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Students - Social Life and Customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Black Student Coalition (BSC). Records, 1972-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-30
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the charter. Also included is a letter to Kappa Alpha fraternity requesting that they not flaunt their "Old South" practice and a newspaper article about the black population at Davidson. There are also numerous flyers and posters inviting people to events sponsored by the group, and minutes (some copied for the organization's webpage). The Newsletters folder contains copies of the newsletter "The Rainbow Revue," as well as an unnamed 1979-1980 newsletter,...
Dates: 1972

Campus Club. Records, 1948-1952

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-29
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the constitution of the group, newsletters from 1952, rush publications from 1951, and invitations and programs from 1948-1952. There is also a letter to Davidson College Treasurer Grier Martin about renovating Eumenean Hall and a scrapbook with photographs, programs and newsclippings from 1947 to 1953.
Dates: 1948

Connor Women's Eating House. Records, 1991-1992

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-37
Scope and Contents The collection contains newspaper articles related to the founding of the group. Also, screen shots from their Bosom Buddies website.
Dates: 1991

Emanon Co-Ed Eating House. Records, 1985-1987

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-31
Scope and Contents The collection contains a a copy of the March 25, 1987 "Campus Chronicle." There are also copies of invitations.
Dates: 1985

Eumenean Society. Records, 1838 - 2004

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-1
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes, constitutions, correspondence, class and roll books, membership books, credit books, treasurer's books, records from the Junior Eumenean Society, a scrapbook, some printed material, and memorabilia. The minutes are from 1838-1935, 1950-1957, and 1984-1987. There is also a photocopy of the minutes from 1838-1843 which can be found at the end of the collection. Unfortunately, the minutes from the first 38 meetings of the Society have been lost, as have the...
Dates: 1838

Karl G. Hudson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC0270s
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a "black book" maintained by Mr. Hudson. With the words "strictly confidential" inscribed on the front, the book served as Mr. Hudson's address and rating book for women. In the book, one finds names, addresses, and individual ratings for these women. The ratings system is detailed in the book with classifications such as A for average, B for beautiful, G for gorgeous, H for hot, etc. Also included in the book are style tips, football scores and schedules, and...
Dates: 1936

Pandeinic Society. Records, 1921-1927

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-9
Scope and Contents The collection of Pandeinic Society records is small. There are minutes from 1921-1925. These contain information about the founding members of the society, about political aspects, orations, and debates. There is a credit book with information from 1919-1926 which lists members names and their activities related to the society, such as debates, orations, and essays. [When the society was founded, it was agreed that credits that had been earned by Eumenean Society members could be transferred...
Dates: 1921

PAX Co-Ed Eating House. Records, 1981-1990

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-33
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the group's contitution, lists of members from 1986 and 1987, newspaper articles about the closing of the house, and invitations to parties.
Dates: 1981

Philanthropic Society. Records, 1837-2004

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-2
Scope and Contents The collection contains constitutions, minutes, president's manuals, treasurer's records, membership books, class and roll books, committee reports and minutes, credit books, officer reports and notebooks, papers, addresses, and library records. There are five versions of the constitution, ranging in date from 1837 to 1914. The 1837 constitution is written in the same book as the minutes from 1837, and this book is housed with the minutes. The minutes are from 1837-1928, 1933-1935, and...
Dates: 1837

President. Smith, Henry Louis. Records, 1901-1912, 1943

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG02-10
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from the years 1911 and 1912, with only a few items from the 1907 to 1910 period. Some of the correspondence from the president's office is signed by Miss Cornelia Shaw, who acted as the president's assistant. Topics covered in these records include advertising for the college, athletics, fraternities, the code of honor system, hazing, apple orchards, the Davidson Cemetery, honorary degrees, faculty housing, the College's 75 anniversary the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1943