MSS 00169 Guide to the David Alexander Lockmiller papers, 1935 - 1984

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Lockmiller, David A. (David Alexander), 1906-2005


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General Physical Description note


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Acquisitions Information

Transferred from the D. H. Hill Director's Office, 1984 January 2. Additional materials received from David A. Lockmiller, 1988 March 28


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard

Scope and Content Note

The David Alexander Lockmiller papers consists of newsclippings and correspondence relating to Lockmiller's History of the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, 1889-1939, and the University's 50th and 60th anniversary commemorations. Also included is a copy of R. C. Lawrence's review of Lockmiller's book, as well as a copy of the 1959 Founder's Day address. The majority of the materials are from 1939.

Biographical Note

David A. Lockmiller (1906 - 2005) received B.Ph. (1929) and A.M. (1928) degrees from Emory University, an LL.B. from Cumberland University (1929), a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina (1935), and an LL.D. from Cumberland University (1940). He joined the North Carolina State College faculty in 1935 as an instructor in History and Political Science. From 1940 to 1942, he served as department head. From 1942 to 1959, Lockmiller was the president of the University of Chattanooga. He then served as the president of Ohio Wesleyan University from 1959 to 1961. Lockmiller's publications include History of the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, 1889-1939 and The Consolidation of the University of North Carolina.

Controlled Terms

  1. Lockmiller, David A. (David Alexander), 1906-2005
  2. North Carolina State College--Anniversaries, etc.
  3. North Carolina State College--History.
  4. Universities and colleges--North Carolina--History

Related Material

History of the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina, 1889-1939, by David A. Lockmiller, with a foreword by Frank P. Graham
The consolidation of the University of North Carolina, by David A. Lockmiller; with foreword by Fred J. Kelly

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Alexander Lockmiller papers, MSS 169, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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