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Davidson College

Davidson NC 28036

Alexander Jackson Davis biography file

Articles and other secondary information concerning the architect's life and work. Davis designed the Chambers Building for the College that later burned.

Frank Bliss Photograph Collection (1979)

Photographs chiefly of Davidson and Mecklenburg County, but includes buildings throughout North Carolina.

Buildings of Davidson College

Secondary information on buildings that have existed and currently exist on the Davidson College campus.

Davidson College Buildings, Miscellaneous Campus Scenes

Includes plans of the President's Home (1968) and WDAV building (1985). Also includes photographs of the campus buildings, 1899-1972.

Davidson College, Chambers Building

Collection includes prints, etchings, and miscellaneous photographs of the building. Also includes photostats of the original architectural drawings of Old Chambers (1858-1860) by A. J. Davis and photographs, ca. 1902.

Davidson College, Churches

Sketches, photographs and maps of Presbyterian churches of Davidson and the Concord Presbytery, (1885-1960). Also includes architectural renderings completed for promotional literature for Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 1950s.

Davidson College, Library

Includes photographs (interior and exterior), aerial photographs, and plans for renovation and additions (1950s-1970s).

Davidson College, Literary Societies

Blueprints (1850) for Phi and Eu Halls and photographs.

Davidson College Maps

1913 plat of Davidson cemetery; campus maps, guides, plats, property surveys of Davidson College, 1933-1992.

Map Collection

Includes plans of Pietenpol Residence in Davidson; zoning map of Davidson (1957); early proposed site plan for Davidson Retirement Community (1978); Davidson College maps (1965-1972).

Mecklenburg County Architecture

Architectural drawings of eleven sites in Mecklenburg County including Rosedale Plantation (1950s), Latta Plantation (1975), Suga Creek Church (1930), Witley's Mill (1930), McIntyre Cabin (1930s), Wilson House, and Wallis Rock House (1930s).

C. J. Sauthier's North Carolina Town Plans

Copies of 18th century town plans by C. J. Sauthier for Edenton, Halifax, Wilmington, Salisbury, New Bern, Hillsborough, Cross Creek, Brunswick, Bath, and Beaufort.