Local History

Advisory Statement

This site contains materials originally published in yearbooks, newspapers, and other Davidson College publications. You may encounter upsetting racist, oppressive, and outdated representations in these documents. They are included for historical accuracy and do not represent the views of the current Davidson College community, which honors the dignity of all persons and commits itself to a quest for truth and the building of a more just and humane future.




The Davidson College Archive invites members of our community to help build our archival collections and preserve Davidson history. Read local newspapers, minute books, and more or explore online exhibits to learn about the town of Davidson. Learn about Davidson College history. Search our online databases of archives, manuscripts, photographs, audiovisual materials, and artifacts