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Register of the George Berry Davis Civil War Letters DAV.001 DAV.001.1972
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  • Title: George Berry Davis Civil War Letters
    Identifier/Call Number: DAV.001.1972
    Contributing Institution: Walter Stiern Library Archives and Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 2 Boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1861-1863
    Location: Walter Stiern Library 9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311.
    Collection Location: Online 

    Collection Group:

    Personal Papers

    Biographical Note:

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Online access to letters is unrestricted.


    No further acquisitions.

    Preferred Citation:

    Davis, George Berry. Civil War Letters. Special Collections, Walter W. Stiern Library, California State University, Bakersfield.

    Source of Acquisition:

    The George Berry Davis Civil War Letters Collection was donated to the Walter W. Stiern Library on August 16, 1996, by George Bertram Davis and Fred Gifford of Bakersfield, California.

    Scope and Contents:

    Twenty-three letters, one poem by George Berry (online at http://www.csub.edu/~casher/civilwarletters). One framed retouched photograph of George Berry Davis circa 1863. Other manuscripts unrelated to the Civil War. One self-published biography by Fred Gifford, recounting his life and particularly his experiences on a submarine in World War II.
    Two boxes, one monograph, one photograph.

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    The links provided are to the transcriptions of the letters. The originals are available via the California State University, Bakersfield Archive Website.