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Business Correspondence, 1919-1957 and n.d.
Includes three letters from Senator Harry S. New, member of the Committee on Foreign Relations, 1919.
Personal Correspondence, 1899-1957 and n.d. Speeches and Essays
Personal Correspondence, 1899-1957 and n.d.
Scope and Content Note
Speeches. Eulogies and speech entitled The Independent Man.
Essay on the white and Negro races.
Personal Correspondence of Edythe Gilman Davis (Mrs. Le Compte Davis), 1907-1957 and n.d. Letters addressed to Mrs. Lida Gilman (mother of Mrs. Le Compte Davis); Unidentified Correspondence
Personal Correspondence of Edythe Gilman Davis, 1907-1957 and n.d.
Scope and Content Note
Letters addressed to Mrs. Lida Gilman.
Legal Cases and Papers
Arguello Estate. Ruling of Mexican Supreme Court and clippings related to estate in Tijuana, Mexico.
Bayou Vista Ditch Company vs. William C. Hanawalt, Jr., Myrtle Frances Bryson, Le Compte Davis, John Doe, Richard Roe, and John Doe Company. Complaint (1 item).
Gustave DeLaveaux. Holograph will. Los Angeles, January 21, 1904.
George J. Dold et al. vs. Carl Chovan et al.
Norman Entler Case. Letters and other papers by Norman Entler re: appraisal of his land in Los Angeles and Fontana by the Edison Company.
James B. McNamara and John J. McNamara Case. Confession of John B. McNamara and statement by James J. McNamara, December 5, 1911.
Candace M. Martin Estate. Letters, photographs, maps, deed relating to dispute over Cuyama ranch of Candace M. Martin
Alice B. Strong. Will (6 leaves).
Hattie M. Strong. Wills (8 items).
Miscellaneous legal papers including probate forms, affidavits, draft of will, and notes of testimony taken from witnesses (10 items).
A.F.M. Strong. Estate. In the Supreme Court of the State of California. Brief and Addendum with Points and Authorities, January 1915. Respondents Points and Authorities, April 1915.
Papers Relating to Personal Business
Edythe Davis Estate. Agreements concerning property of Edythe Davis. Marriage License of Edythe Gilman and Le Compte Davis.
Certificate of admittance of Le Compte Davis to the bar in Oregon.
Certificate of membership of Le Compte Davis in Society of Sons of the Revolution.
Inventory of library.
Miscellaneous business papers, including financial statement of Le Compte Davis, 1930.
Notebooks containing miscellaneous business records, including itemized expenditures for trips and household items.
Papers relating to property holdings of LeCompte Davis. Deeds, insurance policies, and miscellaneous business papers relating to property owned by Davis.
Mostly greeting cards and Christmas cards from friends.
Miscellaneous Printed Material; Personal and Family Photographs
Newspaper clippings from Los Angeles and Marysville, California, newspapers.
Miscellaneous pamphlets and printed matter.
Personal and Family Photographs
4 scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings of the Los Angeles Times.
Bombing (1910 ), trial of John B. and James J. McNamara (1911), and Clarence Darrow bribery trial (1912).
1 package family photographs and certificate: In the Charter Members Court of Los Angeles, mock complaint Old Timers' Club vs. William H. Cline.
2 photographs of a group on a rock on Catalina Island.
Photograph of man in a leopard skin toga with shield, sword and helmet.
Photograph of woman in long sequined dress with pearl headdress, seated in carved wooden chair.