Papers, 1905-1963.

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Papers, 1905-1963.

Papers of a New York patent attorney and labor mediator who held many appointments in New York state agencies and in the federal government. Included is correspondence with leaders in labor, industry, government, and the academic world; and other material relating to private and government organizations concerned with atomic energy and industrial and international relations. The collection contains general correspondence; correspondence relating to Davis' speeches and articles; and files of letters, reports, memoranda, press releases, and other materials concerning his participation in many organizations and projects, particularly those relating to the role of government in industrial relations. Among the organizations represented are the Citizens' Committee for the International Labor Organization, 1957-1959; the United Nations Mediation Study, 1949-1957; the National Recreation Association, 1946-1954; the New York City Housing Authority, ca. 1938-1941; Sydenham Hospital in New York, 1947-1948; the Labor Committee of the Twentieth Century Fund, 1937-1954; the Atomic Energy Labor Relations Commission and the Atomic Energy Labor Relations Panel, 1948-1953; the Atomic Energy Patent Advisory Panel, 1945-1956; the Commission on Industrial Relations in Great Britain and Sweden, 1938-1939; the National Defense Mediation Board, 1941-1942; the Special Commission for Rubber Research of the National Science Foundation, 1955-1956; and the War Labor Board, 1941-1945. Supplementing the correspondence and other organizational records are reference files compiled by Davis on atomic energy, labor arbitration, the Taft-Hartley bill and other legislation affecting labor, and wage and price stabilization.

16.4 c.f. (41 archives boxes) and6 photographs (1 folder)

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