Search Catalogs

To find descriptions of College Archives & Special Collections materials

archivescollage Combined Catalog: Archives, Manuscripts, Sound Files, Photographs and Artifacts. Search across four databases simultaneously. The results will be sorted and displayed by collection type: Archives, Manuscripts, AV, Photographs and Artifacts.
Freshman regulations sign Archives and Manuscript Catalog: Use this Catalog to search or browse our archival holdings. This database includes finding aids for our institutional records and manuscript collections. Finding aids describe collections, how they were created, and how they can be accessed. 
Gymnastics Photograph Catalog: 10,500+ photographs and more than 4,000 negatives and slides. The collection primarily focuses on the history of Davidson College and the town of Davidson.
sheet music Audiovisual Catalog: Media including record albums, audiocassettes, videocassettes, music cds, cd-roms, and dvds. Most of the collection deals with campus events such as convocation, freshman orientation lectures, commencements, and reunions. There are also oral history tapes related to college and town history.
1926 pennant Artifacts Catalog: Objects and memorabilia connected to the college and town. The collection includes freshman beanies, t-shirts, uniforms, decals, badges and pins, trophies and more.
Islandora thumbnail Davidson College Digital Collections: Davidson’s Archive for College, History, and Scholarship – We’ll get you to the right place for your research. Some of our digital collections are temporarily unavailable as we transition to a new digital system. If you have any questions, please email
Search for Rare Books
To search our Rare Book Room holdings, refer to our Davidson Library Catalog. Please be sure that “Rare Book Room” is selected as the location in order to limit your search to Rare Book materials.