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LOCKMILLER, DAVID A. (DAVID ALEXANDER), 1906-2005.
David Alexander Lockmiller papers, 1863-1968 (bulk 1923-1928)

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zk96


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lockmiller, David A. (David Alexander), 1906-2005.
Title: David Alexander Lockmiller papers, 1863-1968 (bulk 1923-1928)
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 563
Extent: 2 linear feet (4 boxes), 1 oversized papers box and 1 oversized papers folder (OP), and 3 extra-oversized papers (XOP)
Abstract:Papers of David Alexander Lockmiller, educator and author, containing correspondence, programs, pamphlets, diaries, and other memorabilia relating primarily to Lockmiller's student life at Emory University.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1976, with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], David Alexander Lockmiller papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

David Alexander Lockmiller (1906-2005), lawyer, educator and author, received undergraduate and graduate degrees (1927, 1928) from Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.) and a law degree from Cumberland Law School (Lebanon, Tenn.). He served as president of the University of Chattanooga and of Ohio Wesleyan University. He was also Executive Director of the National Home Study Council, Washington, D.C.

David Alexander Lockmiller (1906-2005), lawyer, educator and author, received undergraduate and graduate degrees (1927, 1928) from Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.) and a law degree from Cumberland Law School (Lebanon, Tenn.). He served as president of the University of Chattanooga and of Ohio Wesleyan University. He was also Executive Director of the National Home Study Council, Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of David Alexander Lockmiller from 1863-1968. The papers include correspondences, photographs, programs, pamphlets and memorabilia relating primarily to Lockmiller's student life at Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.). Of particular interest are four diaries (1926-1929) kept by Lockmiller as an undergraduate and graduate student at Emory University, as a law student at Cumberland Law School (then located in Lebanon, Tenn.) and as an attorney in Monette, Arkansas. These diaries describe his day-to-day activities, including people he saw and events which he participated in or witnessed.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection, arranged roughly by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Clippings
1 2 Correspondence, October 1923-December 1925
1 3 Correspondence, January-May 1926
1 4 Correspondence, September-December 1926
1 5 Correspondence, January-April 1927
1 6 Correspondence, May-July 1927
1 7 Correspondence, August-December 1927
1 8 Correspondence, 1929 and undated
1 9 Correspondence, Emory Alumni Association, 1935-1968
1 10 Emory University debate materials, 1925-1927
2 1 Emory University student publications, 1925-1927
2 2 Emory University student exams and papers, 1924-1925
2 3 Emory University student papers, 1926-1927
2 4 Emory University programs, etc., 1927-1968
2 5 Emory University miscellaneous materials, 1927-1968
2 6 Materials re the South and the Confederacy
2 Framed "Eagles Club" certificate, 1925
2 Framed "Campus Club" certificate, 1925
3 Scrapbook, 1923-1927
3 M.A. thesis of David Lockmiller, 1928
3 Emory University Quarterly, June 1949
3 Emory belt buckle
3 Emory class ring and student organization pins
3 1 Forensic awards, 1926-1927
3 2 Diary, 1926
3 3 Diary, 1927
4 1 Diary, 1928
4 2 Diary, 1929
4 3 Biographical note
4 4 Alpha Beta Kappa, brochure
4 Few Service Cup presented to David A. Lockmiller, 1925-1926
OP1 1 Emory Campus Club, 2 photos
OP1 2 Democratic Party of Emory University, 1 photo
OP2 - Emory Class of 1927, 1 photo
OP2 - Southern Student Conference on International Relations, 1927, 1 photo
XOP5 Attendants at the Scopes Trial, Dayton, Tennessee, 1925, 1 photo
XOP6 Photograph of Anti-evolutionists taken at the John T. Scopes trail in Dayton, Tennessee, July 10, 1925
OP7 Walking Cane "1927 Senior Class Cane"
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