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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Davis Family Diaries

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0293
Scope and Contents

This a a collection of diaries of William Couch Davis, Jr., and his wife, Mary Anderson Davis, including accounts of William's jobs in France (1917-19), Cuba, Savannah, and Norfolk. They include many details about the Davis family of West Point, Virginia. One of Mary's diaries covers their first married year (1924-25) in Cuba and others cover their trips (1935-1959) out west in Canada and to Central America and Europe.

Dates: Inclusive 1917-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1933

Mary Davis's Diaries, 1925 - 1929

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000004857]
Scope and Contents

Mary started writing her first diary in 1925 on her honeymoon in Cuba after she got married to William.

Dates: 1925 - 1929

William Davis's Diaries, 1919 - 1926

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004907]
Scope and Contents

The 1919 diary has notes from 1920 and 1921. The 1922 diary is mostly written from Nashville, Tn. The 1924 is written in Cuba when Davis was on his honeymoon. The 1925 and 1926 are written in Virginia and Florida.

Dates: 1919 - 1926