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Davidson College - History

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

John William Stuart Gilchrist Letter

Identifier: DC0145s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written to Glichrist from his mother describing a visit to Davidson College in May of 1917.
Dates: 1917

Lacy Family Papers

Identifier: DC0147s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1851-1859) primarily from Mrs. Mary Lacy to her stepdaugther Bess; an article on the letters (1980), and the manuscripts for seven of Dr. Lacy's sermons (1855-1860).
Dates: 1851-1860, 1980

Lucy Phillips Russell Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0157s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten account of life in Davidson in the 1870s and copies of newspaper articles "A Girl of the Seventies" written by Russell. No date is given for the newspaper articles, the handwritten account was probably done in 1920 at the request of Cornelia Shaw as she researched her history of the College.
Dates: 1920 and undated

Mary Scofield Clifford Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0165s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written by Clifford to Cornelia Shaw describing her memories of Davidson College. She describes a visit by Stonewall Jackson and her experiences being tutored by the Davidson faculty. See also DC0190s - the Scofield Family Collection, 1883-1962 and undated.
Dates: 1920

McKendree Robbins Long Letter

Identifier: DC0158s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by Long to his family describing college life in 1906.
Dates: 1906

Mrs. Goudyloch Erwin Dyer Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0142s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typescript of a program presented to the Davidson Historical Society. The program was entitled,"Growing Up In Davidson and the typescript includes photographs of Davidson
Dates: 1992

Paul Whitlock Cobb Reminiscences

Identifier: DC0164s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter describing college life in the years after World War II.
Dates: 1987

President. John Rennie Blake Records, 1870-1884

Identifier: RG02-06
Scope and Contents The correspondence consists primarily of Blake's letters to the Board of Trustees concerning relations between the college and the Presbyteries. It also includes Blake's letter of resignation in 1884. The notebooks contains descriptions of Davidson College during the Civil War and research notes on energy, the Holtz machine, and astronomy.
Dates: 1870-1884

Robert Hall Morrison Collection

Identifier: DC0225s
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, deeds, receipts, and certifcates. The correspondence is primarily related to family matters and includes letters from Morrison's granddaughter Julia Jackson. It also includes references to Davidson College and to Presbyterian churches in North Carolina. The deeds refer to lands in Lincoln County, NC and the receipts primarily concern railroad bonds and patents for land warrants. The certificates are housed in Oversize cases and include Morrison's...
Dates: 1819 - 1899

Shaw, Cornelia Rebekah Shaw Literary Files

Identifier: DC071
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two bound volumes of the drafts of Shaw's history of Davidson College. One version includes typescripts of sources attached to pages within the text.
Dates: 1920