Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918

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Nevada and California newspaper editor and publisher, writer; Nevada public official (state controller, 1899-1907).

From the description of Samuel Post Davis papers, 1908-1969. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 78463825

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mighels, Philip Verrill, 1869-1911. Philip Verrill Mighels scrapbook, 1891-1894. Nevada State Historical Society
referencedIn Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942. Robert H. Davis papers, 1903-1935. Nevada State Historical Society
creatorOf Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918. Samuel Post Davis papers, 1908-1969. Nevada State Historical Society
creatorOf Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post), 1850-1918,. Typescript letter signed from Sam Davis, San Francisco, to William Winter [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Davis, Sam P. The prince of Timbuctoo [microform] : a comic opera in three acts / lyrics and libretto by Sam P. Davis. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn Holbrook, James W. James W. Holbrook papers, 1874-1904. Nevada State Historical Society
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Relation Name
associatedWith Belasco, David, 1853-1931 person
correspondedWith Clough, Fred W. person
associatedWith Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942. person
correspondedWith Holbrook, James W. person
associatedWith Mighels, Philip Verrill, 1869-1911. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
correspondedWith Wooster, Clarence M. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nevada--Comstock Lode
California--San Francisco
West (U.S.)
Nevada--Carson City
Publishers and Publishing
Mines and Mineral Resources
Hydraulic mining
Authors, American
Journalists--West (U.S.)
Newspaper editors--West (U.S.)


Birth 1850

Death 1918


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