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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.
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.