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Inventory of the H.P. Davis Papers on Haiti
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  • Creator: Davis, H. P. (Harold Palmer), b. 1878.
    Title: H.P. Davis Papers on Haiti
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1957
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: Harold Palmer Davis (1878-1962), who served as Secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce for Haiti, was the author of Black Democracy: the Story of Haiti and Gold Rush Days in Nevada City. The majority of this small collection contains Davis' writings about Haiti including a memorandum with his thoughts on the American occupation of Haiti and his suggestions for future policy, as well as manuscripts on Port Au Prince, and the Citadel and the Sans-Souci Palace. Several of the works also include photographs.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC006
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Harold Palmer Davis was born in Maine on May 21, 1878. He served as Secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce for Haiti and authored Black Democracy: the Story of Haiti and Gold Rush days in Nevada City.
    Davis passed away on December 10, 1962.

    Scope and Content

    The majority of this small collection contains Davis' writings about Haiti including a memorandum with his thoughts on the American occupation of Haiti and his suggestions for future policy, as well as manuscripts on Port Au Prince, and the Citadel and the Sans-Souci Palace. Several of the works also include photographs.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in five series: 1. Works by Davis, 2. Correspondence, 3. About Davis and His Works, 4. Printed Material, 5. Photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Davis, H. P. (Harold Palmer), b. 1878--Archives
    Haiti--Pictorial works
    Haiti--History
    Haiti--Politics and government

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Donald Davis in 1963.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], H.P. Davis Papers on Haiti, MC006, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.