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Harold A. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0126

Scope and Contents

Notes and manuscripts of writings by Harold A. Davis on Maine history. Included are notes and rough drafts for some of his articles.

Dates

  • 1940-1968

Creator

Access Restrictions

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the library.

Biographical Note

Harold A. Davis was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. He spent most of his life in Calais, Maine where he graduated from Calais Academy in 1928. Davis earned a B.A. from the University of Maine in 1934, an M.A. in History from Columbia in 1937 and a PhD. from Columbia in 1950. He taught history at the University of Maine from 1941 to 1942, then held a Fellowship at Columbia, taught history and was chairman of the History Department at Bradford Junior College in Bradford, Massachusetts after 1944. Harold Davis passed away in 1968.

Extent

2 linear feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Notes and manuscripts of writings by Harold A. Davis on Maine history. Included are notes and rough drafts for some of his articles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Mrs. Alice Davis in 1968.

Title
Guide to the Harold A. Davis Papers
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686