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Jennie Cook Davis Papers: Finding Aid
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Manuscripts, Correspondence, Ephemera, Photographs

Box 1

Manuscripts and Correspondence

Folder 1

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. “All This and Hell Too?: Horse and Buggy Days: draft.” [1939-1940]. The document has typed and handwritten elements. The handwritten pages and notes are by Jennie Cook Davis. [The manuscript was typed by her daughter Winifred Davis McDowell]. 1 item.

Folder 2

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. “All This and Hell Too?: Horse and Buggy Days: notes.” [1939-1940]. 7 items. Handwritten by Jennie Cook Davis.

Folder 3

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. Miscellaneous Manuscripts [undated]. 11 items.

Folder 4

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. Poems (1885-1945). 31 items.

Folder 5

McDowell, Donald Ross. “My Friend Jack London” (1984). 1 item.

Folder 6

Smith, Karen Neset. “Yours With Kind Regards, J.C. Davis: The Life Story of Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946” (1995). 1 item.

Folder 7

-----. Miscellaneous Manuscripts [undated]. 5 items. Manuscripts written by Winifred Davis McDowell, “At four score years old age” [1915] and Herbert Benton Davis, “What have I to be thankful for?” [1939]. Others unknown.

Folder 8

Ainsworth, Ed. 1 letter (1945, Jul 2) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946.

Folder 9

Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. 3 letters (1920-1923) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. Located in the back matter of In Brightest Africa. 3 items.

Folder 10

Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926. 1 letter [undated] to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 11

Akeley, Mary L. Jobe, 1878-1966. 4 letters (1931-[1934]) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851- 1946. 4 items.

Folder 12

Blackmore, R.D., 1825-1900. 1 letter (1899, Sep. 6) to Herbert Benton Davis, 1852- 1939. 1 item.

Folder 13

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. 1 letter (1885) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 14

Chandler, Harry, 1864-1944. 4 letters (1940-1944) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 4 items.

Folder 15

Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944. 1 letter (1935, Oct 27) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 16

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885. 1 letter (1869, Apr. 6) to Herbert Benton Davis, 1852- 1939. 1 item.

Folder 17

Dankoler, Harry Edward, 1863-1955. 1 letter [before 1894]. 1 item.

Folder 18

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. 1 letter (1913, June 5) to Douglas McDowell. 1 item.

Folder 19

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. 1 letter ([1942], Dec. 22) to Lawrence Raymond McDowell, 1901-1981. 1 item.

Box 2

Correspondence and Ephemera

Folder 1

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. 33 letters ([1939]-1946) to Winifred Davis McDowell, 1875-1962. Includes 29 transcripts. 33 items.

Folder 2

Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946. 3 letters (1913-1914) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. One is a fragment. 3 items.

Folder 3

Edminston, B. 1 letter (1889) to Herbert Benton Davis, 1852-1939. 1 item.

Folder 4

Fitch, Grant. 1 letter (1892) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 5

Gallup, Charles. 2 letters pasted on to page 19 of “A California Souvenir” (1919) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 6

Gordon, Dudley. 2 letters (1958-1964) to Donald McDowell. 2 items.

Folder 7

Hard, William. 2 letters (1905) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 2 items.

Folder 8

Henry, Bill. 1 letter [1900] to [Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946]. 1 item.

Folder 9

Katterfeld, Ludwig (L.E.), 1881-1974. 1 letter (1928, June 9) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 10

Kelly, Suzanne. 1 letter (1987, June 24) to Donald McDowell. 1 item.

Folder 11

King, H.R. 1 letter (1893) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 12

Kingman, Russ. 2 letters (1984-1985) to Donald McDowell. 2 items.

Folder 13

London, Becky, 1902-1992. 2 letters (1983) to Donald McDowell. 2 items.

Folder 14

London, Charmian. 1 letter (1910, Dec. 5) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 15

London, Charmian. 1 letter [1916] to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. Letter is taped to typed copy of same letter. 2 items.

Folder 16

London, Jack, 1876-1916. 1 letter (1910, Apr. 12) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 17

London, Jack, 1876-1916. 1 letter (1911, May 5) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 18

London, Jack, 1876-1916. 1 letter (1910, May 18) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 19

London, Jack, 1876-1916. 1 letter (1910, May 24) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 20

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928. 5 letters (1908-[1926]) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 5 items.

Folder 21

Lummis, Eve. 1 letter (1901, Jan. 27) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 22

McDowell, Donald. 1 letter (1987, June 15) to Suzanne Kelly. 1 item.

Folder 23

McGroarty, John Steven, 1862-1944. 1 letter (1912, June 10) to Charles Fletcher Lummis, 1859-1928. 1 item.

Folder 24

Payne, Alfred, 1824-1893. 1 letter (1881, Aug. 9) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 25

Pinkerton, Alan, 1819-1884. 1 letter (1875, May 16) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 26

Prentice, George S. 1 letter (1943, Jan. 3) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 27

Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973. 1 letter (1943, Feb. 5) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851- 1946. 1 item.

Folder 28

Sherwood, George H. 1 letter (1927, Jan. 11) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 29

Vernon, R.S. 1 letter (1903) to Herbert Benton Davis, 1852-1939 and [Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946]. Includes newspaper clipping. 2 items.

Folder 30

Walker, Chard L. 5 letters (1982-1986) to Don McDowell. 5 items.

Folder 31

Wilson, William Ross. 1 letter (1909, May 2) to Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946. 1 item.

Folder 32

-----, Douglas. 1 letter (undated) to [Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946]. 1 item.

Folder 33

-----. 1 letter (1910) to [Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946]. 1 item.

Folder 34

Ephemera: Carl Ethan Akeley, 1864-1926 and Mary L. Jobe Akeley, 1878-1966 (1924- 1926). 4 items.

Folder 35

Ephemera: Copy of The Land of Poco Tiempo (1893) by Charles Fletcher Lummis, 1859-1928. Inscribed to Jennie Cook Davis and signed by the author. 1 item.

Folder 36

Ephemera: Jack London, 1876-1916 (1910-1962). 3 items.

Box 3

Ephemera, Clippings, Photographs

Folder 1

Ephemera: Jennie Cook Davis Poetry: 1880 to 1944 [undated]. 1 item.

Folder 2

Ephemera: Jennie Cook Davis Sketches for publication [undated]. 9 items.

Folder 3

Ephemera: Miscellaneous (1887-1946). 13 items.

Folder 4

Magazine Clippings: Articles by Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946 (1894-[1940]). 12 items.

Folder 5

Magazine Clippings: Materials about Carl Ethan Akeley, 1864-1926 [undated]. 3 items.

Folder 6

Magazine Clippings: Miscellaneous (1987). 2 items.

Folder 7

Newspaper Clippings: Materials about Carl Ethan Akeley, 1864-1926 (1924-1930). 12 items.

Folder 8

Newspaper Clippings: Materials about Jack London, 1876-1916 ([1916]-1988). 5 items.

Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings: Materials about Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946 (1893-1943). 11 items.

Folder 10

Newspaper Clippings: Materials Written by Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946 ([1890]- [1940]). 28 items.

Folder 11

Newspaper Clippings: Miscellaneous [undated]. 2 items.

Folder 12

Photographs: Charmian London [undated]. 3 items.

Folder 13

Photographs: Family ([1886]-[1992]). 7 items.

Folder 14

Photographs: Harry Chandler, 1864-1944 (1939-1944). 2 items.

Folder 15

Photographs: Herbert Benton Davis, 1853-1939 ([1873]-[1985]). 6 items.

Folder 16

Photographs: Jack London, 1876-1916 [undated]. 11 items.

Folder 17

Photographs: Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946 ([1873]-1985). 19 items.

Folder 18

Photographs: Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946 with Family and Friends ([1912]-[1944]). 9 items.

Folder 19

Photographs: Miscellaneous [undated]. 3 items.

 

Oversize Folders

 

Oversized Folders

Folder 1

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. Miscellaneous Manuscripts [undated]. 3 items.

Folder 2

Davis, Jennie Cook, 1851-1946. 1 letter [undated] to ----.

Folder 3

-----. 1 letter (undated) to [Jennie Cook Davis, 1851-1946].