Davis, Horace, 1831-1916

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Horace Davis was a United States representative from California, a member of the original Board of Trustees of Stanford University (1885-1916) and President of the University of California.

From the description of Horace Davis papers, 1865-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 701289707

Horace Davis was one of the original trustees of Stanford University and served as the Board President from 1905-1907.

From the description of Horace Davis photograph album, 1904-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639630

Davis served, at various times, as a director or a trustee of the California School of Mechanical Arts and the Lux School of Industrial Training, both located in San Francisco, Calif.

From the description of Horace Davis papers pertaining to the California School of Mechanical Arts and the Lux School of Industrial Training, 1906-1916. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122499106

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Horace Davis was a United States representative from California, a member of the original Board of Trustees of Stanford University (1885-1916), and President of the University of California.

From the guide to the Horace Davis Papers, 1865-1916, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Horace Davis was one of the original trustees of Stanford University and served as the Board President from 1905-1907.

From the guide to the Horace Davis photograph album, 1904-1905, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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referencedIn Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers, 1914-1951 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Horace Davis papers pertaining to the California School of Mechanical Arts and the Lux School of Industrial Training, 1906-1916. California Historical Society
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Horace Davis papers, 1865-1915. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Janin, Edward. Letter, 1880 Feb 11, Washington, D.C. to Horace Davis [Washington, D.C.]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Crothers, George Edward, 1870-1957. George E. Crothers papers, 1905-1957. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Berkeley Club Papers, 1873-1960 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Samuel Franklin Leib papers, 1881-1920 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Horace Davis photograph album, 1904-1905 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf San Francisco (Calif.). Home Guard. Muster roll : manuscript, 1861. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. How I got into the library business : typescript, 1916 Feb. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Letter, 1879 Dec. 17, Washington, from George H. Elliot, Office of the Chief of Engineers, to Horace Davis, Washington. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Merrill, George A. George A. Merrill letters received, 1885-1908. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Chit Chat Club. Chit Chat Club records, 1877-2011. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn George E. Crothers papers, 1905-1957 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Horace Davis Papers, 1865-1916 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1886. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Scrapbooks on Chinese immigration, 1877-1893. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Slicer, Thomas Roberts, 1847-1916. Letters : Boston and S. Brooklyn, to Horace Davis, 1881 Feb.4, Feb. 16. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Davis, Horace, 1831-1916. Horace Davis photograph album, 1904-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Peterson, Harry C. Harry C. Peterson papers, 1894-1935. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. George Bancroft letters, 1845-1886. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949. Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers, 1914-1951. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Leib, Samuel Franklin, 1848-1924. Samuel Franklin Leib papers, 1881-1920. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters of condolence on the death of F. W. Dohrmann, 1914 Bancroft Library
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associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915. person
correspondedWith Berkeley Club corporateBody
associatedWith California School of Mechanical Arts Lick School (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Chit Chat Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Crothers, George. person
correspondedWith Dohrmann family family
associatedWith Furness, Helen Kate Rogers, 1837-1883. person
associatedWith Gage, Henry T. person
associatedWith Goebel, Julius, 1892-1973. person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Janin, Edward. person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. person
associatedWith Leib, Samuel Franklin, 1848-1924. person
associatedWith Lux School of Industrial Training (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mercantile Library Association (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Merrill, George A. person
associatedWith Peninsular Railway. corporateBody
associatedWith Perkins, George C. person
associatedWith Peterson, Harry C. person
associatedWith Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930. person
associatedWith Reid, Whitelaw. person
associatedWith San Francisco (Calif.). Home Guard. corporateBody
associatedWith Schmitz, Eugene E. person
correspondedWith Slicer, Thomas Roberts, 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Encina Hall corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Memorial Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Terry, Silas W. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927. person
associatedWith Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949. person
associatedWith Works, John D. (John Downey), 1847-1928. person
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California
California--San Francisco
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Chinese
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
Trade schools
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Birth 1831-03-16

Death 1916-07-12

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