Lake Campus Timeline

Our project addresses the history of Davidson College’s Lake Campus – its acquisition, initial renovations, and the changes in its use over time. Please click through the timeline below and follow the links to external pages to explore the development of this important element of College life. For additional information on the history of Lake Campus, see the Davidson College Archives’ page on Lake Campus & Lake Wiley.

 

References

Atkins, J. M. Exterior of Myers Park Presbyterian Church. 1948. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, Charlotte, N.C. Flickr. Web. 3 Apr. 2014.

Bailey, John. Lake Site Frolics in Fresh Delight. The Davidsonian. 24 April 1964.

Boraks, David. “Learn about the History of Sports at Davidson College.”DavidsonNews.net. N.p., 31 Dec. 2008. Web.

Boraks, David. PEOPLE: Martin retires, Marshburn exhibits, young authors honored. 19 January 2007. DavidsonNews.net.

Brawley, Irvin. Personal interview by Scott Sellers, Devin Gorsen, and Christopher Ragsdale. 24 March 2014.

Cartmill, Thomas A. Memorandum to Robert Currie. 16 March 1979. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Christenbury, Thomas L. Letter to Mr. Rex. C. Welton. 17 December 1987. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1980-1991. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. “Lake Campus Operations.” Davidsonian. May 1963.

Currie, Robert A. Letter to Dr. Cartmill. 8 November 1979. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Letter to S. J. Stillwell. 8 April 1963. RG 2/11.14. President D. Grier Martin. Lake Campus. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Memorandum to President Martin. 21 March 1963. RG 2/11.14. President D. Grier Martin. Lake Campus. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Memorandum to President Martin. 1 July 1964. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1963-1965. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Letter to President Spencer. 19 January 1977. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Letter to President Spencer. 31 March 1978. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Memorandum to Mr. Cornell. 7 February 1973. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Memorandum to M. Jim Perry. 1 June 1984. President Kuykendall. RG 2/1.16. Athletics-Lake Campus, 1973-1987. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Currie, Robert A. Letter to Larry J. Dagenhart. 31 June 1985. President Kuykendall. RG 2/1.16. Athletics-Lake Campus, 1973-1987. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Davidson College Archives. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1958-1962. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Davidson College Archives Photo Collection. http://libraries.davidson.edu/archives/community/under-lkn/davidson-lake-campus

Davidson College Archives Photograph Collection. http://libraries.davidson.edu/archives/encyclopedia/lake-campus-lake-wiley-2

Davidson College. Davidson College Bulletin Vol. 62, No. 5 (64). Davidson: Davidson College, 1963.

Davidson College. Quips and Cranks Vol. 70. Davidson: Davidson College, 1965.

Davidson College. Quips and Cranks Vol. 90. Davidson: Davidson College, 1985.

“Davidson’s Lakes.” Around the D. Davidson Archive Photo Collection: http://libraries.davidson.edu/aroundthed/davidsons-lakes/.

Martin, Sterling. Personal interview by Scott Sellers and Devin Gorsen. 3 March 2014.

Martin, Sterling. New Davidson College Lake Campus Summer Policy. 25 May 1979. RG 2/1.16. Athletics-Lake Campus, 1973-1987. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Optimist Club of Charlotte. Carolina Club Regatta. 30 July 1977. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Photograph of Fun & Games During Freshmen Orientation. Photograph Collection, number 27-0278. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Photograph of Students at Lake Campus. Davidson College Catalog. 1965. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

Postcard. 1968. Davidson College Archives. Davidsoniana file: “Lake Campus (Lake Norman).

Season Guest Card and Regulations 1965-1966. Davidson College Archives. Davidsoniana file: “Lake Campus (Lake Norman).

The Business Office. Notice. 21 June 1978. RG 4/1.1. VP for Business and Finance. Lake Campus Development, 1973-1977. Davidson College Archives, Davidson, NC.

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  1. Kelsey Krueger says:

    I feel like I learned a lot from your website. Thank you so much for taking the time to put this together.

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