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Collection: A. J. Davis Family Collection (Ms2012-067)
"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…
A Famous Horse Dead
Short newspaper article about the death of Custer's horse Comanche.
A. J. Davis (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis taken in Norfolk, VA.
A. J. Davis 1883 (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis from 1883.
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 age 18 (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis at age 18.
A. J. Davis age 70 (photograph)
Black and white photographs of A. J. Davis at age 70. undated.
A. J. Davis and Ermine (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis, Ermine, and a dog. Taken in Norfolk, VA in 1930.
A. J. Davis and family (photograph)
Black and white photo of A. J. Davis and wife Janet, with 3 young adults, presumably their children. Undated.
A. J. Davis and grandson (photograph)
Black and white photograph of A. J. Davis holding his grandson, D.D.
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 Assignments
Handwritten list of places where A. J. Davis was assigned and when he lived there.
A. J. Davis Assignments 2 (earlier)
Typed list of places where A. J. Davis was assigned and when he lived there.
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…
A. J. Davis Diary
Handwritten diary of A. J. Davis (pdf)
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 Graduation Speech
Page 1 of A. J. Davis' graduation speech at the University of Kentucky, Commercial College
A. J. Davis Headstone (photograph)
Color photograph of the headstone of A. J. Davis.
A. J. Davis House (photograph)
Color photograph of the A. J. Davis house at Cape Hatteras accompanied by a color photograph of a man and a woman, both unidentified.
A. J. Davis House (photograph)
Color photograph of the A. J. Davis house at Cape Hatteras accompanied by a color photograph of a man and a woman, both unidentified. This copy has…
A. J. Davis in Sitting Bull's Ghost Dance Shirt (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis wearing a Ghost Dance shirt belonging to Sitting Bull. The label of the picture places the photograph in Yankton, SD.
A. J. Davis Journal
Transcribed and scanned version of the journal of A. J. Davis. Commentary from later family members is added.
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.
A. J. Davis Locations (handwritten)
Handwritten list of locations A. J. Davis was sent during his time with the army and when he was sent there.
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…
A. J. Davis Service Record
Letter from the National Archives and Records Service detailing A. J. Davis' service.
A. J. Davis Telegraphic Assignments
List of dates and places A. J. Davis was assigned to work with telegraphs.
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 with Robert & Delamater (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis with a woman and two young children. The picture was taken in San Antonio, TX.
A. J. Davis, Private (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis during his time as a private.
A.J. Davis Vacation of the Soul
First page/title page of writings by A. J. Davis.
Adam L. Macnider
Painting of Adam L. Macnider. Unknown artist and date.
AJD Extra 1
This is a scanned page that contains a passage explaining the difference between Protestant and Catholic Bibles.
Anemometer Report from Hatteras, NC
Report written by A. J. Davis for the Chief of the Weather Bureau about an anemometer circuit.
Boundary Marker Description
Color photograph of a description of the Fort Abraham Lincoln Military Reservation Boundary Marker.
Cape Hatteras Visitors Center (photograph)
Color photograph of the front of the Cape Hatteras Visitors Center.
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.
Black and white photograph of three young children, presumed to be Hubbard, Elizabeth, and Delamater Davis, Jr.
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…
Comparison of Romulus and David 1
This is a scan of the first page of Davis' writings on the similarities between Romulus and the biblical David.
Image of a drawing or illustration. It includes the words "credo" and "in the communion of saints."
Picture of a display with pictures of the Custer House and information about it.
Custers Last Fight
Short description and story about Custer's horse by A. J. Davis.
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.
Davis Family (photograph)
Photograph of A. J. Davis, wife, and two children. Presumed to be a copy of "A. J. Davis with Robert & Delamater"
Davis Family note
Note containing information about A. J. Davis and wife Janet for future reference or as a means of identification.
Davis Family Tree from England
Hand-drawn family tree of the Davis family, starting with Jonas Abraham Davis in England.
Davis Family Tree from England (with comments)
Copy of the hand-drawn family tree accompanied by commentary on relationships between family members and background information.
Lists of occupations and addresses of various Davis family members in London. Seems to be taken from a Jewish directory of some kind.