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Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Interview with Olivia Ware '78, 2020 October 06

Identifier: OHI-0270
Scope and Contents

Olivia Ware, Davidson College class of 1979, discusses her experience at Davidson College as a black female. She discusses academic life, dorm life (including a humorous experience with the bathrooms in Watts), social life (she was a member of Pax Eating House), and her experience after Davidson. She recalls overall a very fond college experience at Davidson. The interview was conducted as part of an Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) grant-funded course led by Dr. Rose Stremlau.

Dates: 2020 October 06

Interview with Renee Denise Fanuiel Blackwell '77, 2020 October 08

Identifier: OHI-0278
Scope and Contents The following is an interview conducted by Davidson College students, Ross Hickman, McNeill Franklin, and Madeline Chanfrau, and narrated by Renee Denise Fanuiel Blackwell. Denise Blackwell was the first Black woman to graduate from the college in 1977. She graduated with a degree in Psychology. In the transcription, Ross, McNeill and Madeline pose questions to Blackwell about her experience as a student at Davidson. Blackwell details her involvement in ROTC (she was the first female student...
Dates: 2020 October 08

Interview with Samuel R. Spencer, Jr. '40, 1989 January 23

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHI-0374
Scope and Contents

Interview of Dr. Samuel Reid Spencer, Jr. ‘40 by John P. Scherer (Class of 1989) as part of his senior project for the history department. Spencer describes the Vietnam War issue on Davidson’s campus through the late 1960s and early 1970s. Spencer discusses his presidency, coeducation, integration, activism, and compulsory ROTC and vespers and chapel attendance.

Dates: 1989 January 23

Interview with Sue McAvoy '77, 2020 October 07

Identifier: OHI-0279
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Sue McAvoy. Sue McAvoy graduated from Davidson College in 1977. She was an Economics major, a hall counselor, played on the women’s tennis and field hockey teams, and worked for the school’s yearbook during all four years (eventually, as the Co-Editor her senior year). McAvoy discussed her experiences at Davidson College, as well as her experiences pre and post–Davidson. She recounted her experiences of athletics, academics, the yearbook, working as a Resident...
Dates: 2020 October 07

Interview with Van Williamson Garrison '77, 2020 October 01

Identifier: OHI-0277
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Van Williamson Garrison. Garrison discusses her experience at Davidson College, including academics, social life, the hardships she faced, and life after college. Garrison was a part of the class of 1977 and later became a high school teacher. This interview was conducted over Zoom with Garrison in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the interviewers in Davidson, North Carolina. The individuals mentioned in this interview are Laurie, Miles Ward, John, Frank Bliss,...
Dates: 2020 October 01

Interview with Vicki Switzer '74, 2020 October 04

Identifier: OHI-0316
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vicki Switzer member of the Davidson College class of 1974. The following is an interview conducted by Davidson students, Mimi Schrimsher and Emily Rankin, and narrated by Dr. Vicki Switzer. Dr. Switzer was the first woman to officially enroll at Davidson College. Dr. Switzer transferred to Davidson her junior year after completing two years at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated from Davidson in 1974 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Dr....
Dates: 2020 October 04

Interviews about the 40th Anniversary of Coeducation, 2012

 Item — Dvd box 1: Series RG19-01-01; Series RG19-01-03, Optical Disc sleeve: DVD 178
Identifier: OHI-0135
Scope and Contents

A Union Board production in conjunction with the Davidsonian Show and Davidson Women's Activity Council. The video has interviews with Gardner Ligo, Job Thomas, and Caroline Fache along with short answer responses from Davidson students to questions such as when did coeducation begin at Davidson, what is a MRS degree, attitudes about gender relations on campus.

Dates: 2012

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

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
Found in: College Archives

President. Dr. Samuel Reid Spencer. Records

Identifier: RG02-15
Scope and Contents Please note that Presidential records are closed fifty years prior to the current year.The files from President Spencer's office consist primarily of correspondence and reports. These files cover all aspects of his administration including information on coeducation, minority students, self-selection for fraternities, the college's relationship with the Presbyterian Church, integration, student unrest and the Vietnam War, the changing role of athletics, College Bowl competitions,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1983, 2010
Found in: College Archives

Rusk Women's Eating House. Records, 1977-

Identifier: RG12-34
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a newspaper article about the founding of the group, an article form the 1978 Quips and Cranks, and numerous invitations to parties. There is also e-mail correspondence regarding the house events, and also includes a Davidsonian article concerning their Operation Smile project, as well as an application form for the Sig Ep 2003 Turkey Trot. The Presidents folder contains photocopied pictures of past presidents, and the Photos folder contains assorted photos.

Dates: 1977
Found in: College Archives