Herbert John Davis Personal Papers 1893-1973


Herbert John Davis Personal Papers RG 32., 1893-1973

Herbert John Davis Personal Papers 1893-1973

Fourth president of Smith College, Professor of English, and world renowned expert on Jonathan Swift. Contains material primarily related to his personal life including correspondence, speeches, publications, photographs, newspaper articles, and memorabilia.

6 boxes; (2.5 linear ft.)


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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Smith College.

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Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers has allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season. At this annual candlelight ceremony, Smith College choral groups perform seasonal songs and religious readings. From the description of Records of Christmas at Smith College, 1900-[ongoing]. (Smith Colle...

Davis, Herbert John, 1893-1967

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Professor of Textual Criticism, Oxford, 1956-1960. From the description of Letters and notes [manuscript]. 1909-1951. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836358 Smith College President (fourth), 1940-1949. B.A., Oxford, 1914, M.A., 1919. Professor of English, University of Toronto, 1922-1935; Cornell University, 1937-1939. Oxford University, 1949-1960. From the description of Office of the President Herbert John Davis files, 1940-1949. (Smith College). ...