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Collection: A. J. Davis Family Collection (Ms2012-067)
Jacob Davis Will Extract
Document containing an extract from Jacob Davis' will from 1851. Transcribed by unknown.
Will of Jacob Davis
Typed will and testament of Jacob Davis of London.
J. A. Davis age 40 (photograph)
Black and white photograph of J. A. Davis when he was 40 years of age.
J. A. Davis age 52 (photograph)
Black and white photograph labeled "Rev. J. A. Davis." Taken in Franklin, PA when J. A. Davis was 52 years of age.
John Macnider 1870 (photograph)
Black and white picture of John Macnider taken in 1870. Label on the bottom of picture is illegible.
A. J. Davis Diary
Handwritten diary of A. J. Davis (pdf)
A. J. Davis Graduation Speech
Page 1 of A. J. Davis' graduation speech at the University of Kentucky, Commercial College
A. J. Davis age 18 (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis at age 18.
J. A. Davis age 68 (photograph)
Black and white photograph of J. A. Davis when he was 68 years of age. Taken in Mansfield, OH.
Hisorical Sketches of Hamilton Co., OH
Historical sketch and biography of Jonas Wolff Davis.
A. J. Davis 1883 (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis from 1883.
A. J. Davis with Delamater (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis with [wife?] and young child, presumably Delamater. Taken in Cleveland, OH.
A. J. Davis 1886 (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis from 1886. Labels on the bottom indicate that the photograph was taken in Cleveland, OH. Another label is "Roberts [&?]…
A. J. Davis with Robert & Delamater (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis with a woman and two young children. The picture was taken in San Antonio, TX.
Davis Family (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis, wife, and two children. Presumed to be a copy of "A. J. Davis with Robert & Delamater"
Will of J. A. Davis
Very poor image of the will of Jonas Abraham Davis, A. J. Davis' father.
A Famous Horse Dead
Short newspaper article about the death of Custer's horse Comanche.
Will of A. J. Davis (1897)
A will written by A. J. Davis in 1897, when he was living in OH.
Letter from J. W. Davis to A. J. Davis (transcription)
Transcription of a letter written by J. W. Davis, adressed to his brother, A. J. Davis. It talks about their mother, Elizabeth Ann Natt's sickness;…
Postcard from Joseph to Albert
Handwritten postcard written by Joseph to his brother Albert [A. J. Davis]. Updating Albert on the condition of their mother.
Elizabeth Davis Death Record
Certificate and record of death for Elizabeth Ann Davis from the state of Michigan. Cause of death: old age heart failure.
A. J. Davis Family (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis, wife Janet, and their three children. (Delamater, Robert, and Ermine)
A. J. Davis Living Quarters (photograph)
Black and white photograph of the working and living quarters of A. J. Davis as of 1903. Unidentified people are in the yard and on the porch.
Stranded Vessel Report from Hatteras, NC
Report for the Chief of the Weather Bureau describing an incident with a stranded vessel bound from New York.
Janet Aird Macnider (photograph)
Photograph of A.J. Davis' wife, Janet Macnider, at age 61. Taken in Norfolk, VA.
A.J. Davis Vacation of the Soul
First page/title page of writings by A. J. Davis.
A. J. Davis and wife with young relatives (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis, wife Janet, and two young chilren presumed to be Elizabeth and Hubbard. Picture was taken in 1916 in…
A. J. Davis (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis taken in Norfolk, VA.
A. J. Davis and Ermine (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis, Ermine, and a dog. Taken in Norfolk, VA in 1930.
Will of A. J. Davis
Photocopy of the will of A. J. Davis from 1930. Davis was located in Norfolk, VA at the time.
"Pincher, a Soldiers Horse" by A. J. Davis (transcribed)
Transcribed version of an autobiographical story that A. J. Davis wrote for a newspaper about Pincher, his horse. The story was published in the…
Hatteras, North Carolina
Reflections written by Robert Davis about the events of a family trip in 1901. The reflections were transcribed and put in their current form by…
A. J. Davis Service Record
Letter from the National Archives and Records Service detailing A. J. Davis' service.
Charles J. Davis Obituary
Obituary for Charles J. Davis from the San Francisco Examiner newspaper.
Charles J. Davis Obituary (cropped)
Same as above, but cropped closer to the obituary.
Davis Ancestors Email
Email from Bob Davis to Dianne regarding the Davis ancestors. The message includes information going back to Elizabeth Ann Natt, b. 1815.
Hatteras Weather Station Book
History of the Cape Hatteras Weather Station (pdf)
John at Cape Hatteras (photograph)
Color photograph of Leanora 'Dianne' Davis (great granddaughter of AJD) and her husband John Gallerano at Cape Hatteras.
Robert M. Davis writing III
Document containing a short summary of Jonas Abraham Davis' life and an image of a rock that seems to be a headstone for J. A. Davis.
Robert M. Davis writing III
Document containing a short summary of Jonas Abraham Davis' life.
Anemometer Report from Hatteras, NC
Report written by A. J. Davis for the Chief of the Weather Bureau about an anemometer circuit.
Letter from A. J. Davis to Chief of Weather Bureau
Letter written by A. J. Davis (while he was an observer in Hatteras, NC) acknowledging the receipt of a circular relating to changes of the titles of…
Wreck Report from Hatteras, NC
Report written by A. J. Davis for the Chief of Weather Bureau about a stranded schooner that he believed would become a wreck.
Record of a sales agreement between a seller and the U.S. Weather Bureau, Department of Agriculture.
A. J. Davis Scrapbook
Collection of pictures presumably put together by A. J. Davis, including but not limited to photographs of Native Americans, landscapes, and…
Woods Hole Diary
Photographs of A. J. Davis' journal containing his obervations about Woods Hole, MA.
Hatteras Bookstore Information
Information on where to get a copy of Doug Stover's book US Weather Bureau Hatteras, NC. Not really useful, to be quite honest.
Col. Otis (22nd Infantry)
It is unclear whether this is an excerpt from a published book about histiory, or a transcribed version of a diary from A. J. Davis. The document…
A. J. Davis brother
Document theorizing that A. J. Davis's brother, Joseph Wolff Davis, had more than one child. The author does not have concrete proof at the time of…
Document containing a list of pamphlets written or copies by A. J. Davis based on his religion. Does not contain the pamphlets themselves.