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Raymond E. Davis papers
WRCA 034  
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Description
The collection consists of published and unpublished reports, correspondence, photographs, etc., primarily dealing with concrete testing for various dams in the U.S. and Turkey.
Background
Raymond Earl Davis was born in Gorham, Maine, on June 13, 1885, the son of Charles and Elizabeth Gray Davis. His interests in civil engineering projects were deep rooted at an early age so that even before completing his basic engineering education he spent several years in the field as a topographer and engineering inspector. Returning to the University of Maine, he received his B.S. in 1911 and C.E. in 1914. During 1911 through 1917 he became interested in teaching and served as Instructor and Associate in Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois, where he received his M.S. in 1916. This activity was interrupted by World War I, during which he was a first lieutenant, Engineering Corps, serving as Assistant to the Department Engineer, Western Department, in charge of collecting and compiling data for the War Department. When the war ended he resumed his career in teaching, serving for the next two years as Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska.
Extent
1.0 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.