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Davis family

 Family

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Colgate Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 144
Overview: Letters, diaries, account books, financial and legal papers and memorabilia of the Davies, Brasher, Craig and related families, based in New York City. The business documents relate to the Atlantic trade (1788-1814) and comprise, among other records, receipts for the purchase of slaves in Jamaica in 1801. The diaries and account books in the collection include the family expense book (1739-1819) of Helen Kortright Brasher, a diary kept by Judith Brasher in 1766, extracts from a journal of a...
Dates: 1752-1875

Charles H. S. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1152
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and genealogical materials relating to the Davis and Harris families. The correspondence and writings reflect Davis' avocational activities as editor of Biblia, a journal of Oriental archeology, his interest in local Connecticut history, and his research into his wife's and his own family history.
Dates: 1855-1920

W. W. H. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864