Dutton, Davis, approximately 1937-2016
- Existence: approximately 1937-2016
American bookstore owner.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Bill and Annie Bakewell Davis collection of Cyril Connolly papers relate to Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), English literary critic and author. Included are letters; telegrams; book reviews; more than forty photographs of Connolly and his friends; miscellaneous clippings; and miscellaneous articles and correspondence; all relating to Connolly and the literary life. Also included is the original signed contract between Connolly and publisher George Weidenfeld, agreeing that Connolly will...
Dates: 1948 - 1974
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was begun in 1976 with the acquisition of Connolly's library, which contained some manuscript materials. Gradually, further manuscripts and Connolly specific books were added. Literary critic, editor of Horizon magazine, and writer, these papers document Connolly's life and career
Dates: 1912 - 1974
Scope and Contents The military records, service medals and insignia, photo albums, scrapbook and personal ephemera of George Akira Doi, who served during WWII in the 100th Infantry Division, an otherwise all-white unit. He saw combat in Europe and was decorated as “unquestionably the company’s best soldier.” George Akira Doi was the maternal grandfather of Kristi Yamaguchi (Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater).
Dates: 1941 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1946