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Davis family papers

Call Number: RH MS 817
Overview This collection, dating from 1880 to 1984, contains manuscript and published accounts of the family line of Hesper, Kansas pioneers Samuel Hunt Davis (1848-1938) and his wife Emma Stubbs Davis (1855-1942), whose Quaker family siblings and descendants figured prominently in the early history of Kansas, including the founding of Friends University at Wichita. Many of the accounts are written by the collection's donor, Mildred Davis Watson, a daughter of Samuel and Emma Davis and a long-time...
Dates: 1880 - 1984

Papers of Dorothy Hodge Johnson, Dowdal Davis, Jr, and John A. Hodge

Call Number: RH MS 549
Overview The Dorothy Hodge Johnson Collections consists of the papers of Dorothy Hodge Johnson, a lifelong Kansas Citian and African American social activist, as well as the papers of her first husband, Dowdal Davis, who was not only a leader in African American publishing, but also in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Smaller portions of the collection contain papers of John A. Hodge, Hodge Johnson's father and longtime principal of Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas, and Herman Johnson,...
Dates: 1900 - 2009

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