Julia Davis Collection

Accession Number: SC 17:04
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1905-1993
Size: 4 record cartons, 1 flat box, 1 legal Hollinger; 5.1 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Julia Davis, SLPL Staff, and the Stewart Family
Acquisition info: Donated to Special Collections
Accruals: Further accruals expected
Custodial history: Julia Davis, SLPL, and the Stewart Family
Language: English
Processed by: Carrie P. Mastley, March 2017
Conservation notes: Metal fasteners removed, highly acidic papers and photographs leafed between acid-free paper; some photographs removed from cardboard backing.
Scope and Content: The Julia Davis Collection contains more than 300 items documenting the life and career of Julia Davis. The collection features a wide variety of formats including correspondence, multimedia, photographs, three-dimensional items, and writings.
Arrangement: Collection organized alphabetically by topic
Restrictions: Box 1, folder 11 restricted due to sensitive material
Remarks: No remarks

Julia Davis Collection
1905-1993
4 record cartons, 1 flat box, 1 legal Hollinger; 5.1 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Biographical Notes; 1971-1978
1/3 Biographical Publications; 1962-1975
1/4 Death Notes; 1993
1/5 Newspaper Clippings, 1990s
1/6 Newspaper Clippings, 1980s
1/7 Newspaper Clippings, 1970s
1/8 Newspaper Clippings, 1960s
1/9 Newspaper Clippings, 1950s
1/10 Simmons School; 1953-1973
1/11 Charles Sumner High School
1/12 Joseph M. Davis (brother); 1968-1979
1/13 Joseph M. Davis; RESTRICTED ACCESS; 1966-1979
1/14 Joseph M. Davis; cards; 1978
1/15 John D. Buckner (son); 1942-1978
1/16 Programs; 1972-1987
1/17 Certificates; 1957-1990
1/18 Julia Davis portrait; ca. 1950s
1/19 Miss Negro History Exhibit photographs
1/20 Birthday Celebration in Julia Davis Branch Library photographs
1/21 Black History Lecture by Julia Davis photographs
1/22 John D. Buckner photographs; 1968
1/23 Family Snapshots; 1972-1974
1/24 Annie Malone Children’s Home photographs; 1958-1978
1/25 D. Wilson Winters photographs; 1974
1/26 Douglass High School Football Team photographs; 1945
1/27 Miscellaneous A photographs; 1948-1979
1/28 Miscellaneous B photographs; 1947-1987
1/29 Publications and Manuscripts, 1990s
1/30 Publications and Manuscripts, 1980s
1/31 Publications and Manuscripts, 1970s
1/32 Publications and Manuscripts, 1960s
1/33 Publications and Manuscripts, 1950s
1/34 Speeches; 1972-1991
1/35 Correspondence; SLPL; 1968-1989
1/36 Birthday Celebrations; SLPL; 1978-1991
1/37 Julia Davis Branch Library; 1973-1991
1/38 Julia Davis Collection; SLPL; 1961-1986
1/39 Julia Davis Collection Bibliography; 1971
1/40 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (A); 1970-1971
1/41 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (B-D); 1967-1987
1/42 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (M-O); 1939-1971
1/43 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (S); 1959-1976
1/44 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (St); 1970-1979
1/45 Julia Davis Collection, Books and Manuscripts (W); 1966-1968
1/46 Julia Davis Collection, Exhibit Coin; 1972
1/47 Wee Pals Calendar featuring Julia Davis; 1993
1/48 Miscellaneous Items Connected to the Library; 1979-1989
2/- Cleveland Thomas to SHS Alumni cassette/audiotape (1990)
2/- The Afro-American & the Constitution: An Interview with Julia Davis cassette/audiotape; 1987
2/- John Berry Meachum Pathfinder and Builder: An Interview with Julia Davis audiotape; 1974
2/- An Interview with Julia Davis audiotape; 1972
2/- Miss Julia Davis interviewing Miss Eleanor True audiotape; 1971
2/- “I Have a Dream” sheet music; 1970
2/- “I Have a Dream” phonorecord 45 rpm; 1968
2/- Simmons School Graduation audiotape; 1953
2/- “My Pledge of Allegiance to Me” cassette/audiotape
2/- Educational Slides; 1 tray, 77 slides
2/- Undocumented reel (audiotape)
3/- Oversized Certificates; 1905-1978
4/- Bust of Charles Richard Drew
4/- Bust of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
5/- Plaques and Trophies; 1981-1992
6/- Plaques and Trophies; 1969-1979
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