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William Heath Davis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4026

Scope and Contents

William Heath Davis papers, 1885-1905, includes notable items include correspondence with publishing companies regarding his book, Sixty Years in California, as well as manuscript fragments.

Dates

  • 1885-1905

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Heath Davis papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

William Heath Davis Jr. was an American author, born in 1822 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was one of the early settlers of San Diego. He wrote two books about his life in California. Davis died in April 1909 in San Leandro, California.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Fred Rosenstock; 2007.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.

General

William Heath Davis papers, 1885-1905, includes two series: (1) Correspondence, 1885-1905, and (2) Miscellaneous Documents, 1887.
Title
Register of William Heath Davis papers
Status
Completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 April 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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