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Clarence Beverly Davison Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1438

Scope and Contents

The papers primarily consist of scrapbooks that document the student lives of Clarence Beverly Davison Sr. and Clarence Beverly Davison, Jr. in Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University and the military career of Clarence Beverly Davison Jr. The scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, objects, and ephemera. The collection also includes the unpublished "Beverly: A Narrative Biography" by Peter G. Knox, Jr. and a small amount of family correspondence.

Dates

  • 1856-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown, though much of the material in this collection is likely in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Peter G. Knox and Peter G. Knox, Jr., 1986.

Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1438

Overview

The papers primarily consist of scrapbooks that document the student lives of Clarence Beverly Davison, Sr. (Class of 1890) and Clarence Beverly Davison, Jr.(Class of 1918) in Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University and the military career of Clarence Beverly Davison, Jr. The scrapbooks contain clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, objects, and ephemera. The collection also includes the unpublished "Beverly: A Narrative Biography" by Peter G. Knox, Jr. and a small amount of family correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

Clarence Beverly Davison (1869-1938) graduated from Sheffield Scientific School in 1890 and lived the greater part of his life in New York City as a partner in the firm of Davison and Murphy, coffee importers. Clarence Beverly Davison (1896-1974) graduated from Sheffield Scientific School with the class of 1918. He trained with the Yale Batteries (Connecticut National Guard, 10th Field Artillery) in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania and fought in World War I with Battery C, 301st Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces.
Title
Guide to the Clarence Beverly Davison Family Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
March 2001
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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