity history from the 1897 Quips and Cranks and the manuscript "Milestones Backward Run," a detailed history of the fraternity to 1940. There are copies of the constitution, including a copy of the original constitution written by Robert Hall Morrison Jr. in 1858. This notebook also contains Morrison's notes for Dr. McPhail's "Lectures on Logic" course. There is also a notebook containing the ritual of initiation as...
Dates: 1858

President. Rev. Robert Hall Morrison. Records

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Identifier: RG2-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an orginial receipt and copies of letters written by Morrison. The letters discuss the hiring of faculty and the election of Morrison as president of Davidson. The receipt is for James Franklin Stimpson's tuition payment.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1836 - 1839

Publications/Inaugural Addresses, 1838- 1941

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Identifier: RG2-26
Scope and Contents Folder one contains a bound volume of four published inaugural addresses. The addresses are from first college president Robert Hall Morrison, and faculty members Patrick J. Sparrow, Elijah F. Rockwell and Daniel Harvey Hill. D. H. Hill's 1855 address on "College Discipline" was nationally recognized during a time when colleges faced student discipline issues. The Inaugural booklets for Presidents Lingle and Cunningham contain their speeches and the prayers, introductions and other addresses...
Dates: 1838