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Robert Henry Davis's Collection of papers, 1861-1910.

 Collection
Identifier: MS5280

Scope and Contents

This collection contains records related to the life of Reverend Robert Henry Davis, including scrapbooks, diplomas and letters.

Dates

  • 1861-1910

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Restrictions on Use

Items in this collection are subject to U.S. Copyright Law. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine the copyright status of collection items and to secure any permissions necessary for their reproduction and publication. Requests for permission to publish material must be discussed with the archivist or librarian.

Biographical Information

Reverend Robert Henry Davis was born in Frederica, Delaware on August 28, 1944. He graduated with a B.A. and M.A. from Amherst College and Bangor Seminary in 1871. He would be officially ordained in 1872. In 1878 he went to work in Japan as a foreign missionary. He would be there for 8 years until returning hope in December of 1886. Afterwords, he worked as the pastor of North Conway, New Hampshire. He would spend his last years of life living with his wife in Olivet, Michigan. He would die there on February 20, 1899.

Extent

.53 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Reverend Robert Henry Davis was born in Frederica, Delaware on August 28, 1944. He graduated with a B.A. and M.A. from Amherst College and Bangor Seminary in 1871. He would be offically ordained in 1872. In 1878 he went to work in Japan as a foerign missionary. He would be there for 8 years until returning hope in December of 1886. Afterwords, he worked as the pastor of North Conway, New Hampshire. He would spend his last years of life living with his wife in Olivet, Michigan. He would die there on February 20, 1899. This collection contains records related to the life of Reverend Robert Henry Davis, including scrapbooks, diplomas and letters.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

Collection was gifted from Paul D. Chamberlain in 2015; Accession: 2015-03.

Bibliography

Proceedings of the General Conference of Protestant Missionaries in Japan: Held in Tokyo, October 24-31, 1900. With Extensive Supplements. Tokyo: Methodist Pub. House, 1901.

Processing Information

Collection was accessioned in 2015. Fully processed by William McCarthy in August 2018.
Title
Robert Henry Davis's Collection of papers, 1861-1910.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2018-08-16
Description rules
Dacs2 2013
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Congregational Library & Archives Repository

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