Browse Exhibits (11 total)
Digitized Scrapbook from Aubrey Neblett Brown, Jr. Davidson College Class of 1929. This scrapbook contains photos, newspaper articles, postcards, programs from plays and debates, and letters from family and friends. A true peek into college life from the years 1924-1929.
Since the club's founding over a century ago, there have been many changes.
The club is no longer made up primarily of faculty wives; instead, many of the women are faculty or professionals themselves.
The club now also brings together different generations of Davidson women.
This exhibit contains photographs of more recent years.
Pictures from the years depicted in the programs and minutes are unavailable.
Digitized programs cover from 1901 to 1941. BookLover's meetings followed the academic year, beginning in the fall and ending the spring.
Minutes from 4 ledger books: 1901-1907 and 1924-1937, have been digitized. Transcriptions are recorded in the description of each item linked in the exhibit.
Along with the scanned image of each program, there are, when available, links to online versions of the books listed. In some instances, links are to scans of the title page and first page of the book.
Digitized maps of the Lake Norman area including Mecklenburg County, Iredell County, Davidson, NC and Davidson College.
The following exhibit is a curated collection of scanned leaves from an Arabic Bible owned by Omar ibn Sayyid, as well as two Arabic translations of the Lord’s Prayer written by Sayyid, all dating back to the early-to-mid 19th century. The selected Bible leaves feature notations authored by Sayyid at an unknown date in the margins of the printed text (marginalia).