Item Details

Papers of Richard Harding Davis [manuscript] 1863-1916.

Davis, Richard Harding; Davis, Rebecca Harding; Davis, L. Clarke; Davis, Charles Belmont
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
The collection consists of correspondence; pieces from the diary (1865-1879) of Davis' mother, Rebecca Harding Davis; MSS. of Davis' plays and dramatizations by others from Davis' stories; agreements between Davis and various publishers; copyrights; clippings concerning Davis' father's death in 1904; notebooks, address books, accounts, notes; Lehigh College scrapbook (1880-1884), photos., and other papers. Includes draft of article on Joseph Pulitzer, notes on the life of Philo Norton McGiffen, preface to an unpublished story on South America, correspondence, clippings, tracts, etc. (1907-1909) relating to Sebastian H.L. de Magali's Brazil filibuster incident, and correspondence of Davis' father, Lemuel Clarke Davis, his brother, Charles Belmont Davis, and his mother, Rebecca Harding Davis.
Correspondents include Louisa May Alcott, Henry Mills Alden, Robert Bacon, James Gillespie Blaine, Edward William Bok, John Griffin Carlisle, Warwick Stevens Carpenter, Wilbur John Carr, Arthur W. Carswell, George William Childs, Grover Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. William Collier, Edward Fales Coward, George William Curtis, Augustin Daly, Pierre Paul Demers, Mary Dillon, Irving Bedell Dudley, Bernard Morris Lee Ernst, Ernst & Cane, Adam Everly, John Fox, Jr., Charles Frohman, Daniel Frohman, F.E. Fyles, Franklin Fyles, Edward James Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson, J. Henry Harper, Harper & Bros., O. Harrington, George Harvey, John Hay, Rutherford B. Hayes, Henry Hayns, Hilary Abner Herbert, Laura Hoffmann, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Carl Hovey, Henry Irving, Helen Jackson, Joseph Jefferson, William B.B. King, Frederick Leslie, Llewellyn Legge, Will H. Lewis, Jr., William Loeb, André de Lorde, Henry Ronald Douglass MacIver, Sebastien H.L. de Magali, John Hudson Merrill, Nelson Appleton Miles, Levi Parsons Morton, George Parker, Jr. and Sr., J.C. Pegram, Jr., Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, Henry Codman Potter, Thomas Brackett Reed, William Charles Reick, Paul Revere Reynolds, Elihu Root, Arthur Hawley Scribner, Charles Scribner, John Sherman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Tarleton B. Taylor, Ellen Terry, Arthur Turner Vance, Frank H. Warner, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Francis Wilson, Huntington Wilson, and George E. Wood.
Description
5,000 items.
Cite as
Richard Davis Papers, 1863-1916, Accession #6109 through 6109-e, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
  • 6109-b, books only, see Rare book room.
  • Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Reproduction Notes
In part, transcripts (typewritten).
In part, copies.
Location of Original
Originals of transcripts and copies returned to depositors.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| The collection consists of correspondence; pieces from the diary (1865-1879) of Davis' mother, Rebecca Harding Davis; MSS. of Davis' plays and dramatizations by others from Davis' stories; agreements between Davis and various publishers; copyrights; clippings concerning Davis' father's death in 1904; notebooks, address books, accounts, notes; Lehigh College scrapbook (1880-1884), photos., and other papers. Includes draft of article on Joseph Pulitzer, notes on the life of Philo Norton McGiffen, preface to an unpublished story on South America, correspondence, clippings, tracts, etc. (1907-1909) relating to Sebastian H.L. de Magali's Brazil filibuster incident, and correspondence of Davis' father, Lemuel Clarke Davis, his brother, Charles Belmont Davis, and his mother, Rebecca Harding Davis.
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    a| Correspondents include Louisa May Alcott, Henry Mills Alden, Robert Bacon, James Gillespie Blaine, Edward William Bok, John Griffin Carlisle, Warwick Stevens Carpenter, Wilbur John Carr, Arthur W. Carswell, George William Childs, Grover Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. William Collier, Edward Fales Coward, George William Curtis, Augustin Daly, Pierre Paul Demers, Mary Dillon, Irving Bedell Dudley, Bernard Morris Lee Ernst, Ernst & Cane, Adam Everly, John Fox, Jr., Charles Frohman, Daniel Frohman, F.E. Fyles, Franklin Fyles, Edward James Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dana Gibson, J. Henry Harper, Harper & Bros., O. Harrington, George Harvey, John Hay, Rutherford B. Hayes, Henry Hayns, Hilary Abner Herbert, Laura Hoffmann, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Carl Hovey, Henry Irving, Helen Jackson, Joseph Jefferson, William B.B. King, Frederick Leslie, Llewellyn Legge, Will H. Lewis, Jr., William Loeb, André de Lorde, Henry Ronald Douglass MacIver, Sebastien H.L. de Magali, John Hudson Merrill, Nelson Appleton Miles, Levi Parsons Morton, George Parker, Jr. and Sr., J.C. Pegram, Jr., Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, Henry Codman Potter, Thomas Brackett Reed, William Charles Reick, Paul Revere Reynolds, Elihu Root, Arthur Hawley Scribner, Charles Scribner, John Sherman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Tarleton B. Taylor, Ellen Terry, Arthur Turner Vance, Frank H. Warner, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Francis Wilson, Huntington Wilson, and George E. Wood.
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    a| Richard Davis Papers, 1863-1916, Accession #6109 through 6109-e, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| In part, transcripts (typewritten).
    533
      
      
    a| In part, copies.
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    a| Originals of transcripts and copies returned to depositors.
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    a| Pulitzer, Joseph, d| 1847-1911.
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    a| Davis, Richard Harding, d| 1864-1916.
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    a| Lehigh University.
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    a| Filibusters.
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    a| Davis, Rebecca Harding, d| 1831-1910.
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    a| Davis, L. Clarke q| (Lemuel Clarke), d| 1835-1904.
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    a| Davis, Charles Belmont, d| 1866-1926.
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e w| ALPHANUM i| 3902339-1001 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 1 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540154 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 2 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540155 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 3 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540156 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 4 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540157 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 5 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540158 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 6 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540159 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 7 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540160 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 8 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540161 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 9 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540162 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 10 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540163 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 11 w| ALPHANUM i| X030540164 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| Microfilm 700 w| ALPHANUM i| 3902339-15001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| Microfilm 1802-1808 w| ALPHANUM i| 3902339-16001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 14 w| ALPHANUM i| X031664256 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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    a| MSS 6109 through 6109-e Box 15 w| ALPHANUM i| X031664257 l| BARR-STKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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