William Heath Davis correspondence

William Heath Davis correspondence

Dates: 1896-1901

Typed and signed letters (1896-1901) addressed to Nellie D. Gleason and her handwritten replies (1896-1901). Davis expresses appreciation for Nellie's aid in research on Southern California for his book about the history and life of Californians before and after the annexation to the United States. Gleason's letters inform Davis of more research materials she sent.

  • Extent: 53 items (115 p.)
  • Creator: Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1344
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Heath Davis correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1344; WIlliam Heath Davis correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1344, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909--Correspondence; Gleason, Nellie D.--Correspondence; Authors, American--Correspondence; California, Southern--History--Sources; Material Types
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Davis (William Heath) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:50-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

American author.

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