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Women at Davidson

A guide to archival and special collections materials related to the history of women at Davidson College and in the Town of Davidson.

Contents of this Guide

Photo of the sign at the corner of Main Street and Concord Road, which says "Davidson College, a liberal arts college for Men, Founded 1837 by Presbyterians"; a female student is standing next to the sign, holding a hand-made sign which says "and women"

 Sandra May making it official that Davidson College is for men and women.

​​​​​​This guide is designed as a resource to help researchers locate archival collections and materials from Archives & Special Collections related to the women's history at Davidson College and in the Town of Davidson. This guide is organized by topic, including:

For each topic, relevant resources from Archives and Special Collections are listed, as well as other related library and campus resources. For questions and more information about materials and listed in this guide, please email

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