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Malcolm W. Davis papers, 1883-1949

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0328
Bib ID 4078682 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Davis, Malcolm W. (Malcolm Waters), 1889-1970
Title Malcolm W. Davis papers, 1883-1949
Physical Description 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/13_DA-DE_07.pdf
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

The collection consists entirely of personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, and miscellaneous materials, most of which pertain to Davis' family. The most interesting parts of the collection are Davis' letters from Russia, 1916-1919, which contain his observations on the Russian Revolution, and Davis' short story and play manuscripts, none of which were ever published.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Malcolm W. Davis papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Carnegie Endowment, 1953 & 1954.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davis family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Personal narratives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

International relations specialist, executive for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.