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Olga (Davis) Heaven papers

Call Number: RH MS P568


The Olga (Davis) Heaven Papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident, who was a native of Coffeyville and active at the University of Kansas. The collection includes a photocopied scrapbook, which includes material about Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at the University of Kansas, as well as other clippings, programs, and correspondence. There are also a number of photographs, which are of Martha Isman Davis and several of her children; all photographs were taken in Coffeyville, Kansas.


  • Creation: 1910?-1940s, 1963-1964


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Olga (Davis) Heaven

Olga Davis was descended from Martha Isman Davis, her paternal grandmother, who was born during slavery. Martha Davis had 16 children. Olga Davis married into the Heaven family.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS P568

Physical Location

RH MS-P P568

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned for reproduction, Olga Heaven, 1987.

Guide to the Olga (Davis) Heaven Collection
Olga (Davis) Heaven papers
Finding aid prepared by nb, 1987 and tc, 1988. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004, revised by mbw, 2010.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Olga (Davis) Heaven papers, Kansas Collection, RH MS P568, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States