Baylor University Poage Library

Davis Family Papers


Box

File

Title

Description

Date

4

170

Article

News clipping: "Kiwanis to hear theater official" RE Willis J. Davis. Includes photo

1951

"The Perfect Squelch" by K. S. Davis, Jan 19, 1951. Handwritten and typed drafts

1951

4

171

Cards etc

Cards and envelopes that have been separated from their letters. 8 items. Various dates: 1903, 1926, 1950, 1951, 1963

1903 1963

Correspondence

An [E] in the Notes field indicates the presence of an envelope for the correspondence.
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File
From
To
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Date
4
172

Willis

Kate

5 pp. Letterhead: Hotel Alexandria, Los Angeles,

Nov. 11, 1917

4
173

Kate

All

Wedding announcement. Kate to Willis Jonathan Davis. Dallas, Texas

Nov. 21, 1917

4
174

Mother Davis

Kate

4 pp.

Jan. 27, 1918?

4
175

Willis

Kate

2 pp. Letterhead: Hotel Dempsey. Davenport, Iowa[E]

May 21, 1919

4
176

Willis

Kate

3 pp. Letterhead: The Palmer Hotel. Paducah, KY [E]

May 16, 1919

4
177

Willis

Kate

Telegram from Saint Nicholas Hotel. Decatur, Illinois

May 16, 1919

4
178

Willis

Kate

6 pp. Letterhead. The New Ireland. Springfield, Ill [E]

May 17, 1919

4
179

Willis

Kate

4 pp. Letterhead: Hotel Iowa. Keokuk, Iowa [E]

May 19, 1919

4
180

Willis

Kate

4 pp. Letterhead: Hotel Burlington. Burlington, Iowa. Includes table tally

May 20, 1919

4
181

Willis

Kate

5 pp. Letterhead: Hotel Jefferson. St. Louis, MO [E]

May 26, 1919

4
182

Grace

Kate

3 pp. typed. Letterhead: House of Representatives. Grace worked in office of W. C. Wright, M.C. 4th Georgia Dist. In Newnan, GA. [E]

May 28, 1919

4
183

Willis

Kate

5 pp. Letterhead: Arlington Hotel. Memphis, TN. [E]

May 29, 1919

4
184

Willis

Kate

5 pp. Letterhead: House of Representatives. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Willis J. Davis, Clerk. Written from Newnan, GA. Kate is still in Dallas. [E]

May 31, 1919

4
185

Willis

Kate

2 pp. [E]

June 1, 1919

4
186

Willis

Kate

6 pp. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Company. Atlanta, GA [E]

June 2, 1919

4
187

Willis

Kate

2 pp. Typed. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA. [E] and calling card for Mrs. Willis Jonathan Davis

June 6, 1919

4
188

Willis

Kate

4 pp. Letterhead: House of Representatives. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Willis J. Davis, Clerk. Written from Newnan, GA. [E]

June 7, 1919

4
189

Willis

Kate

4 pp. Written from Atlanta, GA on The New Ireland Hotel letterhead. (Kate went to Dallas for funeral of father.) [E]

Aug. 22, 1919

4
190

Willis

Kate

2 pp. Typed. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA. [E]

Aug 23, 1919

4
191

Willis

Kate

3 pp. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA. [E]

Aug 24, 1919

4
192

Willis

Kate

3pp. Typed. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA

Aug 25, 1919

4
193

Willis

Kate

1 p. Typed plus 3 pp. typed list of wedding gifts. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA. [E]

Aug 26, 1919

4
194

Willis

Kate

2 pp. Typed. Letterhead: Swint-Davis Leaf Tobacco Co. Atlanta, GA. [E]

Aug 27, 1919

4
195

Willis

Kate

4 pp. [E]

Aug. 28, 1919

4
196

Margaret Stanifout?

Kate

2 pp. card from Margaret Stanifout? 1100 Alma St. Wichita Fallas, TX. [E]

Sept 10, 1921

4
197

May D. Allen

Kate

5 pp. from "Your maid, May D. Allen" Braddock, PA

Feb. 27, 1938

4
198

G. Peyton Craighill

Kate

1 p typed. Letterhead: Rev. G. Peyton Craighill, Christ Church Rectory. Millwood, VA [E]

Jan. 24, 1948

4
199

Samie? Boyd

Kate

2 pp. typed. From Dallas

Oct 26, 1948

4
200

Connie Panton?

Kate

4 pp. From lady in Scotland. [E] SA 4/229

Dec 6, 1949

4
201

Kate

Elizabeth

Christmas card w/note to Mrs. Woodford Robinson, Parkersburg, W VVA undelivered [E]

Dec 16, 1949

4
202

Mother Davis

Kate

1 p. note. [E]

Dec. 17, 1949

4
203

B. W. Farnham

Kate

Christmas note from Mr. & Mrs. B. W. Farnham, Cheshire, Conn. [E]

Dec. 20, 1949

4
204

Faye

Kate

2 pp. note from Mrs. H. W. Brown/ Winter Park, Florida (name on back of envelop. Front reads Mr. And Mrs. Cleo Thompson) [E]

March 22, 1950

4
205

Mary Helen

Kate

Photo w/note on back. "Greetings from W. J. (Billy) Disch" Austin, Texas. [E]

Dec. 22, 1950

4
206

Margaret Rees

Kate

1 p typed RE National Defense Committee/Atlanta Chapter/ National Society Daughters of the American Revolution from Mrs. S. M. Page Rees. Signed "Margaret Ralderll Rees ? [E]

Sept 5, 1958

4
207

David Lawrence

Mrs. Davis

1 p typed from David Lawrence, U.S. News and World Report

Feb. 27, 1959

4
208

Katie

Aunt Katie

1 p note from Winter Haven, Fla [E]

July 6, 1963

4
209

Lillian B. Chartain

National Defense Committee

Thank you note to National Defense Committee, D.A.R. Chapter c/o Mrs. Willis Davis [E]

July 4, 1963

4
210

Eleanor Garrison

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy note on death of Willis Davis [E]

Nov 25, 1963

4
211

Bill Floyd

Mrs. Davis

1 p letter of sympathy RE death of Willis Davis. Letterhead: Ivan Allen Company/ W. F. Floyd, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer [E]

Nov 26, 1963

4
212

Feuben & Fauntleroy Garland

Kate

1 p letter of sympathy RE death of Willis Davis. Woodlawn Plantation/ West Point, GA [E]
"The vicessitudes of fortune that overtake us all in our struggles of this life and the happenings concurrent of our earthly existence shake us and encompass us in the grim reality of unexpectedness and sorrow. Both of us grieve with you and the shock of this news drove you to us in unexplained nearness&"

Nov 26, 1963

4
213

Edith Wyatt..

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy card from Edith Wyatt and staff, Peachtree Branch Library [E]

Nov 26, 1963

4
214

Louise Frix

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy card with article from newspaper "Willis Davis, Theater Exec, Dies" Atlanta Journal

Nov 25, 1963

4
215

Fanny Hinton

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy card [E]

Nov 26, 1963

4
216

Mary Marvin

Kate

Sympathy note [E]

Nov 26, 1963

4
217

Ethel Ewing Fike

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy note from Columbia, SC [E]

Nov 30, 1963

4
218

Margaret Martin Gibbs

Kate

Sympathy note [E]

Nov 30, 1963

4
219

Bec

Katie

Sympathy note from Mrs. Ward Wight [E]

Nov 30, 1963

4
220

Frank & Katie

Auntie

Sympathy note. Wylie, TX

Dec. 1, 1963

4
221

Julie Brewer

Kate

Sympathy note. Mrs. Capus Broughton Brewer [E]

Dec 3, 1963

4
222

Lib

Kate

Sympathy note. Mrs. Frederick C. Coleman [E]

Dec 2, 19633

4
223

Anna Lee Avey

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy card from Mrs. Roy M. Avey, Sr [E]

Dec 2, 1963

4
224

Roy O McClain

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy letter from pastor of First Baptist Church, Atlanta [E]

]. Dec 2, 1963

4
225

Sadie Feeney

Kate

Sympathy note [E]

Dec 3, 1963

4
226

Effie

Mrs. Davis

Sympathy card includes obit from Atlanta Journal [E]

Dec 3, 1963

4
227

Myrile A. Mann

Kate

Sympathy note from Mrs. E. K. Mann [E]

Dec 8, 1963

4
228

Y.P.C.

Sweet thing

Unclear if this letter belongs with Davis papers

n.d.

Christmas Cards

4
229

Your Scottish Friend

Mrs. Davis

Card w/envelope. [Connie Panton]SA 4/200 [E]

Dec 8, 1950

4
230

Kate and Willis Davis

Family

Card sent to friends and relatives by Kate and Willis Davis

[1950]

4
231

Marie L. Todd

Cousin Katie

Christmas card w/note. Huntsville, Ala [E]

Dec 11, 1950

Other

4
232

Funeral

Willis Davis

List of friends who "Called to Express Sympathy"

1963

4
233

Hair

Unknown

Lock of brown hair tied with red ribbon

n.d.

4
234

Legg Family

Genealogy

Various letters dealing with Legg family genealogy

1894-1932

4
235

Notebook

Kate

Black student notebook "Kate Sumners Logic 1905"

1905

4
236

Program

Willis

Atlanta Civitan Club Ladies' Night Wiklis J. Davis, President

Nov. 19, 1948

4
237

Xtra

" pages 3-4 of a speech

" Souvenir of Century Room Hotel Adolphus, Dallas, Texas. Inscribed inside "With friendship with Frances Deckman and Mr. & Mrs. Wilette. A pleasant visit with my own. Hatton Sumners"

n.d.


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