Norman Davis papers, circa 1960-1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Davis, Norman, 1897-
Title
Norman Davis papers
Dates
circa 1960-1989 (inclusive)
Quantity
circa 2.12 cubic feet
Collection Number
2661
Summary
Papers concerning the Fine Arts Exhibitions of Seattle World's Fair
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


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Accession No. 2661-001: Norman Davis papers, 1962Return to Top

.06 cubic foot

Scope and Content: A collection of papers concerning the Fine Arts Exhibitions of Seattle World's Fair.

Diary, speeches.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 11/25/1975.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-002: Norman Davis papers, Return to Top

.28 cubic foot (1 volume)

Scope and Content: "Doings and writings" Vol.1 (memoirs including letters).

Includes the previous accession, an account of his role in staging an art exhibit at Century 21.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 6/2/1977.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-003: Norman Davis oral history interview, 1977Return to Top

1 sound cassette (60 min.); transcript: 26 pp.

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Evelyn Klebanoff; transcript.

Digital Content/Other Formats:To view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 9/26/1977.

Description
Norman Davis oral history interview

Accession No. 2661-004: Norman Davis papers, circa 1920-1989Return to Top

1 volume (220 pages)

Scope and Content: Reminiscences.

"Doings and Writings," vol.2, includes many letters.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 10/23/1980.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-005: Norman Davis papers, 1981Return to Top

1 item

Scope and Content: Eulogy of Amelia Davis by Rabbi Raphael Levine from funeral service of November 10,1981.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 1/1/1982.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-007: Norman Davis papers, 1980-1981Return to Top

.17 cubic foot (2 volumes)

Scope and Content: "Doings and Writings" v. 3 & 4 (speeches, memoirs and letters).

Includes family letters, Memoirs of Jewish Community Center, Seattle, and writings on Art at the Seattle World's Fair.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 10/19/1982.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-008: Norman Davis papers, 1971-1983 (bulk 1982-1983)Return to Top

.11 cubic foot (1 volume)

Scope and Content: "Doings and Writings, vol.5 (mostly correspondence).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 8/18/1983.

Description
Norman Davis papers

Accession No. 2661-009: Norman Davis videotape, 1962Return to Top

.17 cubic foot (1 videocassette)

Scope and Content: Videotape.

"The Unfolding Vision," 1 hour black and white quad form videotape. Four art critics discuss the Seattle World's Fair (Century 21) art exhibit and art of the previous decade. The art work is shown. Norman Davis, Director of Fine Arts at Century 21, appears at the end.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Norman Davis, 8/18/1983.

Description
Norman Davis videotape

Accession No. 2661-010: Norman Davis scrapbooks, 1960-1962Return to Top

1.33 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Two scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, press releases, programs, reports, documenting art exhibits at the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Sandra Volkman, 5/7/1997.

Description
Norman Davis scrapbooks

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Davis, Amelia
  • Davis, Norman, 1897- --Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Elliot, James (creator)
    • Emerson, Guy (creator)
    • Langsher (?), Jules (creator)
    • Levine, Raphael H., 1901-
    • Sandberg, Willem Jacob Henri Berend, 1897-1984 (creator)
    • Sandburg, Wilem (creator)
    • Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900- (creator)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)