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H. L. (Harold Lenoir) Davis, 1896-1960
Literary File, Photography Collection

45 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


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Scope and Contents
Item List

Scope and Contents

The H. L. Davis Literary File consists of 45 photographs, most of which are portraits of or including Davis. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Davis, H.L.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1A-P1JLeft profile portrait of Davis, 1934 (10 photographic prints of a cropped enlargement of P2).
P2Left profile portrait of Davis, 1934.
P3Snapshot of Davis playing a guitar.
P43/4 left profile portrait of Davis wearing a white shirt and suspenders.
P5A-P5BSnapshot of "H.L. [Davis] aboard Paul Clyde's Idlehour [boat], in the Strait of Juan de Fuca," 1934 (P5B is an enlargement of P5A).
P6A-P6C 2 variant portraits of Davis with a cigarette, 1952 (P6A and P6B are duplicates).
P7 Snapshot of Davis seated on the ground.
P8 Portrait of Davis, San Felipe del Agua, Oaxaca, August 1959.
P9-P112 variant portraits of Davis and his wife Elizabeth with Fernando del Moral, San Filipe del Agua, Oaxaca, August 1959 (P9 is a cropped version of P10, without del Moral).
P12Portrait of Davis and Irving Asher, producer of Desire Under the Elms, seated at a desk.
P13-P14Snapshots of Davis sitting outside next to a cabin with 3 unidentified people; P14 dated 12 March 1944.
P15Portrait of Davis with a horse.
P16Portrait of Davis with a dog (blonde cocker spaniel), Point Richmond, California, October 1953.
P17Portrait of Davis with his favorite cat, San Filipe del Agua, Oaxaca, August 1959.
P18-P19Snapshots of Davis in Mexico; P18 dated Easter, 1935.
P20 Snapshot of Marion Davis and a dog (black cocker spaniel).
P21A-P21CSnapshots of "Roy" (P21A-P21B) and an unidentified woman (P21C); P21A and P21C dated 23 June 1957.
P22A-P22BSnapshots of Davis with a librarian at UCLA and 2 unidentified men.
P23A-P23E Photographs of a copy of Davis' book The Distant Music.
P24Snapshot of the posterior of a horse.
P25A-P25B Snapshots of a water mill.


H. L. (Harold Lenoir) Davis Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 13 July 2007)

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