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Lecture Series - Otts

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Trustees. Correspondence

Identifier: RG01-05
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
Found in: College Archives

Religion Department. Records, bulk: 1893 - 2015

Identifier: RG03-05-17
Scope and Contents The files contain information on the Otts Lecture including brochures and pamphlets printed for each lecture and copies of the speeches of Gerald Bonner, Colin W. Williams, and John B. Cobb, Jr. The files also contain a list of speakers of the Otts Lecture at Davidson from 1893-1968. In addition, there is a file on the Davidson Seminar, a seminar on May 17-18, 1965, planned for ministers and church elders that included talks by Dr. Will Herberg and capsule courses" in the liberal arts by...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1893 - 2015

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Public Lectures and Artist Series Committee Box 47, bulk: 1969 - 2006

Identifier: RG03-01-02-079
Scope and Contents The records contain a listing of committee members from 1969-1975, minutes from the meetings from 1981 to 1990 and minutes from 1992, and budget annual reports for 1977 to 1986. The file marked "Lecture Proposal Guidelines, 1986, 1998" contains a paragraph on the Charles Williamson Trust in support of lectures in the general area of Gay/Lesbian Studies. There is an invitation to the 1992 Wearn Lecture in the file folder marked "Wearn Lecture, 1992." The lecture was given by Dr. Robert...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 2006

William James Cooper Collection

Identifier: DC0244s
Scope and Contents During his student years at Davidson College, Cooper kept a student scrapbook. The scrapbook covers the years from 1919-1923. Information on various R.O.T.C. camps including Camp Henry Knox (Kentucky) and Camp Jackson (South Carolina) is available in the scrapbook. The book also contains some superb photographs of Golf in the 1920's and of Egg Rock, Table Rock and the Gullies near Davidson, N.C. Please see the individual listings for further information. In addition to the scrapbook, the...
Dates: 1919 - 1923