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Special Collections: Guide to the Harold A. David Papers

Collection title: Harold A. Davis Papers
Collection number: MS 126
Dates of collection:
Size of collection: 1 box
Restrictions on access and use: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage building. One week's notice required for retrieval


Harold A. Davis was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. He spent most of his life in Calais, Maine; graduated from Calais Academy in 1928; earned a B.A. from the University of Maine in 1934, an M.A. in History from Columbia in 1937 and a PhD. from Columbia in 1950. He taught history at the University of Maine 1941-42, held a Fellowship at Columbia, and taught history and was chairman of the History Department at Bradford Junior College in Bradford, Mass. after 1944

Harold Davis died in 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Notes and manuscripts of writings by Harold A. Davis on Maine history. Included are notes and rough drafts for some of his articles

Contents of Boxes

Box 420

Davis, Harold A. ed., Dickens, Carlyle, and Tennyson by James S. Pike. Edited for the Atlantic Monthly by Harold Davis. Photocopy from Atlantic monthly, Vol. 164 No. 6, Dec. 1939, p. 810-819.

Davis, Harold A. The Fenian raid on New Brunswick. Photocopy from Canadian Historical Review Vol. 36, No. 4, Dec. 1955, p. 316-334.

Davis, Harold A. The Jaffa colonists from Downeast. Photocopy from American Quarterly Vol III, Winter 1951, p.344-356.

Notes, manuscripts, photographs relating to the publications of H. A. Davis.

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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