Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917.

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Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), b. 1836. Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917.

Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917.

Correspondence, including material on book orders, opening a new library in 1883, and the exhibition of University of Michigan professor's books at the 1893 World's Fair; also family correspondence, including letters discussing foreign ports, travel to California, and Civil War service; annual reports of University of Michigan Library for 1885, 1892, 1903, and 1905; business, legal, and miscellaneous papers; and photographs. Correspondents include: James B. Angell, James R. Boise, Byron Davis, Ferdinand. Davis, Frederick Davis, George Davis, Isaac N. Demmon, Melvil Dewey, Byron A. Finney, George A. Flanders, Henry S. Frieze, John Hay, James McMillan, Henry W. Rogers, and Andrew Ten Brook.

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Davis, Ferdinand, b. 1840.

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New Hampshire carpenter. From the description of Ferdinand Davis autobiography, 1904. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420207 ...

Demmon, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton), 1842-1920

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Isaac Newton Demmon was a member of the Department of English and Rhetoric at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1893-1899. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155883074 Professor of English at University of Michigan. From the description of Isaac Newton Demmon papers, 1858-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423500 Professor of English, 1876-1920; cur...

Literary Adelphi (University of Michigan)

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Davis, George.

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Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Williams, George Palmer, 1802-1881

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Born in Woodstook, Vt .,Apr.13,1802; grad. Burlington,Vt., 1805; stud. in Andover Theological Seminary; was tutor at Kenyon Coll., Gabien, Oh. 1827-31 & 1834-37; Prof. of Language, Pittsburgh University, 1831-34; Prof. Mathematica & Natural Science, 1841-54; of Physician, 1863; ordained minister, 1847; was some time Rector of St. Andrew, Ann Arbor; died 1881. (from Representative men of Michigan, pt. 2, p. 77.) (blue index cards) From the description of George P. Williams pap...

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Flanders, George W.

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Frieze, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1817-1889

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Professor of Latin and acting president of University of Michigan. From the description of Henry S. Frieze papers, 1838-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83951094 From the description of Henry S. Frieze papers, 1835-1920. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423070 Henry Simmons Frieze was born in Boston on September 15, 1817. He was educated at Brown University where he supported himself through his skills as an organist. U...

Finney, Byron Alfred, 1849-1938.

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Reference librarian at University of Michigan. From the description of Byron A. Finney papers, 1845-1935. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82112668 From the description of Byron A. Finney papers, 1845-1902. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418359 ...

Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916

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Boise, James Robinson, 1815-1895

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Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907

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Alger (1836-1907) served as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-1907. He was a Republican. (Information from Senators of the U.S.). Scripps served as Michigan Senator from the Third District, 1903-1904. He was born in England in 1835 and came to the U.S. in 1844. Scripps worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune in 1857. After settling in Detroit in 1859, he managed the Detroit Tribune until 1863 when he founded the Detroit Evening News. In 1862, Scripps married Harriet J. Messinger. He was acti...

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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

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Weston was president of the Board of World's Fair Mangagers for the State of Michigan. From the description of Books concerning the World's Columbian Exposition belonging to I. M. Weston. [n.d.] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79152856 The World's Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, was organized in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America. The fairgrounds, open from May 1, 1893 until October 30...

Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), 1836-

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Librarian of University of Michigan. From the description of Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418729 Raymond Cazallis Davis was born at Cushing, Maine, June 23, 1836, son of George and Catherine (Young) Davis. After his mother's death in 1849, his father, who was a sea captain, took young Davis on a cruise around the world which lasted two years. Later, in 1869 he published a volume of his experiences enti...

University of Michigan.

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Fred Davis, a Denver furniture dealer, operated the Davis and Shaw Furniture Company. He was a prominent business man in Denver during the first part of the 20th Century and built relationships with several Denver and Colorado politicians during his life there. He and his wife were both active with The Rotary Club. They traveled often and brought with them this collection of letters of introduction from various politicians and Rotary Club members. He died in 1960. From the descriptio...

Ten Brook, Andrew, 1814-1899.

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University of Michigan. Library.

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See the Library Records finding aid for the history of the University of Michigan library system. From the guide to the Library (University of Michigan) publications, 1881-2002, 1950-2001, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The University Library system at the University of Michigan provides information resources and services to faculty, students, staff, and the public, and is comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and subject-oriented divisiona...