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Curtis Carroll Davis papers, 1945-1946

Summary Information

Abstract

Military records and scrapbooks related to espionage related to Curtis Carroll Davis, a World War II intelligence officer and espionage enthusiast.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1618
Bib ID 9431071 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Davis, Curtis Carroll, 1917-1997
Title Curtis Carroll Davis papers, 1945-1946
Physical Description 1.5 linear feet (1.5 linear feet 3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 2 series: Series I: Military Records, 1945-1946; Series II: Scrapbooks.

Description

Summary

This collection contains Davis's military records and scrapbooks that he assembled on espionage.

  • Series I: Military Records, 1945-1946

    This series includes records related to Davis's World War II service, including reports of his actions and whereabouts during the war and his discharge papers.

  • Series II: Scrapbooks

    The scrapbooks are broken down thematically to reflect the representation of espionage in art and literature, historical aspects of espionage, and special topics.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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

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); Curtis Carroll Davis Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Carrie Hintz 5/09/2012.

Finding aid written Carrie Hintz 05/21/2012.

Revision Description

2012-05-22 xml document instance created by Judi Zupnick

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Davis, Curtis Carroll, 1917-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Espionage Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

World War II veteran and espionage enthusiast.