Guide to the L. Clarice Davis Collection, 1997-2004

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: L. Clarice Davis Collection
Dates: 1997-2004
Identification: SC/LCD
Creator: Davis, L. Clarice
Physical Description: 0.58 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: L. Clarice "Cal" Davis was an art book dealer in Sherman Oaks, California. The collection consists of correspondence and sale records for "Derriere le Miroir," a collection of birthday cards sent to William Randolph Hearst by King Features Syndicate comic strip artists, and a number of prints, engravings and other artwork collected by Davis.

Biographical Information:

L. Clarice "Cal" Davis was an art book dealer in Sherman Oaks, California.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Publications

Personal Name:

Davis, L. Clarice
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

Topical Term:

Booksellers and bookselling -- California
Cartoonists -- United States

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Materials in this collection cannot be reproduced. Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], L. Clarice Davis Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and sale records for "Derriere le Miroir," an exhibition catalog which published original graphic works about six times a year, a collection of birthday cards sent to William Randolph Hearst by King Features Syndicate comic strip artists, and a number of prints, engravings and other artwork collected by Davis.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

"Derriere Le Miroir," Sale Records, 1997

Box 1, Folder 2

"The Artists of King Features Syndicate, Inc. Send Cordial Greetings to William Randolph Hearst on the Occassion of his Birthday," Sale Records, 2004

Box 1, Folder 3

"The Artists of King Features Syndicate, Inc. Send Cordial Greetings to William Randolph Hearst on the Occassion of his Birthday," Photographs, 2004

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 1

"A Study of Indian Chief," Pencil Drawing by René Bull, Inscribed to Nicholls

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 2

Print by J. Smith, 1958

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 3

"Woodland Sketch," Watercolor by Larry Rink

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 4

"Lino Cut No. 1" by Ralph Sanders, 1978

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 5

Print of Horses by F. Mars, 1952

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 6

"Eingeschossenes," Lithograph by Heinrich Heller, 1964

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 7

Lobby Card for the Film, "Room for One More" with Cary Grant and Betsy Drake, 1952

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 8

"Pompei Casa dei Vetti Amormila Corza" by Rayo Giovanni

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 9

Still Life Pencil and Pastel Sketch by L.C. Davis, 1951 February 12

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 1, Item 10

"Hoku Ohne Schatten," Woodcut by Hornig, 1925

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 2, Item 1

A Series of Burns Etchings, Title Page

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 2, Item 2

A Series of Burns Etchings, Portrait of Robert Burns

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 2, Item 3

A Series of Burns Etchings, The Cotter's Saturday Night

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 2, Item 4

A Series of Burns Etchings, Tam O'Shanter

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 2, Item 5

A Series of Burns Etchings, The Jolly Beggars

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 3, Item 1

"Fumagalli" by Barbara Ellison

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 3, Item 2

"La Hollande," Engraved Map by Pierre Vander

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 3, Item 3

"Gloriosiss. Etantiquiss. Domus. Boiaricae", ca. 1850

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 3, Item 4

"The Abrupt Entrance of Morgan Throws Capt. Whiffle into a Swoon," Engraving by Thomas Rowlandson from The Adventures of Roderick Random , ca. 1800

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 3, Item 5

"Louis Carrace. Eglise of San Pietro Martire a Bologne" by Jean-Honore Fragonard and Jean-Claude Richard de Saint-Non, 1772

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 4, Item 1

"Ventana I," Engraving by Alfonso Ayuso, 1978

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 4, Item 2

"Ventana IV," Engraving by Alfonso Ayuso, 1978

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 1

Thomas Jefferson with the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 2

Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry Playing Violin, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 3

Thomas Jefferson with Slave and Horse, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 4

Thomas Jefferson with Horse at the Capitol, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 5

Thomas Jefferson Creator of the Almighty Dollar, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 6

Thomas Jefferson Observing Construction at Monticello, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 7

Thomas Jefferson with Ships, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 8

Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 9

Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Alexander Hamilton, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 5, Item 10

Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, The Louisiana Purchase, Woodcut by Charles Turzak, 1937

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 1

Photograph of a Man on a Horse in Front of a Creamery, ca. 1920

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 2

Photograph of a Man Being Restrained, ca. 1920

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 3

Two Photographs of "The Kiss" by August Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 4

Photograph of "Study of a Hand" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 5

Photograph of "Hand 1" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 6

Photograph of "Right Hand" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 7

Photograph of "Hand Strained in Tension" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 8

Photograph of Unknown Bust of a Man by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 9

Two Photographs of Unknown Statue by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 10

Photograph of "Small Male Torso" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 11

Photograph of "The Old Woman" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 6, Item 12

Photograph of "Eve" by Auguste Rodin

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 7, Item 1

Title Page and First Two Pages From Book, Antiquities of Rome; Comprising Twenty-four Select Views of its Principal Ruins, and a Description to Each View , From Drawing by Henry Abbott, 1818

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 7, Item 2

Drawing of Architectural Elements, Ansicht des Häuschens am see in Glinicke No. 138 by W. Grüzmacher

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 7, Item 3

Drawing of Architectural Elements, Façade des Gebæudes der Allgemeinen Bauschule

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 7, Item 4

Drawing of Architectural Elements, Der Mineral, Trinkbrunnen auf dem Friedrich, Wilhems, Platz Zu Aachen

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 8, Item 1

HB Sketches No. 754, "The Modern Samson Carrying Off the Gates! of Somnauth", 1843

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 8, Item 2

HB Sketches No. 722, "Balaam and His Ass March", 1842 March 26

Flat File Cabinet 2, Folder 8, Item 3

Vanity Fair Illustration No. 141, Statesman No. 88 "A Conservative Whip", 1871 July 15