Listed by: Dwayne Cox
Date Span: 1998-1999
Size of Collection: 0.5 cubic feet
Biographical: Lee Davidson served as editor of the Auburn Plainsman during the 1998-1999 academic year. During her term as editor, the student newspaper published a number of stories and editorials critical of Auburn University trustee Robert E. Lowder. Eventually, the Student Publications Board voted 5 to 4 to censure Davidson, but she retained substantial support within the Auburn faculty and the media.
Scope/Content: Tapes and transcripts of an oral history interview with Lee Davidson covering her career as editor of the Auburn Plainsman and a compilation of clippings and other material entitled Power of the Press also covering Davidson's career as editor of the student newspaper.