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A Guide to the Richard Harding Davis Collection 1879-1917, n.d. Davis, Richard Harding, Papers of 6109-e

A Guide to the Richard Harding Davis Collection 1879-1917, n.d.

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Accession Number 6109-e


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Repository
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library
Accession number
6109-e
Title
Richard Harding Davis Collection 1879-1917, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of 114 items.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Richard Harding Davis Collection, Accession # 6109-e, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.



Contents List

Poem beginning, "And is there no sweet spell..." n.d.
Box: 14
AMs, 3 pp.
Letters 1879-1917, n.d.
Box: 14, 15
  • Box 14
    Rutherford B. Hayes to Lemuel Clarke Davis June 5, 1879
    ALS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Jefferson Davis to Col. A.K. McClure December 23, 1884
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Oliver Wendell Holmes to George W[endell]Childs July 1, 1887
    ALS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Julia Marlowe to Richard Harding Davis April 10, 1891
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Sir Henry Irving to Richard Harding Davis November 17, 1893
    ANS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    George Curzon to Richard Harding Davis April 22, 1894
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 14
    Albert Chevalier to Richard Harding Davis March 21, 1895
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 14
    Ellen Terry to Richard Harding Davis December 25, 1895
    ALS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    John Hay to Lemuel Clarke Davis November 26, 1896
    ALS, 3 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis January 25, 1897
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis December 16, 1898
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Richmond Pearson Hobson to Richard Harding Davis July 6, 1899
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Joseph Jefferson to Richard Harding Davis July 10, 1899
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    John Hay to Lemuel Clarke Davis August 11, 1900
    ALS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    John Hay to Lemuel Clarke Davis November 30, 1900
    TLS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis December 17, 1900
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 14
    Corrie Reitz to Richard Harding Davis February 16, 1901
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Arthur Pinero to Richard Harding Davis April 3, 1901
    ALS, 3 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Edward L[ivermore]Burlingame to Richard Harding Davis May 15, 1901
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis December 28, 1901
    ANS, 1 p. with envelope, autograph postscript
  • Box 14
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis June 29, 1902
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Albert Chevalier to Richard Harding Davis October 7, 1902
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    [Francis William] Reitz to Richard Harding Davis November 8, 1902
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Gordon A. Fraser to Richard Harding Davis November 14, 1902
  • Box 14
    Owen Wister to Richard Harding Davis January 31, 1903
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis February 11, 1903
    TLS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Augustus Thomas to Richard Harding Davis February 12, 1903
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Elihu Root to Richard Harding Davis March 17, 1903
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    George Dewey to Richard Harding Davis July 28, 1903
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Lemuel Clarke Davis September 21, 1903
    TLS, 2 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Winston Churcill to Richard Harding Davis September 26, 1903
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Lemuel Clarke Davis October 5, 1903
    TLS, 8 pp. with envelope
  • Box 13
    John Hay to Richard Harding Davis November 13, 1903
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis December 22, 1903
    TLS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    [Elihu Root] to Richard Harding Davis December 26, 1903
    TL (frag), 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Augustus Thomas to Richard Harding Davis January 2, 1904
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Owen Wister to Richard Harding Davis January 9, 1904
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Francis Wilson to Richard Harding Davis August 6, 1904
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 14
    Jack London to Richard Harding Davis August 10, 1994
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Jack London to Richard Harding Davis December 27, 1904
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis January 3, 1905
    TLS, 3 pp. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis [January 9, 1905]
    TNS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 14
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis May 13, 1905
    TLS, 2 pp.

    with autograph note

  • Box 14
    Robert W. Chambers to Richard Harding Davis October 26, 1905
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    William Travers Jerome to Richard Harding Davis November 16, 1905
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Winston S. Churchill to Richard Harding Davis May 19, 1906
    Physical Location: Churchill agrees to send photographs for Real Soldiers of Fortune(1906) which included a biography of Churchill.
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Jesse Lynch Williams to Richard Harding Davis May 31, 1906
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis June 29, 1906
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis September 4, 1906
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis October 21, 1906
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 14
    Sir Gerald Du Maurier to Richard Harding Davis February 10, 1907
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 14
    Sir Gerald Du Maurier to Richard Harding Davis March 8, 1907
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 14
    [Gouverneur Morris] to Charles [Belmont Davis] August 6, 1907
    AL (frag.), 1 p.
  • Box 14
    Winston S. Churchill to Richard Harding Davis September 20, 1907
    ALS, 3 pp.

    Churchill excuses Davis from any "malicious motive" for including material in Real Soldiers of Fortune(1906) that was inaccurate, "possibly-- libelous."

  • Box 14
    Dorothy Stanley to Richard Harding Davis February 14, 1908
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 14
    Anthony Hope Hopkins to Richard Harding Davis January 4, 1909
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hopkins to Richard Harding Davis January 22, 1909
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis March 12, 1909
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis September 17, 1910
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis October 1, 1910
    December 24, 1910
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis December 28, 1910
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis June 14, 1911
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis August 25, 1911
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Leonard Wood to Richard Harding Davis February 1, 1913
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Augustus Thomas to Richard Harding Davis July 11, 1913
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Elihu Root to Richard Harding Davis December 18, 1913
    TLS
  • Box 15
    George Dewey to Richard Harding Davis December 27, 1913
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Stephen Whitman to Richard Harding Davis Feburary 6, 1914
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis July 18, 1914
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis October 31, 1914
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Jean Jules Jusserand to Richard Harding Davis November 4, 1914
    TLS, 2 pp.

    With autographed calling card

  • Box 15
    Jean Jules Jusserand to Richard Harding Davis December 24, 1914
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Theodore Roosevelt to Richard Harding Davis December 29, 1914
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding to Davis January 3, 1915
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    J. Brigenbleek to Richard Harding Davis January 15, 1915
    ALS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 15
    Arthur ("Hugh") Frazier to Richard Harding Davis January 15, 1915
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    [Finley] Peter [Dunne] to Richard Harding Davis Feburary 3, 1915
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 15
    Authors' League to Richard Harding Davis February 13, 1915
    TLS, 1 p.

    Signed by Hamlin Garland, Rex Beach, Harvey O'Higgens, and Ellis P. Butler.

  • Box 15
    J. Brigenbleek to Richard Harding Davis March 11, 1915
    ALS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 15
    Arthur Wing Pinero to Richard Harding Davis June 11, 1915
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    George Barr McCutcheon to Richard Harding Davis April 3, 1916
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Cyril Maude to Richard Harding Davis [April 3, 1916]
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Belmont Davis April 22, 1916
    TLS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 15
    Augustus Thomas to Charles Belmont Davis June 5, 1916
    TLS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Belmont Davis June 27, 1916
    TLS, 1 p. with envelope
  • Box 15
    Herbert Bayard Swope to Elizabeth McEvoy Davis September 16, 1917
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Rowland Thomas to [Richard Harding] Davis February 4, n.y.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Charles Dana [Gibson] to [Richard Harding Davis] April 2, n.y.
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    Raymond Hitchcock to [Richard Harding] Davis June 11, n.y.
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    Paul Bourget to [Richard Harding] Davis June 15, n.y.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Booth Tarkington to [Richard Harding] Davis June 24, n.y.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    John Drew to [Richard Harding Davis] October 4, n.y.
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Booth Tarkington to [Richard Harding] Davis October 7, n.y.
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 15
    Paul Bourget to [Richard Harding Davis] n.d.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Arthur Wing Pinero to [_______], introducing Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ANS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Maude Adams to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Anthony Hope Hawkins to Richard Harding Davis "Saturday"
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    [_________] to Richard Harding Davis "Thursday"
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Edward H. Sothern to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Edward. H. Sothern to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Irwin S[hrewsbury]Cobb to Richard Harding Davis "Tuesday"
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    [Francis William] Reitz to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Charles [Belmont Davis] n.d.
    ALS, 1p.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis "Friday"
    ALS, 2 pp.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 3pp.
  • Box 15
    Gouverneur Morris to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    A[lfred]E[dward]W[oodley]Mason to Mrs. Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ANS, 1 p.
  • Box 15
    Winston Churchill to Richard Harding Davis n.d.
    ALS, 4 pp.
  • Box 15
    Ellen Terry to Richard Harding Davis "Monday"
    ALS, 3 pp.
  • Box 15
    George Ade to Richard Harding Davis "Wednesday"
    ALS, 1 p.

    Ade is unable to see Davis due to heavy rehearsal schedule. ANS on card of "The Wolcott" states when he can be met.

  • Box 15
    Sir James M. Barrie to Richard Harding Davis July 11, n.y.
    ALS, 2 pp.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • L[ivermore]
  • S[hrewsbury]
  • A[lfred]
  • E[dward]
  • W[endell]
  • W[oodley]