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Guide to the Edwin G. Davies Papers, 1918-1926
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edwin G. Davies Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1926
    Collection number: Consult repository
    Creator: Davies, Edwin G.
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Pasadena Museum of History
    Pasadena, California 91103-3594
    Abstract: The Edwin G. Davies Papers (1918-1926) includes 5 photographs, 2 tintypes, certificates, and diplomas.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open to the public for research. Use is restricted by rules intended to protect and preserve the materials in good condition for the future. For additional information please contact the Pasadena Museum of History.

    Publication Rights

    Use of the materials is governed by all applicable copyright law. The Pasadena Museum of History reserves the right to restrict any materials from reproduction at any time. Property rights reside with the Pasadena Museum of History. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. The Museum's physical ownership of the materials in its collection does not imply ownership of copyright. It is the user's responibility to reslove any copyright issues related to the use and distribution of reproduced materials. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Pasadena Museum of History.

    Preferred Citation

    Suggested citation of these records: [Identification of item], Edwin G. Davies Papers, Research Library and Archives, Pasadena Museum of History.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Virginia Thomas.


    Edwin G. Davies was a longtime Pasadena resident. He was an estate consultant with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago.
    Davies was born in Helena, Montana in 1904. He received a BA in science from the University of Toronto and attended the Osgood Law School in Toronto. He worked in Chicago as a sales engineer and then became an estate consultant selling life insurance. In 1933 he established his own office, first in Chicago and then in California in 1940.
    Davies was married to Miriam Valeta Rice and had two children, Charles and Amalia. He had two children, Ann and Gary, from a previous marriage.

    Scope and Content

    This collection includes family portraits, school, church and activity certificates, diplomas and miscellaneous photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Davies, Edwin G.
    Estate Planning--California--Pasadena