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Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864-04-18 - 1916-04-11

Richard Harding Davis (1864-1916), American journalist, war correspondent, and author

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

John Hays Hammond Sr. papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 259
Overview: Correspondence and printed material concerning the business affairs of the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, the economic development of South Africa, and the Jameson Raid; together with articles and speeches (1893-1934) relating to Hammond's activities as a speechmaker in behalf of the Republican Party, organizer of the National League of Republican Clubs, special ambassador and representative of President William Howard Taft to the coronation of George V, king of Great Britain, and...
Dates: 1893-1936

Letter : 230 South 21st St., Philadelphia, to an unidentified recipient, n.y. May 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Sir" accompanying a submission (no longer present).
Dates: n.y. May 6

Letter : 89 Jermyn Street, S. W., to William Heinemann, May 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding the dedication page for an unidentified work.
Dates: May 28

Letter : A1, Albany, Piccadilly W., to [Frederic William] Farrar, Undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation to visit.
Dates: Undated

Letter : Crossroads Farm, Mount Kisco, New York, to "My Dear Madam", [?] May 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One autograph letter, signed, to an unidentified recipient concerning a request for "material for an article about myself." With clipping.
Dates: [?] May 10

Letter : Harper & Brothers' Editorial Rooms, Franklin Square, New York, to Mrs. Peattie, n.y. Aug 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing literary matters and congratulating her on the birth of her son.
Dates: n.y. Aug 27

Letter : Marion, Massachusetts, to "Dear Robert", n.y. Oct 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS on various matters, including a trip to New York.
Dates: n.y. Oct 20

Letter : Marion, Massachusetts, to "Miss Clark", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS celebrating news of a birth to Clark's cousin Harris Childs.
Dates: n.d.

Letter : Mount Kisco, New York, to Arthur Pinero, Jan 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Pinero for his cable, and mentioning his knighthood.

With a printed portrait photograph of Davis from The Book News Monthly Portrait Series, no. 295, dated April, 1911.
Dates: Jan 2

Letter : Munsey's Magazine, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, to Seymour Eaton, 1323 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 1907 Feb 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS regarding a church service at which Davis heard a sermon by Eaton, mentioning Mr. Munsey's travels in Egypt.
Dates: 1907 Feb 23

Letter : Public Ledger Editorial Department, Philadelphia, to Mr. Lincoln, 1893 Dec 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS making an appointment for December 13 at noon. Accompanied by engraved portrait of Davis, tipped to separate album page.
Dates: 1893 Dec 7

Letter : to Brand [Whitlock], 1915 Apr 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS commending and encouraging Whitlock in his work as American Minister to Belgium during World War I.
Dates: 1915 Apr 15

Letter : U.S. Army Headquarters, Tampa, Florida, to Mrs. Mary Fuller, Department of the Interior, Washington, [18]98 May 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking her for a clipping concerning his declining a commission.

With envelope.
Dates: [18]98 May 30

Letter and photograph, 1897

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS dated 1897, on letterhead of the editorial department of the Public Ledger, Philadelphia, replying to a request for a short story and one black-and-white photograph of Davis in Vera Cruz by Vincent Starrett.
Dates: 1897, 1914

Letter and photograph, Undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS from Davis to the editor of the Sun, on printed letterhead of The Brook, thanking him for his discretion with regard to a personal matter, and one black-and-white portrait photograph of Davis.
Dates: Undated

Letters : Mount Kisco, New York, to Charles Frohman, Feb 22-Oct 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Five ALS dated only by month and day, discussing possible productions of Davis's plays including "The War Correspondent."

With typed transcripts.
Dates: Feb 22-Oct 21

Letters : to Zephaniah W. Pease, 1901-03

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Seven ALS, with four envelopes, on various topics. With one printed invitation and clippings (enclosures).
Dates: 1901-03

Letters to Samuel French and T. R. Evans of Samuel French, Inc., 1912-14, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 117, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 7 ALS to the publishers regarding permissions and royalties for the use of his plays, and requesting a copy of Bulwer-Lytton's Richelieu. 1 TLS from French regarding royalties for an amateur production of "The Galloper," with holograph note from Davis acknowledging the payment.
Dates: 1912-14, n.d.