Davis, William Morris, 1850-1934Alternative names
Epithet: American geographer
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x0001d0
William Morris Davis (1850-1934) earned his Harvard S.B. in 1869. He taught geology and geography at Harvard.
From the description of Papers of William Morris Davis, ca. 1878-ca. 1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069254
Frank Spooner Churchill served as the resident physician on this excursion of the American Geographic Society of New York, headed by William Morris Davis.
From the guide to the Frank Spooner Churchill papers, 1912, 1912, (American Philosophical Society)
Davis, an American geographer and geologist, was a world authority on physical geography, a creator of the science of geomorphology, and called the father of physiography. He taught geology at Harvard University (1876-1912), traveled throughout the world, founded the Harvard Travelers Club and the Association of American Geographers, and also contributed to the fields of astronomy and meteorology.
From the description of Papers, 1869-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122520493
From the description of William Morris Davis additional papers, 1885-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366517
From the guide to the Papers, 1869-1931., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)
Epithet: trade union official
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x00029f
Union soldier in Company A, 161st New York Volunteers, 19th Army Corps.
From the guide to the William E. Davis diaries, 1862-1865, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)
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|London, county of, England|
|Politics, Government, and Law|
|World War, 1914-1918--Maps|