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David Lawrence Belding class notes

Identifier: MC-352

Scope and Contents

The David Lawrence Belding class notes include several notebooks of course notes taken by Belding (Williams 1905) during his time at Riverview Military Academy in 1900, Williams from 1900-1905, Harvard in 1907, and a course at the Association Institute Cambridge, MA Y.M.C.A. in 1911. The collection dates from 1900-1912.


  • 1900 - 1912


Conditions Governing Access

The David Lawrence Belding class notes are open for research. Researchers are encouraged to contact Special Collections staff prior to a visit.

Conditions Governing Use

In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions may be made upon request. Material in this collection may be subject to copyright.


1.04 Linear Feet (2 letter manuscript boxes; 1 half letter manuscript box)

Language of Materials



Organized into four series: I. Riverside Military Academy, II. Williams, III. Harvard, and IV. Y.M.C.A.

Physical Location

Library Shelving Facility.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Emily Eldredge (great-granddaughter of Belding) (Williams 1997), April 27, 2021.

Separated Materials

Programs including: Cap N' Bells (1902-1903), field and track (1902 and 1905), basketball (1903), Dramatic Club (undated, 1903, and 1905), Football schedule (1908) were filed in the Subject Files (MC227) in corresponding folders. A 1902 Williams' calendar was also filed in the Subject Files (MC227).

Processing Information

Notebook covers were very brittle, pages of notes were removed from notebook covers, covers placed in mylar and filed with pages of notes in acid-free folders.
David Lawrence Belding class notes
Zepka, Laura.
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Repository Details

Part of the Williams College Archives & Special Collections Repository

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